We welcome ‘The Festival of Thrift’ as a new member We are pleased to welcome our latest addition to the Tees Valley Nature Partnership. This ever popular, creative celebration of sustainable living has continued to go from strength to strength and attracts around 35-40 thousand visitors a year.’ It’s not just a 2 day...Continue reading
Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements Planning how we use our spaces: where house building is permitted, what land is set aside for commercial development to identifying important green spaces and wildlife corridors is the responsibility of local government. The first part is setting out the vision through the ‘Local Plan’ – crudely what...Continue reading
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TVNP Blossoms Thanks to National Lottery Support Thanks to £10,000 of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under the Resilient Heritage Grant fund. The partnership has had almost a year for review, reflection and research and on the way gained new supporters and a higher profile for a partnership that will...Continue reading
Response to the Consultation on the Environmental Principles & Governance after the UK leaves the EU. From Local Nature Partnerships across England LNPs from across England compiled a collective response to the the governments recent consultation. See some exerts below, the full response can be viewed: LNPs Response to Consultation Principles Governance LNPs have...Continue reading
Birds of Conservation Concern in the Tees Valley – March 2018 This report has been prepared by Vic Fairbrother of Teesmouth Bird Club (TBC), with input from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Tees Valley Wildlife Trust (TVWT) and RSPB. TBC has been monitoring the birds of Teesmouth since 1960. This report is intended...Continue reading
Its finally here the governments 25 year environment plan… www.gov.uk/government/publications/25-year-environment-plan Written Ministerial Statement made by Michael Gove on 11th January 2018 It is this Government’s ambition to leave our environment in a better state than we found it. We have made significant progress but there is much more to be done. The 25 Year...Continue reading
*PRESS RELEASE* Tees Valley Nature Partnership wins National Lottery support Good news for the Tees Valley Nature Partnership, it has received £10,000 of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project that will contribute to ensuring the future of nature and wildlife across the Tees Valley. Made possible by money...Continue reading
The South Tees Development Corporation (STDC) is the first Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) outside of London. It has been set up to promote the economic growth and commercial development of Tees Valley by converting assets in the South Tees area into opportunities for business investment and economic growth. The TVNP also see this as...Continue reading
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Little terns Sternula albifrons have nested around Teesmouth for at least a hundred years. They had traditionally nested on the south side of the river in an area of Coatham Sands known as The Ducky. In the mid 1990s there was a progressive relocation of birds to Crimdon Denemouth, on the Durham / Hartlepool...Continue reading