Tree Wardens are volunteers, appointed by parish councils or other community organisations, who gather information about their local trees, get involved in local tree matters and encourage local practical projects related to the trees and woods.
What Tree Wardens Do
- surveying woodland and non-woodland trees
- summer and winter tree identification
- tree planting and aftercare
- woodland ecology and management
- seed collection
- tree law.
- gathering information
- local liaison
- practical projects
- protecting trees.
The Joshua Tylers Charity
Cllr Butroid and Cllr Youngman
The Joshua Tyler Charity supports children and young people in the former parishes of Morton or Thonock. You can apply to Joshua Tyler Trust if you fulfil the following criteria:
You are on a low income or in receipt of benefits and your children live in Morton or Thonock and/or your children attend Morton School.
You need help towards the cost of school uniform for your child/children who attends Morton School
You are a student living in the area of Morton or Thonock and are aged under 21 and require help with regard to educational purposes such as purchase of books or other materials relating to a course, or travel expenses.
The Trustees welcome applications and you should contact Mrs. M Bradley – Clerk at Burton & Dyson, Solicitors, 22 Market Place, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2BZ. Telephone No 01427 610761 for an application form.
Grants available for residents of Morton & Thonock
The Joshua Tyler Charity was set up to provide financial help to people on low income or in receipt of benefits, living in Morton or Thonock. If you have a child or children who attend Morton Trentside School you may also be eligible to apply.
Grants are available for a wide range of needs. Some examples are:
Help with the cost of school uniforms
Purchasing books and educational materials
Grants are also available to people under the age of 21 who need financial assistance with their educational needs.
Contact the clerk for an application form and more information on how the Joshua Tyler Charity could help you
There is no date fixed for the next meeting.
Mrs M Bradley—Clerk to the Joshua Tyler Charity c/o Burton & Dyson Solicitors
22 Market Place, Gainsborough DN21 2BZ
01427 610 761
Registered Charity Nos. 527691 and 217594
Cllr Bruce Allison