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Octavia Hill Awards- Professional Wild Hero

The Octavia Hill Awards, named after one of the founders of the National Trust are a celebration of those who devote their lives to protecting green spaces for wildlife and local communities.

Run jointly by BBC Countryfile Magazine, the National Trust and the Wild Network, the awards this year focused on children’s increasing disconnection with the natural world.

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The outdoors? ..it's not for us!

The outdoors…… may be it’s for other people now…..but it’s not for us.

Why has this happened? I think it is because we have not prioritized children and understood that their physical and mental health is more important than allowing people to watch porn or drinks companies to sell sugar drinks. Think that is not the case, then think again.

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Boost Wellbeing With An Autumn Walk

Autumn colour is everywhere at the moment and it creates a great backdrop for a walk, but according to colour psychologist Angela Wright, it can have a positive effect on our mental health, too.

A recent National Trust study into autumn colour, carried out as part of their Great British Walk campaign, shows that a walk this time of year

Outdoor Sport and Recreation- The Debate Plays On...

Wednesday saw MPs gather to debate the Government’s policy on outdoor sport and recreation. Taking place in the grand surroundings of Committee Corridor, with windows framing views of the Thames, MPs from all parties and all parts of the country recounted their experiences of the outdoors, and urged the Government to do more to encourage people to get outside.

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