Avenue transformation

17th August 2021

Transformation of the Avenue to continue following £57,000 grant

The Avenue Country Park and Washlands Nature Reserve will continue its stunning transformation from one of Europe’s most polluted sites to thriving Country Park after the Land Trust was awarded over £57,000 from Severn Trent’s Community Fund.

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8th June 2021

Volunteer raises thousands after vandals attack boardwalk

A volunteer at the Avenue Country Park in Chesterfield has gone above and beyond after vandals set the boardwalk on the park alight.

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Foundations in place for a bright future at the Old Brickworks

24th February 2021

Foundations in place for a bright future at the Old Brickworks

In a new series of articles we’ll be visiting a variety of the Land Trust’s parks and green spaces, delving into their history and learning more about the charitable impact we are delivering in tandem with our managing partners. In the first of these articles Aaron Gales takes a look at the Old Brickworks.

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Wildlife ID trainees search for butterflies in the meadow at Hassall Green

5th January 2021

A blooming first two years for Green Angels at Hassall Green

The Land Trust’s ‘Green Angels’ programme has had a fantastic first two years delivering its award-winning, free environmental training courses to adults across Cheshire and North Staffordshire, giving them the chance to gain practical skills through hands-on learning. Based at Hassall Green Nature Reserve and also operating at Silverdale Country Park, the project is now looking forward to the next three years, in which it plans to deliver a wide variety of community events, volunteering opportunities and adult environmental training programmes.

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17th September 2020

Land Trust Awards: winners announced

Greenwich Ecology Park and Southern Park were the big winners at the annual 2020 Land Trust awards as the site picked up the prestigious Site of the Year award for the second time.

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