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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.

Community Grants Funding Update

21 February 2019

Is your community group looking for funding? The South West Peak Landscape Partnership’s Community Grant Scheme is offering grants of up to £10,000 to community groups and organisations for projects which enhance, protect or celebrate the heritage and countryside of the South West Peak area. Applicant organisations do not need...

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Conference News: Killing the Golden Goose 2019

7 February 2019

Press Release‘Killing the Golden Goose’Recreation, Conservation, & Over-tourism: Sustainability or BustSouth Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group, the Landscape Conservation Forum and Sheffield Hallam University are organising a 1-day conference on Wednesday April 3rd at Forest Lodge Hotel, Edwinstowe.The conference is supported by the Countryside Management Association and the Woodland Trust’s Sherwood...

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Christmas Newsletter Editorial Correction

9 January 2019

The South West Peak Landscape Partnership would like to issue a correction for our Christmas Newsletter. In one of our articles we used an image of a White Clawed Crayfish (below) and mistakenly forgot to credit the photographer, Paul Hobson. We apologize for the error and encourage everyone interested in...

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Book Release: "A Village Life: Hartington 1933-55"

19 December 2018

This Just In From The Hartington History Group:This fascinating new book, based on the diary of villager John Sherratt and other community memories, has been compiled by Richard Gregory of the Hartington History Group and edited by Roly Smith.Richard said: “Diaries like these are rare because few working-class people kept...

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United Utilities hosts event for Cheshire farmers on sustainable rush control

24 October 2018

Rush control is a major issue facing upland farmers and land managers. It can quickly take over pasture, reducing grazing for livestock and habitats for wading birds.There’s also the potential for rush control measures to impact local watercourses. A common chemical used for rush control is MCPA. This can enter...

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