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Dark Skies and Creatures of the Night

March 27, 2020 7:00 pm


Discover dark skies and local wildlife folklore; seek denizens of the dark with a nocturnal stroll and wildlife surveying equipment.

Corsenside Churchyard volunteers

Corsenside Churchyard volunteers – Planning for 2020 season

January 23, 2020 12:30 pm


Wildflowers, traditional skills, friendly company and a beautiful location – what’s not to love?! 
Come along to find out more about this project and how you can join in. Bring your ideas and some food to share!

A Fantastic Year for Redesdale!

December 17, 2019


2019 has been a really exciting year for Revitalising Redesdale. We want to thank all our partners, volunteers, and the fantastic communities of Redesdale for their support and enthusiasm! See below a poster showcasing our highlights from 2019. These are by no means the only achievements, if you would like to find out more about […]

Revitalising Redesdale Newsletter – November 2019

November 12, 2019


An Historic Crossing at Smoutel Ford is Reinstated The Revitalising Redesdale Partnership has rebuilt the historic bridleway across the Rede valley, allowing walkers and riders to enjoy trails between Monkridge Hill and Otterburn for the first time in decades.  The ford access work is part of the River Improvement Project.  It is designed to mimic a naturally […]

Community Archaeology Landscape Survey Report for Chattlehope Farm, Catcleugh

November 5, 2019


Revitalising Redesdale’s Lost Redesdale community archaeology project worked with North of the Wall Tynedale Archaeology Group (NOWTAG) and volunteers to survey approximately 43 hectares of land at Chattlehope Farm, near Catcleugh Reservoir. The survey identified 27 sites of potential archaeological interest and trained volunteers in how to conduct a Level 1 Archaeological Survey. The survey […]

Community Heritage Fund to Help Conserve the Native ‘Dark’ Honey Bee

October 28, 2019


“We hope that this award marks the beginning of Redesdale becoming a safe haven for one of our greatest natural treasures, the native honey bee.” – Dr. Dorian Pritchard, Redesdale Beekeeping Group We are delighted to announce the Redesdale Beekeeping Group have been awarded £2,000 through our Community Heritage Fund for their work conserving the […]

Farming and Water Event for Farmers, Land Managers, and Landowners

October 14, 2019


9th October, 2019 – Otterburn We thoroughly enjoyed meeting Redesdale’s farmers and land managers this week to visit sites along the River Rede. With the help of our partners – Natural England, The Environment Agency, Northumberland National Park Authority, Groundwork NE & Cumbria and participating farmers – we had a great discussion about how farmers […]

Bead-y Eyes uncover Iron Age artefacts

August 30, 2019


An archaeological dig has resulted in significant finds being discovered on a Redesdale farm, including 2,000-year-old jewellery. The excavation, which took place at Rattenraw Farm from 22nd July – 2nd August, was organized as part of Revitalising Redesdale’s ‘Lost Redesdale’ community archaeology project.  Fifty-three volunteers took part in the dig, with people of all ages, […]

River Rede Restoration Work Starts at Smoutel Ford

August 20, 2019


River restoration work starts this week at Smoutel Ford, West Woodburn.  Revitalising Redesdale Partnership will rebuild the historic bridleway across the Rede valley, allowing walkers and riders to enjoy trails between Monkridge Hill and Otterburn for the first time in decades. The river crossing at Smoutel Ford was lost because so much stone and gravel […]

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