Tree crate carpenters get to work at Reabrook event in The National Forest
National Forest sponsor Reabrook Limited gathered saws, hammers and spades for a day out in the woods with employees and their families recently. Staff were invited to help put the finishing touches to the company's sponsored woodland at Boothorpe, a few hundred yards from the company's buildings at Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch.
New Woodland Takes Root in Wychnor
Montgomery Wood offers visitors fantastic views across the River Trent to Wychnor, with stunning views of St Leonard's parish church. This 2.3ha (5.7 acre) wood has been created by local businessman Chris Montgomery who runs a landscaping business based in Burton. Chris bought the land a few years ago and decided to create the woodland under the National Forest Changing Landscapes Scheme to provide wildlife habitat, access and wood for fuel.
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Spring and other seasonal delights
Spring... my favourite season. Always has been and always will be, with the promise of new life, lighter, longer days and a hint of warmth. Then there's the colour - the gentle pinks of blossom, reddy-brown of new rose growth, and the spread of colour from emerging bulbs before the onslaught of green. And the song... oh the song!
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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, 17th February 2009
What would she really love to have? How about spending time with you?
Tuesday, 10th February 2009
The National Forest has teamed up with Leicester Comedy Festival to invite performers, venues, sponsors and audiences to create Comedy Wood. Playing for more than just laughs, the Comedy Wood campaign is part of an initiative to ‘green up’ the Festival, and organisers hope to create a new wood within the 200 square miles of The National Forest.
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