Union Mill Union Mill, Cranbrook
Registered charity no.1031879

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Back Issues

The following issues are available for downloading and printing off. Just click on the date.

Some subjects of wider interest, or subjects which are dealt with in more detail,
are listed below for each issue.

2023 October

Peter Bourne LED Floodlights; Bank Holiday ZipWire event

2023 July

Coronation Celebrations with Cream Tea; Wheels of Time Platinum Award
Ripple Windmill, near Deal; Dutch Windmills, one used for making snuff

2023 April

Tribute to Peter Bourne; Carmeon Southcott, millwright, working at mill;
New multi-colour spotlights; CWA group visits Upminster Mill, Essex
Digital Telemetry and Smartmolen

2022 October

Reinstalling Sweeps & Official Opening; Classic Cars at the Mill

2022 August

Floodlighting the Mill; Money Transactions and QR Codes; Summer Party

2022 March

Aerial Video Tour; Vincent Lines' Drawings; Dennis Hemsted;
Wheels of Time e-Badge; Maidstone Tread Mill

2021 October

Windmill Renovations and Bugle Call
The work of the Suffolk Millwrights
Was the Union Mill a Black & White Elephant?

2021 March

Windmill Renovations - schedule of work
Christmas at the mill and Spotlighting; Co-op Local Community Fund
Vincent Lines' Drawings; Dennis Hemsted; Wheels of Time e-Badge

2020 August

Preparing Mill for renovations; Greasing volunteers;
Improvements to displays; Britain's Oldest Windmill
Windmills Help Supply Flour during the Pandemic

2020 March

Mill inspection by Luke Bonwick, KCC, and Tim Whiting, Suffolk millwright;
Phil Mummery - Mayor of Cranbrook; Kent Windmills Group

2019 October

Farewell to Peggy Fryer; Flour Bagging
White Coats for Children and Russel Building painted
Guest Stewards from KCC; Visit by a Flemish Miller
Caleb's Steam Engine, 1873; 1920s Painting of the Union Mill

2019 June

Brenzett Post Mill; Union Mills for sale 1901

2019 March

Kitchen in Russel Building Finished; Vertical Windmills

2018 October

Wheels of Time; Grease Monkeys
Problems with Cap not turning correctly

2018 June

Reuben & Samuel Mercer, workers at Union Mill
Robbery at Tenterden Watermill.

2018 March

Kitchen in Russell Building being refitted
Union Mill model in Northumberland; GDPR

2017 October

Summer Celebrations; Return of Repaired Sweeps
Nightingale's Mill, Hawkhurst

2017 June

Repairs to staging; New Ground Floor Display
New Electric Mill paid for by Co-op Gift
Roller Mill in Union Mills in 1895; Windmill at Tudor Hall, Hawkhurst

2017 March

Survey regarding Opening Days and Times
Wynn Tremenheere's Legacy; Beacon Mill, Benenden