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‘Emma’ steams into new home

        Herefordshire Council’s steam road roller, Emma, has been formally entrusted to the Waterworks Museum in Hereford. The event, held on Sunday 30 September, was attended by the Chairman of Herefordshire Council, Cllr Brian Wilcox, and cabinet member transport and regulatory services, Cllr Barry Durkin. Herefordshire Council first took delivery of Emma, who…
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Museum Volunteers Win Prestigious Award

Two years ago, the Trustees of the Waterworks Museum were were very proud when the efforts of the Heritage Water Park team of volunteers were recognised and the project was declared the winner of the inaugural West Midlands Museum Development Volunteers Project Award. Today, the Trustees are thrilled to announce that this award has been…
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Every exhibit tells a story

The Waterworks Museum is housed in the Lower Pumping Station of Hereford’s Victorian waterworks at Broomy Hill whose early electricity supplies were brought in via this green connection box. Until recently, it was situated outside the water-tower pump annexe, built in 1882, which is now the Museum’s toilet block. Replacing the ‘Lucy Box’ with a…
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‘Emma’ Is New Attraction At Waterworks Museum

Gala Day is always a special day in the Waterworks Museum calendar but this year, on Sunday 8th July, it will be extra special because it will be visitors first chance to see Emma, Herefordshire Council’s vintage steam road roller, in her new home. Built in 1920 by the firm Aveling & Porter, Emma is…
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