Video and Podcasts

Video

  • Dip is a film about how swimming in wild water has a healing quality for both mental and physical health. Funded partly by our Sustainable Development Fund, the film features beautifully artistic footage including some stunning aerials, along with inspiring interviews, and even a cold water plunge by our manager Phil Holden. (12 minutes) http://vimeo.com/146947356
  • Buzz in the Borders is a great film about children discovering the natural world while learning and building their confidence. Buzz is an educational project about pollinators, run as part of the Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme. (4 minutes) https://vimeo.com/137363326
  • Looking after the Shropshire Hills AONB. A quick introduction to the role and work of the AONB Partnership by Phil Holden, AONB Partnership Manager. https://vimeo.com/147018852
  • Click here to see the video about the exciting ‘Youthful Landscapes’ project, which helped to engage youngsters of secondary school age with the Shropshire Hills landscape through outdoor activities, arts and media. (25 minutes)
  • Walking with Offa has been a great success here in the Shropshire Hills and along the length of the border – take a look at the short film by clicking here.
  • Memories of the Landscape was an oral history project led by CPRE, that brought older and younger people from the Clun Forest together, to create a resource that will be used by all generations. Click here to see the video.

Podcasts

  • Rosie Evans, local resident, tells and sings the story of the Arbor Tree Celebrations at Aston-on-Clun. To listen, click here.
  • Val Littlehales regales her poem about the ancient Arbor Tree at Aston-on-Clun. To listen, click here.
  • Cath Landles describes the work of the Down to Earth project in the Clun Forest. This was part of a Radio Shropshire Harvest Festival programme broadcast in September 2007. To listen, click here.
  • Phil Holden, AONB Manager was interviewed by Radio Shropshire on 11th May 2007 about what the AONB is and how it relates to Church Stretton. To listen, click here.
  • Mike Kelly, River Valleys Officer was interviewed on Radio 4’s Nature programme in October 2005 about the importance of alder to our rivers, the effects of Phytophthora disease, and how coppicing can help. To listen, click here.
  • For a range of podcasts produced by Shropshire Council about things you can see on the Shropshire Way, click here.