How can the National Trust support upland farmers?

Today our Director-General Helen Ghosh spoke at the Uplands Alliance event in the Lake District about supporting upland farmers.  Here’s Helen’s speech in full. Uplands Alliance – Looking Forward: Shaping the Future of the Northern English Uplands, Friday 13th January 2017, Penrith, Cumbria How can the National Trust support upland farmers? Thank you very much…

Joint statement about public consultation on Stonehenge/A303 tunnel scheme

Historic England, English Heritage and National Trust joint press statement about the start of the public consultation on the Stonehenge/A303 tunnel scheme Historic England, English Heritage and the National Trust welcome Highways England’s public consultation on initial options to improve the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down, and the inclusion of a tunnel scheme of…

Future of the natural environment after the EU referendum – today’s EAC report

Today’s Environmental Audit Committee’s report on the future of the natural environment after the European Union referendum is a welcome addition to the debate on post-Brexit land policy. The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee today released its report following its inquiry into the future of the natural environment after the EU referendum. Our Rural…

New research shows value of green spaces, as MPs debate the future of parks

New research by Vivid Economics published today by the National Trust reveals the true value of a large city’s network of public parks and green spaces – and shows that cutting parks budgets is counter-productive, costing more than it saves. This evidence comes as MPs on the influential House of Commons Communities and Local Government…