Environmental Project Officer

Volunteering: conservation and countryside management

Earlier this summer, the Steel Valley Project welcomed a new Environmental Project Officer, Andy Kearsey, to the team. Andy used to run his own land management business in North Devon and, also previously worked at Natural England, The RSPB, Devon Wildlife Trust and Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. Through this work, he's gained lots … Continue reading Volunteering: conservation and countryside management

Sheffield Homes Gardening Project

Collaboration with Sheffield City Council Housing and Neighbourhood Services

Over a 7 month period in 2018, the Steel Valley Project carried out work on a project for Sheffield City Council Housing and Neighbourhood Service. The project helped people in council housing who were struggling to keep on top of their gardens. Our usual working environment sees us in local woodland, parks and moorland, so … Continue reading Collaboration with Sheffield City Council Housing and Neighbourhood Services

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

Volunteer 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!”