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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.

Autumn Cows

South West Peak Autumn Newsletter (with correction)

29 October 2020

The South West Peak Autumn Newsletter is here and is full of amazing stories and updates from the whole team.Grab a cuppa and click here to check it out.*Correction: In the "News in Brief" section we state that our PhD student Leah has had a paper accepted to the journal...

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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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