Seeking shelter, Open Day 26th October 2019

The rainclouds hung heavily overhead during the morning. Ever-optimistic, the Friends arrived on site, opened up the gates, and skipped over the puddles to get on with a list of tasks before the worst of the cold and miserable weather set in.

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Open Day and Working Party Weekend, 19th March 2016


Bird’s-eye view: Hemingfield Colliery [Photo credit: James Marshall]

Springing into action

The Friends of Hemingfield Colliery and volunteers assembled on site at Hemingfield on Saturday,  on the cusp of the vernal equinox, marking the official start of Spring. The morning was grey, with no sun shining through, though the cold edge to the air was soon seen off as the crew got to grips with the working party tasks.  Continue reading