News from Transforming the Trent Valley

All the latest news and updates from the Transforming the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme.

You can discover even more about Transforming the Trent Valley in our Blog 'Talk of the Trent'.

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Fresh funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to benefit more people and nature in Trent Valley

27th February 2024 by Jane Ewing

£250,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund will enable Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to deliver an exciting new project in the north of the Trent Valley. Following on from the highly successful Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) scheme in East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire, the Trust is now set to focus attention upstream towards the headwaters […]

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River goddess statue unveiled to celebrate site’s history

20th February 2024 by Jane Ewing

A stone statue has been unveiled at Croxall Lakes nature reserve by the Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) team to inspire curiosity about the site’s history. The site, near Alrewas, marks the confluence of three rivers; the Mease, Tame and Trent. The prehistoric people of Britain believed that rivers were a representation of the feminine […]

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Watch how we’ve transformed the Trent Valley

26th September 2023 by Jane Ewing

Make yourself a cup of tea and take 10 minutes out of your day to watch our stunning new film showcasing all our accomplishments for the people and nature of the Trent Valley. You can now enjoy the celebration film to follow our journey as we discuss the successes, challenges, and highlights of this wonderful […]

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Celebration of the Trent Valley

26th September 2023 by Jane Ewing

To celebrate nearing the end of the five year Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) scheme, September saw us gather together people from across the region to highlight our successes. We held a celebration evening at the National Memorial Arboretum on Wednesday 6th September to thank the scheme partners, our funders and volunteers who have all […]

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Unmasking an Ancient Church in the Trent Valley

26th September 2023 by Jane Ewing

In the summer of 2020, Professor Ed Simons of the Royal Agricultural University identified Anchor Church along a backwater of the River Trent in Derbyshire, as the site of a 9th century monastic cell, probably the oldest intact domestic interior from the Anglo-Saxon period in the UK.  The caves were probably constructed from a natural […]

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Transforming the Trent Valley wins Westminster climate and nature award

9th March 2023 by Jane Ewing

  NEWS RELEASE   Immediate Release                                                         March 2023 A winning combination for the people and landscape of the Trent Valley Transforming the Trent Valley has won an award for their work using outdoor space sustainably and promoting nature and habitat restoration in rural and urban areas – from protecting and restoring landscapes that are […]

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Green Heart Hero Award Winners

28th February 2023 by Louise Morris

Yesterday evening (Monday 27th February) the Transforming the Trent Valley team was invited by The Climate Coalition to Westminster for The Green Heart Hero Awards 2023 where we had received a nomination in the Outdoor Project Green Hero category. The evening was hosted by broadcaster and presenter Kay Burley and the awards honoured and recognised […]

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A Landscape Vision for the Future of Burton Washlands

30th November 2022 by Jane Ewing

A programme improving habitat in the wetlands at Burton Washlands is creating a space for both people and wildlife. The Burton Washlands follows the river through to the heart of Burton upon Trent. The vision, led by East Staffordshire Borough Council, addresses how to best balance the regular flooding of the area with the need […]

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Learn Why and How to Record Wildlife

20th May 2021 by admin

With a big thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Transforming the Trent Valley are excited to host our free “Discovering and Recording Wildlife” event for families on Saturday 19th June at Croxall Lakes Nature Reserve. This day is part of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild, which encourages people to do something wild every […]

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Washlands Test Pit Investigations; January 2021

17th December 2020 by admin

We will be delivering the biodiversity enhancement program as set out in the Burton Washlands Vision through our Living Floodplains project. Prior to the delivery of this program, we need to understand the geology of the Washlands before we are able to confirm a final suite of biodiversity projects. One of the steps in this […]

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