Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

To mark Remembrance Sunday, our Chairman, Carol Grant laid a wreath on behalf of the Fentham Trust at the war memorial in the village.  Many village organisations lay a wreath to remember all those who have served and died for their country in the two World Wars and...
The Arboretum Through the Seasons

The Arboretum Through the Seasons

This blog has been written by Emma Andrews, a local resident who has taken some amazing photos of the George Fentham Arboretum.  Many thanks Emma for submitting your thoughts. I’ve not written a blog before, but there’s a first time for everything and I’m a big...
Tree Policy

Tree Policy

The Trustees have reviewed their policy on trees on land they own surrounding Hampton in Arden. As in many other areas large numbers of trees have been lost in Hampton in Arden by ill-considered and indiscriminate felling or inappropriate pruning in recent years. The...
Summer 2020 update

Summer 2020 update

The Fentham Trustees met on the 15th July for our socially distanced quarterly session in the spacious surroundings of the Fentham Hall.  We welcomed our new trustee, Glyn Ryland. We have spent a lot of time reviewing the latest government regulations so that we can...

Mollie Else

Sadly Mollie died on July 16th 2020. Mollie was born in Friday Lane in 1934 and other than a few years in the 60s lived her whole life in Hampton-in-Arden. Mollie’s family sent us the following message: “We are thankful for the love and support of the...
Spring at The Arboretum

Spring at The Arboretum

Looking Forward to Spring at the Arboretum   Despite the very wet weather, there has been a lot of activity at the Hampton Arboretum since last autumn.    Since 2010, when the majority of the trees were originally planted by the Fentham Trust, the slightly...