An ancient practice which provides a constant, sustainable source of timber and creates a diverse range of habitats for insects, birds, wildlife and plants, is being kept alive on the Hadlow Estate in Kent.
In Five Oak Green, the Memorial Cottages built after the Great War of 1914-18 once again proudly display wreathes of poppies in honour of the men of the parish who died in both world wars.
After a career spanning five decades and mirroring that of his late grandfather, Hadlow Estate Foreman Mick Cheesman is hanging up his tools for the final time.
The Hadlow Estate has pieced together, from a variety of sources, including local historian Robin Hollamby, details of the day a German Messerschmitt was downed on its land near Tudeley and would be interested to hear from anyone who has any further information.
Expert local craftsmen are keeping tradition alive in Kent as they revive and restore the iconic red Kent peg tiles which adorn several of the listed buildings on the Hadlow Estate.
As we mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day today, we remember all those from the Parish and the Estate who played their part in WW2.
More than 680,000 bees are on a unique spring break at the Hadlow Estate in Kent to help it get the very best from its fruit orchards.