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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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South West Peak to be Featured on BBC Countryfile

13 May 2021

Big News in the South West Peak!On Sunday 16th May BBC Countryfile is marking the 70th anniversary of the Peak District National Park. The programme will feature our very own Catherine Parker Heath and three of her volunteers as Matt Baker visits Waterhouse Farm barn to help them with some...

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Community Grants Project Update

29 April 2021

It has been a busy year so far for our community grants project and we are thrilled to be able to provide an update on some of our amazing projects that have received support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.Errwood Sailing Club: Re-roofing the Club House (pictured to right) Based...

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Networks for Nature: Facilitating Collaborative Farming

10 February 2021

‘White Peak Farmers’ are a group of farmers that united in early April 2015 with the aim of working together to deliver better environmental outcomes in the White Peak area of the Peak District. The area has a wealth of wildlife and across the different farms they have limestone grassland,...

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South West Peak Supports “Sheep to Craft”

28 January 2021

The following article was written by Alison Bowry who is the Programme Manager, Creative Arts, Health and Wellbeing at HPCA. This programme is part of the Engaging Communities project and is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.High Peak Community Arts is a small, vibrant charity, which celebrated its 40th...

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Consultant Required: Volunteer Network Development

25 January 2021

On behalf of the South West Peak Landscape Partnership (SWPLP), the Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) is looking for a contractor, experienced in working with volunteers, to assess current and future volunteering requirements and opportunities in the South West Peak area.Funded largely by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, plus...

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