AN ANDOVER charity is organising an auction of promises to enable the completion of its off-grid volunteer hub.

Andover Trees United began building The Cabin in Harmony Woods in 2021, which, once completed, will be used as a classroom, volunteer base, green crafts workshop, community space, and for guest speakers.

Now, to allow for the eco-friendly cabin to be finished, the charity will be holding an auction of promises at The Hayward Suite, in Andover, on Friday, May 19, at 7pm.

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A charity spokesperson said: “Over the years, our community-led group of volunteers and dedicated team have worked tirelessly to educate and inspire the local community and further afield. It is this continuing enthusiasm, knowledge and commitment to saving our woodlands for future generations that enables us to build a more sustainable future.”

Plans for the cabin date back to the beginning of the Harmony Woods project, with the scheme approved by Test Valley Borough Council in 2019.

To allow for the project to get off the ground, the charity conducted a variety of fundraising events, including art auctions and charity walks.

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The off-grid woodland classroom will be a facility for everyone from local schools to the area’s businesses.

Andover Trees United is asking people to donate an experience or item for the auction or to attend the event themselves.

To get involved, email to book your place or donate.

Tickets for the event are £30 per person (under 18s are £5 per person) and promise a feel-good evening with fine food and fabulous music.

The charity is always looking for new volunteers, if you would like to know more about the work it does and to get involved, visit our for more information and to sign-up.

Andover Trees United, through Harmony Woods, teaches care for the environment and provides opportunities for volunteering, learning, training, enjoyment and enhanced wellbeing.