Month: December 2016

More Species of the Saltscape

Saltscape partner Cheshire Wildlife Trust is delivering a grassland restoration project along the River Weaver and the Weaver Navigation.  In her final blog, Ruby Merriman, Saltscape trainee with the Trust, tells us more about her favourite species and recalls hot summer days working on grassland sites earlier this summer! “For this Saltscape project, Cheshire Wildlife Trust […]

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Hedge Your Bets with Saltscape

Saltscape will be running a hedgelaying competition on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at the Woodland Trust’s Thorn Wood, Weaverham , near Northwich . There will be two categories : professional and novice (the latter category is for hedgelayers with limited experience or who may have been along to one of our volunteer training days).  Entry […]

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Making our mark Medieval-Style

Visitors to Winsford library were able to try their hand at writing using medieval-style techniques  last Saturday as part  of Explore Your Archives Week.  Staff from Saltscape and Cheshire Archives and Local Studies helped children have a go at using ink made from oak galls soaked in water with iron sulphate added for extra colour, […]

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