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Coming Soon to a Woodland Near You (if you live in Carmarthenshire)!

Tir Coed | August 30, 2019

For the past year our Carmarthenshire Development Officer, Nancy, has been carrying out consultation with landowners, tutors, referral agencies, partnership organisations and potential trainees in preparation for a pilot of the LEAF project in the county.

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Celebrations in Ceredigion!

Tir Coed | August 14, 2019

The woodland Carpentry course celebrate their achievements as 11 trainees completed 1,245 hours of work! Lead Tutor Jamie Miller presented certificates and congratulated the trainees for the commitment and hard work they have displayed in completing the new additions to Coed Tyllwyd, our Llanfarian woodland site.

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Another course has flown by in Pembrokeshire!

Tir Coed | August 13, 2019

As the fourth 12 week course comes to an end in Pembrokeshire, laughter, cheering, singing and fond farewells can be heard from within the trees in the woodland just outside Haverfordwest that has been host to our woodland carpentry course. "This course has given me purpose and the rewards are endless. Massive thank you to all who made it happen."

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Woodland Activities for Tim Plant Anabl

Tir Coed | August 7, 2019

Activities lead by Tutors Jenny Dingle and Aled Prichard were enjoyed by a group of young people from Tim Plant Anabl. Over 115 hours were completed with the full day session taking place in Coed Tyllwyd,  Llanfarian.

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Young People Get Creative in the Woods

Tir Coed | August 7, 2019

A woodland bespoke activity session run by Anna Thomas and Mark Chandler took place last week with young people that are part of the Youth Justice Prevention Service. Over 94.5 hours of activities took place in our woodland - Coed Tyllwyd, Llanfarian.

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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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