Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with rail, bus and active travel

Earn points by leaving the car at home

Make a car-free journey to earn points that can be traded for vouchers or donated to charity!

The BetterPoints app tracks your journey and awards points which can be redeemed for high street vouchers for you to spend at your favourite shop, local coffee shop or can be donated to charity. So whether you walk, cycle or catch the bus – every journey counts.

The Queen’s Green Canopy

During winter 21/22, Surrey Hills Society have worked with 300 volunteers from a diverse range of communities to support the planting of over 2km of native hedgerow and 1000 woodland trees in the Surrey Hills. This engages with the unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, which is inviting people to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee” in aid of The Queen’s Green Canopy. This 2km of hedgerow forms part of the 7.5km being planting in the Surrey Hills through collaborative land manager groups funding by the Surrey Hills Farming in Protected Landscapes fund (FiPL). The trees that have been planted are a mixture of native species including hawthorn, field maple and hazel which create essential wildlife corridors and habitat for a wide variety of species such as the hazel dormouse, brown hairstreak butterfly and turtle dove.

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