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Text Tree- A Chance to Win Great Prizes!

Connor Loughlin’s Leaflet Promotes Great Prizes

Get a tree planted locally, support community action and also have the  chance to win one of these great prizes:

iPad 16GB donated by John Lewis Cribbs Causeway.

2 x beautiful Acers in presentation pots. Donated by  Park Garden Centre, Almondsbury

2 x £100 worth of groceries donated by Waitrose Nailsea, (excludes alcohol).

4 ball round of golf donated by Knowle Golf Club Bristol

2 x £30 meal vouchers donated by wagamama Clifton.

£40 floral bouquet voucher. Donated by Flowers by Design Nicola Mason

£40 hair salon voucher for Essensuals Portishead donated by Essensuals.

£40 hair salon voucher for Harvey Jane Salon in Mangotsfield, donated by Jane Harvey.

2 x Hollywood Bowl Games for 4 people donated by  Hollywood Bowl The Venue Cribbs Causeway.

4 x Vue Cinema Vouchers donated by Vue Cinema at The Venue Cribbs Causeway.

1 x £25 Gift Card for The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, donated by The Mall at Cribbs Causeway

To get your tree planted locally and be entered into the prize draw just follow these simple guidelines: Text  Tree, your first name, house number and your postcode to 80039.  (for example Tree Nicola 22 BS11 0NN) send text to 80039. Texts cost £1.50 + your network rate. All entries should be received by 0900 Monday 11th July 2011 for inclusion in the draw which will take place at Bradley Stoke Community School later that day. Entries received after that time will not be entered and may be charged.

If you are unable to text, but would still like to get a tree planted locally and enter the draw, you can buy raffle tickets from us at the following venues; dates to be confirmed, where they are not given:

Almondsbury Garden Centre, Saturday 2nd April 10.00-16.00pm and Sunday 3rd April 2011 12.00-14.00pm. Waitrose, Nailsea Thursday 14th and Friday 15th April 2011; Park Garden Centre Cheddar, Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd April 2011 10.30 to 16.00pm; Bradley Stoke Library Thursday 5th & Friday 13th May 2011; Yate Library Friday 20th May 2011 9.30 to 15.00pm; Almondsbury Garden Centre Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th May 2011 10.00-16.00pm; Morrison’s Yate, Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th June 2011; Festival of Nature, Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June 2011;

Ashton Court Visitor Centre by the Cafe;

Other Scheme Conditions:

Entrants for the draw must be 16 years old or over. There is no limit on the number of texts or raffle tickets. Prizes will be drawn in the order above. Details of the winners will be notified by phone and published on this blog/ website.

So, get texting & good luck!!!

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High Tech-Forest of Avon Trust Launches It’s Own QR Code!

What’s this you may well ask?

QR (Quick Response)  Codes are a type of 2D barcode that when photographed by a camera phone the information acts as a URL and will take the user to its unique web site. These codes are becoming a more popular way of advertising web pages and can be found on business cards, products and vending machines. They have also been designed to help people with cognitive impairments.

To start to use this new high tech coding simply follow these guidelines and spread the word!

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Mini Orchard Project- 100 Trees & Counting

Bromley Heath School Downend Bristol

Callicroft School Patchway Bristol

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St Chads School Bristol

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Forest School and Woodcraft training

Level 1 OCN - Keynsham - February 2011

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Following on from the success of running the OCN Level 1 Forest School Training the Forest of Avon Trust will be offering the Forest School leader qualification in partnership with Lawrence Weston City Farm this summer. The Level 3 OCN qualification allows you to develop and lead Forest School activities and is comprehensive in covering a broad range of topics for safely and effectively running activities and using and looking after our woodlands. More »

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