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Big Pull Week 19th-27th July

Last year’s Himalayan Balsam “Big Pull” was a great success, as throughout the summer community groups and individual volunteers of all ages helped in the fight against this invasive species. From June to September over 800 volunteer hours were logged tackling the Balsam alongside the canals and waterways of the Churnet. Local scouts, anglers, canal and railway volunteers all pitched in to help, working on areas of the Churnet and Caldon Canal from Longsdon down to Alton.

Food with a View

We looking for existing and new local businesses in the Valley to help create an identity and raise the profile of what this landscape has to offer in local food production.

Our project aims to

Churnet Challenge

The Churnet Challenge was a big success with more than 30 12-16 year olds braving the wet weather to compete in their teams for the top prize at Consall Scout Camp.