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Cuerden Valley Park Trust (CVPT) the charitable trust who own and operate the popular Cuerden Valley Park is investing in a new multi-use path across a reclaimed meadow in front of the eco-Visitor Centre & Café. Thanks to funding from Lancashire Environmental Fund and Clayton-le-Woods Parish Council, the multi-use path, to be made of recycled materials,...

Due to retirements of long serving employees, the Trust has two vacancies for important roles at the Park.  LOCATION:  CUERDEN VALLEY, BAMBER BRIDGE, LANCS. PR5 6BY CLOSING DATE:  8TH JUNE, 2021 Cuerden Valley Park is a 650-acre green oasis which lies between Chorley and Preston in Lancashire. It is a working estate with parkland and farmland, owned and...

The Trust has launched an informal public consultation on it's forthcoming planning application for a new pipeline and woodland in the Park. An earlier scheme was withdrawn from Chorley Borough Council Planning Department last year and a new team has been brought on board to make changes and help secure this important development. The pipeline...

Trustees have announced that with regret, they have ended the agreement with Parkrun Ltd to host Cuerden Valley parkrun. This means that parkrun will not return when national lockdown restrictions would have otherwise allowed it. Parkrun is a global success and we know that many runners enjoyed the Cuerden Valley course, with almost 50,000 individual runs...

Thank you so much to all the CoOp Members who supported the Park through the Coop's Local Community Fund.  The Park has been a CoOp Local Cause for the past 12months and our funding year has now come to an end.  Lots of local CoOp Members chose the us as their cause and the CoOp...

For the 11th year running Cuerden Valley Park is proud to receive a Green Flag Award, recognising it as a well-managed Park and setting the standard for the UK and around the world.  We congratulate our Ranger Team in this great achievement, and for keeping the Park to a high standard despite the difficulties that...

Part of the popular path that lies between Asda and Hawksclough at Cuerden Valley Park has been shut after a footbridge inspection deemed it unsafe. The bridge has been closed off and the public are being encouraged to use alternative routes through the housing estate at Greenwood and Camwood – see map below. Increased volumes of surface...

It might come as no surprise given the national circumstances that our Valley Vibes music festival has been cancelled. The event was originally planned for May before we rescheduled to 17-19 July when the coronavirus began to take hold. We know that July is some way off but in common with most other festivals, cultural and...

Staff and volunteers at Cuerden Valley Park are now easily identifiable as they go about their work, thanks to their new uniforms sponsored by the Park’s insurance broker.  The Insurance Centre in  Lancaster has generously provided a rage of clothing for the Park’s eight staff.  In addition, they have also provided t-shirts for the regular...

Cuerden Valley Park is acclaimed as one of the UK’s very best green spaces Cuerden Valley Park has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world and joins a record-breaking 1,970 UK parks and green spaces in the UK that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag...