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26 Oct, 2012, 12:11 BST 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 want ...


23 Oct, 2012, 13:59 BST 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...


26 Sep, 2012, 16:12 BST 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...


20 Sep, 2012, 11:26 BST 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...


28 Aug, 2012, 16:58 BST 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 by ...


28 Aug, 2012, 13:07 BST 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 role...


14 Aug, 2012, 17:46 BST 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...


07 Aug, 2012, 15:18 BST 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...


04 Jul, 2012, 18:16 BST 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...


03 Jul, 2012, 11:04 BST 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 Dover...


02 Jul, 2012, 18:12 BST 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 the ...


28 May, 2012, 18:18 BST 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 waller, an ...


14 May, 2012, 17:52 BST 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 £30 ...


14 May, 2012, 16:03 BST 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...


11 May, 2012, 10:11 BST 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 farm...


10 May, 2012, 16:31 BST 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...


13 Apr, 2012, 13:21 BST 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...


04 Apr, 2012, 13:46 BST 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...


23 Mar, 2012, 16:18 GMT 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 to...


16 Mar, 2012, 10:15 GMT 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 too. The...


15 Mar, 2012, 14:26 GMT 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 take...


29 Feb, 2012, 17:38 GMT 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 45th ...


24 Feb, 2012, 10:14 GMT 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...


17 Feb, 2012, 18:25 GMT 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...


16 Feb, 2012, 15:51 GMT 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 more...