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Summer 2019 – Wild flower meadows

Grassland enhancements are one of the 5 key themes of green space enhancement that the ERDF SUNRISE project is working towards. Project staff have been busy updating and fine tuning the originally submitted project proposals to turn them into workable plans, and working with other partners to get ready for the summer months when this…

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Winter 2018/19 – Woodland Management

March saw the conclusion of a large programme of woodland management undertaken by the ERDF SUNRISE project across three sites in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The changing seasons bring different different priorities to the SUNRISE Project work. Winter is the time for woodland management. Working closely with Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council’s Tree Officer and Landscape Manager a plan for…

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SUNRISE project launches in North Staffordshire

Sixteen urban sites in North Staffordshire are to benefit from a share of £3.6 million of funding – to create new wildlife habitats, improve water quality and reduce flooding. The SUNRISE (Stoke and Urban Newcastle Rediscovering Its Secret Environments) Project, led by Stoke-on-Trent City Council and delivered in the main by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, will…

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