Tameforce volunteers donate over 7,000 hours since 2015
A team of dedicated volunteers have been improving the landscape of the Tame Valley Wetlands for wildlife and people, totalling 7,009 hours of volunteering since 2015. “Tameforce” is a group of volunteers carrying out environmental conservation and countryside access work as part of the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme.Read more.
On your bikes! Pedal-powered Christmas cinema pops up in historic Hall
Don't miss a unique opportunity to experience a Christmas classic -with an eco-friendly twist- on Saturday 9th December at Middleton Hall, Tamworth.Read more.
Work on the willows continues at Borrowpit Lake
The Lamb Angling Club held a work party on Sunday, 19th November 2017 to continue the work on the willows which have become a ‘den of mischief’ in recent years. Six members of the Club worked hard to remove and stack the brash so that our Partner, Tamworth Borough Council – Streetscene team could chipRead more.
Start of the ‘big’ stream clean up at Borrowpit Lake
In just 4 hours we removed 10 bags of rubbish from 30m of stream. Read more about what we found.Read more.
Pathway improvements at Borrowpit Lake
Tame Valley Wetlands are extremely grateful for help by six volunteers from Keir Services who transformed a dark, enclosed pathway to be more open and accessible at Borrowpit Lake, Tamworth.Read more.
Curdworth hedge receives heritage makeover
If you have driven along the Kingsbury Road through Curdworth village you may have noticed some work happening at the King George V Playing Fields. Read more to find out what we are up to...Read more.
Tame Valley Wetlands worked with the Community Environmental Trust to enhance an outdoor space at St. Gerards Primary School in Castle Vale.Read more.
Quotes requested for the production of films
TVWLPS is seeking to commission a series of promotional films for its circular and long distance walks in the Tame Valley, a short documentary celebrating the work of the Heritage Lottery Funded project, and a short promotional film advertising the Tame Valley Wetlands’ landscape.. TVWLP is seeking to commission: 10Read more.
Quotes requested for the creation of animated film
TVWLPS is seeking to commission a short animated film to illustrate the story and importance of the Tame Valley from prehistory through to the present day. The animation should be around 3 – 5 minutes in length and should tell the story of the valley in an engaging way. TheRead more.
Himalayan balsam meets its match!
Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership is working with CABI scientists and Partners to introduce a new control method for Himalayan balsam, a non-native plant species.Read more.