The Sandstone Ridge Trust has been awarded Heritage Lottery Transition funding to lay the foundations for the long-term management of Cheshire's Sandstone Ridge for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.
This new funding awarded to the Trust and supported by Cheshire West and Chester Council presents a wonderful opportunity to create a strong partnership and strategic management framework that can promote the area's qualities, and secure the necessary long-term financial and community investment to create an attractive environment in which businesses and local communities can continue to thrive.
The project started in January 2017 and is running until December 2018. Key elements are to:
In May 2018 the Trust released two key reports on which it is asking partners for their views during the summer:
Key Insights (with accompanying Sandstone Ridge Atlas) — from the evidence base that has been gathered during 2017 from socio-economic and environmental data, what people have said, and a review of key policy documents), and
Delivery Model Options Appraisal — our review of appropriate models for the future long-term management of the Sandstone Ridge.