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Changes to the Kickstart Scheme

On Monday 25th January, the Government announced changes to the Kickstart scheme which mean that we are no longer able to proceed as a Gateway. Every Gateway on the national list that was still collecting the 30 minimum placements, so obviously up against the difficulty of commitments during an uncertainRead More

Two Waters deregistration update.

Disappointing news for the Box Moor Trust and the community as Two Waters deregistration and exchange of Common Land is refused. Being such an important local issue, we make no apologies for the level of detail we provide in this document. We believe this decision by a Government Department, effectivelyRead More

Cattle Egret Sighting!

One of our volunteers spotted this Cattle Egret feeding off grubs in the field with horses off Chaulden Lane. It’s only a short hop from Box Moor Trust land across the road so we will be keeping an eye on it to see where it goes from there.  This birdRead More

Red Kite rescue!

Whilst some of our conservation volunteers were sowing Vetch seed at Upper Roughdown Common yesterday, they noticed a Red Kite that could not fly. They contacted Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital and their volunteer David Evans, with the assistance of Trust volunteer Nibbsy, caught it and it is now being cared forRead More