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Campaigns update: battling damaging transport projects

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 10 December 2018

We're celebrating a well-deserved award for threat detectors and continuing campaigns against three major infrastructure projects that threaten ancient woods.

Network rail review holds promise for the environment

by Nick Atkinson, Senior Advisor on 30 November 2018

A review of Network Rail's lineside management has eased our earlier concerns. But we’ll be keeping a close eye on progress to make sure our precious environment is given the care and respect it deserves.

Campaigns update: 108 ancient woods and one unacceptable high speed railway

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 02 November 2018

This month HS2 is front and centre. The consultation is open and we are working tirelessly to respond to this hugely damaging project.

Campaign update: changes to planning legislation and more

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 04 October 2018

In this month’s campaign update we’ll touch on some changes to planning law we all need to be aware of.

Taking the Northern Forest to the Labour Party Conference

by Richard O'Callaghan, Regional External Affairs Officer - North on 04 October 2018

We took the vision of the Northern Forest to the Labour party conference in Liverpool and were delighted by the support and enthusiasm it attracted from delegates and top politicians.

Campaigns update: road and rail

by Nicole Hillier, Assistant campaigner - ancient woodland on 07 September 2018

Find out the latest developments on road and rail schemes impacting ancient woods and trees, and what the team has been doing to save them.

Winter Hill fire still smoking at Smithills

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 16 August 2018

The fire at Smithills had officially been declared out, but after smoke was spotted again, we’re urging visitors to take care of the site and themselves.

Campaigns update: hope for the future

by Nicole Hillier, Assistant campaigner - ancient woodland on 03 August 2018

Planning policy has brought great news for our ancient woods and trees this month, plus a special zoom in on what has been happening in the South West of England.

NPPF – beyond the celebrations

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 31 July 2018

We got exceptional protection for ancient woods and trees but what about the rest of the NPPF?

Why the funds you raise matter

by Harvina Bains, Digital innovation assistant on 24 July 2018

Without the valuable help of our supporters, members and fundraisers, we wouldn't be able to make the difference we do to woods and trees. Find out how we spend the funds you raise and why they matter.