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Archive for the ‘This Exploited Land’ Category

xTEL East Mines Update 16 November 2016

All the main work is now completed and the portakabins and plant have been removed from the area as of today. All that remains is to restore the approaches to the work site by the kilns and top dress the new pathway. The next phase will be to clear the culverts at Reeking Gill to prevent further erosion there.tel-east-mines-update-9-1-16-nov-16 tel-east-mines-update-9-2-16-nov-16 tel-east-mines-update-9-3-16-nov-16

xThis Exploited Land Sitrep as at 8 October 2016

Work on the repairing the track way is well on course. The new project manager, Tom Mutton, is now in post and is about to recruit the two final members of the five strong project team, which should be fully established early in the new year.

Building up the gabions.

Building up the gabions.

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xThis Exploited Land Situation Report as at 2 Oct 16

Work on restoring the trackway near the Stone Kilns at East Mines is progressing well. The slope has been graded and the gabions are being installed.

Gabions being placed and filled with stone rubble.

Gabions being placed and filled with stone rubble.

There is a signposted and waymarked diversion around the working for walkers – please comply!tel-east-mines-sitrep-4-02-oct-16-03

xRosedale History Society Coffee Morning – 1 October 2016

The Rosedale History Society sponsored a most successful coffee morning in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 1 October. There was a great turnout, including several visitors who wandered in by accident and then stayed to look around and take part in the raffle! A total of £305.80 was raised through donations, cake sales and the raffle.

Bernard Glass reporting on progress of the This Exploited Land project

Bernard Glass reporting on the progress of the This Exploited Land project

Thanks to all who donated cakes and prizes for the raffle and to Dave Oakey and the team at the Coach House for their customary smooth and efficient running of the event.

 

The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 5 November in aid of the Rosedale WI.

 

xA Star In Rosedale

Tony Robinson, of Blackadder and Time Team fame, and a film crew were in Rosedale on Monday 5 September, shooting for a series on walks across the UK to be shown later this year on Channel 5. Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society was asked to advise Tony of the history of ironstone mining in the dale.

Filming at Bank Top

Filming at Bank Top

Updating on the history of mining at Bank Top

Briefing Tony on the history of mining at Bank Top

The production company will be contacting the History Society once the broadcast dates are known, so keep in touch with the blog and the Community Forum for further details.