Wednesday, 26th August 2015
The 100th woodland management plan in The National Forest has been approved by the Forestry Commission, the UK governing body for forestry.
Wednesday, 19th August 2015
Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherd’s huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Tuesday, 18th August 2015
Edward Argar, Member of Parliament for Charnwood, met with John Everitt, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, to discuss opportunities and future development of The National Forest as it reaches its quarter century next year.
Thursday, 13th August 2015
Visitors to this year’s National Forest Wood Fair are being urged to recycle any unwanted plastic garden pots and trade them in for new, biodegradable Grow Pots.
Thursday, 16th July 2015
Ambassadors for The National Forest joined directors and staff to celebrate 20 years of the National Forest Company.
Thursday, 28th May 2015
For the first time ever, the organisers of the National Forest Wood Fair are offering an extra 'early bird' discount for visitors who buy tickets in advance – but you only have until midnight on Sunday 31 May to grab one third off the gate price.
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The National Forest Company is delighted to announce that Vitax - one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products - has confirmed its sponsorship of the National Forest Wood Fair for 2015.
Monday, 20th April 2015
Schools, housing estates and allotments within The National Forest are getting that Forest feeling, thanks to the National Forest Company’s Urban Trees programme, sponsored by H K Wentworth.
Monday, 20th April 2015
The National Forest Company and its partners in the Heart of the Forest Forum have been awarded £770,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the innovative Black to Green project.
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
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.