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.... “In Italy the owners of listed buildings receive state help. In Britain you have organisations like the National Trust. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... “The current consultation has been set up to focus on possible issues around new buildings rather than heritage properties,” he said. “In the case of the Duchy of Cornwall, it was granted exemptions from certain leasehold legislation along with other land-owning organisations including the National Trust and the church in order to ensure its buildings with special architectural or historic identities could be protected and preserved. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Forget the Parthenon: how austerity is laying waste to Athens' modern heritage image
.... “In Italy the owners of listed buildings receive state help. In Britain you have organisations like the National Trust. ...
Duchy of Cornwall residents fight 'unfair' freehold ban image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 02:26:03 PM
.... “The current consultation has been set up to focus on possible issues around new buildings rather than heritage properties,” he said. “In the case of the Duchy of Cornwall, it was granted exemptions from certain leasehold legislation along with other land-owning organisations including the National Trust and the church in order to ensure its buildings with special architectural or historic identities could be protected and preserved. ...
Taking his own path image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 11:01:16 PM
....Instead he started his adult life working as an accountant, while designing mazes as a hobby. His lucky break came aged 27 when he had a chance meeting with the late Lady Elizabeth Brunner, who said she wanted a maze built at her home Greys Court in Oxfordshire, which she had donated to the National Trust. ...
Tesco sorry for Good Friday beer advert image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:19:43 PM
.... Most are travelling to families rather than to church," one user wrote. It comes after Cadbury and the National Trust were criticised for apparently dropping the word Easter from their egg hunts. ...
No yolk: Cadbury and National Trust say Easter egg row is nonsense image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 05:15:40 PM
....For many, it was a storm in an egg cup. But the supposed removal by Cadbury and the National Trust of references to Easter from material promoting egg hunts across the country was enough to divert the prime minister’s attention from international diplomacy and trade to garishly-wrapped confectionery. ...
Viagogo accused of sitting on refunds after overcharging for tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 06:31:34 PM
....”. Jill Hutchison, a consultancy manager with the National Trust, bought tickets for her daughters’ birthdays two weeks ago. ...
10 ways to cut your tax bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 07:00:19 AM
.... If you donated £100 to your favourite charity, the total value of your donation was £125, and you can claim back £25 if you pay tax at 40% (£125 × 20%). National Trust membership (currently £111 a year for a family) is worth a £27. ...
Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest faces fracking threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 06:38:33 PM
....Other moves by Ineos to conduct fracking surveys in Nottinghamshire have been rebuffed. The National Trust refused the firm permission to conduct surveys in Clumber Park, a few miles to the north of the forest. ...
Farm subsidies: Payment to billionaire prince sparks anger image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 02:25:57 AM
....The big conservation organisations Natural England (£970,580. 50), the National Trust (£2,666,880. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 05:59:23 AM
.... My degree was in English and history, my two passions. I spent a year volunteering with the National Trust. ...
I'm looking for an education role in the arts and heritage sector, but to no avail image
.... My degree was English and history – these are my two passions. I spent a year volunteering for the National Trust. ...
Brexit: Government guarantee for post-EU funds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 12:23:14 PM
...."The continued uncertainty risks damaging local regeneration plans and stalling flagship infrastructure projects, employment and skills schemes and local growth," he said. The National Trust said that there was "continued uncertainty should new applications be restricted beyond this autumn". ...

Huge ritual monument thought to be buried near Stonehenge doesn't exist, admit archaeologists 
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....The stone line, which appeared to form a c-shape towards one end, was thought to have marked a ritual procession route. But no evidence of stones was found during an excavation by the the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project which involved experts from universities across the country and the National Trust. ...
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Countryside groups split over hen harrier conservation plan
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 7th of August 2016 07:00:00 AM
....In April a video emerged apparently showing an armed man using a decoy bird to attract a hen harrier in the Derbyshire Peak District. This led to the National Trust terminating a grouse shooting lease for the first time on its land. ...

Leaving the EU can transform the countryside into a haven for bees, butterflies and wildlife, head of the National Trust says
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. Brexit must be used to transform the countryside, making it more beautiful by spending subsidies on “wildflowers, bees and butterflies” instead of food production, the head of National Trust says today. ...
Family fun in the long summer hols without it costing you a fortune image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 06:00:24 AM
....Under £20. Signing up for National Trust membership will open up the outdoors. ...

Lady Scarsdale says she would like a machine gun to shoot badgers after 'slaughter' of lambs at her ancestral home
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....A Viscountess has blamed badgers for the slaughter of 200 lambs on her family’s estate, as she called for a widespread cull of the animals. Helene, Viscountess Scarsdale, a formidable aristocrat, said the lambs had been killed in three years, while also accusing the National Trust, which now owns historic Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, of allowing the badgers to “wreak havoc”. ...

Fire-starting 'super ant' that is drawn to electrics is spreading across the UK, experts warn
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....The species, Lasius Neglectus, thrives in gardens and greenhouses and has invaded homes from Yorkshire to Sussex. The super ant - also known as ‘the fire ant’ because it is attracted to power sockets and cables, sparking blackouts and fires - was first identified in Britain in 2009 at a National Trust manor in Gloucestershire, where more than 35,000 were found. ...

National Trust offers walking tours of 'crap town' Croydon
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 7th of July 2016 08:21:13 PM
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Let’s move to Westerham, West Malling and the West Kent Downs: aim high image
....Jane Hunter “Westerham has a great cafe culture and it’s friendly. Chartwell, Winston Churchill’s former home and now a National Trust property, is a mile away and a great place to visit. ...
How can I convince my husband to renew our National Trust membership? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of May 2016 06:00:29 AM
....This week’s question:. Last year we bought discounted National Trust membership at what was our only visit of the year. ...
Hinkley Point: UN report says UK failed to consult over risks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of May 2016 03:49:24 PM
....”. The British courts have in the past ruled against An Taisce (the Irish National Trust) which tried to block Hinkley on the grounds of insufficient consultation over the same safety issues. ...
Swings, slides and iPads: the gaming companies targeting kids' outdoor play image
....”. Mark Sears, chief wild officer at The Wild Network – a cross-sector initiative backed by the National Trust, RSPB and Arla foods among others – has mixed views: “When used in the right way [AR technology] can definitely encourage more children to go outdoors and explore nature … we have a free Wild Time app that offers easy time-based ideas and reminders for outdoor play, from making a den to flying a kite. ...
Entrepreneurial couples: 'For us all this madness is romantic' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 07:15:12 AM
.... We get away for a weekend when we can – only locally in Cornwall. We spent two nights in a National Trust cottage in Cadgwith Cove in January and it felt like we had been away from work for a week. ...
Prime (minister's) real estate: inside Margaret Thatcher's £30m home image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 6th of February 2016 12:01:13 AM
.... The outside of No 73 Chester Square. No attempt has been made, wisely, to turn the house into a museum – unlike Churchill’s old home, Chartwell, in Kent, which he bought in 1922 and is now owned by the National Trust. ...
Moving to the country? Britain's liveliest and most idyllic winter villages  image
.... But it’s not style over substance, there is plenty to do. Dunster Castle, owned by the National Trust, puts on a folk dance and is holding a Mozart concert in early February. ...
EasyJet's Charles Gurassa appointed as Channel 4 chairman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 11:44:23 AM
....His main media experience comes from his time as chairman of LoveFilm, which was bought by Amazon in 2011. He has also served as chief executive of Thomson Travel Group, and deputy director of the National Trust. ...
Moving to the country? Britain's liveliest and most idyllic winter villages  image
.... But it’s not style over substance, there is plenty to do. Dunster Castle, owned by the National Trust, puts on a folk dance and is holding a Mozart concert in early February. ...
It’s a taxing time of year … here’s how to file your return image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of January 2016 07:01:11 AM
Invention for stopping chimney draughts saves Brits £64 a year on heating bills image
.... . The Chimney Sheep, which was created by National Trust ecologist Sally Phillips in 2012, has secured listings with B&Q and distributors across the US and Europe after selling 25,000 units direct to consumers through word of mouth alone. ...
Award-winning Georgian homes unveiled image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 10:48:49 PM
.... Belmont, the salmon-coloured Landmark Trust villa in Lyme Regis, Dorset, built in the late 18th century by Samuel Coade, won first prize for The Restoration of a Georgian Building in an Urban Setting, with the Felton Park Glasshouse – a Grade II listed greenhouse and potting shed in Northumberland – coming a close second. Croome Park, the National Trust site in Worcestershire, bagged the prize for restoration of a Georgian Garden or Grounds, for the work done on its Capability Brown landscape. ...
Membership deals – the gifts that really do keep on giving image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 07:00:01 AM
....History buffs. Membership of the National Trust includes free and unlimited entry to more than 500 places, plus free car parking at most. ...
Downton decor, Sixties-style or Tudor trimmings: how to dress your home for Christmas   image
.... . Christmas at Fairfax House – and other 18th century properties that have taken historic decorating to heart, such as the National Trust for Scotland’s Georgian House in Edinburgh – features a kissing bough, which is where the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe originates. ...
Can you afford to be a commoner in Downton Abbey and buy a house in the village? image
.... Some TV locations have become so familiar that they are part of the landscape of Britain, etched into our collective subconscious. If you find yourself in the National Trust village of Lacock in Wiltshire, and feel as if you have been here before, it is because you almost certainly have – while watching Pride and Prejudice or Cranford or one of the Harry Potter films. ...
Tories set to block Navitus Bay windfarm off Jurassic Coast image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 11:01:09 PM
....Bourne is likely to rule against the 121 turbines, each 200 metres high, being erected, fearing they would undermine another tourism industry, which benefits from the nearby Jurassic Coast, a Unesco world heritage site. The probable red light comes after furious lobbying against Navitus by Tory MPs in Dorset, local authorities and the National Trust. ...
Innovation in Funding 2015-2016: Timeline Songs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of September 2015 09:49:18 AM
....The funding raised so far has all depended on my ability to be innovative and use my musical talents. I needed to raise awareness about my idea in the local area in Surrey, and I so joined in ‘come and sing’ events run by the National Trust. ...
‘Prince of Darkness’ Tim Parker named Post Office chair image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 13th of July 2015 10:00:18 AM
.... . Mr Parker, the current chairman of luggage firm Samsonite and the National Trust, will be charged with ensuring that the Post Office can be sustainable while also delivering on the Government's commitment to secure the future of 3,000 rural branches. ...
Fracking rigs 'could surround national parks' under Government plans image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 06:00:30 PM
.... . In a letter to the Telegraph, groups including the RSPB, National Trust and Campaign to Protect Rural England urge Amber Rudd, the energy secretary, to rethink the plans in order to “protect some of the most precious parts of our natural environment”. ...
Let’s move to Welshpool, Powys image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of July 2015 03:30:03 PM
....com. Natalie D “Powis Castle is pricey (it’s run by the National Trust) but has wonderful gardens, and the market hall is in a lovely building, although the stalls aren’t much to write home about. ...
How do I become … a hedgelayer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of July 2015 06:00:06 AM
.... He set up his company, Hedgecraft, a year later. Leeke now works across Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and London for clients such as the National Trust, the Arboricultural Association and the Royal Estate, as well as taking private work. ...
Chalking up credit card success: New stone money image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of July 2015 09:06:00 AM
. Five million of its environmentally friendly chalk-based Nu Stone eCards are going to members of the National Trust as part of a pioneering two-year partnership with the charity. ...
Gin's return a real tonic for UK bars, distillers and plant growers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of June 2015 06:00:06 AM
.... The juniper used in English gin comes almost exclusively from overseas – mainly Italy and the Balkans. But on the precipitous slopes of Box Hill in Surrey, where only a handful of bushes remain on the scenic Juniper Top and Juniper Bottom areas, the National Trust countryside manager, Andy Wright, and chartered engineer-cum-ginmaker Neil Beckett are trying to boost the native juniper harvest. ...
Swansea Bay tidal energy scheme wins planning permission image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of June 2015 12:22:29 PM
....”. The National Trust also said it had “serious concerns” about the plan, which would involve the construction of a loading jetty and shipping operations off the Lizard peninsula. ...
Punk rock brand: the Sex Pistols to feature on a range of credit cards image
.... “Even after nearly 40 years, the Sex Pistols’ power to provoke is undimmed,” Branson said. While some fans of the band may take issue with the decision, others may be tempted to sign up – not least so that they can cause outrage in National Trust shops and other genteel establishments by flourishing a credit card featuring the word “bollocks”. ...
Gardening is good for your health. Now make it easy on your wallet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 25th of May 2015 05:59:07 AM
....Be on the hunt for bargainsDon’t assume the best plants are always to be had from garden centres: “Good buys can often be had from charity plant stands,” says Harris. “The National Trust, for example, run some excellent plant fairs. ...
Budget 2015: Tories appeal to rural voters with farming tax relief image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of March 2015 05:47:02 PM
.... . The former head of the National Trust, Sir Simon Jenkins, told The Telegraph in November that “the Conservative Party has severely disappointed many of its local supporters particularly in rural communities”. ...
Garden cities 'to leave shortfall of 500,000 homes’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 8th of March 2015 09:02:46 PM
.... . London and the home counties alone would need 67 garden city settlements, comprised of 30,000 people each, to reverse the region’s supply crisis over the next 25 years, warned the Future of Spaces Foundation, a group made up of representatives from the Centre for Cities, Shelter and the National Trust. ...
The best last minute way to reduce a self-assessment tax bill image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 31st of January 2015 09:03:40 AM
.... If you give money to a charity you are allowed to reclaim income tax on the sum. This can include annual membership of the National Trust, English Heritage or London Zoo, all of which are charities. ...
Tax return deadline: little-known ways to cut your tax bill image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 29th of January 2015 08:17:29 AM
No sinking feeling for Dragon slayer Clean Heels as Meaden and Hoppen get stuck in image
.... . The National Trust also buys in heel stoppers for a number of its heritage sites. ...
National Grid unveils plans to bury cables underground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of November 2014 04:03:23 PM
....An advisory group is helping with the process. It comprises organisations including the Campaign for National Parks, Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), Campaign to Protect Rural Wales, English Heritage, Cadw, Natural England and the National Trust. ...
CBI boss calls for Stonehenge tunnel image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of November 2014 09:28:51 AM
.... . In a statement, National Trust said that it too thought a tunnel was the best solution as the huge volumes of traffic were detrimental to the site. ...
How to get perks worth £50 a month from your current account image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of October 2014 06:26:15 PM
....50 a month . The account also comes with a Tastecard offering two-for-one at some restaurants and free National Trust days out. ...
Why it pays to buy lifetime membership for National Trust or English Heritage at age 60 image
.... . Those treasured institutions, English Heritage and the National Trust, are keen to test your actuarial skills. ...
Let's move to Haslemere, Surrey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 5th of September 2014 03:30:01 PM
....". Alex Anderson "There is so much National Trust open countryside surrounding Haslemere. ...
Inside the Cheesegrater London's latest skyscraper image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of August 2014 03:27:10 PM
....Marco Goldschmied, Rogers' former partner who was instrumental in the creation of Lloyd's, said that was partly down to the suppression of architects' "experimental energy" by the planning process. "Lloyd's sparked the rise of the monsters that are the National Trust and English Heritage and the use of questions in the planning process such as does a proposal 'cause harm' which implies a fear of non-conformity," he said. ...
National parks to be 'protected' from fracking, Government says image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 27th of July 2014 10:30:19 PM
.... . A spokesman for the National Trust, who have opposed the Government on its planning reforms and expressed concerns over the spread of fracking around the countryside, said: "It's right that the Government have recognised the concerns about fracking in special places like national parks and AONBs. ...
Half of Britain to be opened up to fracking image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of July 2014 08:30:18 PM
.... . Controversies include plans to offer land within national parks, despite National Trust opposition. ...
Dovedale Roman and Iron Age coins found after 2,000 years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of July 2014 01:15:58 AM
....The cache has been declared as "treasure". National Trust archaeologist Rachael Hall said: "The coins would suggest a serious amount of wealth and power of the individual who owned them. ...
Back to nature: a house on a National Trust estate and more image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of June 2014 11:21:26 AM
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The house price windfall that is seeing Londoners cash in and move out image
.... All of a sudden, on the back of that I started getting more freelance writing offers. I now write for the National Farmers Union and the National Trust, and write content for websites. ...
Mammon's Kingdom: an Essay on Britain, Now by David Marquand, review image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of June 2014 03:00:57 PM
.... Here he described the “public domain”, an arena occupied by neither the state nor by the marketplace, but rather a common sphere where all of us can engage freely and as equals. Local football teams, church choirs, the criminal bar, political parties, private charities, the National Trust and the BBC are all part of this public domain. ...
Pensions crisis could make volunteers a thing of the past, English Heritage boss warns image
.... Thurley continued: "Obviously, with all these things you don't know what the answer is going to be. However, I think it would be pretty unwise for bodies like mine or the National Trust or others to merrily sail on assuming that what we have now is going to be the case for ever more. ...
Why did we all give a red light to the Green Deal?  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of May 2014 02:18:54 PM
. The National Trust has devised a scheme to heat one of its stately homes with the sea. ...
Fracking planned for Tory heartlands as report reveals billions of barrels of shale oil in southern England image
.... The report will be controversial because it includes most of the South Downs National Park and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The National Trust has called for fracking to be banned in National Parks, while Tory peer Lord Howell – the Chancellor’s father-in-law – has claimed fracking should not take place in the South and would lose thousands of Tory votes. ...
Let's move to Whipsnade, Aldbury and the north Chilterns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of May 2014 03:30:02 PM
....Ben Bird "Aldbury is perfect if you're into the outdoors. It's in the middle of the National Trust's Ashridge Estate, with more than 3,000 acres of woodland to explore on foot or bike. ...
Councils hustled over housing, says National Trust chief image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 13th of April 2014 12:00:02 PM
. Councils are being "hustled" by the government to produce local plans quickly to meet housing targets, the head of the National Trust has said. ...
Buyers court Engine as marketing group’s profits grow image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 12th of April 2014 09:00:19 PM
.... . The company, currently owned by private equity firm HIG Capital, has over 600 employees across its marketing communications platforms and works with major brands including Rolls Royce, Coca-Cola, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Crossrail and the National Trust. ...

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