Latest News (November 2017)

Green’s Windmill: the Awards Keep Coming

Following on from the Trust gaining the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) earlier this year, we are delighted to have received three more awards.

The first is the Marsh Trust ‘Volunteers for Museum Learning’ Award. As the East Midlands Regional Winner we received a certificate and  £500. The awards are given for an outstanding contribution to engaging museum audiences and celebrate the achievements and contribution of volunteers all over the United Kingdom, recognising their dedication, innovation and excellence in engaging with the public.

We have also been given a 2017 East Midlands Heritage Award, winning in the ‘Heart of the Community’ category that recognises heritage projects that have had a positive impact on people and/or communities. Staff and volunteers attended a ceremony at Nottingham Trent University where they were presented with the award.

Our Community Garden has again been given a level 5 Outstanding certificate in the RHS / East Midlands in Bloom, It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards.  It’s Green Flag status as an excellent community space has also been renewed for another year.

There are a number of volunteer roles available at Green’s Windmill and Science Centre from Visitor Services Assistants to Event Coordinators, Gardeners and Tour Guides. If you would like to apply to volunteer at a Queen’s Award Winning organisation please contact Jamie Duff at the windmill on 0115 915 6878 or email your interest to


One thought on “Latest News (November 2017)

  1. suellap

    Well done to you al for expanding the Museum and Mill functions. I would like to buy some organic flours. Where would I find out what you stock please. A google search has not been successful for me.



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