Good afternoon all! We have been unable to write a post for a while as have been working full time on the land and signal is very limited… We have been making great progress and have completed many jobs including a temporary composting toilet and compost store.. We were hoping to be able to start…

It’s just another day…

Our thoughts are with everyone who is spending today without their father and the mums who do both jobs… We are doing everything in our power to secure, develop and get our woodland home ready for Lads Without Dads.. Plans are underway, assistance is appearing and visions are being realised. Thank you to everyone for your…

HYGGE { HOO-GAH } !

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to Hoogah Swansea who are very kindly supporting Lads Without Dads with their special this month!   Hoogah is a beautiful, boutique cafe bar and kitchen based in Brynmill which offers a delicious and unique range of locally sourced, wholesome produce. For the month of June they are offering a 🔥Peppered Beef…

Making Progress!

LWD Woodland Home, Making Progress… After 2 cold evenings sleeping in the shed and 3 days non stop strimming and clearing, we are starting to make some good progress.. A big thank you to Antaine Doinn and Si Dimmock from Monkey Tree Care Ltd. in Swansea for their hard work starting to fell and clear out the dead trees and branches…

One good turn deserves another…

Would like to say a big THANK YOU to Chris Guts Griffiths from Guts Surfboards in Swansea! Mr Griffiths has voluntarily donated one of his unique resin bowls for us to auction towards equipment for us to develop our woodland home… Chris only recently had the ingenious idea of recycling the left over polyester resin from the custom surfboards…

Seeing the wood for the trees!

FANTASTIC NEWS! I have recently met with the owner of the woodland after becoming increasingly frustrated with the mammoth task of raising the deposit pretty much alone. After explaining the situation to him and reiterating my plans for the area he has given me all of the confirmation I needed to be able to start…

United we stand, divided we fall…

FANTASTIC NEWS!!! WE ARE DOING THIS AND WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! PLEASE SHARE! We have been working towards raising funding to purchase a local piece of woodland with the vision of this becoming our base as opposed to a rented building in the city centre. This will significantly reduce our future running costs as we…

Generous donation from The Toy Box Boutique for us to auction…

Fantastic! The Toy Box Boutique in Swansea have very kindly donated one of their beautiful, personalised toy boxes worth £90 for us to auction towards our woodland home! These boxes are made to order with an awesome choice of fabrics and styles… This would make an ideal Christmas present for any youngster and really help us…

Rise and rise again…

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the few volunteers that made a great effort on Sunday for our Robin Hood fundraiser… With apocalyptic weather conditions and a deserted city centre to contend with the merry men still managed to raise close to £150 in just a couple of hours! Thank you…

Robin Hood And His Merry Men Woodland Home Fundraiser!

Calling all volunteers who would like to join us on the August Bank Holiday to help collect donations towards our woodland home.. The theme will be Robin Hood and his Merry Men! We will be making our own costumes and collecting in various establishments in the city centre. We need as many volunteers as possible…

Community Spirit X

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to Neath-Round Table and all of their amazing volunteers for organising a fantastic weekend at Neath carnival! Lads Without Dads and everyone who attended had a fantastic time! Thank you so much for your hard work to improve our local communities.. Lads Without Dads X