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Land Trust launches annual photography competition
26 Feb 2019
National land management charity the Land Trust has launched its 2019 annual photography competition, with this year’s theme being ‘The Land Trust in Colour’. ...
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Land Trust seeks new Senior Community Engagement officer at Wellesley Woodlands
4 Oct 2018
The Land Trust is looking to take community engagement up a notch at Wellesley Woodlands through the recruitment of a new Senior Community Engagement Officer (SCEO). ...
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Brass Rubbings Trail launched at Wellesley Woodlands
29 Aug 2018
Last Thursday, August 23, saw the launch of Wellesley Woodland’s newest nature trail. Around 50 children and their families took to the Brass Rubbings Trail, armed with colourful crayons and the new brass rubbings booklet. ...
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Land Trust launch photography competition
17 Aug 2018
The Land Trust is launching its first annual photography competition this Sunday, August 19, which coincides with World Photography Day. ...
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Aldershot schools are getting active at Wellesley Woodlands
6 Jul 2018
Primary schools in Aldershot came together on Wednesday 4th July to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Aldershot Active Award at the Land Trust site at Wellesley Woodlands. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands wins at Land Trust Awards 2018
24 May 2018
Wellesley Woodlands was the winner of a new category at the Land Trust awards 2018, picking up the award for the site delivering most beneficial and improved economic activity. ...
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MP Leo Docherty praises ‘positive impact’ of Wellesley Woodlands on the local community
25 Apr 2018
MP for Aldershot Leo Docherty visited Land Trust site Wellesley Woodlands on Friday 20 April and praised the area, saying it was ‘wonderful to witness the positive impact it has had on the local community.’ ...
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MP Leo Docherty to visit Land Trust site at Wellesley Woolands
18 Apr 2018
The Land Trust is delighted to announce that Wellesley Woodlands will receive a visit from the MP for Aldershot, Leo Docherty, on Friday 20 April. ...
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New Gate installed in Wellesley Woodlands
14 Mar 2018
Last week our Wellesley team headed out to replace a large vehicle gate in Rushmoor Bottom behind the Wellington Monument. ...
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National Tree Week at Wellesley Woodlands
24 Nov 2017
National Tree Week runs from 25th November to 3rd December. ...
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Ambling through autumn and winter at Wellesley Woodlands
2 Nov 2017
Autumn and winter are undoubtedly the perfect times of year for a stroll underneath the trees, and for Aldershot residents there’s no better place to go than Wellesley Woodlands. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands Teddy Bears Picnic - Postponed
31 Jul 2017
Due to unforeseen circumstances we have unfortunately had to postpone today’s (Monday 31st July) Teddy Bears Picnic at Wellesley Woodlands. ...
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Aldershot schools are getting active this summer
21 Jul 2017
New scheme launches to encourage healthy living ...
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Wellesley Woodlands egg-stra special Easter event helps families have a cracking time
13 Apr 2017
A free Easter Egg Hunt at Wellesley Woodlands this week went down a treat, with hundreds of youngsters taking on the walking challenge and earning themselves a chocolate egg. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands gets in the festive spirit with Christmas wreath making session
22 Dec 2016
More than 60 people took part in a free festive community event at the Wellesley Woodlands this week, learning how to make their own Christmas decorations from natural materials. ...
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Winter at the Land Trust
16 Dec 2016
Winter is a great time to enjoy the benefits of being in the open air, so don’t follow the hedgehogs into hibernation – wrap up warm and get out there! ...
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Festive fun for all the family – The Land Trust’s parks and green spaces become winter wonderlands
30 Nov 2016
Our parks and green spaces are all set to become winter wonderlands, with festive fun on offer for all the family over the next few weeks. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands celebrates first birthday
14 Nov 2016
Wellesley Woodlands is today (14th November) celebrating its first birthday. ...
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Four-legged friends enjoy a day out at Wellesley Woodlands
21 Oct 2016
Pooches and people put their best feet forward at the weekend as Schnauzerfest arrived in Aldershot. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands shortlisted for BIG Biodiversity Challenge
6 Sep 2016
Wellesley Woodlands has made the shortlist for the Large Scale Permanent Award at this year’s BIG Biodiversity Challenge. ...
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World War II Treasure Restored in Wellesley Woodlands
31 May 2016
One of the last remaining WWII pillboxes in the area has been restored to its former glory after being uncovered in the Wellesley Woodlands in Aldershot. ...
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New positions available at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership
9 May 2016
Want to get involved with the management of Wellesley Woodlands and similar sites? Two exciting positions at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership have become available. ...
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Local communities celebrate the Wellesley Woodlands official opening
16 Nov 2015
Friends and families gathered together to celebrate the official opening of the Wellesley Woodlands – not letting the British weather get in the way! ...
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A natural transformation for Aldershot woodlands
10 Nov 2015
Grainger officially hands over 270 acres of woodland to The Land Trust for management in partnership with the Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership. ...
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Wellesley Woodlands opens with a family festival
4 Nov 2015
On Saturday 14th November, communities old and new will unite for the official opening of the beautiful Wellesley Woodlands, 271.8 acres of woodlands, wildlife habitats and lakes interlinked by footpaths and canal-side walks. ...
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