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
Wednesday, 27th August 2014
Two thousand visitors enjoyed the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire, on Bank Holiday Monday. Despite the rain, spirits remained undampened and everyone enjoyed the quality wood products, lumberjack displays, chainsaw carvers, horse logging and tree climbing.
Friday, 8th August 2014
Vitax, National Forest Wood Fair sponsor and garden and horticulture specialists, are encouraging all visitors to this year's National Forest Wood Fair to bring their plastic pots in for recycling in exchange for Grow Pots - a product from its popular biodegradables range.
Blog: Woodland Edge
"I'd like to be an Astronaut." When I gave this response to the careers advisor at school, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had a lot to answer for.
Tuesday, 6th August 2013
I took my hot sticky self to Calke Abbey the other day to see their new Garden of Imagination.
Wednesday, 17th July 2013