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Harehope Quarry Project

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Harehope becomes a LAND demonstration site – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project has successfully become a LAND learning centre. The learning centres are permaculture projects, who show, explain and describe to volunteers, visitors and an interested public, how the principles and ethics of permaculture are applied to their…
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Trees for Harehope – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project has received a grant from Durham County Council for 80 trees. The trees will be planted during National Tree week – 26 November – 4 December 2011.

Frosterley goes plastic free – archive

Traders in Frosterley, with the help of the ‘Working for a Future in Frosterley’ project, are introducing a scheme to reduce the use of plastic bags in the village. The scheme will be launched on 27 November 2010. Cotton bags…
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Working for a future in Frosterley – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project have been awarded funding to ‘kick start’ a project in Frosterley to look at how Frosterley can become more sustainable in the light of climate change and peak oil. We are starting the project with a…
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The Great Rock Tour – archive

On yet another wet and windy Sunday in November, an intrepid group of children and adults set out to experience the “Great Rock Tour”. The group, the North Pennines Rock Detective Club from Harehope Quarry, set out in two minibuses…
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The Last Wilderness performance – archive

10th-12th September 2009, 7pm Harehope Quarry, Frosterley The Last Wilderness is a new site-specific creation from Changeling Productions, the theatre company known for creating unique work in unusual places throughout the UK and Europe. The Last Wilderness is the dramatic…
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The Last Wilderness Arts Workshops – archive

The Last Wilderness is a site specific theatre and music performance at about life in the Durham Dales and the North Pennines, with performances taking place at Harehope Quarry over three evenings from 10th-12th September. Changeling Productions, in partnership with…
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Celebrating Earth Day at Harehope Quarry – archive

Blessed John Duckett Primary School, from Tow Law, celebrated Earth Day at Harehope Quarry with support from Northumbrian Water Limited. Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It was founded by U.S.…
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Progress at Harehope Quarry

The Harehope Quarry Project is making progress with a new website and advertising materials, many new educational days on offer and real in-roads being made into the smallholding. At the start of the project we had three main phases of…
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New recruits expected – archive

07th Apr 2009 The pitter-patter of tiny trotters will hopefully be heard at Harehope Quarry by the end of April, as part of the Quarry’s smallholding activities. Miss Piggy or ‘Betsy’ or ‘Ginger Spice’, depending on who is talking to…
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