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Love  your landscape

Love your landscape

2017 'Love your Landscape' Calendar for sale In 2016, we celebrated our 25th Anniversary.  To commemorate this milestone we ran a photo competition inviting participants to take a photo showing why they 'loved the landscape' of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage...

Flooding and Land Management

Flooding and Land Management

The devastating floods in Cumbria and the North West have been awful to watch and, as an area prone to flooding we can empathise strongly with the local residents and businesses so badly affected. The media reports often only give part of the picture. So what causes...

Continuous Cover

Continuous Cover

Work began in Sutton Wood alongside the River Severn East of Coalport this week working with contractor NW Tree Services. The work involves thinning through felling a number of ash, sweet chestnut and conifers to create a woodland of trees of mixed sizes under...

Make hay whilst the sun might shine

This summer has been really challenging for farmers and land managers due to the weather being so changeable. We have managed to cut, dry (after turning it 4 times instead of the usual 2) and bale Ropewalk and Wilderness Meadows and have now started on Crackshall (see...

Get your Tokens!

Get your Tokens!

Cadi our Community Development Officer visited Tesco in Madeley today to add her token to the #Tescobagsofhelp vote. You have until the 28th February to place your vote and as the saying goes.......'every little helps' We would be really grateful if you could vote for...

Tesco Bags of Help Award

Tesco Bags of Help Award

We are lucky to have been selected to be in the customer vote for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco Midlands Supermarket. It's a scheme which gives community projects like ours grants of up to £4,000 - all raised from the sale of carrier bags in Tesco stores. You now...

Repairs to access infrastructure

Repairs to access infrastructure

Our contractors, Access & Habitat Management, have been busy repairing footpath furniture in the Gorge following our access audit in October which we carry out twice yearly. Thank you to JP Brayford and Paul Ferrington for all the work that they have carried out.

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Workshop

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....... We had a fantastic workshop on Saturday 1st December creating Christmas wreaths from natural foliage. Many thanks to Craig for leading the day and to all the attendees. You created some beautiful wreaths and they were...

Annual Open Evening 2018

Annual Open Evening 2018

This year we are holding our Annual Open Evening at Jackfield Village Hall on Wednesday 23 May 2018 from 7 -9pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, so if you would like to hear more about the projects of the last 12 months and some of our plans for the future then come...

Development Strategy 2018-2028

Development Strategy 2018-2028

The Development Strategy for 2018-2028 is now available to download as a pdf.  The strategy has been designed to help the Trust achieve its aim of: 'promoting, protecting and conserving the living landscape of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site' The...