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The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

The National Forest Company Secures Charitable Status

Announcing that the NFC has been awarded charitable status, Chief Executive John Everitt said: “This is a major milestone for the National Forest Company and sets us up for the next 25 years of The National Forest project.

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Leading the way: world traveller offsets a lifetime of travel with donation to The National Forest

Stewart Wills is a man who has spent his life travelling the world. Conscious that many hundreds of flights had stacked up a significant amount of 'carbon debt', he was inspired by articles in the press at the time of the Climate Change Conference in Paris last year, to contact the National Forest Company (NFC) and discuss making a personal donation.

25th anniversary blog: #1

National Forest's 25th Anniversary

I had the good fortune to sit down with Susan Bell OBE recently and talk about the early days of The National Forest.

We had arranged to film her as part of an archive project in this, the Forest's 25th anniversary year.

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Grown in Britain on Exmoor

We support Grown in Britain in its work to increase the supply of British timber destined for use by local people and businesses. Whether it's to heat our homes, in the construction of new buildings, or for retailers to create wood products that shape our everyday lives.

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Friday, 8th July 2016

'My National Forest': Help create a snapshot of The National Forest in its 25th year

The National Forest turns 25 in 2016 and the National Forest Company (NFC) is inviting everyone who lives or works in or visits The National Forest, to help create a snapshot of the Forest. Everyone is invited to send in images, video, music or words and share what the Forest means to them.

Wednesday, 11th May 2016

Can the Ash Tree Survive Ash Die Back? A Living Ash Trial Created in The National Forest

A trial to look for potential tolerance to ash dieback in different varieties of ash has been created by Forest Research, the research agency of the Forestry Commission, on land owned by the National Forest Company (NFC) in The National Forest near Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire.

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Help Shape the Future of Leicestershire's Volcano

Charnwood Forest Regional Park, one of the most iconic parts of The National Forest, is the focus of a new landscape partnership bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Tuesday, 17th January 2017

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All's well that ends well...

As we all start the year planning our big - and smaller - adventures for 2017, enjoy this blog from a couple of the National Forest Way rangers. Maxine and Chris improvise their way through a field of cows: they know how it should be done, but we read how they actually manage, with hilarious results. Overall, a message about being wary enough but not letting it stop you having a good walk. Happy walking this year, everyone!

Tuesday, 10th January 2017


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