Volunteer interview - Paul French

Volunteering with the Steel Valley Project? “Give it a try!”

We have a great team of volunteers here at the Steel Valley Project, some who have been with us for years and others who joined us relatively recently. Earlier this year, Paul French was looking at local volunteering opportunities on a website and found the Steel Valley Project. He'd already seen the work which we'd … Continue reading Volunteering with the Steel Valley Project? “Give it a try!”

Steel Valley Ride

Mountain bike challenge raises funds for the local environment

As a registered charity, our funding comes from a variety of sources. The main income stream is via contract work and grant applications (either for specific projects or equipment). Our team of regular volunteers are also a key part of day to day operations. However, an additional source of income is through running events, which … Continue reading Mountain bike challenge raises funds for the local environment

Greenwood Craft Workshop

New traditional oak handrail created in our Greenwood Craft workshop

Back in December 2017, we received the good news that our 'Green Woodland Community Project' application had been shortlisted in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative (see previous post). Tesco customers in local stores then voted for their favourite project and, last month, we were awarded £2k funding. What is the Green Woodland Community Project? … Continue reading New traditional oak handrail created in our Greenwood Craft workshop