Members of the local Stocksbridge community recently joined Steel Valley Project staff and volunteers on a sponsored walk to celebrate our 30 year anniversary. There was a choice of a 12 or 6 mile route, both of which visited many of the sites where we have undertaken projects over the years. The walk started at … Continue reading Celebrating 30 years of the Steel Valley Project
Mountain bike event raises funds for local area
Our charity bike ride, the Steel Valley Ride, took place on Saturday 14th July 2018. The riders have completed their 31 mile challenge and the event signs have been collected in, so all that remains now is for us to tell you a little more about the day and how much money you helped to … Continue reading Mountain bike event raises funds for local area
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
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
Green Community Woodland Project latest
As part of our mission to attain a resilient and flourishing woodland for the future in Sensicall Park, Oughtibridge, Steel Valley Project have resumed the 'Green Community Woodland Project'. This autumnal phase of the project began with thinning out Oak trees where they’re growing too close to other Oaks, thus providing enough growing space for … Continue reading Green Community Woodland Project latest
Learn how to cleave oak wood using traditional techniques
Please note that bookings for this workshop are now closed. Are you interested in woodlands and green woodworking? On Sunday 19 November 2017 (10am - 3pm), the Steel Valley Project is running a greenwood crafts workshop in a woodland setting at Oughtibridge. The Steel Valley Project and Jasper Prachek, a local rural craftsman, will … Continue reading Learn how to cleave oak wood using traditional techniques
Were you in one of these pictures?
To celebrate 175 years of steelworks in the Stocksbridge valley, Liberty Steel, Fox Valley shopping, Stocksbridge & District History Society and the Steel Valley project are planning a heritage event which will take place on the 2nd and 3rd November at Fox Valley shopping centre. As part of the celebrations, we're looking for people who were … Continue reading Were you in one of these pictures?