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

1st month as volunteer - Jan 2018

The first month in the life of a Steel Valley Project volunteer

Here at the Steel Valley Project, we rely heavily on our team of volunteers - from working on practical conservation tasks at local nature sites, right through to involvement in environmental education sessions with local schools and communities. How do I become a volunteer? We advertise for volunteers in a wide variety of places - … Continue reading The first month in the life of a Steel Valley Project volunteer