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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...

Tesco Bags of Help Grant

Tesco Bags of Help Grant

We are delighted to have won £2,500 from Tesco's Bags of Help community grant scheme. #bagsofhelp Voting was held in local stores throughout January and February with customers choosing which project they would like to win the top award using a token given to them at...

Learning about Lydebrook

Learning about Lydebrook

On Thursday April 11th, 7pm to 8.30pm at Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Community Centre, the Trust will be hosting a film called High Water Common Ground.  The film is about flooding and what we can do to alleviate it.  The film will be followed by  the launch  of a ...

Wild Service Tree

Wild Service Tree

There is a lovely write up in the latest What's What magazine about the wild service tree that can be found on Benthall Edge which is managed by the Trust. If you would like to explore the area you can download the 'Lime Trail of Benthall Edge heritage walking leaflet...

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.