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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

Conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty: Conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, commonly known as the National Trust, is a charity and membership organisation for heritage conservation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In Scotland, there is a separate and independent National Trust for Scotland.

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Body of woman found on National Trust estate [Video]

Body of woman found on National Trust estate

Forensic investigators at Watlington Hill in Oxfordshire after the body of awoman was discovered at the National Trust estate. The body of a woman hasbeen discovered at a National Trust estate and a..

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Migrating geese counted as they arrive in search of Strangford ‘superfood’ [Video]

Migrating geese counted as they arrive in search of Strangford ‘superfood’

The complex and often infuriating task of counting tens of thousands ofmigrating geese has taken place at their favourite autumn stop-off. Up to 90%of the global population of Canadian light bellied..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published
1,300 jobs go at National Trust as it faces coronavirus funding losses [Video]

1,300 jobs go at National Trust as it faces coronavirus funding losses

Almost 1,300 jobs are to go at the National Trust, as it seeks to save £100million of annual costs as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Theorganisation, which warned in July that it might have to..

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Life-sized Colin Firth cake created to celebrate Pride And Prejudice anniversary [Video]

Life-sized Colin Firth cake created to celebrate Pride And Prejudice anniversary

A life-sized cake of Colin Firth as Mr Darcy has been created to celebrate the25th anniversary of the BBC’s Pride And Prejudice mini-series. The six foot-tall cake was unveiled at the National Trust..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

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Coronavirus-hit National Trust to cut 1,300 jobs

The charity said there had been "no other choice" in order to preserve a "sustainable future".
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National Trust details colonialism and slavery links

Some 93 of its properties have such connections, a new report commissioned by the charity shows.
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Coronavirus: National Trust redundancy plan puts 1,200 jobs at risk

The charity says it "exhausted every other possibility" before announcing plans for redundancies.
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National Trust to make 1,200 staff redundant

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Coronavirus: Garden attractions frustrated by 'no-shows'

Kew Gardens, RHS and the National Trust say members are booking tickets and then not turning up.
BBC News - Published

Exmoor: National Trust buys Lorna Doone landscape site

The nine-acre area includes land that inspired the famous novel written by RD Blackmore.
BBC News - Published

'Degrading' Dunham Massey Hall statue removed

The National Trust removes the figure from its property as it caused "upset and distress".
BBC News - Published

Returning puffins may find new nesting grounds in absence of tourists

Seabirds are back in strong numbers, says National Trust
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: National Trust to reopen gardens and parks

Those who pre-book will be able to visit some sites in England and Northern Ireland from 3 June.
BBC News - Published

National Trust to reopen some parks and gardens next week – but you'll need to book a ticket to visit

Parks and gardens will operate at around one third of normal capacity to help with social distancing, says Trust
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Beachside resident 'disgusted' by defecating day-trippers

June Day, whose house backs onto a beach, pleads with the National Trust to reopen toilet facilities.
BBC News - Published

Marine pollution: Russian fly spray and 1800s shoes among beach litter

The National Trust said the items were quirky but a sign of a "deluge" of long-lasting marine litter.
BBC News - Published

Britons 'missing out' on daily dose of nature - National Trust

The National Trust urges Britons to "actively" experience nature to help tackle wildlife crisis.
BBC News - Published

Sustainable sponges: How to grow your own loofah

Gardeners at a National Trust property have been growing their own loofahs.
BBC News - Published

Cerne Abbas giant rechalked for National Trust ownership centenary

The famous hillside figure is being rechalked to mark 100 years of National Trust ownership.
BBC News - Published

Lake District viewpoint that inspired JMW Turner to be opened to public by National Trust

Trust buys well-loved area for £202,000 to improve public access to landscape
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Turner landscape bought for 200K

turner landscape bought for 200k
The National Trust says it will improve public access to an area immortalised by painter JMW Turner.
BBC News - Published