The Mountsorrel and Rothley Community Heritage Centre has developed over the past 10 years due to the hard work and dedication from our volunteers. In order for our site to achieve its full potential we need more help!
Volunteering here at the Heritage Centre as part of our fabulous team allows the opportunity to get involved in many of our great projects. Continue reading Volunteering Opportunities: July 2018
Can you help us by providing some of the materials we need for our Crazy Golf? Continue reading Crazy Golf
For the heritage centre site to achieve its full potential we need new volunteers to join our team. Most of these roles are not strenuous and do not require physical activity so would suit people of any ability. In all cases volunteers must be over 18 although younger persons are… Continue reading Volunteering Opportunities: July 2017
Before the Great Central Railway can run services on and off the Mountsorrel branch the signalling, at the branch junction, requires upgrading. Our campaign to raise the estimated £75,000 started in March 2017. Thanks to the our many supporters the target of £75,000 has now been achieved and the project… Continue reading Swithland Signalling Upgrade – BREAKING NEWS
In order to run trains between the Mountsorrel Branch and the main GCR line we need to upgrade the signalling at Swithland. The cost of the hardware is around £75,000, whilst installation will be carried out by volunteers. We have a Crowdfunding appeal to raise at least £5,000 of this total. Continue reading Swithland Signalling Upgrade Appeal
Over the next few months we will be progressively opening further areas of the site. To help us run the attractions we need volunteers, such as guides to open and close the buildings and to answer questions, people to give demonstrations, and also volunteers to help with shunting demonstrations. Continue reading Volunteering Opportunities: March 2017
We are pleased to say that a very large plaque has now gone up on the back wall inside Granite’s to thank all those who sponsored bricks. Have a look next time you visit. Continue reading Thank You to our Sponsors
Do you shop at the new Waitrose store in Mountsorrel? Then why note vote for us as part of their “Community matters”. Continue reading Waitrose Community Matters
We have an Eco Volunteer Open Day on Thursday July 14th. Our volunteers will give guided tours of the trail, and the rest of the site, to prospective volunteers, so they can see the type of things we get involved with and see how they can become involved themselves. Hour long tours will set off from the patio outside Granite’s Coffee Shop at 10am, 11am, midday, 1pm and 2pm. Continue reading Ecology Volunteer Open Day 14-July
With under four weeks to go before opening how are we progressing and what is left to do?
We have groups working most Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays so if you can help in any way please get in touch. Continue reading Our plans for March and April