Snap up a top prize in our photo competition

09 November 2016

Amateur photographers are being encouraged to enter a national photography competition to be in with a chance of winning a digital camera or a high resolution bird box camera system.…

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Fragile moorland in the Peak District National Park protected for future generations

20 October 2016

Rossendale stone quarried from the uplands of the south Pennines during the industrial revolution has returned to protect eroded areas of the Peak District National Park. The popularity of a…

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Nature survey launched to track the pace of autumn

03 October 2016

A major citizen science study is being launched in the Peak District and South Pennines area to gather information about the arrival of autumn. The Community Science project – set…

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Footpath works provides a new lease of life for Rossendale stone

29 September 2016

Huge blocks of stone used to support the pillars of old Lancashire mill are being put to use for the first time during the final phase of the Brown Knoll…

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Final phase of footpath project underway

13 September 2016

Work to create a sustainable stone path, 2770 metres in length, to protect exposed bare peat from further erosion, is entering its final phase. The popularity of the path at…

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Work to begin on proposals for Cutthroat Track

13 September 2016

Archaeological survey works have been completed on a popular Peak District path - the Cutthroat Bridleway on the Moscar Estate. The investigations were needed to ensure proposals to repair the…

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Work begins on €16 million project to transform moorland

01 September 2016

Conservation work now underway as part of MoorLIFE 2020 After months of preparations and surveying the first work that will help protect and transform moorlands across the South Pennines and…

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Archaeologists to carry out investigations along Cutthroat Bridleway

05 July 2016

Archaeologists are now in action carrying out initial investigations on a popular Peak District path. The work is the very first stage of a proposed project to repair the eroded and damaged…

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New pathway helps protect fragile moorland

23 June 2016

Hundreds of tonnes of reclaimed flagstones from old mills have been given a new lease of life helping to safeguard the moorland landscape. The Rosendale flagstones are being laid to…

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Minister officially launches €16 million moorland project

26 May 2016

A €16 million project that will help protect and transform moorlands across the South Pennines and the Peak District National Park has been officially launched. Defra Minister Rory Stewart was joined…

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