£13 million fund to increase England’s woodland

The next round of the Woodland Creation grant has been confirmed. A £13 million fund to help landowners plant more trees to protect wildlife, boost the timber sector and reduce flood risk will soon open for applications, Forestry Minister Thérèse Coffey confirmed today. Farmers, foresters and land managers across the UK will be able to apply … Read more

‘Crazy’ makeover at Haigh Woodland Park

Haigh Woodland Park’s crazy golf facility has been given a makeover and will re-open for family fun just in time for Easter. Community group, ‘Friends of Haigh Country Park’, initiated the project and enlisted volunteers from Wigan Council to help. Council employees are encouraged to take 2 volunteer days per year to help with projects and charities … Read more