NEWS


2007- the club attends NAMHO 2007 at Morwellham Quay.

29th June - the mines inspector sees the mine and given us a clean bill of health.

4th July - the club runs its first visits to the mine by interested parties.  

9th September - the club’s first open day . We also receive a grant from Peak District Mines Historical Society.

16th December - the club restarts the tradition of lighting candles on the lead veins.

20th January 2008- significant maintenance work completed, scrap metals removed.

11th December - one of the original mine tubs comes home; thanks to the generosity of Peter Naylor. We are also gifted another tub by Richard Shaw.

20th/21st June 2009 - NAMHO 2009 weekend.  Information boards and signs erected.  

19th/20th June 2010 - took part in Celebrating Cromford event.   

August 2010 - thanks to £1,000 from the Toyota Charitable Trust, new cap lamps.

2011- we break into “JK” shaft from GL extending the mine and giving us a new entrance/exit. In July a new lid is installed. See pictures

December 2011 - we’re digging towards Black Rake Vein, passage draughting strongly....

June 2012 - DVD released on the mine history.

2013 - work well under way on installing new ladders in exit shaft, new Jubilee Dig goes on and on….. Loads of visitors….. Only bad news is the occasional attacks on our entrance by persons unknown.

2014 -5 Continued minor damage on site, but Jubilee goes deeper still. Many visitors!