Working In Partnership
AMBER VALLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
The Borough covers an area of over 265 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 121,000 people living in 54,349 properties. Amber Valley is a mixture of rural communities in the western parishes, to more urban communities in the east.
Amber Valley Centre for Voluntary Services
Amber Valley Centre for Voluntary Services (AVCVS) is a voluntary organisation set up to support and develop local voluntary groups and promote community action. They have good links and a communication network with other CVS and volunteer centres in Derbyshire.
An educational charity devoted to the rescue and preservation of the built and natural landscape in and around Cromford. Based around the historic Cromford Mill, the worlds first water powered spinning mill the society is now embarking on an ambitious program of restoration and development.
Derby City Council
Derby City Council, is a unitary authority of around 250,000 people, has a multi-cultural population and is a mixture of inner city development and suburban settlements across 17 neighbourhoods.
Derbyshire County Council
Derbyshire County Council (DCC) is home to approximately 760,000 residents and 300 conservation areas in Derbyshire. DCC has been an active supporter of the Partnership through its Planning, Countryside Services, Adult Community Education and Environmental Studies Services.
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) is a borough with a population of 70,000. Approximately one third of the DerwentWISE partnership area, at its northern end, falls within the boundaries of DDDC. The area includes the settlements of Matlock Bath and Cromford.
University of Derby
University of Derby is a charitable trust that employs 2,500 staff and has 23,000 students. The University became involved in this project due to its on-going commitment to the enhancement of its existing provision in the education sector.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is the lead partner in the DerwentWISE Landscape Partnership. The Trust believes strongly that the Lower Derwent Valley is an extremely special landscape that should be both protected and celebrated.
Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Partnership
The Derwent Valley Mills Partnership works to protect, preserve and enhance the world heritage site; an industrial relict landscape of high historical and technological interest, where the modern factory system began in the 18th century cotton mills.
Historic England is the government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment, championing historic places and helping people to understand, value and care for them.
Reducing the risk of flooding to properties, and ensuring our lakes, rivers and streams achieve a good water quality status are key objectives for the Environment Agency. They are currently seeking opportunities to use changes or improvements to land management throughout the River Derwent (Derbyshire) catchment to achieve this. Working with natural processes also has the potential to help address the future impacts of climate change.
Fleet Arts was set up in 1985 as a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. Its focus is on developing work across mid-Derbyshire. Fleet Arts is committed to increasing access to and participation in a wide range of art-forms.
A government department responsible for the protection, improvement and expansion of forests and woodlands in England to increase their value to society, the environment and the economy.
Natural England’s aims are to secure a healthy natural environment for people to enjoy, where wildlife is protected and England’s traditional landscapes are safeguarded for future generations. Natural England were instrumental in putting the project together
National Stone Centre
Opening in 1990, the National Stone Centre’s brief is to tell ‘the Story of Stone’ throughout the UK – its geological origins in deserts and deltas, its thousands of uses from motorways to milk, its historical development from flint mining to milli-second blasting and the environmental debate.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) has 4,800 members in the East Midlands region out of the 6,000 farmers in the region who earn their living from agriculture. The NFU represents the views of farming and farmers to central and local government, the EU and statutory agencies and provides farmers with advice, guidance and information about issues of concern and interest to its members.