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We’ve got a lot of different activities and projects going on, so stay tuned to our blog. Here we’ll feature articles by project leaders and staff along with in-depth coverage of our events and the menagerie of tasks our team is up to.



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The Past beneath our Feet: the Lost Industries of Quarnford

4 October 2018

The latest in a series of blog posts chronicling the adventures of our Cultural Heritage Officer; Dr. Catherine Parker Heath. In this installment she recounts a fascinating walk that the South West Peak Landscape Partnership recently held:On Saturday 29th September I joined Margaret Black and Eric Wood, two South West...

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Time Team Tales in the South West Peak

22 August 2018

Our Cultural Heritage Officer, Dr. Catherine Parker Heath, recounts her recent brush with the stars of Time Team on stage in Buxton.As an undergraduate in the mid-1990s, my housemates and I would gather around the television to watch a new series on Channel 4 called Time Team. We would sometimes...

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South West Peak Welcomes New Grant Panel Volunteer

22 August 2018

The South West Peak Engaging Communities team, hosted by Support Staffordshire, has welcomed a new volunteer to their ranks. Pam (second from the left on the photo) has become the eighth member of the Grant Panel team of volunteers whose role it is to decide which projects should be allocated...

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Apprentice Adventures: Part One

7 August 2018

This is the first in an ongoing series of blog posts written by our apprentices Emily, Rob and Lloyd. They recently joined the South West Peak team as Countryside Worker Apprentices working out of Marsh Farm. These are their tales of working in the field throughout the South West Peak:In...

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Guest Blog: Rustling and Bustling with Life

25 July 2018

In this guest blog we welcome Creeping Toad, a local storyteller, environmental educator and artist that is receiving funding through our Community Grants project. To learn more about how you can help the grasslands and meadows of the South West Peak please take a look at our Glorious Grasslands project.Rustling...

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