The Woodlands Trust have over 4,000 free tree packs to give away to schools, community and youth groups in autumn. Applications for autumn packs are due to remain open until 4 September 2014.

This August marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. The Woodlands Trust would like you to take part in a once-in-a-generation tribute to all those who gave their lives by creating a growing legacy that will stand tall for centuries to come. Over the next four years they're offering three million free trees to help communities, schools and youth groups remember their local heroes. Register now to receive your free trees and create special, living memorials.

To apply for a free tree pack you must be able to meet the following criteria:

  • Your group is not-for-profit;
  • The trees will be planted on a publicly accessible site;
  • You have permission to plant from the legal landowner;
  • Your community has been consulted and is supportive of the project;
  • There will be plenty of community involvement;
  • Packs are appropriate for the area;
  • The intended planting site isn't too close to buildings, power lines, roads or other services;
  • You have identified the grid reference for the planting site.

For more information please click on the following link:

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/in-your-community/

 

The National Church of England 

www.churchofengland.org

The British legion

www.britishlegion.org.uk

Heritage Lottery Fund

www.hlf.org.uk

B&Q (For poppy seed supplies)

www.diy.com

For Liturgy resources

www.sgmlifewords.com/uk/

To help research you war memorial

www.learnaboutwarmemorials.org

www.churchcare.co.uk

For film clips

www.damaris.org.uk

To help research names on your war memorial

www.livesofthefirstworldwar.org

www.forces-war-records.co.uk  N.B This site requires a subscription to be paid

 

 www.cwgc.org

For Army Chaplains

www.army.mod.uk/chaplains

The network of Christian Peace Organisations

www.ncpo.org.uk

Churches Together

www.ctbi.org.uk

For national service information

www.westminster-abbey.org

www.coventrycathedral.org.uk

The Diocese of Derby

Contact Us

Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650 (reception)

Church House reception: 

enquiries@derby.anglican.org