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National Forest Company celebrates 20th anniversary

National Forest Company celebrates 20th anniversary

"It was all faith, it is now a reality. This is really quite an emotional day." Rodney Swarbrick CBE DL served as the first NFC Chairman from 1995 - 2001 and spoke warmly of the early days of the Forest, and of his delight at the progress that has been achieved, at a recent event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Forest Company.

Enjoy tales from the wagon trains of the Wild West at the National Forest Wood Fair

Enjoy tales from the wagon trains of the Wild West at the National Forest Wood Fair

Expect some riveting tales from the wagon trains of the Wild West when wheelwright Phill Gregson returns to give a masterclass at the National Forest Wood Fair, on Bank Holiday Monday 31 August.

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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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Why trees are important for communities

The University of Derby's Buxton campus will host a public lecture on why putting trees at the heart of England has helped communities prosper.
Speaker: Dr Sophie Churchill OBE
Thursday 28 May

Read more: Environmentalist promotes community grass roots in Buxton



Press Releases

Wednesday, 25th June 2014

COMING OF AGE: THE NATIONAL FOREST 2014-2024 - Launch of the new strategy for The National Forest

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.

Tuesday, 17th June 2014

A Hundred People Run for Dean & Smedley in The National Forest

National Forest sponsor Dean & Smedley Family Pharmacies held a successful Fun Run recently to support environmental education in The National Forest.

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