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Valuing trees: Woodland Trust at the Scottish National Party conference

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 26 October 2015

Representing 95 per cent of Scotland’s constituencies in Westminster, the SNP were in buoyant spirits at their 2015 conference. The Woodland Trust were there to talk about Natural Capital.

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We 'pitch' tree disease at national event

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 26 October 2015

A world record, former world superbike champion Carl Fogarty and the Woodland Trust 'pitch' were some of the highlights at the 2015 Motorhome and Caravan Show.

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Almost 10 hectares of ancient woodland saved... for now

by Jack Taylor, Campaigner on 23 October 2015

Test Valley Borough Council refuses planning permission for the construction of 300 houses on almost 10 hectares of ancient woodland.

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The "eggstraordinary" journey of an egg

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 23 October 2015

Check out our new video which traces the eggstraordinary journey of an egg – from source to your plate!

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Support us with the new M&S SPARKS card

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 22 October 2015

Our trees and woods have been given a big boost as we are really pleased to announce we are one of the chosen charities which will benefit from the new Sparks card from M&S.

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Green light for new parliamentary group on ancient woodland

by Lorraine Mullally, Lead Government Affairs Officer on 22 October 2015

As the red carpet was rolled out for the Chinese President and MPs geared up for a heated debate about tax credits, we were pleased to see a good turnout at the inaugural meeting of the proposed All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees.

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NNR status for The Great Trossachs Forest

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 22 October 2015

The UK’s newest and largest National Nature Reserve, The Great Trossachs Forest, has taken a step closer to becoming a reality. Discover our top six ways to enjoy the Great Trossachs Forest this autumn.

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Be part of history, says Dyfan Rees of Pobol y Cwm

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 21 October 2015

Free public tree planting event Coed Ffos Las, near Kidwelly, 10.30am - 2.30pm Saturday 7 November.

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Countdown to one million trees

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 20 October 2015

We’re delighted to reveal plans for an ambitious tree-planting initiative. One Million Trees in One Day aims to plant a million young native trees at sites right across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland – all in the space of 24 hours.

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The Housing & Planning Bill: Raising more questions than it answers

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 20 October 2015

The Housing and Planning Bill was published last Tuesday. But is it raising more questions than it answers – primarily is housing really all we need?