Archives for May 2016

First Four-legged Occupants of the Restored Pinfold

On Friday 20 May 2016 the restored pinfold welcomed its first four legged occupants, a pair of pedigree Guernsey calves loaned by Parish & District Councillor Elsie Fallows, at a photo shoot publicity opportunity to celebrate the completion of the project and to acknowledge the grant sponsors who made the project possible. A Staffordshire Moorlands District […]

“Official Opening” Publicity Event

At 1pm on Friday 20 May 2016  representatives of the organisations that provided funding for the restoration have been invited to attend the pinfold for publicity photographs to be taken, so that their valued contributions can be recognised.   The funds for restoration came from:- A Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Moorlands Partnership Environmental Enhancement Grant. Heritage […]

Bottles from the Pinfold Sold Well.

The collection of glass bottles and earthenware jars, discovered during excavation of the pinfold, were offered for sale at the car boot sale at Whiston Village Hall on Bank Holiday Monday 02 May 2016.  The event was well attended and sale of artefacts from the pinfold raised a surprising £101.50p, which is to be paid into […]