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Borth Scouts' Evening of Adventure

Tir Coed | August 7, 2019

A great evening of adventurous activities in the woods near Llanfarian was ran by Jenny Dingle and Maia Sparrow. The Scouts, Cubs and Beavers came together to have a fantastic woodland adventure where 23 young people did 67.5 hours of activities!

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AUGUST PHOTO COMPETITION

Tir Coed | August 6, 2019

Do you want to win a £30 food voucher for newly renovated Y Ffarmers? Tag us in your best photos of "Woodland Skies" with the #TirCoedCalendar on social media for your chance to win and to feature on our 2020 calendar.

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Another 12 weeks has come to an end, but what a legacy its left!

Tir Coed | July 29, 2019

1,152 hours, 12 weeks, 9 trainees, 2 tutors plus lots of sweat, a few tears and a tiny bit of blood. The weeks of what seemed like never ending chiselling and crafting joints finally paid off with 8 trainees completing their Agored Cymru Accreditation and our beautiful roundhouse standing tall.

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Woodland Improvements by Volunteers

Tir Coed | July 29, 2019

At Coed Tyllwyd in Llanfarian our weekly volunteer group have been working hard on improvements and maintenance around our woodland workshop area. Over the past few months there has been an average of 16 volunteers a week - a variety of participants some new and some familiar faces – completing over 312 hours of volunteering!

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Woodland Carpentry Course in Ceredigion - Almost Completed!

Tir Coed | July 24, 2019

Under the advice of expert timber framer Jamie Miller, supported by Cath Rigler; 11 trainees on Ceredigion's 12 week Woodland Carpentry course has already achieved so much. The course is running from our beautiful woodland site Coed Tyllwyd, in Llanfarian, which we are able to use thanks to Natural Resources Wales.

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An Introduction to Ecology - Ceredigion

Tir Coed | July 23, 2019

9 trainees spent 204 hours completing a 4 day progression course run by expert ecologist Phil Ward. An Introduction to Ecology took place from our Coed Tyllwyd woodland site near Llanfarian in Ceredigion.

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Delivering Arts and Crafts activities for Ysgol Llwyn yr Eos

Tir Coed | July 23, 2019

Ran by tutors Jenny Dingle and Maia Sparrow, the school Special Needs Unit enjoyed arts and craft activities from their onsite forest garden. 36 participants completed 36 hours in total of the bespoke activities! 

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JULY PHOTO COMPETITION

Tir Coed | July 3, 2019

Want to win 2 free, two hour taster sessions with The School of Rock and Pop - The Rock Project? All you have to do is tag us with your best photo of "FOREST FUN IN THE SUN" on social media with the #TirCoedCalendar for your chance to win and to feature on our 2020 calendar!

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A walk in the woods with Bob Shaw

Tir Coed | June 28, 2019

Yesterday, a group of Tir Coed staff went along to Coed Tamsin, Capel Seion to spend the day with Bob Shaw. Before learning all about tools and green woodworking, Bob took everyone for a short walk around the woods. Here's a short video of the walk.

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21 milltir - 21 mlynedd o les a dysgu

Tir Coed | June 20, 2019

Mae'r cylchlythyr diweddaraf yn awr ar gael! Edrychwch i weld beth sydd wedi bod yn digwydd dros y 3 mis diwethaf gyda Tir Coed ac am ddiweddariad 6 mis ail flwyddyn LEAF.

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