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Allen Valleys Youth Folk Award

Fantastic opportunity for Allen Valley’s young and talented.  Are you or do you know someone under 21 who would like to showcase their musical, dance or spoken word talent at the 2018. Simply enter by submitting a 30 second video to Rob Kitchen. Please share with those you know will be interested.  

Allen Valleys Folk Festival – Volunteers Wanted!

Allen Valleys Folk Festival is into its fourth year, and every year it has got bigger and better! A huge part of the success of the festival is built on the dedication and enthusiasm of the volunteers who get involved in every part of the festival. If you are interested in joining the team, being … read more

Ninebanks Youth Hostel and Chalets Open Afternoon

Pauline and Ian at Ninebanks youth Hostel and Chalets  would love you to come for tea and cakes at Ninebanks Youth Hostel next Sunday 23rd July between 3.30 – 5.30pm. We’d like everyone to see our new Chalet and enjoy refreshments in the Hostel. All welcome. Information and location at www.ninebanks.org.uk  

Five-Star Bug Hotel Opens in Deneholme Wood

INSECTS in the Allen Valleys will be as snug as bugs thanks to a luxury new home built by staff and volunteers at the North Pennies AONB Partnership. The hotel is a welcome addition to the ongoing restoration work at Deneholme Wood, which has included the building of a new access path and footbridge, improved … read more

Footpath repair

The North Pennines AONB Partnership plans to repair an important section of footpath between Allen Mills and Allendale. As you can see from the photo, this short stretch of riverside footpath is rapidly disappearing into the river. We plan to use local timber to hold back the bank, with weld mesh netting to keep everything … read more

Deneholme Wood: volunteer day

We are running volunteer days at Deneholme Wood and we need your help! Join us to learn new skills, meet new people and help protect a beautiful local woodland. When: 10am, Tuesday 21st March 2017 Where: Allendale Village Hall What: Tree and shrub planting. Help us create brand new habitat for wildlife  and  to protect Deneholme Wood for … read more

Deneholme Wood – volunteer days

Come and help us look after Deneholme Wood.  A series of volunteer events this winter to warm you up, keep you fit and to ensure Deneholme Wood gets the care it deserves. The tasks include coppicing and thinning trees and shrubs, removing some laurel, fixing steps, removing debris and litter from the burn and making bug … read more