Oct 28 2019

Smithills Update 25th October

Hello all Staff news As some of you will already know, Andy, our Estate Ranger ,will be leaving us mid-November to move to the Lake District. We will be really sad to see Andy go, he has made a huge contribution to the project in his time...

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Oct 18 2019

Smithills Update 14th Oct 2019

Hello all A slightly lengthier update – lots of exciting stuff coming up! Tree planting time! First of all… next month is tree planting time! It seems not that long ago that we were all out in the hail planting trees at Walker Fold. We planted over 6000...

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Oct 01 2019

Fencing at Nunsbrough Wood, Northumberland.

Stock Fence training days for the North East area. 27 & 28 September 2019: Nunsbrough Wood near Hexham, Northumberland was the location of another training event organised for Woodland Trust Volunteers in the North East.  Following on from a training session earlier in the year which...

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Aug 27 2019

Smithills Update 23rd August 2019

Hello all   Volunteer hours We have just collated volunteer hours data to the end of July, and the Smithills volunteer team have given a whopping 3353 hours of time to the project over that period! This is really amazing and reflects the diverse activity volunteers are doing...

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Aug 11 2019

750 at the Royal Lancs

.....that's  the number of hazel, oak and birch saplings we handed out to visitors to the Royal Lancashire Show over the weekend. We got off to a slow start on Friday not helped by the unseasonal driving rain and subsequent lack of visitors. However numbers picked up over...

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Aug 11 2019

By Royal Appointment

The Woodland Trusts new property “The Young Peoples Forest – Mead” near to Derby, Derbyshire,  recently received a visit from none other than the Head Forester of the Duchy of Cornwall, Geraint Richards who came out to see the project for himself and give advice...

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