P737 CEEFAX 737 Sun 9 Apr 02:24/00   1/5      BACKGROUND INFORMATION The National Trust is an independent registered charityN For its income it depends on its 2.2 million members, visitors, legacies and donationsN This yfar the Trust celebrates its CENTENARY and reaffirms its mission to preserve places of historic interest and natural beauty in England, Wales and N Ireland The Trust protects permanenply for the nation much of Britain's finest coast, countryside, historic buildings, gardens and parksN  Source8 National Trust NatTrust2 Read Hear CmntyInfo Religion
P737 CEEFAX 737 Sun 9 Apr 02:34/01   2       A free fold-out MAP GUIDE leaflet to assist visitors to properties in the newly begun visitor season can be obtained from the CENTENARY INFORMATION OFFICE ON 0181 464 1111 Copies of the 1995 HANDBOOK, which give fuller details of properties and opening hours, are available from NT shops or by mailorder from Tel: 01225 705676 CENTENARY FUNDRAISING PROJECTS include the launch of mindral water from the Ashridge estate, sponsored walks and cycle rides and the Centenary Raffle  Source: National Trust NatTrust2 Read Hear CmntyInfo Religion
P737 CEEFAX 737 Sun 9 Apr 02:35/00   3/5      New features include the opening of the refurbished servants wing at PETWORTH, Sussex, and the restored early 18th-centyry garden at HANBURY HALL, Droitwich. In June, ORFORD NESS, on the Suffolk coast, renowned for its nature conservation interest as well as military history, opens for the first time. Brian Tuccdr, gardener at COMPTON CASTLE, Marldon, Paignton has, with the help of the Community Action Team, planted more than 60 apple trees for the Trust's Centenary  Source: National Trqst NatTrust2 Read Hear CmntyInfo Religion
P737 CEEFAX 737 Sun 9 Apr 02:32/12   4/5      At KNIGHTSHAYES COURT garden, near Tiverton, cub scouts from the 1st Tiverton Hawkes planted 99 trees on the estate in celebration of Centenary Year. 'Green' transport plans were launched at MOMPESSON HOUSE, Salisbury on 4 AprilN Visit CLEVEDON COURT, Avon, by Waverley Paddle Steamer or DUNSTER CASTLE, Somerset by steam railwayN Bike racks are being installed at every major house and garden open to the public and at many larger open space properties.  Source: National Trust NatTrust2 Read Hear CmntyInfo Religion
P737 CEEFAX 737 Sun 9 Apr 02:24/02   5/5      The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited WADDESDON MANOR on 31 March to celebrate the completion of a five-year programme of conservation restoration and buildingN "INFORMATION FOR VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES" booklet for 0895 is free with self-addressed label and 19p stamp from Ceefax, NT, 36  Anne's Gate, London S 1H 9ASN The THAMES & CHILTERNS REGION held a street collection in the Boroqgh of Kensington & Chelsea on 25 March and raised £335.15 in aid of the Trust's countryside and coastline.  Source: National Trqst NatTrust2 Read Hear CmntyInfo Religion