Skinningrove Memory Walk

Posted on 27th April 2018

The day dawned fine if not a little cold for our final memory walk at Skinningrove.  After remembering what an industrial environment Skinningrove would have been in the 40’s and 50’s with the mine still operating and the iron works

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Margrove Valley Memory Walk 12 April 2018

Posted on 13th April 2018

The walk started from our headquarters which was the former margrove park Village School. We started by looking at various records relating to how children learnt about nature including a former head teacher that took children on nature walks to

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Skelton Memory Walk 15th March

Posted on 16th March 2018

On a bright but cold day we met at Skelton library to begin our memory walk. We were very fortunate to be joined by Peter Appleton a local historian who kindly shared his knowledge of the local history. After visiting

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Margrove Landscape History Workshop

Posted on 22nd November 2017

Today’s workshops  geological element explored how the last glaciation affected the East Cleveland landscape and its later use by man.  This was followed by an examination of information from the Doomsday Book which highlighted just how many of our villages

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Kirkleatham Countryside Festival 3 June 2017

Posted on 4th June 2017

Our second pop up event in the woodlands at Kirkleatham Hall.  A wonderful setting and the stall looked great.  Family groups passed by and shared some memories and filled out our questionnaires. We gathered new records of historic sightings of

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Saltburn Farmers Market Saturday 13th May

Posted on 15th May 2017

The first of our pop events this summer was held at Saltburn Farmer’s market.  Visitors to the market were asked to share a wildlife memory and complete our rhyming couplet questionnaire on the activities they did as children.  Our props

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Teesside University Students help with project

Posted on 4th April 2017

Second year digital media and the web students at Teesside University have been working with the Trust to develop innovative solutions for sharing wildlife memories. Last week three teams presented their different recommendations for our consideration. The work done by the students has thrown up a

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Wildlife Camera Workshop, 4th February 2017

Posted on 6th February 2017

On a bright cold winter morning 13 people turned up to learn more about getting the best from wildlife cameras and to help create new wildlife records.  Participants ranged from beginners wanting to know more about wildlife in their

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Harvest mouse discovery day

Posted on 22nd October 2016

How is the tiny harvest mouse faring in East Cleveland? To help us answer this question we ran a harvest mouse discovery day to find out about the biology and ecology of harvest mice, ways to look for them and

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