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.
- Read More: Full Press Release
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
Wednesday, 17th September 2014
National Forest sponsor Dean & Smedley Family Pharmacies raised £1,200 from their successful Fun Run held at Rosliston Forestry Centre in the summer. Nearly one hundred people signed up to take on either the four-mile Fun Run or the gentle one mile woodland walk.
Friday, 8th August 2014
Scale the heights of one of the magnificent oaks in Beacon Hill Country Park at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.
Blog: Woodland Edge
"I was somewhere I'd never been before. I thought: I'm getting wet, I'm getting cold - I'm enjoying myself!"
Friday, 31st October 2014
Calke Explore! at the National Trustís Calke Abbey proved to be a big hit this summer. The play space was a new woodland experience designed to get visitors outdoors and closer to nature.
Wednesday, 29th October 2014