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The art of laying a hedge
The Friends of Fairy Dell was awarded £38,800 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the ‘Pathways to the Past’ project, with a further donation of £500 from the Jack Brunton Charitable Trust. Match funding in the form of equipment was added from Middlesbrough Council.
Led by the Friends of Fairy Dell and including volunteers from the local community, the project has investigated and celebrated the Medieval and Victorian heritage of Fairy Dell which lies between Marton and Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough.
The project came about following the discovery of a ‘sunken footpath’ which runs between Fairy Dell Park and the Dell.
Pathways to the Past Project – The Friends of Fairy Dell
This report summarises the evaluation of the ‘Pathways to the Past’ Project run by ‘The Friends of Fairy Dell’ during 2013 – 2014.
It has been produced in accordance with the requirements of the project funding body, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Background to the Pathways to the Past Project
The ‘Friends of Fairy Dell’, a local community group set up by Middlesbrough Council in 2005, helps with the management and promotion of Fairy Dell, a natural open space, including Marton West Beck, which is between Marton and Coulby Newham in south Middlesbrough. The group has been working in the Dell for almost ten years and during that time has looked into different aspects of the history of the Dell,
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