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National Volunteers’ Week 1st - 7th June

Posted 22 hours ago by Becky Spokes

Hello everyone! National Volunteers’ Week is fast approaching in the first week of June and it is another great chance to highlight how much the volunteers here at the Mills Archive do and possibly encourage more of you to volunteer too!

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Our aim is to both conserve our unique collections and make them available for consultation. We offer many free services to genuine researchers.

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All of our books and records may be consulted free of charge at our Library and Research Centre in Watlington House in Reading.

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