Tag: Woodland Trust

Sowing seeds and trees at Me ‘n’ U

Olympic Torch bearer, Secret Millionaire personality and Hamara community award winner Yvonne Crowther is busy running her cafe on Cardinal Road in Beeston. The cafe has been open over a year now and is a hub for locals to enjoy food and a chat. It was funded by the secret

Where the Dog woods and the Haw thorns

Did you know that the Dogwood tree, or Cornus sanguinea as it’s known in Latin, played an important role in the textile industry? Or that Crataegus monogyna, the common Hawthorn, is also known as “Ske” in Old Irish, “Porn” in Old Norse and “Hag” in old English? No, neither did