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  • Sarah Thompson

Support Local Heritage: Donate Scrap Metal Proceeds to The 4566 Preservation Group

In a world striving for sustainability and preservation, there lies an opportunity right in our community to contribute to a noble cause while responsibly disposing of scrap metal. Instead of heading to the council tip, consider making a difference to charity, by visiting AG Recycling ( conveniently located at Unit B5 Ratio Park, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7FF, just a stone's throw away from the Stourport Road council tip. By doing so, you can play a pivotal role in helping The 4566 Preservation Group achieve its mission and restore the iconic locomotive 4566.

The 4566 Preservation Group, a local non-profit organization, has been dedicated to the restoration and operation of the historic locomotive 4566. This remarkable steam engine is a piece of our heritage, and the group's goal is to breathe life back into this symbol of our industrial past. The locomotive is currently stored and proudly displayed at the Engine House at Highley on the Severn Valley Railway, allowing people from our community and beyond to witness its grandeur.

The preservation group's mission goes beyond simply restoring a locomotive; it's about preserving a piece of history that connects us to our roots. Steam engines like 4566 played a vital role in our region's industrial history, powering our factories, transporting goods, and connecting communities. By supporting this endeavor, you are helping ensure that future generations can experience and appreciate this significant part of our heritage.

When you choose to take your scrap metal to AG Recycling located on Finepoint Way, you have the option to donate the recycling payment directly to The 4566 Preservation Group, due to the kind support of that company. Your contribution, no matter the size, will go a long way in helping the group fund the restoration efforts, maintain the locomotive, and bring it back to life for everyone to enjoy.

To learn more about The 4566 Preservation Group, their mission, and the progress they've made so far, visit their website at Here, you'll find detailed information about the locomotive's history, the group's goals, and how your donation can make a difference.

In summary, instead of simply discarding your scrap metal at the council tip, consider taking it to AG Recycling on Finepoint Way and donating the recycling payment to The 4566 Preservation Group. By doing so, you'll be actively contributing to the preservation of our local heritage and helping bring the iconic locomotive 4566 back to life. Together, we can ensure that this remarkable piece of history continues to inspire and educate generations to come.

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