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

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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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Engaging Communities June Spotlight

24 June 2021

In this sixth ‘spotlight’ we are highlighting two exciting and amazingly innovative projects.High Peak District Scout Council: Gradbach Scout Camp Camping PodsHigh Peak District Scoutings purpose is to promote the development of young people to achieve their full potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their communities.Through...

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