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Guardians inspire communities to get involved

Hands-on activities based around access to wildlife and our amazing valleys landscape, give people the chance to learn new skills and get involved in their local community.

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VRP news

Catch up with the latest news from the team and our partners across our Valleys.

A new network for the Valleys’ Discovery Gateways

VRP is bringing together a network of twelve urban and country parks and nature reserves — also known as ‘Discovery Gateways’ — as part of a project to establish a permanent regional park for the South Wales Valleys. Regional parks can be found both in the UK and internationally, providing recreational and wellbeing opportunities for […]

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Valleys Regional Park Guardians Scheme – the story so far…

We’re so proud of how much our Valleys Regional Park Guardians Scheme — delivered by Groundwork Wales — has achieved since May 2021. From environmental training and workshops to land improvement across our Discovery Gateways and working in partnership with the Big Bocs Bwyd programme — the impact on the community and local environment has […]

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New Education and Wellbeing Centre — now open at Bryngarw Country Park

On Thursday 02 December, a brand-new education and wellbeing centre was officially unveiled by Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden MS at Bryngarw Country Park.

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