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May
21

May Half Term Events: Beautiful Biodiversity

May Half Term Events: Beautiful Biodiversity Celebrate the amazing biological diversity of the tropical rainforests this May Half Term (May 25-31) at the Living Rainforest. See 700 species of tropical rainforest plants and animals in our tropical glasshouses. Then enjoy biodiversity-themed events ranging from Rainforest Tours and Children’s Craft Workshops to Animal Talks and Rainforest Music […]

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Apr
1

Traditional childhood activities becoming a thing of the past

Traditional childhood activities becoming a thing of the past Simple things like making a daisy chain, flying a kite and camping outside in decline A generation of children are growing up without experiencing simple pleasures such as flying a kite, knocking conkers off trees or even making daisy chains, a study has revealed. Researchers found […]

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Feb
6

A Celebration of Nests

A Celebration of Nests With Spring just around the corner, we’re celebrating all things ‘nest’ this February Half Term at the Living Rainforest (February 14-22, 2015). Please join us and enjoy rainforest tours, animal talks, children’s craft workshops, music workshops, quizzes, games, displays and more – all with a distinctly ‘nest’ theme. For a detailed […]

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Jan
22

Essay Competition deadline extended to 1st Feb due to popular demand

Competition deadline extended to 1st Feb due to popular demand The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to announce its decision to extend the closing deadline for entries to the 2015 International Schools Essay Competition and the Schools Sustainability Challenge. The deadline has been extended by nine days (from Friday 23rd January 2015 to Sunday […]

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Oct
9

TSL and IISD to collaborate on sustainability courses

IISD and TSL to collaborate on the development of online courses in sustainability education and leadership LONDON & WINNIPEG—October 9, 2014—The Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL) and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement of cooperation to develop a series of online courses in education and leadership […]

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Oct
3

Traffic is back to normal!

Traffic is back to normal! Please note that the roadworks on the B4009 near the Living Rainforest have now been completed and access is back to normal. Further information – Travel Directions

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Oct
3

Outdoor Play Area reopened after improvements

Outdoor Play Area reopened after improvements An intrepid team of volunteers from Vodafone HQ (Newbury) helped replace the matting in our Outdoor Play area on 1-2 October. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are happy to report that the area has now reopened. Enjoy!

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Sep
26

Traffic Diversion (30 Sept-2 Oct)

Traffic Diversion (30 Sept-2 Oct) Please note that due to routine road maintenance, a traffic diversion is expected to be in place on the B4009 between Hampstead Norreys and Aldworth/Ashampstead villages, starting SEPT 30, 2014. Access to the Living Rainforest is expected to be affected until OCT 2. Please note that the roadworks have now been completed and the everything is back to normal!  […]

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Sep
16

2015 essay competition theme announced

2015 essay competition focuses on education for a sustainable future The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to announce that the theme of its 5th Annual International Schools Essay Competition is the future of sustainability education. The competition, which last year welcomed the participation of schools from 73 countries, is inviting schoolchildren around the world to imagine […]

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Sep
15

Travel advice (Sept 20-21): Newbury Show diversion route

Travel advice (Sept 20-21, 2015): Newbury Show diversion route Planning to visit the Living Rainforest this weekend (Sept 20-21)? There will be a diversion route around Chieveley (M4 junction 13) on both days, due to Newbury Show. Please follow this link for further information.

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