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Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Spider hunting adaptations workshop

Harehope Quarry has been designated as a Special Invertebrate Site by the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Cold-blooded and Spineless project.  The site will be a venue for a number of events this summer.  The first of these is the spider…
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New pond dipping platform

A new pond dipping platform was built on one of the wildlife ponds this weekend by co-operative members of the Harehope Quarry Project.  The platform will be used for community events and activities as well as by visiting school groups.…
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Woodblock printing

There are still a few places left on the woodblock printing course with Steve Dales Friday 10 May 10.00am – 4.00pm Create and cut your own design in a plywood block and print by hand on high quality paper. The…
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Gourmet mushrooms

There are just a few places left on our growing gourmet mushrooms course.  This is a wonderful and rare opportunity to learn from Adrian Ogden of Gourmet Woodland Mushrooms so if you are interested, please get in touch to book…
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Spring crafts and makers’ mini-fair

A quick reminder of our Spring crafts and makers’ mini-fair that is coming up in a couple of weeks Saturday 13 April, 1.00pm – 3.00pm Spring crafts: Join our family craft workshop to make homes for wildlife and spring decoration using the…
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QR composting at Harehope Quarry

There are still a few places on the QR Composting talk this Saturday if you are interested.  The details are below but refreshments are available on arrival from 10.15am or come and enjoy a walk on site beforehand. Quick Return…
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Energy upgrade

An upgraded wind turbine was fitted yesterday, so along with the PV array Harehope Quarry can now produce all of its electricity requirements. For the first time Harehope Quarry is now completely grid connected with the ability to generate all…
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