ECOL Annual Event

Here are some pictures courtesy of Gary Quinn from last nights event at the Earthbeat Centre in Saltburn. The new Rasberry Pi Octorama was unveiled featuring “The Beauty of Heritage”, a preview of the exhibition to run at Loftus Town Hall on September 12th. The screens featured footage shot by this years ECOL Interns, Luke, Jenny, Jack, Sam and Charly. The event was opened by the Mayor of Lotus, Mike Hodgeson and the gathered members watched some more films made by the Interns (we will post these later)


New Interns and Blogcast Day

Click to enlarge

Interns meet ECOL Directors Sue Anderson and Steve Thompson (Click to enlarge)

Five interns from Teesside University started with East Cleveland Online this week. They’ll be working on new films to add to the story map:

We also have a new partnership venture between ECOL and Tees Music Alliance called Tees Valley TV and they’ll be recording a few TMA gigs. Then at the end of their internship we’ll produce a blogcast via Tees Valley TV. (a blogcast is a scheduled stream of media released over the course of a day) This will take place on August 6th – viewable online at There will also be a physical celebration event at a location in East Cleveland (venue TBC) and maybe a simultaneous one in Stockton.

The Interns will also be shooting some scenic footage for exhibition at the Heritage Open Days at Loftus Town Hall. This will feature in a partial Octorama which we’ll also exhibit on  August 6th.

Finally the guys will be shooting a video of the refurbishment of Skinningrove Jetty. This will probably include clips from the machinima movies that Steve Thompson, Barry Hunt and Tommy Evans made depicting how the jetty might look and now the students will be able to show the work in progress


Left to right, Zak, Charlie, Luke, Sam and Jennifer survey Skiningrove Jetty.

Ecol Digital Workshops

We had our first Digital Workshop at Saltburn Learning Campus this week (picture below courtesy Kev Howard) The training has been kindly funded by the Community Foundation. We have a few more sessions to come and the first one revolved largely around how to get support from the ECOL network portal at

Ecol Workshop

Ecol Workshop in Saltburn (click to enlarge)

Museum Training/Recruitment Officer

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum has received funding from the European Social Fund to employ a paid member of staff,  to recruit, train, support and develop potential and existing volunteers at the Museum.

BASED AT: Skinningrove
HOUR: 30 per week until 30th June 2015
SALARY £8.00 per hour

Full details may be found in the Job Description below.

For further information or to request an application form please contact Janette Holt, 8 Mossdale Drive, Guisborough TS14 8JB Tel. 01287 348657or Email

Recruitment Officer



Halloween – Tales in the tunnels

31 October (Tours start 6:30 pm last one 8:30 pm)

???????????????????????????????Come and join us this year for another hauntingly good night of fun and scares. Take a tour with a difference through a ‘haunted’ mine with characters telling scary tales along the way.

Whilst waiting for, or after, their tour visitors can sit and listen to folk rock group Stormcrow and some of their associates with songs picked to match the mood; with pirates and monsters.
Entry is £2 children and £4 adults and is less suitable for under 7’s.

In Memory of F C Pavlosky


In  Memory  of


Date of birth 1880 Dorset  

Branch of Service Royal  Navy

Untitled pavlosky

Pavlosky, A.B Fredrick Charles, 194223

Killed in action at Battle of Coronel 1st November 1914 age 34

Son of Robert and Harriet, of Ferry House, Kinsale, Co Cork

Husband of Jane Elizabeth Pavlosky

1 Marine Skinningrove, Yorkshire


    August 2nd 1914 The ship “Good Hope” left Portsmouth under Captain Philip Franklin

    October 22nd 1914  Stanley Falkland Islands, left Port for the west coast of South

    America via Cape Horn

    November  1st 1914  off the Chilean  Coast H.M.S “Good Hope” was sunk along with

    H.M.S Monmouth by the German Armoured Cruisers  Scharnhorst and  Genisenav under

    Admiral  Graf  Maximillian  Von Spee  with the loss of her entire complement of 900

    hands in the Battle of Coronel


    Fredrick Charles Pavlosky married Jane Elizabeth Bell in Portsmouth 1907. Her parents

    were William George and Mary Jane Bell of Skinningrove.


  He is remembered with Honour on the Portsmouth Naval  Memorial as well

  Skinningrove War Memorial  


  No  body recovered for burial