Mar 16 2020

Smithills Update 13th March 2020

Hello all Starting this week’s update with some information on current guidance around coronavirus and how this affects volunteering: Government guidance The government has asked that anyone with the following symptoms: Fever New, continuous cough stays at home for 7 days. If this affects you, please follow the guidance...

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Mar 13 2020

More trees please!

On Saturday 7 March the local Leicestershire community came along to Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood, near Normanton le Heath in the National Forest, to help us plant 1500 trees. We are expanding the original wood which was acquired in 2012 to much fanfare as thousands...

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Mar 13 2020

30 years Knott Out!

Our Site Manager for Cumbria, Heather Swift recently celebrated 30 years with the Trust, yes you heard that right  - thirty years! Heather has achieved a huge amount for woods and trees during her time in the Northern Ops Team. She was integral in securing and delivering the...

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Mar 13 2020

New Moss Wood Project Enhancing Biodiversity

  New Moss Wood project to enhance biodiversity and visitor experience Work is underway at New Moss Wood near Salford to deliver approximately £100K of biodiversity and visitor improvements with funding from Enovert Landfill, Salford City Council and Carbon Landscape HLF. New Moss Wood is located on...

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Mar 13 2020

Handwashing in the woods

Hygiene in the woods has always been important and with the rise of COVID-19 it is especially important to ensure hands are washed before eating, drinking, smoking or touching your face.    As well as viruses like Coronavirus there is always a risk of Zoonotic Infections in...

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National Volunteer Panel – Wales

Meet your National Volunteer Panel representative from Wales:   Brian Palmer I am very lucky to be based in Llandderfel, near Bala in North Wales, just on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, and have lived here for 7 years. I was a civil engineer and then...

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