Saltburn Mammal Workshop

Posted on 24th September 2016

We all went down to Saltburn Valley Gardens today to see what we could find. This one day workshop focussed on how to discover which mammals are living locally. Using a mixture of illustrated talks and practical sessions, participants learnt

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Loftus Wool Fair

Posted on 22nd September 2016
red squirrel

Loftus Wool Fair was our first pop up event to capture early memories of wildlife in East Cleveland. With our display boards, images, maps and Oswald the otter we attracted a good number of visitors with really strong wildlife memories.

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School log book research

Posted on 13th September 2016

A group of volunteers met this afternoon at Teesside Archives to look at School log books from East Cleveland. School log books are a daily record of activity of sorts within schools written by the head teacher.  They typically include,

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Lingdale Meadow Nature Explorer evening

Posted on 1st July 2016

Despite the windy weather we had a positive turnout for our Nature Explorer evening in Lingdale Meadow. We were supported by Lingdale Parish Council and Big Local to produce this community event. Children and their families were given opportunities to

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Oral History Workshop

Posted on 28th June 2016

A really successful workshop with Living History Northeast at Margrove Village Hall resulted in eight volunteers receiving training in oral history theory and methodology. Janette Hilton gave a lively and illustrated presentation on the history of oral history before participants

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