During the visit, the Secretary of State was also given a tour of the reserve by the RSPB's regional director, Jeff Knot, and saw the charity's ongoing heathland
restoration project first-hand.
The cattle would be used to trample bracken threatening to take over precious heathland
which is home to rare butterfly breeds, say Staffordshire County Council.
The aim is to restore this parcel of land to heathland
, closing the gap between the Natural England managed Stiperstones National Nature Reserve (NNR) and the Shropshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Nipstone Rock.
This will involve a search for butterflies and their food plants in meadows and heathland
. Bring a packed lunch if attending the scything and guided walks event in the afternoon, or for a chance to socialise.
A spokesman for Cleveland Fire Brigade said: "There was a large amount of woodland and heathland
Redrow's site manager for Heathland
, Steve Jones, said: "Our project team at Redrow have worked tirelessly to uphold the highest building standards, operating closely with Flintshire's building control team to deliver Heathlands
Residents, including elderly people and the disabled, blocked one end of Ashville Avenue at the junction of Heathland
Avenue for five minutes, under the watchful eye of police before moving their protest to the gates.
4 Over heathland
, through gate, cross old London Road and back to start.
100 per cent of the money raised will be donated to the National Trust to support the care of the heathland
Egdon is not a real heath, but was inspired by fragments of heathland
in and around Dorset.
"There are two courses here and we played the 'heathland
' course It's never seen heathland
, as it's nothing like the heathland
which I grew up on at Crosland Heath!