Policy & influence
Tennis star Johanna Konta has withdrawn her application to build in ancient woodland following pressure from the Woodland Trust.
Tennis star Johanna Konta could find herself at fault with new planning rules if she presses ahead with proposals to build in ancient woodland.
New planning rules have at last given ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.
Plans for thousands of houses in a Hampshire borough will cause irreparable damage to woods and wildlife says the Woodland Trust.
“Empty promises, missed opportunities and increased destruction” – Woodland Trust tells MPs HS2 must step up its game.
Loss of ancient woods and trees will hit new heights today unless a group of MPs orders HS2 Ltd to urgently upgrade its plans.
The Woodland Trust is disappointed by the continued low rate of new woodland planting confirmed in official figures today.
Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in the Government’s plan to protect the UK’s precious trees.
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.
Felling has paused after the Woodland Trust and Trees for Cities presented evidence to Sheffield City Council questioning its tree felling assessment.