Kenya’s Floods Make UK News

Floods uproot trees by the main nursery

There have been several points over the past few weeks, when it has been almost impossible for our Team to sellotape a smile onto their faces. Don’t get me wrong – there has been an awful lot to be happy about. We’ve hosted some incredible fundraising events recently, every one of them a convivial affair […]

Word Forest has Planet-loving e-Cards!

Don't Send Me a Card poster

It’ll come as no surprise to learn that we pay great attention to our paper use. We give serious consideration to whether we need to use paper at all and if we do, it’s either recycled paper or FSC certified. We’re chuffed to bits to be able to offer you an e-Card service, so you […]

We’re Featured in Plant Based Magazine!

Phat Pasty Tesco sausage roll

There couldn’t be a brighter slice of savoury news to share with you, on such a wet and windy day! We’ve just received word from our corporate partners, The Phat Pasty Co, that our collaboration – and their delicious new vegan products now available from Tesco Deli Counters around the country – has been featured […]

Way to go, Boylo’s

Boylos Poster for Green 4

There I was, having a regular old work day (which are all quite fantastic, if I’m honest) when an email pinged into the inbox that made me smile for the rest of the day! The Team at Boylo’s Watersports in Lyme Regis, kindly proposed to boost the Word Forest coffers by planting a tree with […]

Mothers: end of year exams

Mothers of the Forest: taking exams

Despite the fact that my school days were a very long time ago, I have no trouble casting my mind back, recalling how it felt to sit in a chilly, echoey school hall, preparing to sit my O-Levels. First thing this morning, before I’d even arrived at the office, I received a WhatsApp update from […]

Our Website Gets a Makeover

Simon West

Huge thanks go out to our digital whizz and Chair of Trustees, Simon West! Over the past week, our resident geek has been hard at work creating a brand new website for us, packed with exciting updated images, statistics and content. Without leaving the comfort of your living room and hopping on an aeroplane, please […]

Our AGM

St Michael's Business Centre

Please accept this as formal notice and a cordial invitation to join us for our AGM, as follows:

Saturday 7th December
2-3pm
St Michael’s Business Centre Unit 1a
Church Street
Lyme Regis
Dorset
DT7 3DB

The Pilot Boat in Lyme Regis, Hosts Fundraising Vegan Supper

Photo of John, Tracey and Robin The Pilot Boat

Popular Lyme Regis pub and eatery, The Pilot Boat, will be hosting a three-course vegan fundraising supper for us, on Sunday 1st December! Our CEO and Chair of Trustees are vegan, as are many of our core team. Whenever we host an event, it’s a joy to serve plant-based food and refreshments, as it’s the […]

Could You Donate a Projector & Screen?

Poster asking for someone to donate a projector and screen

Our little environmental documentary, #TreesAreTheKey is nearly a month old and doing well! Its recent premiere in Lyme Regis was well received and our subsequent plea for planet-loving groups to put on fundraising community screenings, has been spreading far and wide; we’ve got a few nice ones lined up here in the South West. Cheers […]

Watch #TreesAreTheKey

Poster for #TreesAreTheKey a film by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet

Watch #TreesAreTheKey by Tim Short, narrated by Kate Winslet. It’s a blueprint for mitigating climate change and alleviating hunger and poverty in Kenya too.