Welcome to our newsletter archive, a valuable resource that we use to communicate with all of our Friends. If you have not yet registered as a Friend of the Trust, please do so, we can then keep you informed of developments at the woodland.

Newsletters are presented in reverse chronological order - the latest first.

Summer 2017

Anniversary Edition - Issue 11

Summer 2017

Issue 11

Our 10th Anniversary, Funeral Costs, Going out in Style! Native Trees Fauna and Wildlife, Memorials, 7 New Glades and a Rill, Naming help! Woodland Lodge, Ash Dieback and more

Summer 2016

Issue 10

Summer 2016

Issue 10

Hard working volunteers really do make a difference! The new glades are really taking shape and we would love your views on a new Memorial lodge.

Summer 2015

Issue 9

Summer 2015

Issue 9

Last years Open Day, Diocese of St Albans ‘Celebrate 100’. We also selected the three new glade names!

Summer 2014

Issue 8

Summer 2014

Issue 8

Trust creates 6 new glades and avenue of trees! Another 9.4 acres opened giving us 12 acres of woodland already. Greatest protection possible under English Law.

Summer 2013

Issue 7

Summer 2013

Issue 7

The woodland recorded its busiest year so far. We also had Volunteers from the RSPB visit, observe and record the different species of birds, 20 so far. First Owl box is up!

Summer 2012

Issue 6

Summer 2012

Issue 6

Announcement made to expand woodland. Planning permission granted and footpath to be moved. Excellent advice from Faith Woodland Communities on biodiversity.

Summer 2011

Issue 5

Summer 2011

Issue 5

Goldcrest glade opened. Interesting article on our memorial benches that are carved by local woodworker, Ed Burnett plus an insight into the new memorial Vases by Neil Kinselly.

Spring 2010

Issue 4

Spring 2010

Issue 4

Choosing a funeral plan to take care of all your financial arrangements. Trust seeks consecration of additional woodland and an interesting article about our memorials.

April 2009

Issue 3

April 2009

Issue 3

Open Day invitation for June. A great article on eco coffins. The last year has seen an increase in interest from media and public encouraging us to develop more glades.

May 2008

Issue 2

May 2008

Issue 2

One year on. Open Day on 7th June. New roadway built. We also address the reasons behind choosing St Albans Woodland Burial at Keysoe as your final resting place.

Autumn 2007

Issue 1

Autumn 2007

Issue 1

Our first edition! Woodland officially opened and consecrated on 7th June. One of only two protected woodlands. Reception details and why people are choosing woodland burials.