• Sheffield’s Memorial Trees

    The situation with Sheffield’s Street Trees has been well documented in recent months. Over 30 World War One memorial trees are under threat of felling in Sheffield, along with hundreds of other mature street trees. Communities across Sheffield are campaigning against this.   A Charter Branch event Crookes, Western Road & Walkley Tree Action Group […]

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  • Jewish, Christian and Muslim teens show their love for the environment together…

    Interfaith Planting Teenagers from Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith schools across London came together on 7 February to plant trees at Heartwood Forest and demonstrate a shared love for trees and the wider environment. 45 teenage boys and girls from Muslim, Jewish and Christian single-faith schools planted saplings at the Woodland’s Trust Heartwood Forest in […]

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  • Wassail! wassail! All over the town

    The Bradford Roots Festival The Bradford Roots Festival toasted its fifth triumphant year of promoting local music in and around Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire with the annual wassail. This is the midwinter celebration of apple trees which banishes the evil spirits from the orchard and promises a bumper crop in the season to come. […]

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  • Forest School Conference 2017

    The First Forest School Conference We are very excited to announce that the first Forest School conference will take place in Bucks on 18th March 2017. Kids learn so much from playing outdoors. It is so important for them to gain the skills to be confident in the natural environment, whilst also respecting the nature […]

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  • Charter Branch Funding Applications Re-Open!

    Please note that we will finish collecting tree stories at the end of February. Please send us any via email (TreeCharter@woodlandtrust.org.uk) or to The Charter Team, The Woodland Trust, Kempton Way, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6LL   Charter Branch funding Applications In 2016 we enabled Charter Branches around the UK to carry out lots of activities […]

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  • In Celebration of Trees – An Exhibition About Sheffield’s Street Trees

    Sheffield’s Street Trees As you may have seen over the past few months, residents in Sheffield have been fighting to save their street trees. The City Council has been felling trees, citing safety concerns and expense. But the residents of Sheffield have been fighting back. Thousands of trees have already been felled across Sheffield, which […]

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  • Llangattock Community Woodlands- A Charter Branch Case Study

    LCW, as we like to be known, is a small charity which meets regularly every Tuesday to undertake woodland management and environmental projects. The Woodland Trust invited us to become Tree Charter Champions at the end of 2015 and we were the first Welsh organisation to sign up with a big spread in The Guardian […]

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  • Doctor Mz’s- Celebrating Trees With a Local School

    Doctor Mz’s is a youth drop-in centre run by Carmarthen Youth Project. They are a Charter Branch who have been working to raise the profile of woods and trees, whilst collecting tree stories. As part of this, they recently organised a Tree Dressing Day activity for the Tree Charter with a local school. Trackways Forest […]

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  • Show The Love

    We are nearing the end of story gathering for the Tree Charter campaign! You have until the end of February 2017 to add your voice to the Charter for Trees, Woods and People to tell us why you value your trees and woods. Therefore we are having one last big push until the end of […]

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  • The Legal Sustainability Alliance Debating Competition

    To celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Forest Charter, the LSA is working in partnership with The Woodland Trust to support the 2017 Tree Charter campaign, a UK wide consultation to develop and build a new charter for trees, woods and people for 2017. As part of this, the LSA organised a series of legal […]

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