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March 12th 2017

KWES was featured in The Times on Saturday 11th March 2017 in the Animal Life Register section, page 81.  ... Read More

February 24th 2017

  KWES is featured in 16th February Waitrose Weekend Magazine. It is great to see that KWES is raising its profile in the wider community. 344 WW FEB 16 2017 gardening... Read More

July 26th 2016

KWES is holding an Open Day at our Mereworth compound on Tuesday September 6th from 9am to 1pm. There will be a demonstration of woodland product making and an opportunity to find out more about the apprenticeships KWES provides and the work KWES does. KWES is a charity whose objective is to provide... Read More

July 21st 2016

KWES – Kent Woodland Employment Scheme apprentices Josh and Kieran Gorman were jointly awarded the Woodreeve Trophy at the Kent County Show last week. The Woodreeve Trophy is awarded to a young individual based in Kent for outstanding achievement within their learning and study of woodland and... Read More

June 1st 2016

According to government estimates, ash dieback is expected to kill 80 million ash trees over the next 20 years. As a consequence research teams from London and Oxford Universities with the backing of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Forestry Commission are looking to ge... Read More

May 13th 2016

The Forestry Commission estimates that a farmhouse and its outbuildings would require 35 acres of woodland if heating was to be provided by wood on an indefinite basis. I think it unlikely that the 200,000 wood burning stoves sold last year were all bought by landed gentry. This begs the question, w... Read More

May 10th 2016

The business environment is being shaped and turned upside down by three fundamental challenges: The need to rapidly adapt to political and economic change. Responding to increasing consumer demand and legislative requirement for greater sustainability and business transparency. The need for busine... Read More