May 29 2018

Trust welcomes new DEFRA strategy…

Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in the Government’s plan to protect the UK’s precious trees.    Currently quarantine is used by some horticulture businesses as part of strong biosecurity measures against high-risk species. We want to...

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May 16 2018

Set your challenge!

'Set your challenge' is now underway! We have decided to trial individual fundraising to allow individuals to support us through sponsored events. With a refreshed fundraising page here and a blog here to tell people more. We will be using inspirational stories including Site Manager Al with his...

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May 10 2018

Ticks and Lyme disease

A timely reminder about Lyme’s disease and other nasty’s… As May commences, so does the Tick Season – makes me itch just thinking about it. As I’m sure you are all aware Ticks carry Lyme disease – a Zoonotic infection that can have significant impact on a person’s...

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Apr 24 2018

Technical blip…

Afternoon everyone, you may have noticed that Whittle was temporarily unavailable for the last few hours. We took the site down to perform some essential maintenance but i'm pleased to say it's all back up and running now.   If you have any problems with Whittle...

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Apr 03 2018

40,000 more trees available for health check

Observatree volunteers can now access English Heritage sites, meaning that 380 new locations can be surveyed for signs of tree pests and diseases.    The project launched in 2013, with the aim of training volunteers to identify pests and diseases that threatened the UK’s trees and woods. So...

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Apr 03 2018

Royal campaign with ITV launches today!

    We’re thrilled to announce an exciting, high profile media campaign launching today in support of a major new documentary about The Queen and her love of trees. We’ve been working with ITV and Buckingham Palace on this top secret project  since last autumn. It has involved...

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Apr 03 2018

Moto donates £100k!

Moto in the Community (MITC) has donated £100,000 to the Woodland Trust for the second year running. Brian Larkin, MITC chairman, presented the donation to Beccy at Head Office today (29 March). MITC is the charitable arm of Moto Hospitality, which operates 45 motorway service stations across...

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Apr 03 2018

Share your story

How do you get your news on whittle?   Whittle is for you and we want you to use it. We’ll be posting regular updates and news from across the Trust but we’d also love to hear from you. We want to know more about what you...

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