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Felling trees to use timber for benches and gates

Volunteers receive land based training

24 Sep 2009

Regular volunteers received professional national LANTRA approved brush cutter/strimmer training in September as part of Steel Valley Project's commitment 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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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.

Path clearance work on Townend Common, July '09

During the summer months of May, June and July, Steel Valley Project hosted three fortnight periods whereby two Year 10 pupils each from Stocksbridge High, King Edward VII and Bradfield High participated in the practical work days of the environmental team and volunteered their time. They got involved in work such as public footpath clearance, bird box making, gate repairs, office/admin, litter clearance in local woodland, woodland management, tools & vehicle maintenance, schools habitat management events and project planning. Their experience also enabled developing their team work, hand tool use and wildlife identification skills.

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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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.

uncovering the official public footpath

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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

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

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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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One of the many improved gate and footpath in the areaFixing a old gate near Redmires Reservoirs

The Steel Valley Project have been out and about mending and putting in new gates, so that local people can continue to explore their local area.

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.

The Steel Valley Project team!

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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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Details of many of the projects undertaken by the Steel Valley Project team are included in the data on Greenspaces and sites of Biodiversity value on this website- click the buttons in the top menu for full details

1998 greenspaces

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Updated 29 Sep 09