Denby Dale Parish Environment Trust (DDPET) encourages the people of Denby Dale and hereabouts to explore, enjoy and value their everyday surroundings.

The trust’s prime aim is to preserve and celebrate the area’s natural and built environment by encouraging local people to make the most of what is on their doorstep.

If you:

• Live in Denby Dale Parish or the surrounding areas and are interested in the environment and its preservation
• Are an individual or part of a community group looking for funding or practical help with an environmental project
• Enjoy practical work outdoors and would like to be a volunteer
• Are part of a business which would like to connect with local activities which promote the area to others
• Want to visit because you are interested in our area then read on to find out more.

Our Charitable Objects

To promote and support projects and activity which will conserve and protect the natural and the built environment of the Denby Dale Parish and surrounding districts and which will provide, improve or maintain publicly accessible open space, public parks or other public amenities for the benefit of the community.

Registered Charity No 1073013
Entrust Registration No 888034

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4 months ago

Cliffe Woods Conservation Group took advantage of the break in the bad weather, to progress installation of handrails our steep steps which will allow more inclusive access.

The group is receiving very grateful comments from locals and visiting walking groups thanks to DDPET for the financial support.
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6 months ago

Thanks to Jo for the Emley Millennium Green update:

Following receiving funding from DDPET trustees, volunteers and contractors renewed the paths around the Green and the surface of the car park. It was a great turnout and everyone worked really hard... who needs a gym! The final result was great.

In November of last year Dave Wilde and Jo (Trustee) worked with children from Emley First School, who have achieved their Bronze Eco School Award and are working towards their Silver Award, to make a couple of bug hotels at the Green. The children were very enthusiastic and a great time was had by all, not sure who enjoyed it more the children or Dave and Jo, and by the end of the day Buggingham Palace and Ant Villa were finished and ready for the bugs to move in.

More recently Dave and Jo again worked with the children at Emley First School making bird feeders using pine cones, yogurt pots etc. It was very messy and enjoyable. Afterwards Dave and Jo went to the Green to hang the feeders so that the children could go up during their outdoor learning and do a bird feeder hunt.
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6 months ago

The Trust has agreed to support two requests for financial assistance.

1. Walkers are Welcome requested assistance with annual admin. fees which we happily support. Their work in keeping footpaths open and accessible is greatly appreciated.

2. Cliffe Woods Conservation Group applied for help to purchase materials for installation of handrails on steep steps on footpaths through the site.
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