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Stories from the Archive: Ethel Haythornthwaite’s Countryside Campaigns

Longshaw by Bill Bevan

This video tells the story of Ethel Haythornthwaite, her early inspiration to campaign for the countryside, her fundraising and one of her biggest achievements – saving Longshaw for the nation.

It is based on archive photographs and oral history interviews undertaken from February to April 2020. Some interviews were conducted via video conferencing software due to Covid-19.