Strimmer Appeal

Fantastic response from community to help replace our stolen strimmer

When the local Stocksbridge community asked us to set up a crowdfunding appeal earlier this year to help us replace one of our stolen strimmers, we had no idea what the response would be. However, it's fair to say that we've been blown away by everyone's generosity so far. We were originally looking to raise … Continue reading Fantastic response from community to help replace our stolen strimmer

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

Himalyan Balsam

Himalayan Balsam Clearance – Bitholmes Wood

Volunteers at the Steel Valley Project have recently been working to clear areas of Himalayan balsam in Bithholmes Wood. The woods are owned by the Woodland Trust and located between Deepcar and Wharncliffe Side. They are a popular place for walkers and those searching for the Wantley Dragon. What is Himalayan balsam? Himalayan balsam was … Continue reading Himalayan Balsam Clearance – Bitholmes Wood