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Bollin Valley Partnership
Macclesfield Town Hall
c/o Municipal Buildings
Earle Street

01625 374790


Bollin Valley Partnership - History

About the Bollin Valley Partnership:

  • Bollin Valley Project set up

    Alan HallAlan Hall appointed Bollin Valley Project Officer to lead a three year experiment to investigate ways of protecting the Bollin Valley in the Hale area.

    December 1972
  • Bollin Valley Logo Chosen

    Local schools sent in entries to a competition to design a logo for the Bollin Valley Partnership.

    May 1973
  • Bollin Project Area Extended Eastwards

    The Bollin Valley Project extended to the Peak Park boundary and to run for at least another three years.

    September 1975
  • Bollin Valley Take On Management of Sun Bank Wood

    A management plan for Sunbank Wood is published.

    October 1981
  • Abbey Road Tree Planting Proposed

    Initial plans for tree planting and a trim trail eventually led to Bollin Greenway which later became incorporated into Macclesfield Riverside park.

    February 1982
  • Bollin Project Area Extended Westwards

    The Bollin Valley Project extended to the Manchester Ship Canal.

    October 1987
  • First Longhorn Cattle at Macclesfield Riverside Park

    The Bollin Valley Project bought its first Longhorn Cattle for conservation grazing and as educational attraction.

    October 1988
  • Macclesfield Riverside Park Visitor Centre Opened

    The Visitor Centre at Macclesfield Riverside Park was officially opened by Cllr Sue Hardern

    May 1989
  • The Bollin Valley Way Completed

    River dipping eventThe waymarking of the 25 mile recreational route between Macclesfield and Partington was completed.

    May 1993
  • 500th Longhorn Calf Born

    Bollin Lara, the 500th registered Bollin Valley longhorn calf was born.

    3rd April 2011