Author Archives: Brian Murrell

Annual Report and Accounts 2020

The Fund’s Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2020 is now available at https://www.reesjeffreys.co.uk/annual-reports/.  An annual return for 2020 to the Charity Commission has also been completed.

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Rees Jeffreys project wins award

A project funded by Rees Jeffreys has won a prestigious national award. Plantlife has been awarded the CIEEM Best Practice Knowledge Sharing Award 2020 for Managing grassland road verges: … Continue reading

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2020 Awards published

Details of the Awards made for 2020 have now been published and can be found on the projects page A total of £112,566 (including £10,000 for a graduate bursary) … Continue reading

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New Secretary Appointed

The Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Bravery as the next Secretary of the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund. She will be taking over from Brian … Continue reading

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Fund’s objectives

The Fund was established 70 years ago in 1950 and its founding objectives reflected the transport issues of the day. Trustees have now decided on a modern restatement … Continue reading

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Best Practice Guidance adopted by Highways England

Recommendations from a best practice guide funded by Rees Jeffreys has been adopted by Highways England. Highways England have announced they will be adopting a low fertility topsoil … Continue reading

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Recent Webinars

Links to two interesting webinars RJ@70 and the FTVG’s 2020 Vision event can be found on our Publications page.

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Mary Lewis stands down

Mary Lewis has stood down as a Trustee after serving for six years.  Mary played an invaluable role particularly in shaping the Fund’s approach to Bursaries, working with … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update – Applications process re-opened

The Trustees are pleased to announce their decision to re-open the application process from 1st August 2020.  Careful consideration has been given to the Fund’s overall financial position … Continue reading

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Webinar success – view now

Well done and thank you to everyone involved in the Fund’s first ever Webinar “What have the Roads ever done for us?”. Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHbTuUirTKw&pbjreload=101 to view the … Continue reading

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