Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

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Thanks to your generous donations we have been able to start construction of our railway museum extension.

We are progressing so well that we have nearly exhausted the funds raised to date. We are around £5000 short of our £50,000 target; without these funds we will not be able to complete the fit-out of the museums. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

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Our volunteers have been hard at work with their £50,000 project to extend the popular Mountsorrel Railway Museum. The project will enable the current restoration area in the museum to be moved into a purpose built extension, which will double the amount of museum space available for public display of… Continue reading Prestigious Exhibit For Railway Museum

Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

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Our generous supporter, who is providing the match funding for your donations, has agreed to TRIPLE, yes TRIPLE, any donations made from NOW up until Friday November 30th. Every £1 you donate becomes £3 towards our target, and, if you gift aid your donation, it becomes £3.75. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

Granite’s Staff Vacancy: September 2018

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We have a vacancy (3 to 5 days per week) for an enthusiastic, personable and well presented person to join the Granite’s team! Continue reading Granite’s Staff Vacancy: September 2018

Railway Museum Extension

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We are thrilled to have obtained planning permission for our Railway Museum extension. Now, with your help, we need to raise £18,000 to fund the building. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension

Volunteering Opportunities: July 2018

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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

Volunteering Opportunities: July 2017

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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

Swithland Signalling Upgrade – BREAKING NEWS

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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