Why is it we are so drawn to looking up the past? Is it nostalgia? Or perhaps a human need to feel connected to the landscape?
Volunteers are working together with a sense of curiosity and diligence
Progress so far We are delighted to say that we have made great progress since the project was formally launched at a meeting at Hay Bridge in September 2016. Rusland’s Reds is a three-year project to
Local film-makers, Whitewood & Fleming, have made this film for us about Valley Futures, our apprenticeship programme.
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With Rusland Horizons apprenticeship programme now over six months in, our apprentices have been busy making a real difference out and about throughout the scheme area. The programme aims to provide
A party of Lake District National Park Archaeology Volunteers had completed a day recording the remains of industrial activity in the woods above Abbots Reading. On emerging from the woods the low
A keen eyed Cumbria Butterfly Conservation Branch member spotted a White-letter Hairstreak butterfly by some elm bushes near Rusland Cross in summer. Five of us set off on a bright, sunny January day
Recruitment for our second round off apprenticeships will open Spring 2017.
Valley Futures offers the opportunity to learn traditional rural heritage and woodland management skills whilst undertaking
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