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Conservation & Planning
02
Dec

National Tree Week – 25th November-3 December

Celebrate trees with us National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration. Each year, the country’s conservation sector, volunteer groups and tree-lovers come together to plant thousands of trees to mark the start of the tree planting season. The following information comes from the Tree Council   https://treecouncil.org.uk/seasonal-campaigns/national-tree-week National Tree Week 2023 is taking...
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15
May

Missing Pieces Project

  Enrich the List has a new name. Welcome to the Missing Pieces Project. Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust, with the expertise of  Clare Butler, a member,  has supported English Heritage listed places for a number of years by adding the research reports/dossiers and photographs to the List each year. Today (Thursday 11 May) Historic England launched...
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10
Feb

Gardens Trust Press Release on Victoria Tower Gardens

GARDENS TRUST PRESS RELEASE: Monday 28th January 2023 The Gardens Trust statement on Victoria Tower Gardens The Gardens Trust is deeply disappointed by Prime Minster Rishi Sunak’s declaration that his Government intends to repeal the legal protections afforded to Victoria Tower Gardens a public park adjacent to the Houses of Parliament. Five successive Conservative Governments...
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04
Feb

Buckinghamshire’s Local Heritage Listing: can you help?

Can you help with the Local Heritage Listing? Many members of Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust  have already contributed significantly to the Buckinghamshire Local Heritage list, which includes the Research and Recording groups 100 dossiers. The list is extensive and covers locally significant heritage sites, buildings, street furniture, public open spaces, public works of art, monuments etc....
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03
Dec

Wings Woods Citizen Space Forestry Commission update

This is a brief outline of the presentation given at the public consultation meeting last week at Wing Village Hall. There was a display of maps and photograph and the consultation finished on Monday 28th November. Sheila Meekum is a member of Bucks GT and involved in a variety of projects including a Forest School....
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01
Dec

National Tree Week

National Tree Week This week is National Tree Week, the UK’s largest annual tree celebration and The Tree Council are encouraging everyone to get involved. Across the country, people will be planting thousands of trees to mark the start of the winter tree planting season. “Trees and hedgerows are some of the most powerful tools...
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01
Dec

The Parks Trust Milton Keynes: Celebrate National Tree Week By Learning Tree ID!

Celebrate National Tree Week By Learning Tree ID!  If you’ve ever wondered which trees you’re surrounded by when you wander through Milton Keynes’ parks, wonder no more! To celebrate National Tree Week (26 November – 4 December 2022), The Parks Trust is launching a helpful new guide to local tree species, and it’s completely free....
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25
Mar

Planning victory

BGT, advising the Gardens Trust, has played a significant role in the refusal by Buckinghamshire Council of a planning application by the Ministry of Justice to develop a new ‘megaprison’ at Grendon Underwood. The Category C prison, intended to house up to 1468 prisoners, would have covered an area of 6.7 ha on a greenfield...
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28
Feb

The Parks Trust calls for help in protecting one of their ancient woodlands.

Howe Park Wood courtesy of The Parks Trust The Parks Trust calls for help in protecting one of their ancient woodlands. The Parks Trust, the charity that cares for over 6,000 acres of parkland and greenspaces in Milton Keynes is asking for your help in protecting one of their three ancient woodlands found across the...
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12
Feb

The Parks Trust takes on lease of Almshouses in Great Linford Manor Park

The Parks Trust enter an agreement with MK Council to take on the lease of Almshouses  The Parks Trust, the independent charity that looks after over 6,000 acres of green space and parkland in Milton Keynes has entered an agreement with Milton Keynes Council to take on a 999-year lease of the Almshouses in Great...
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