What nature does for us: Health & Wellbeing

Mental health problems are common with 1 in 6 adults reporting mental health disorders. In England alone, there are over 550,000 people with more severe mental health disorders. Along with substance misuse, mental health issues account for 21.3%… Read More

Celebrating 50 Years! Connect to nature today with us and reap benefits for your mental and physical health and well being

We all know that nature is essential for our well being and physical health. So how do you make the most of it today, whilst you are stuck in your home or can only go on short walks…. Read More

Corona Virus Update

As of 24th March, we are now closed to all volunteers and students, with staff working remotely off-site from their homes. We will keep everyone updated as we progress through these unprecedented times, once it is considered safe… Read More

Rutland Climate Action Network Meeting

Our next Rutland Climate Action Network was due to be held on 31st March. However, due to COVID-19 we have now had to delay this meeting until further notice, once we have a new date it will be… Read More

Barleythorpe Community Events 2020

Once again, we are supporting our communities in Rutland with a host of fun and interesting events and activities in Barleythorpe. These events are now postponed due to Public Health England Guidelines regarding COVID-19. As soon as possible… Read More

Volunteer help needed to create new disabled garden after Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara has caused chaos for many around our area, including us here at the Sustainable Land Trust. Damage caused by the storm has means we have to restore our kitchen garden and outdoor field study areas, to… Read More


The Rural Land Group (RLG) are delighted to announce that the Newton on Trent Garden Village in Lincolnshire has achieved its first BREEAM Communities certificate and is on its way to achieving an ‘Excellent’ mark, a first in… Read More

RUTLAND Great turnout for climate change consultation event

The Trust welcomed over 30 residents and groups from Rutland on 28th November to discuss climate change issues and to identify priorities for the county. There was a real buzz in the room and an interest in creating… Read More

MELTON MOWBRAY Natural Capital Group: Exploring ecosystem services

Our team of ecological specialists and volunteers are carrying out surveys to identify the services that nature provides to society, starting at Burrough Court. Over the coming months, baseline surveys of carbon, soil, water, pollination, biodiversity, heritage, culture,… Read More

CHARNWOOD: Bringing new skills to old landscapes

Our work with artisans, groups schools, colleges and businesses in Charnwood Forest has helped us create an education and training plan which will enable people and communities  to develop skills and interests in protecting the natural and cultural… Read More