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Wednesday, 17th September 2014

Dean & Smedley Fun Run Raises £1,200 to Help Environmental Education in The National Forest

National Forest sponsor Dean & Smedley Family Pharmacies raised 1,200 from their successful Fun Run held at Rosliston Forestry Centre in the summer. Nearly one hundred people signed up to take on either the four-mile Fun Run or the gentle one mile woodland walk.

Wednesday, 27th August 2014

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.

Friday, 8th August 2014

Visitors Asked to Go Potty and Recycle

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.

Friday, 8th August 2014

Tree-Spirited Climbing Adventures - New Tree Climbing Attraction At This Year's National Forest Wood Fair

Scale the heights of one of the magnificent oaks in Beacon Hill Country Park at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.

Monday, 4th August 2014

National Forest Company Reveals More About the Exciting New Decade for The National Forest

Following the successful launch of a new ten year strategy for The National Forest, the National Forest Company (NFC) has announced the key actions for the coming year in its Business Plan 2014-2015. These prioritise making the most of the green investment created so far and securing it for future generations.

Friday, 25th July 2014

Buy advance tickets for the National Forest Wood Fair at local Tourist Information Centres

Early-bird discount tickets for the National Forest Wood Fair are on sale at Ashby de la Zouch and Swadlincote Tourist Information Centres. All tickets bought in advance attract a 20% discount on the gate prices, for this fun family day out to be held at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday 25 August.

Friday, 11th July 2014

The National Forest launches new online marketplace for wood products and services

The National Forest Company has launched a new online Marketplace to help promote timber products and services within and around The National Forest.

Tuesday, 8th July 2014

National Forest Wood Fair tickets now on sale

Tickets for this year's National Forest Wood Fair are now on sale: buy in advance and save 20% of the admission charge on the day.

Monday, 30th June 2014

Chief Executive of the National Forest Company Announces her Departure

Following the successful launch of the strategy for the next decade of The National Forest, the Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, Sophie Churchill OBE, has announced that she will step down at Christmas.

Thursday, 26th June 2014

Looking after woodlands in The National Forest: Round 2 of National Forest Woodland Management Scheme now open

Following a successful pilot scheme over the winter of 2013/14, the National Forest Company has opened a further round of its innovative woodland management grant scheme, to promote the effective management of woodlands within the 200 square miles of The National Forest.