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Ancient trees

Grave situation for Robin Hood's resting place

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 January 2019

The merry men and women of the Trust are fighting plans to destroy ancient woodland next to Robin Hood’s grave.

Record support for Woodland Trust’s HS2 campaign is a wake-up call for the environmentally caustic project

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 17 December 2018

HS2 Ltd are about to get a bumper Christmas present from us – 28,000 objections to their proposals for Phase 2b.

Tree TLC on the radar for iconic Grantham Oak

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 13 December 2018

A centuries-old oak in the Trust's home town is getting some Tree-LC to keep it safe for future generations.

Saplings growing in a field

The role of trees in climate change adaptation and mitigation

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 26 November 2018

Read our response to today's speech by Environment Secretary Michael Gove on UK climate change projections.

Tennis star drops Konta-roversial plans to build in ancient woodland

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 August 2018

Tennis star Johanna Konta has withdrawn her application to build in ancient woodland following pressure from the Woodland Trust.

You Konta be serious? Tennis star plans development in ancient woodland

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 09 August 2018

Tennis star Johanna Konta could find herself at fault with new planning rules if she presses ahead with proposals to build in ancient woodland.

Future of ancient woods and trees secured following decades of campaigning by Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 24 July 2018

New planning rules have at last given ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.

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.

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