This site uses cookies to provide you with a great experience. By using Vastern Timber, you accept our use of cookies.

Archive: July 2022

Community forestry film supported by the 1% Woodland Tax

July 28, 2022

Thinking deeper on community forestry: A new film supported by the 1% Woodland Tax A new film on community forestry has received a grant from the '1% Woodland Tax,' a fund from Vastern Timber to help forests thrive. Filmmaker Alice Carfrae has been commissioned by Timber Strategies to make a documentary film that explores what communi...

Project Grow pilot gets “10 out of 10”

July 7, 2022

Pilot project for young people has shown huge potential Project Grow is an outdoor learning project for 15-18 year olds who aren’t in work, education or training. The pilot project recently scored a ‘10/10’ rating from its participants. This initiative, which was set up last autumn, offers a supportive space for young people t...

Apply for funding to help British woodlands

June 22, 2022

Is your organisation striving to protect, improve or expand British Woodlands?  If you’re nodding enthusiastically, you could apply for one of our grants.   How does it work? We’ve recently created our 1% woodland tax. A pledge to donate 1% of our annual turnover to help keep local woodlands thriving. We’re usin...

Future Trees Trust Supporter Day Surprise

May 30, 2022

Vastern Timber doubled its donation to the Future Trees Trust. The surprise announcement was made by MD Tom Barnes at Future Trees Trust Supporters Day, held at Vastern Timber last week. The increased support was welcomed by FTT head of research Dr Jo Clark. Dr Jo Clark welcomes the increased funding for the FTT The Future Trees...

Our pledge to give one percent to help our local woodlands

March 8, 2022

At Vastern Timber, we talk a lot about improving local woodlands. But we know that taking action is what really matters. That's why we decided to put our money where our mouth is. From January 2022, we’ve pledged to use a minimum of 1% of Vastern Timber’s annual turnover to fund projects focused on creating bigger and better woodla...

Join the conversation

Sign up for news about wood, woods and woodland