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There’s a lot going on in the South West Peak! Stay up to date with the latest news on all our projects and the Partnership as a whole.


Podcast from The Land That Made Us Co-Author Christine Gregory

23 September 2020

The Festival of the Mind is currently ongoing at the University of Sheffield and recently our friend and co-author of the wonderful book The Land That Made Us (also authored by Sheila Hine) was invited to present commentary and audio interview excepts from the research that went into this book...

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Community Grants Applications

15 September 2020

This grants programme is part of the South West Peak Landscape Partnership Scheme.

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App Chain 2020

Farm Apprentices Learning New Skills

18 August 2020

For the past year and a half, two young farmers have been working as apprentices on farms in the South West Peak. Joe Gibbs is an apprentice on his parents’ farm in Butterton and Joshua Sales has worked at a farm in Meerbrook.As well as attending training for their apprenticeship...

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Upstream Thinking Update: Funding Boost for Farmers

6 August 2020

Upstream Thinking for Cleaner WaterA significant funding boost is available to farmers in the South West Peak to help deliver improved water quality. If your holding is a farm on the Upper River Dove/River Hamps/River Churnet/Meerbrook then you may be eligible for a funded farm water and soil plan, and...

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Fire Clip Art

Increased fire risk an added factor to ‘stay at home’ message says National Park

30 April 2020

‘Stay home, stay local’ remains the message to everyone from the Peak District National Park ahead of the weekend.The continued call from the UK’s original national park comes in the fifth week of ‘lockdown’ measures, and as a prolonged period of dry weather has increased the wild fire risk.Government advice...

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