Previous blog posts

Here are all the previous posts to the Waterlight Project blog.

Waterlight Film Showing at Cambridge’s Most Sustainable Housing Development
Local historian and conservationist and Waterlight Project team member Bruce Huett shares an update on the latest showing of our film
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Your Voice: Greater Cambridge Local Plan
Waterlight Project team member, local historian, conservationist and Secretary of the Melwood Conservation group Bruce Huett highlights the environmental issues
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Save the River Cam!
Poet Clare Crossman draws our attention to a call to save the river and the chalk aquifer that feeds it.
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From the Water to the Trees, and Full Circle
Waterlight Project team member and filmmaker, James Murray-White shares recent work on tree-planting in the Melwood and his vision of
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Cambridge University screen Waterlight at the David Attenborough Building
Local historian and conservationist and Waterlight Project team member Bruce Huett writes on the latest showing of our film —
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A Perfect Place to Play: Memories of the River Mel
Our latest guest post comes from Chloë FitzGerald, PhD, who shares her childhood memories of play in the River Mel.
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Royston Probus Club Excited by Waterlight Film
Local historian and conservationist Bruce Huett shares another enthusiastic response for the Waterlight film, this time at Royston Probus Club at
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Waterlight Film Receives Another Rapturous Response
Local historian and conservationist Bruce Huett updates us with the latest screening of the project’s film, at the Community Hall in
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The Waterlight Film Premiere
Local historian and conservationist Bruce Huett, a core member of the Waterlight Project team, updates us on the latest successful
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The Waterlight Concert – Melbourn Hub, 8th March 2019
Our latest guest post comes from Eleanor FitzGerald, who offers her review of the special Waterlight Project event in Melbourn earlier
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Writing the River
Our second guest post comes from poet and novelist J.S. Watts, who looks at the many contributions of chalk streams
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Reflections on Water, Reflections on Climate Change
In the Waterlight Project’s first guest blog, poet Kate Swindlehurst begins with an imaginary journey along the Cam, Rhee and
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A Draught of Clear Water
Clare Crossman reflects on her experiences of rivers and their flow, and the value of poetry in our relationships with
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Filming the River Mel
James Murray-White introduces his role in the Waterlight project, filming the local environment and activities. He reflects on his connection
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Vaughan Williams in Meldreth
Clare Crossman shares her research into the time that composer Ralph Vaughan Williams spent in Meldreth. His work collecting the
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A Classic English Chalk Stream
Clare Crossman introduces the river Mel and the new project she has launched to explore its nature and communities.  The
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