More Heritage Artwork

Two pieces of artwork unveiled in Skinningrove in 2012 have much in common. Both were created by ceramic artist Glynis Johnson with help from the local community (including a primary school) and are situated near each other on the wall of Riverside Building in New Company Row. They both refer to the history, heritage and […] more

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Heritage Open Days 2012

Heritage Open Days is an annual programme of events supported nationally by English Heritage; Skinningrove History Group was pleased to take part in 2012 with walks on 6th and 7th September led by members of the group. 18 people took part in the walks that covered part of Skinningrove Valley Trail and included visits to […] more

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Skinningrove in the 1950s

The following is a draft list of shops and other public places in Skinningrove in the 1950s. This is a work in progress and any additions or corrections to this information that you can provide will be very welcome. We will acknowledge your contribution if you wish. SHOPS and TRADES HUTTON STREET Arthur Dart                               Grocer Nixons                                       General […] more

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Skinningrove in the 1950s

  The history group is collecting material that relates to life in Skinningrove in the 1950s. This is an important decade nationally as the country was recovering from World War Two and looking ahead to a safer and more prosperous future. It was also significant locally with the contraction of the ironstone mining industry; people […] more

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Launch of Skinningrove Valley Trail

Friday 9 March 2012 was a busy day in Skinningrove with the unveiling of Skinningrove Valley Trail along with three other local heritage trails. The Worshipful the Mayor of Redcar & Cleveland, Councillor Olwyn Peters, was in attendance together with pupils and staff of three primary schools, councillors, council staff and representatives of local organisations […] more

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