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Derwent Valley Mills

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Derwent Vallery Mills area

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Cromford Canal

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Derwent Valley Mills

The Valley That Changed The World

DerwentWISE

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About DerwentWISE

the Landscape Partnership

“Inspiring and enabling us all to care for the Lower Derwent Valley” In September 2013 the Heritage Lottery Fund gave the go ahead for the Lower Derwent Valley Landscape Partnership – DerwentWISE. This is a £2.5 million, five year year project that aims to inspire people to learn about and take care of the landscape of the Lower Derwent Valley.

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a wide range of projects

We have a range of projects suitable for a variety of skills and interests including conservation and restoration of local heritage, training in traditional landscape management techniques, surveying historical sites and arts and interpretation projects.

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The DerwentWISE scheme is offering a number of small grants for a wide range of exciting and innovative community projects

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Volunteering is a great way to make new friends, practise existing skills, gain new skills and experience, and to have a positive impact on the characteristics of the Derwent Valley.

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For schools, families, adults and young people.

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Contracts & Tenders

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Find out about the partners who are making it all happen

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Building the Bid

In order to complete the stage 2 application we needed some input from you the general public… We carried out extensive consultation with local people, businesses and communities in the Lower Derwent Valley. Amongst other things, this has included: focus groups; events for farmers, woodland managers and landowners; interviews with youth groups and young adults; […]

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