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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.

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Felling of Sheffield trees pauses offering a chance to review the evidence

by Natalie Stephenson, Senior PR officer on 26 March 2018

Felling has paused after the Woodland Trust and Trees for Cities presented evidence to Sheffield City Council questioning its tree felling assessment.

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Pioneering tree health partnership to continue thanks to funding boost

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 28 November 2017

Observatree launched in 2015 to protect UK trees and to better our understanding of tree disease and harmful pests. 235 volunteers have been trained by a collaboration between the Woodland Trust and other environmental organisations. Over 3,000 sites have been surveyed by volunteers in just over 2 years, the project will continue to receive funding and additional support to target both new and old tree diseases.

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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!

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Woodland Trust will stand up for Flintshire’s irreplaceable ancient woodlands

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 27 September 2017

The Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw), the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity, has expressed its exasperation as the Welsh Government announced yesterday...

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Coed Cadw’n sefyll i ddiogelu coetiroedd hynafol Sir y Fflint

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 27 September 2017

Mae Coed Cadw (Woodland Trust), elusen cadwraeth coetiroedd mwyaf y DU, wedi mynegi ei bryder wrth i Lywodraeth Cymru gyhoeddi ddoe ei fod yn bwriadu adeiladu ffordd newydd trwy goetir hynafol hardd ac na ellir ei ail-greu, rhwng Llaneurgain a’r Fflint, a elwir yn Leadbrook Wood neu Oakenholt Coed, a hynny’n groes i'w bolisïau ei hun.

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A3 expansion is not just bad news for RHS Wisley

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 25 August 2017

Proposals to expand the A3 in Surrey could affect RHS Wisley and ancient woodland.

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Eastleigh Borough Council's destructive development

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 20 July 2017

A development proposed by Eastleigh Borough Council in Hampshire may impact on two Woodland Trust woods.

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HS2 latest - 97 ancient woods face damage

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 18 July 2017

The recent route announcement for HS2 Phase 2a has dramatically increased the number of ancient woods affected.

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Farm proposal set to make pigsty out of ancient woodland

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 15 May 2017

Read our concerns about a planning application for a 'piggery' next to our Ragpath Wood in County Durham.

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