You may remember that way back in November that we did a piece on the amazing Octavia Hill. Well this years competition has just closed but we wanted to highlight a few of the short listed nominees, have a look at the judges and what the Octavia Hill awards are all about. To start the [...]
Tag Archives: conservation
November 25, 2011
Tomorrow is the start of National Tree week. It is a week long celebration the green areas around the country and looks to the people of the UK to help raise awareness of the importance of our forests. Currently the UK is one of the least wooded areas in the UK.
November 15, 2011
Many people will not have heard of Octavia Hill before but she is of monumental importance to the founding of green campaigning and social reform. One of her main concerns was that green, open spaces were available to all.
August 31, 2011
The national planning policy framework (NPPF) from early last July has sparked off quite the debate in conservation, as you can see from a recent post we did on Storify here. So, what’s the big deal? Well, for one thing, the NPPF has the potential to put the UK’s famous countryside in jeopardy, as the [...]