Latest Stories

Lights, camera, wildlife, action!
If you had the opportunity to film your experiences in the Tame Valley Wetlands, what would they include? Walks? Wildlife? History? All this and more was the focus of a documentary made by young people in the Tame Valley Wetlands over the summer holiday. With the help of local film
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New Gnomes and Toy Trains
This is a story of generosity, of kindness and of garden gnomes. You may remember the great ‘Gnome Massacre’ at Echills Wood Railway in Kingsbury Water Park earlier this year, where dozens of gnomes that had been donated over the years were smashed overnight by vandals. Well, one Tamworth based
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Friends of Tame Valley Wetlands launch meeting
The Friends of Tame Valley Wetlands will represent the local communities in the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership (TVWLP) and feed back to the TVWLP board.
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Apprentice Blog: Goodbye Tame Valley Wetlands
25.08.17 Today is my last day as a marketing apprentice for the Tame Valley Wetlands. I have enjoyed every moment of my journey over the last 17 months and I am forever grateful for all the support that I have been given. I have learnt so much by being here
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NCS participants lend a helping hand!
Over the summer, almost 100 young people on the National Citizen Service (NCS) gave their time to help out on Local Nature Reserves around Tamworth.
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Project Update: New Circular Walks
Two new circular walks leaflets have been produced with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Tesco's Bags of Help scheme.
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Wildlife Discovery Day – BioBlitz 2017 Success!
Kingsbury Water Park's, Community Wetland is teaming with wildlife after 612 species were recorded throughout a 24 hour BioBlitz.
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Tame Valley Wetlands’ Celebration Supper!
The Tame Valley Wetlands team invited local community groups, councillors, partners and volunteers to an evening of celebration on 13th July.
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John Muir Award Update
Since January 2017, 33 young people across the Tame Valley Wetlands have achieved their John Muir Award (Discovery Level) with the Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership Scheme.
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