Council receives Lynes Blacksmith Shop update

KENILWORTH – A change of ownership for the Lynes Blacksmith Shop has taken place and financial activities will now flow through the township.

Recent recreation and culture committee minutes noted work has started on the outside of the structure and township staff  are now responsible for cutting the grass. The minutes also reported the blacksmith shop committee remains very active and committed.

Council was informed that an individual has offered to pay for and remove the Manitoba maples located in front of the house and that the gas tank located in front of the blacksmith shop will be filled by certified people.

The committee is currently working to create a register of items in the shop.

The minutes noted volunteers are welcome to come out and help with projects on Thursdays from 10am to 12pm as weather permits.

The shop will host events, demonstrations and school trips. The house on the property will host meetings.