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Tuesday, 1st September 2015

All smiles at the National Forest Wood Fair

It may have been wet but it definitely wasnt a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related.

Thursday, 16th July 2015

National Forest Company celebrates 20 years and hits 20 per cent forest cover

Ambassadors for The National Forest joined directors and staff to celebrate 20 years of the National Forest Company.

Monday, 20th April 2015

The National Forest's Black to Green project secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment

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.

Friday, 31st October 2014

From Strength to Strength: Lex Autolease and The National Forest

The long-standing partnership between Lex Autolease and the National Forest Company (NFC) is about to enter an exciting new phase. The UK's largest fleet funding and management specialist, Lex Autolease has worked closely with the NFC since 2006 and has now agreed to extend the partnership until 2016.

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, 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.

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.

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

New Survey Shows Strength of Local Support for The National Forest

'If I said to my grandson you've got to clear some bracken tomorrow, he'd have his wellies out ready at dawn.' Ibstock Business Centre user

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

National and Local Support: A Great Year for The National Forest Company Annual Report for 2013-14 published

The National Forest Company (NFC) has published its Annual Report for 2013-14, a year in which the company received a great vote of confidence from central government and now stands at the start of a new ten-year strategy for the creation and development of The National Forest.

Monday, 2nd June 2014

Me and My Tree - a Selfie with a Difference

Do you have a photograph of yourself as a child planting a tree in The National Forest in the 1990s? If you do, then the National Forest Company (NFC) would love to hear from you!