Commemorative Tree Planting

Tree planting ceremony celebrates 175 years of steelworks

A commemorative tree planting ceremony, funded by Liberty Steel and organised by the Steel Valley Project, was held this week to mark 175 years of steelworks in the Stocksbridge valley. Through a search in 'Look Local' and on social media, we tracked down some of the people involved in a similar tree planting ceremony which … Continue reading Tree planting ceremony celebrates 175 years of steelworks

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

Community Greenwood Craft Day

Learn how to cleave oak wood using traditional techniques

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 be providing tools, equipment and materials in order to show people … Continue reading Learn how to cleave oak wood using traditional techniques

Pond Relining SNIS

Pond Reconstruction Work for Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School

Volunteers from the Steel Valley Project recently spent 3 days clearing overgrown vegetation and relining the pond at Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School. The pond has been in place for many years, but the lining had sprung a leak meaning that remedial action needed to be taken. What kind of maintenance work was carried out? … Continue reading Pond Reconstruction Work for Stocksbridge Nursery and Infant School

SHS Work Experience

Work Experience Placement in Countryside Management

The Steel Valley Project has been supporting work experience placements from Stocksbridge High School for over 10 years now. As part of our ongoing collaboration, one of their pupils recently spent a couple of weeks working with our Environmental Project Officer, Kate Hughes, and the volunteer team. The student, currently in Year 10, spent time … Continue reading Work Experience Placement in Countryside Management