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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.


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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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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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South West Peak Spring Newsletter

16 April 2020

While we are all remaining at home entertainment can sometimes be challenging. Why not check out our Spring Newsletter? It is loaded with content from all our staff and volunteers and we'd love it if you took a look and shared it with your friends and family. Heck the dog...

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Partner News: National Park Authority Urges Visitors to Keep Staying at Home Ahead of Easter Weekend Break

9 April 2020

News from our partners at the Peak District National Park:As the country comes towards the end of a third week of coronavirus ‘lockdown’ the Peak District National Park Authority is urging people not to be tempted to break government measures during the Easter break.National Park ranger patrols, in partnership with...

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