Rocket 190 - May 25th - 27th 2019
Rainhill Rotary is supporting the Rocket 190 celebrations in May 2019
Rocket 190 is the 190th anniversary of the Rainhill Trails, where Stephenson's Rocket was built for, and won, the Rainhill Trials held by the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1829 to choose the best design to power the railway. Click here to visit the Rocket 190 website.
Further support for Rocket 190 has been secured via the Co-op Local Community Fund which helps to support local projects that members care about.
Since its launch in 2017, Co-op members have raised £39 million pounds for over 12,000 local causes.
The Co-op are delighted that Rainhill Trials Commemoration Group will now be able to access this funding opportunity.
Every cause has a page on Co-op Local Community Fund membership website. This includes information about the Rainhill Trials Commemoration Group and the Rocket 190 project.
Click here to access the Co-op's - Rainhill Trails Commemoration Group details.
Click here to go to the Rainhill Parish Council website for more information on the Rocket 190 event.