As part of the 'What's a Hill Worth?' project, the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership hosted a webinar at the recent Northern Real Farming Conference around preparing local farmers for changes to the way in which they are paid. The webinar shared research that has been carried out by consultants Natural Capital Solutions, allowing Pendle Hill Farmers to assess their current business models. The research was based around a hypothetical case study, allowing the farmers to see the principles in action.
As we head into new national restrictions from 5th November, our over-riding priority is for both visitors and the residents of the Forest of Bowland to remain safe; and to ensure we don’t place undue pressure on public highways, emergency services or key workers.
Here at the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership, we are looking to restart some face to face engagement activity within some of our projects. However, because we cannot deliver sessions as normal, we would like to invite you to sign up to our Connecting to Nature newsletter series!
The PHLP is now 2 years old! Our second birthday was celebrated quietly and behind closed doors due to the Cornavirus lockdown, but we still want to celebrate with all our friends and partners!
The Pendle Hill landscape partnership is drawing up plans to improve the visitor information building at the popular Spring Wood picnic site just outside Whalley, and we need your help to decide on priorities.
The Lancashire and Westmorland Grand Prix Hedgelaying Competition was a success on Saturday 2nd March at Cockshotts Farm in Sabden, with over 80 visitors on the day.
In-Situ has started work on a new project to create a travelling mobile hut that will tour Pendle from 2019 – 2022 as part of the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership.
Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Project Co-ordinator for Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Traditional Boundaries Project
Starting salary: £21,000 pro rata
An opportunity to be involved in an exciting new initiative to improve the landscape and heritage of Pendle Hill. The post will manage the Traditional Boundaries Project on behalf of the DSWA, working in conjunction with Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme.