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Newport Uskmouth rotary club

30/11/2015 12:27

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Clive has been asked by Mr Robert Kenny of Newport Uskmouth Rotary Club to be a guest speaker at the Cardiff Conference for district 1150 Rotarians.

This conference is the annual assembly for the Rotarians of South Wales, this will enable us to take our National knife campaign to the South Wales police forces and hopefully encourage them to be involved in the creation of the national monument against Violence and Aggression.

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Sheepdog

 Yesterday saw us hand over a cheque to Vanessa Thomas of Hope House Children's Hospices with the total amount raised at our Sheep dog trials back in August. Gayle Forrester and Alun Jones and Ron the dog, of the organising committee, were also in attendance alongside Emma Parry, of the Ironworks to hand over the cheque to the charity.

We raised a total of £963! which is phenomenal! We know the money is much needed and will continue support Hope House in any way possible.

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Community award

30/11/2015 13:37

Certificate

The Ironworks were honoured to receive this award for our fundraising and services to the community. We attended the Mayor’s Ball this weekend which was a celebration for local businesses and organisations involved with volunteering projects in the area. The community is at the very heart of our organisation and it’s vital that we are able to give back and contribute whenever possible.

We are overwhelmed to be recognised by the mayor and strive to continue our involvement with charities and the community.

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Supporting local business

30/11/2015 14:39

Treflach

We are happy to be supporting another local business here at The British Ironwork Centre and will soon be serving our customers their delicious pastries. We selected Treflach Farm as they only use the very finest ingredients to produce their products.

You must come and try some, perfect winter warmers.

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Best dressed staff award

30/11/2015 14:53

Best Dressed staff

Best Dressed Staff award!!! Every element of our centre and presentation is improving from our now platinum award toilets to our staff's uniform.


We now have many international visitors coming to the centre, so we must represent the UK the best we can. Who's the best dressed out of this bunch?

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Shrewsbury college

The engineering course at Shrewsbury College were here this week to have a guided tour of the Ironworks.

They enjoyed seeing Paul at work in the Forge. He showed them a few basic techniques that every Blacksmith should know and gave them a little insight into how the forge works.

We loved having the students here, and hope they learnt a lot from what they saw.

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London Metropolitan Police

30/11/2015 16:10

It's fantastic to be working with London Metropolitan Police in hopefully providing knife banks and disposal units to all 32 boroughs. This is the start of what you can imagine to be, a large project.

London Met

 

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Oswestry Tourism Meeting

30/11/2015 16:16

tourism meeting

This week saw the second Oswestry Tourism meeting for encouraging coach and tour operators to the area. The aim was to present British Ironwork Centre and Oswestry as a formidable tourist attraction.

We have now included Cambrian Heritage Railways in our efforts to secure much greater numbers of tour operators to this part of Shropshire.

Attending the meeting was Peter Cherrington, Oswestry Mayor, David Higman MBE, Andrew Tallo of the Cambrian railway, Simon Dodds and Nick Bevan of The Blueprint Guide to Group Travel and Clive Knowles.

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Peter Walker

30/11/2015 16:22

Peter Walker

October saw some new artwork arrive at The British Ironwork Centre. Peter Walker Sculptor saw his work installed as part of our 'art on tour' in our sculpture park.

The sculptures travelled here from Lichfield Cathedral, where they had been on exhibition for some months as part of the Lichfield Sculpture Project. We are excited to see what our visitors think of Peters work and it's a real privilege to have them here.

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Group Halloween

30/11/2015 16:28

Group Halloween

WOW! What a fantastic day! Thank you to everyone who came to our Halloween Trick or Treat event today. We couldn't believe how many people came.

Thank you so much! We hope you all enjoyed yourselves, We certainly did!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!

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