Christmas is here

Christmas is here! We are so excited to reveal the design of our new 2020 Christmas card. We worked with a local Yorkshire Design Agency (Thank you to the awesome Grace at Abell Design) to create this years theme. Woodland animals, who would be lost without their forest, and who are helping use raise money,…

Poppy Trail

Poppy Trail How did it start? The Poppy Trail is the work of HEY Workshops and in 2020 the PATT Foundation & One Hull of a Forest (OHOF) team are joining the partnership to extend the trail to East Hull.  Working with OHOF and their Green Task Force of veterans we will expand the trail…

Green Task Force gains momentum

The PATT team has been extremely busy putting together the strategy around the Green Task Force and the rollout program starting in Hull in preparation for the up and coming tree planting season. PATT is currently developing a 3 level tree planting accreditation scheme. With support from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust funding this will…

Veterans’ Green Task Force takes shape

With the advent of the Northern Forest, and the UK commitment to plant 50 million trees over the next 25 years, there has been recent significant interest in tree-planting. Whilst there is an abundance of willing volunteers, the reliance on their good will isn’t always sustainable or practical – unfortunately the mortality rate when trees…

Concern over single-use facemasks

According to a recent study, 74% of Brits are concerned about the increase of single-use facemasks and what impact they may have on the environment. Ocean View Mask, who commissioned the study, also say that 56% of people have reported seeing masks strewn about in streets, rivers or parks. At PATT, we’re also concerned that discarded…

Food banks benefit from PATT masks

Using public transport anytime soon? Passengers must wear a face covering from 15 June under new rules announced by the Government on Thursday. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed the news and stated that access to public transport would be denied to anyone refusing to cover their face. For this reason, PATT Foundation has released a…