This is an archived website, available until June 2027. We hope it will inspire people to continue to care for and protect the South West Peak area and other landscapes. Although the South West Peak Landscape Partnership ended in June 2022, the area is within the Peak District National Park. Enquiries can be made to

The 5-year South West Peak Landscape Partnership, 2017-2022, was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Latest News

This is an archive of news articles issued by the South West Peak Landscape Partnership.


Engaging Communities October Spotlight

23 October 2021

South West Peak October SpotlightLandscape Partnership Inspires and Enables Children and Young People to Benefit from Being Outdoors in the South West Peak In this tenth ‘spotlight’ we feature 4 fantastic projects delivered by 3 fantastic charities:YMCA North Staffordshire: Go ExploreReaching on average 500 young people per week, YMCA North...

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Crayfish in Crisis project throws lifeline to globally-endangered species

20 October 2021

The below article is from the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust News Feed and has been modified to include figures for the Crayfish in Crisis project specifically:The population of white-clawed crayfish has fallen significantly due to the introduction of North American signal crayfish – a non-native species which carry a disease which...

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Engaging Communities September Spotlight

1 October 2021

South West Peak SpotlightNational Lottery Heritage Fund ensures South West Peak Village Hall/Community Centre ImprovementsIn this ninth ‘spotlight’ we feature 5 projects all of which have ensured the longevity of some important community buildings so that people and communities can continue to gather together across the South West Peak. Village...

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Engaging Communities August Spotlight

27 August 2021

South West Peak Nature Based Integration for Asylum Seekers and RefugeesIn this eighth ‘spotlight’ we are focusing on Asha North Staffordshire and their Nature Based Integration Projects 2019 and 2021.In the early years of our Engaging Communities Project, in October 2018 to be precise, we received a grant application from...

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Engaging Communities July Spotlight

14 July 2021

Travelling the Green Lanes and The Dove’s WhisperIn this seventh ‘spotlight’ we are highlighting a unique and special project from Kidology Arts CIC:Kidology Arts is a community interest company run by composer and musician Amanda Johnson and visual artist Richard Johnson, who’s work is inspired by the nature around them.Their...

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