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Eastleigh’s local plan poses big problems for ancient woods and wildlife

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 17 July 2018

Plans for thousands of houses in a Hampshire borough will cause irreparable damage to woods and wildlife says the Woodland Trust.

HS2 green corridor nothing more than greenwash nonsense

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 25 June 2018

HS2 has launched plans for ‘an unprecedented green corridor’ stretching alongside the route of this destructive project. But the Woodland Trust believes the only thing unprecedented about it is the amount of ancient woodland the railway will destroy.

Planners save wood pasture and parkland from destruction following Woodland Trust campaign

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 18 June 2018

Historically important wood pasture and parkland has been given a reprieve after a controversial development at Aldermaston was turned down by planners.

Woodland Trust slams HS2 tunnel decision

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 24 May 2018

The Woodland Trust has slammed a decision to plough ahead with proposals for two tunnels on Phase 2a of HS2 that will destroy nearly seven hectares of ancient woodland.

Ancient woodland saved as council throws out plans for log cabins

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 11 April 2018

The Woodland Trust has welcomed a decision by Forest of Dean District Council to refuse plans for holiday accommodation that would have destroyed precious ancient woodland.

Woodland Trust calls for greater protection for our ancients as Gilwell Oak comes fifth in European Tree of the Year

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 22 March 2018

The Gilwell Oak has come fifth in the European Tree of the Year contest.

Planning review strengthens protection for irreplaceable ancient woodland

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 05 March 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to overhaul England’s planning policy that will afford ancient woodland far more robust protection.

Noddy’s Tree needs help from Mr.Plod

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 21 October 2017

An ancient oak tree in Staffordshire is likely to be felled, not because it's on the proposed HS2 route but to allow vehicles access to build it!

A project in praise of the hedgerow

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 05 October 2017

September 27 saw the launch of the Long Forest project at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Prosiect sy'n canmol y berth

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 05 October 2017

Ar y 27 Medi fe gafodd prosiect y Goedwig Hir ei lansio yng Ngardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru.

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