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Tree planting at Countess of Chester Country Park

21st February 2020

Fourth annual tree planting day to be held at Countess of Chester Country Park

Tree planting days in the Countess of Chester Country Park have always been great fun and very popular and The Friends of the Country Park group are pleased to announce the date of the fourth annual event, which will take place on Saturday 14 March from 11am to 2pm.

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Bilston Urban Village

14th February 2020

Bilston Urban Village transfers to the Land Trust on a 125 year lease

The Land Trust is delighted to announce that it has completed the transfer of Bilston Urban Village to its management portfolio.

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Homes at Beaulieu

12th February 2020

The Land Trust welcomes ambition of Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission report

The Land Trust has welcomed the findings of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. The report, titled ‘Living with Beauty: Promoting health, well-being and sustainable growth’ sets out key recommendations in the following areas:

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22nd January 2020

The Friendly Bench to be installed at Countess of Chester Country Park

A new seating area which includes a mini community garden is coming to the Countess of Chester Country Park thanks to a National Lottery social enterprise scheme.

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Landmark of the Year nomination for Northumberlandia

16th January 2020

Landmark of the Year nomination for Northumberlandia at BBC Countryfile Magazine awards

One of the Land Trust’s flagship sites, Northumberlandia, has been nominated for Landmark of the Year at the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2020, which aims to recognise the best of the British countryside.

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