New Chief Executive at the National Forest Company
John Everitt has arrived in post as the new Chief Executive of the National Forest Company (NFC). He is only the third person to hold this position since the inception of the company in 1995, and takes up the reins following the departure of Sophie Churchill at the end of last year.
Tuck an early bird ticket for the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair in someone's Christmas stocking - and save a third off the price!
Limited early bird tickets for the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair have just gone on sale in time for Christmas. Buy now and save one third off the entry price in August next year.
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A View From The Forest
Simon West, new Head of Forestry at the National Forest Company, reflects about the first couple of months in his new job and how the Forest is looking.
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Grown in Britain News
The second Grown in Britain Week was a great success, with events that sparked the imagination of government, industry and society about the use of British timber.
Read more about British timber being used in new housing, planting trees for tables and Grown in Britain research and development: Grown in Britain News
Tuesday, 13th January 2015
The National Forest Company's Director of Operations, Simon Evans, is speaking this week at the United Nations (UN) Symposium on Sustainable Cities in Toyota City, Japan.
Friday, 22nd March 2013
The stunning 2020VISION street gallery exhibition has arrived in Swadlincote, after months of planning. It is a privilege to have worked with all our partners to bring it here. South Derbyshire District Council, the National Trust at Calke Abbey and our local sponsor H K Wentworth Limited have all worked enthusiastically with us to make this most of this brilliant opportunity.
Blog: Woodland Edge
From Measham to Leicester on the back road, you pass the mine's bund, a newly turfed embankment on a grand scale, like a whale which has swum up the Thames and got stranded. Week by week mounds of soil appear and change shape: we have, temporarily, a rusty brown Arizonian backdrop to the lovely Swepstone church.
Wednesday, 27th November 2013
How seductive are the saturated colours of 'Africa', the latest wildlife series with David Attenborough's name against it. The shots are often semi-abstract, reminiscent of the 'Earth from the Air' photos we loved about a decade ago.
Wednesday, 6th February 2013