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“Vision of the Valley” Exhibition Tour 

On Sunday 12 June at Tittesworth Reservoir the eagerly awaited photographic exhibition “Vision of the Valley” was launched. This stunning exhibition celebrates the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership (CVLLP) 4 year Heritage Lottery funded project in pictures. Karen Bradley MP, Alan Taylor from the Heritage Lottery Fund and James Sells CVLLP Chair were all in attendance at the Wild About Water event, where families also enjoyed activities such as bushcraft, willow weaving, bug hunting and river dipping.

Smart Energy Grants

Smart Energy is launching a new fund that will provide grants to not-for-profit organisations that can help engage people and communities across Britain with information about how to get and use smart meters.

The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund is seeking applications from not-for-profit organisations that can reach those who may face barriers to getting a smart meter, including:

Farming Life Centre Job Vacancy: Manager

The Farming Life Centre have a vacancy for a Manager to manage and develop an established Peak District rural/farming charity with a number of established services and projects in development.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week.

Contract: Initial contract to 31 March 2017.

Key Skills: project development/management, leadership, partnership working, community development.

Further details can be found on their website

'Vision of the Valley' Photography Exhibition

“Vision of the Valley” Exhibition Dates

The CVLLP photographic exhibition “Vision of the Valley” is a stunning exhibition celebrating the 4 years of the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership project in pictures. To give as many residents and visitors the chance to see it, the exhibition will be on display at several locations in the valley over the summer. 

Please note that the time for the exhibition to remain at each venue is to be confirmed. 

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Happy 20th Birthday – the 2016 Green Awards are here!

April sees the launch of the 20th annual Stafford Borough Council Green Awards.  

If your organisation, or another organisation you know about, has been eco-friendly please let us know – and join in the special celebrations with us this year!

Categories include: Business, Youth and Education, Community and Wellbeing and the Public Sector. There are also several special prizes relating to green tourism, energy, wildlife and transport, plus the ‘Green Purse’ and ‘Let’s Recycle’ awards and a ‘Best Newcomer’ prize.