The project arose from Groundwork's involvement with the Friends of Chopwell Wood in Gateshead and the Forestry Commission.
What does FOCW stand for?
FOCW stands for Friends of Chopwell Wood (Tyne & Wear, England, UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Liz Searle, 63, secretary for Friends of Chopwell Wood, praised the work of the Forestry Commission but said they need more help.
Groundwork North East is working with the Friends of Chopwell Wood, the Forestry Commission and Gateshead Council to raise awareness about the role of women during the war.
Groundwork North East, with the Forestry Commission, Friends of Chopwell Wood and Gateshead Council, has received the award from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Forestry Commission, Groundwork Northeast and Friends of Chopwell Wood want to highlight the stories of female forest workers posted to Chopwell Wood, in Gateshead, during the war and who helped supply timber.
Liz Searle, for the Friends of Chopwell Wood in Gateshead, said: "The cuts have meant that whereas Chopwell once had a squad of forestry workers we now have no forestry staff based in the wood and this leads things like illegal felling and fly-tipping.
The Friends of Chopwell Wood raise funds for improvements and conservation work within the wood with the sale of the trees each year.
Liz Searle is secretary of the Friends of Chopwell Wood, which was founded 20 years ago and has raised pounds 300,000 to improve the woodland.