Dennis Publishing staff took part in a charity tree-planting expedition in a bid to help plant the largest broadleaf tree forest in Britain. A team of volunteers from across the business travelled from their London base to Warwickshire, home to the Heart of England Forest. Not afraid to get their hands dirty and armed Read more
The shortlist is announced today for the competition to design a non-denominational reception building that will provide commemorative services for a green burial site to be created at Alne Wood Park, near Alcester. RIBA Competitions is managing the selection process on behalf of Warwickshire landowner Felix Dennis – who is working in partnership with registered Read more
HOEFP provides stunning images for 2013 calendar and Wildlife Photography MagBook. The heart of England Forest is not only part of an impossible dream which continues to plant and preserve a large native forest in the heart of England, it has provided what can only be described as a beautiful backdrop for our 2013 Read more
Chalara dieback of ash is a serious disease of ash trees caused by a fungus called Chalara fraxinea (C. fraxinea). The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected trees, and it can lead to tree death. For a guide on identification and all other information relating to the disease please visit the Forestry Read more
The Heart of England Forest (HOEF) is providing a location for the reintroduction of the endearing but endangered hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius into the Warwickshire countryside. Dormice are being reintroduced in Warwickshire in a bid to boost numbers of the endangered species. The mammals, once widespread across Britain, have seen a 40% decline in the Read more
Finding King Alfred’s Cakes and Judas’ Ear in the Woods The Heart of England Forest (HOEF) is working on a fascinating new partnership project with Oxford University which aims to explore the ecosystem in the forest. The project is known as the “Roots and Shoots Project” as it will investigate signs of and causes of Read more
The Heart of England Forest Project has surpassed all expectations for 2012, with over 318 acres of trees planted since the year began. And with this rapid rate of sapling planting, the charity is on target to plant its millionth tree before the year is out. Felix Dennis will be pleased! Along with the hard Read more
At Energy My Way we are committed to helping homeowners and businesses reduce their carbon emissions and improve the environment. Conscious of our own carbon footprint, we contacted Carole Longden, Business Development Manager for the Heart of England Forest, to see if we could get involved, in a small way, with the creation of a Read more
On Thursday 22nd March, a team of enthusiastic green-fingered Dennis employees headed up to Spernal, in Warwickshire, to spend the day planting trees for the Heart of England Forest charity.
The Heart of England Forest Project’s head forester Stephen Coffey and his five planting crews are responsible for planting the saplings that your generous donations pay for.