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"The Winds of Change Blow By"

Article in 'The Illustrated Carpenter and Builder' by Reece Winstone A.R.P.S., F.R.S.A. on the theme of the variety of windmills and the arrival of the new wind turbine being put up at St.Albans that should generate 100 kW in a 30 mile per hou. wind.

"A Municipal Windmill"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". Marton windmill, one of many in the Fylde, is being preserved as a public monument. In some districts the local authority has taken responsibility for the preservation of these landmarks e.g. West Blatchington Windmill was purchased by the Hove Town Council for preservation.

"The Disappearing Windmills of Kent"

Cutting from "Kent Evening Echo". The article likens the English landscape with windmills to Rembrant's canvas painting "The Mill", but the windmills have rapidly disappeared with few remaining.

"The hard grind to save a windmill"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Faith Lee outlining the determined restoration effort carried out at Nutley windmill in Uckfield. The article gives a brief history of the seven-year effort, and mentions Mr. Tony Turner as the initiator of the project, and Kenneth Hamlin, Tony Shaw and Frank Gregory as the central team.

"£7,000 to restore old windmill"

Note from 'The Daily Telegraph' about plans to restore Cross-in-Hand post mill if a sum of £7,000 can be raised. However, the Mills Index gives two possible post mills, helpfully known as 'Old' and 'New', to which this could equally refer - Talbot Green.

"£100 will go to saving the windmill"

Cutting from the Brighton 'Evening Argus' about the first contribution to the fund for purchasing and restoring Polegate windmill, against the Preservation Order obtained by the Eastbourne & District Preservation Society.

"Hold-up at the Mill"

Photo and caption in the Brighton "Evening Argus" showing how High Salvington Mill is having to be almost completely rebuilt by Mr Edwin Hole of Burgess Hill and his staff.

"Row over 'Keep Off' order"

Piece from the Brighton 'Evening Argus' about the angry reaction to notices which the police put up banning childrens' games on a piece of land, claimed to have been a public open space since the 14th century, alongside the windmill and St Peter's Church in West Blatchington.

"Model role for Hill the Mill"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Adam Trimingham describing involvement of Peter Hill with West Blatchington windmill. The article mentions that the mill is owned by Hove Council, but that most of the work is carried out by Friends of the mill, chaired by Peter Hill. It also goes over some of the problems faced by those involved in the restoration and maintenance project.

"Rodney's Mill"

Cutting from a Sussex local paper of unknown date, with a picture of the one-third-scale model post mill which Rodney de Little(16) of Hassocks has just finished constructing at his home at Broadhill Farm.

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