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Bags of Help community funding

20th February 2016

Land Trust sites nominated for Tesco’s Bags of Help funding

Calling all Tesco customers, we need your help! We're happy to announce that Rabbit Ings Country Park, Northumberlandia and Avenue Washlands will be recipients of Tesco's Bags of Help initiative and we need your help! Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch a scheme will see three community groups and projects across the UK awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000. Now we need your votes!

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Houses by Silverdale Country Park

19th February 2016

The Land Trust welcomes House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment committee report

Today, the House of Lords Built Environment Committee has published a report expressing its concerns that the short-sighted Government housing policy will not meet objectives.

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Land Trust sites set to Clean for The Queen

Land Trust sites set to Clean for The Queen

Land Trust sites across the country are taking part in Keep Britain Tidy's campaign to Clean For The Queen to encourage people to love where they live and clean up their communities.

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18th February 2016

New ‘Health for Life’ Project Officer at the Countess of Chester Country Park

Experienced green space specialist Alistair Cook has been appointed ‘Health for Life’ Project Officer to promote healthier and more active lifestyles for people of all ages and abilities.

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Braeburn. Copyright Elle Halley

17th February 2016

Green Infrastructure Guidelines updated

Through it's work in maintaining green spaces for community benefit, the Land Trust aims to contribute towards raising awareness of the importance and value of green infrastructure and the social, environmental and economic benefits it brings.

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Land, in particular public open space and wildlife, has always been my passion and here at the Land Trust I get to make a difference. I enjoy covering a large area of England and Wales and seeing a wide variety of sites. No site is the same, so it makes my job interesting.

Alison Whitehead, Development Manager

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