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Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership

Archive for the 'Funding' Category

Woods for Well Being

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

We are thrilled that we have been successful in gaining Awards for All support for our new project, Woods for Well Being. We will be offering sessions for those struggling with mental health issues, loneliness or otherwise in need of a ‘Green Prescription’ at Drayton and Hallr Woods in 2016. Some sessions will be offered […]

Message for all our supporters..

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

We are trying all sorts of different ways to be able to support groups in the woods. Did you know that you can now help support Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership for FREE just by shopping online. You can shop via Give as you Live at over 4,000 top online retailers, and when you do […]

Autumn 2015 update

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

We have continued to post regular news from Hallr Wood and Drayton on our facebook pages. Both woods have run very well attended summer events thanks to Short Breaks, Aster Community and the Isle of Avalon Foundation. Our regular work with schools continues and we are looking forward to welcoming children from Brookside School who […]

Spring Update

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

We are delighted to have received support recently from the Co-op, Short Breaks, SCC and Aster Communities towards events we are running this Spring at both Hallr and Drayton Woods. CSOLP has always aimed to prioritize provision to the disadvantaged and enable wide access. Even small amounts of funding help us to do this. Many […]

Literacy Project

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Ernest Cook Make your Mark Literacy Project – August 2012- July2013 Final Report July 2013  Summary of the Project –  Our outdoor literacy project has been full of variety with input from creative practitioners with many different skills; professional story tellers, artists, green wood workers, teachers and forest school leaders. The project took place at […]

Good news for CSOLP

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

   Bath and West Show 2013 Thanks to all our helpers we had a successful few days at the Bath & West Show. We have been coming since 2008 and we were surprised and proud to receive this award for our stall in the Woodlands and Wildlife area. We even had a visit from the Bishop […]

Funding for Creative Arts Project

Monday, May 7th, 2012

We are thrilled to have been awarded funding from the Ernest Cook Trust for a creative arts project to boost literacy in local schools. http://www.ernestcooktrust.org.uk/  We will work with secondary aged pupils to design story trails and a performing area. We will then invite local Primary Schools to our woods for creative writing, mark making and […]

CSOLP is now signed up for Local Giving

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

CSOLP is now signed up for Local Giving through Somerset Community Foundation. Over the years Somerset Community Foundation has supported our work with children and families in woodlands. They gave us our very first grant in 2007 which helped us get started. They also provided valuable advice about the management of a voluntary run group. […]

Grants and donations and update on planning at Hallr Wood

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

We are very grateful to SSDC Community Fund, the Charlton Mackrell Parish Council and the Charlton’s panto group CHADS who have all recently given grants and donations towards our access/planning conditions costs at Hallr Wood. We are really pleased that the new Parish Council is supportive of our work in the community and thank them […]

Hallr Wood Open Day 19/6/2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

We welcomed a steady stream of people – old friends and new faces to our Open Day at Hallr Wood on 19th June. Thankfully we dodged the showers and the afternoon was dry and even sunny at times. The wood looked enchanting and there was loads to do. There were woodland trails, chances to try […]