Living and working in the Watershed Landscape audio

A collection of audio clips from real people who live or work in the Watershed Landscape.

Downloadable Resources

Moorland Helicopter Pilot

Captain Chris Ruddy talks about his work as a helicopter pilot helping to restore the moorland and repair bare peat.

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A walker on the Pennine Way

A walker tells us about his experience of walking the Pennine Way. He tells us about how the moorland changes in character, mood and feel as he moves along the route.

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Information Point Supervisor

Diane Green talks about her work as a Supervisor at the Marsden Moor Information Point. She tells us about how she helps both local people and tourists.

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A helper on grouse shoots

Clare Crowther tells us about how she helped her Dad with grouse shoots and how her dog Jessie comes along to help too.

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Moorland Sheep Farmer

Chris Crowther, local Farmer talks about his work grazing sheep on the moorland. He also tells us about his experiences of the process of repairing bare peat.

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B and B Owners

May and Ted Fussey own a Bed and Breakfast business on Marsden Moor. They tell us about their experiences and how they almost fell into the trade by accident 20 years ago.

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Lifelong resident

Graham Wainwright, a lifelong resident of Marsden Moor here talks about wild places and his childhood memories of local places.

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