Blog

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.



The Church of St Lawrence in Warslow: A Guided Tour

5 June 2019

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 an elucidating tour of the Church of Saint Lawrence in Warslow by South West Peak Landscape Partnership Volunteer Maggi Rowland. The Church of St Lawrence,...

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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom Research Volunteer Opportunity

9 April 2019

Our Beyond the Classroom project is seeking volunteers that are interested in developing academic level research skills by supporting a social research project. This opportunity is an ongoing commitment of a flexible nature. Please see the role description below for more details or email Project Officer Jackie Wragg for more...

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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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