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Call for Members for Stocksbridge 'Walkers are Welcome' Group

19 Jan 2011

New Members Needed

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Trans Pennine Trail under police protection!

06 May 2010

Illegal bikers who use the Trans Pennine Trail in South Yorkshire are being targeted in a police crackdown.

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Walkers on Wharncliffe Crags

Should Stocksbridge say 'Walkers Are Welcome'?

20 Mar 2010

The Steel Valley Project are spearheading a proposal for Stocksbridge to become one of the first 'Walkers Are Welcome' towns in South Yorkshire. We are holding a drop-in session at Stocksbridge Library on Saturday 20th March from 10am till 12 pm where people can find out more!

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Future Jobs Fund scheme in operation at the Project.

17 Mar 2010

Future Jobs Fund scheme provides extra staff for the Steel Valley Project team.

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Path works in progress

Improving access to Wharncliffe Woods

06 Mar 2010

The Steel Valley Project is working to improve access to Wharncliffe Woods and the Trans-Pennine Trail - Works are due to be completed this Spring.

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Allen Hudson Illustrated Walks Website

Have you enjoyed the new Stone to Steel Heritage Trails?

05 Mar 2010

If you have enjoyed the new Stone to Steel Heritage Trails then you may be interested in another website showcasing more local walks run by local Allen Hudson.

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Jus News

New local news website launched!

04 Mar 2010

New 'JUS News' website launched - local news for local folk.

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Volunteers receive land based training

24 Sep 2009

Regular volunteers received professional national LANTRA approved brushcutter/strimmer training in September as part of Steel Valley Project's committment to help update volunteers' skills and qualifications.

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Don't just read all about it

10 Sep 2009

Are you interested in getting out and about? Want to understand how the landscape in the Upper Don Valley got to be like it is today?

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Path clearance work on Townend Common, July '09

Local high school pupils gain work experience

09 Sep 2009

Six local high school pupils gained valuable work experience whilst spending their days carrying out practical environmental and conservation tasks with John and Kate, the two Project officers and the team of volunteers.

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managing the school's young native hedgerow

Habitat management with Stocksbridge Junior pupils

09 Sep 2009

The environmental projects team carried out hedgerow maintenance with Year 6 pupils.

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uncovering the official public footpath

Access improved on public right of way at Whitwell Moor.

13 Aug 2009

Improvements to public access to Whitwell Moor have been taking place in recent weeks.

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Pupils from local schools trying to breed Stickleback fish in their classrooms

Something fishy going on

08 Jul 2009

The Steel Valley Project supported by the Environment Agency worked with local schools to find out about Sticklebacks

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Gate and footpath repairs

08 Jul 2009

Over the last few months The Steel Valley Project have been very busy indeed.

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The Steel Valley Project team!

Improvements to access on White Lee Moor

03 Mar 2009

The Steel Valley Project team have been carrying out work to improve access for walkers on Open Access land owned by Sheffield City Council at White Lee Moor.

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Bridge Repairs

01 Dec 2008

The Team have been working in Fox Glen in Deepcar to repair bridges and paths damaged by flooding, to install new hand rails and remove fallen trees.

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Habitat management on Townend Common

01 Nov 2008

The Steel Valley Project volunteer team have been working on habitat management on Townend Common, Deepcar.

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