The National Trust has just launched one of it’s biggest coastal fundraising efforts ever and you have a chance to help out. The £1.2 million fundraising appeal is looking to secure the future of one of England’s most famous sites, The White Cliffs of Dover. The fundraiser is looking to complete the coastline under the [...]
Tag Archives: national trust
May 4, 2012
Wallace and Gromit are making a return to help out with summer celebrations for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. There are going to be celebrations going on across the country and we thought that we would give you the low down on what is going on and how you can get involved. There are going to [...]
April 13, 2012
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 [...]
December 8, 2011
As the country slips into another winter and snow begins to lay a chilly blanket over us it is worth noting that we aren’t too bad off. We have central heating, hot water and as many jumpers as we can layer up in. For the UK’s wildlife it is a different story as their habitat [...]
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.
October 17, 2011
The Planning For People campaign against the government’s intentions to reform the planning guidelines has a reached a milestone today, with The National Trust delivering the petition to the heart of government.
September 26, 2011
There has been a major update in the campaign against the planned changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has sent a letter to the National Trust stating his desire to protect the UK’s magnificent countryside which he refers to as a National Treasure. The letter is an encouraging [...]
September 7, 2011
School may just be starting, but we still have the weekend to de-stress and unwind. And of course, what could be better for unwinding than an entire change of scenery and pace? Get out of the hustle and bustle of the city for a few days with one of these country holidays: 5. If you’re [...]
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 [...]