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Oct 26, 2012, 07:11 ET The National Trust Reveals Kids' Plea for More Family Time

The National Trust has revealed one in five 8-11 year olds want to spend more time with their parents and more than a third of parents said they...


Oct 23, 2012, 08:59 ET National Trust Co-founder Honoured at Westminster Abbey

Octavia Hill, leading social reformer and co-founder of the National Trust, has been honoured at a service to dedicate a memorial to her at...


Sep 26, 2012, 11:12 ET National Trust Finds Getting Kids Into Nature Starts at Home

The National Trust has revealed that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life to avoid rearing a generation...


Sep 20, 2012, 06:26 ET The National Trust Joins Fight to Save the Great British Pud

The National Trust has announced it is backing a Government Minister's call to save the great British pudding. After being appointed in a recent...


Aug 28, 2012, 11:58 ET National Trust-commissioned Writer Delves Into Meaning of the White Cliffs of Dover

The National Trust has commissioned writer and philosopher Julian Baggini to spend a week at the White Cliffs of Dover, much of which is cared for...


Aug 28, 2012, 08:07 ET National Trust Names Dame Helen Ghosh as Next Director General

The National Trust has announced Dame Helen Ghosh DCB will be the next director-general of the charity. Helen joins the Trust from her current...


Aug 14, 2012, 12:46 ET The National Trust Recruiting for Kid's Council

The National Trust has announced it is recruiting a group of advisors made up entirely of children to provide advice on how to get more of the...


Aug 07, 2012, 10:18 ET National Trust White Cliffs Appeal in Bid to Break £1 Million

The National Trust has announced a Shakespearean actress, soul singing sensation, a world beating sailor and a passionate seafood champion have...


Jul 04, 2012, 13:16 ET National Trust Reveals New Giant's Causeway Visitors Centre

A giant transformation awaits visitors to Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site with the opening of a new state-of-the-art visitor...


Jul 03, 2012, 06:04 ET The National Trust Launches Fundraising Appeal to Save England's White Cliffs of Dover

The National Trust has launched a £1.2 million fundraising appeal in a bid to secure the long-term future of the world famous White Cliffs of...


Jul 02, 2012, 13:12 ET National Trust Heritage Gardens Benefit from Major New Plant Conservation Centre

Rare plants from National Trust gardens across the country will be propagated at a new Plant Conservation Centre that will improve the way one of...


May 28, 2012, 13:18 ET The National Trust Recognises Unsung 'Green Heroes'

The National Trust has announced the six winners of the first ever Octavia Hill Awards at a special ceremony in London A prolific drystone...


May 14, 2012, 12:52 ET National Trust MyFarm Experiment to go Free

The National Trust has announced that one year on from the launch of its innovative and award-winning MyFarm project, the charity is dropping the...


May 14, 2012, 11:03 ET The National Trust Launches New Competition to Capture the Spirit of Octavia on Camera

The National Trust has launched a new amateur photography competition called 'Your Space' which is set to celebrate green spaces and the life of...


May 11, 2012, 05:11 ET The National Trust Launches Legal Challenge Against Landmark Wind Farm Decision

The National Trust, English Heritage and East Northamptonshire Council have made a joint legal challenge against planning permission for a wind...


May 10, 2012, 11:31 ET National Trust to Debut New Wallace & Gromit Animation Over Jubilee Weekend

The National Trust has launched a campaign teaming up with national treasures Wallace and Gromit to help lead the country's Diamond Jubilee...


Apr 13, 2012, 08:21 ET National Trust Launches Campaign to get Children Outdoors

The National Trust has launched a nationwide campaign to encourage sofa-bound children to take to the outdoors and enjoy classic adventures from...


Apr 04, 2012, 08:46 ET The National Trust Acts Now to Save Children's Relationship With the Outdoors

A new National Trust report has found that evidence of a long-term and dramatic decline in children's relationship with the outdoors is...


Mar 23, 2012, 12:18 ET National Trust Appoints 18 Feet & Rising as Lead Creative Agency

The National Trust is to work with agency 18 Feet & Rising as its lead creative partner, following a competitive pitch process. The brief is...


Mar 16, 2012, 06:15 ET The National Trust Reports Son of RamCam Born Live on LambCam

A ewe that was tupped in a video made as part of the National Trust's MyFarm* project has, nearly five months later, given birth on camera...


Mar 15, 2012, 10:26 ET National Trust's Director-General to Step Down

The National Trust has announced that Fiona Reynolds has decided to leave the charity after more than 11 years as Director-General. Fiona is to...


Feb 29, 2012, 12:38 ET National Trust Working Holiday Bookings up 50%

The National Trust has revealed that bookings of its working holidays are up 50% on this time last year. The activity programme, celebrating its...


Feb 24, 2012, 05:14 ET The National Trust Reports Lovesick Cows get new Mate for Valentine's

The National Trust has revealed that an Irish Moiled bull is set to be in the 'moo-d' for love at Wimpole Home Farm after the romantic future of a...


Feb 17, 2012, 13:25 ET Warwick University Research into Possible Woodchester Wild Cat Finds no cat DNA on Deer

The National Trust asked the University of Warwick to test a roe deer carcass found near Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire in early January after...


Feb 16, 2012, 10:51 ET The National Trust Boost for Box Hill Wildlife Also Benefits Olympic Spectators

Rare wildlife has a better chance to thrive thanks to a scrub clearance at the National Trust's Box Hill in Surrey. The work also allows many...