Woodland Events at The Hillyfield This summer saw 2 wonderful events. The Woodland Olympics 2016 & Our Great Celebration fundraiser for the Hillyfield Appeal.
Thank you to everyone who helped make these happen! All the volunteers, guests, competitors and performers! Having a Woodland Open Day at Hillyfield is a great way to meet our wider community and stay in touch. The Great Celebration was a Great Celebration indeed with folk music by Martha Tilston, The Crow Puppets, Dan
In the great scheme of things, what we are up against here at The Hillyfield is a mere mole-hill.... but boy has it seemed like a mountain! When the world seems to be shaking at the seams life can rapidly come into focus with a clarity often lost in the busyness of our day-to-day activity. Here at the Hillyfield a small team of us have been nose to the grindstone, honing the sharp edge of the axe we will use to cut through the red-planning tape and bureaucratic nightmares whi
It's been exactly 800 years since the writing of the 'Charter of the Forest', and now the Woodland Trust has got all sorts of people talking trees. IF you want to add your story then please contribute something to their website www.treecharter.uk. It's really important to us at The Hillyfield, as in our efforts to restore the ancient woodland here, and get the woods back into active management we have met a lot of resistance. Is it that working woodlands have been forgotten?