Coming of age: National Forest Strategy 2014 - 2024 launched
Over one hundred people attended the celebratory launch of the new Strategy and next decade of The National Forest, 2014 - 2024.
Spirits were undampened at the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair
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.
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The National Forest Wood Fair in the rain
It was a blessing it hadn't rained in the night. But 6am arrived and the first spots started. I bravely tweeted "Come and walk the National Forest Way in the dry!" - referring to the miniature version of the route we had laid out in the shelter of our marquee - and set off to the site.
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Latest news from Central Rivers Initiative
The National Forest Company is part of the Central Rivers Initiative, a partnership working to shape the restoration of the river valley between Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth, creating beautiful places where people can explore and enjoy water, landscape and wildlife.
Thursday, 26th June 2014
The new strategy for the next decade of The National Forest has been launched at an event held in the stunning setting of the Riding School at the National Trust's Calke Abbey.
Wednesday, 25th June 2014
The new strategy to take The National Forest forward over the next ten years is launched today at Calke Abbey. The strategy highlights the priorities for the forest as it comes of age. The next decade will be a crucial period to lay down the legacy of the forest, and secure it for future generations.
Blog: Woodland Edge
Last week we celebrated ten years of the National Forest & Beyond Partnership, the mechanism by which we and our local partners share a pot of money to promote The National Forest and the immediate area as a visitor destination.
Friday, 18th January 2013
I didn't think my first blog would take quite this turn. It coincides with my tenth year here at The National Forest, and it was going to be a musing on what has changed and some of the things I've seen, but then one of my longest serving colleagues has upped and left! Which makes you think again about how things change.
Thursday, 20th December 2012