Monday, 19th October 2015
As The National Forest approaches its first quarter century in 2016, there are still opportunities for landowners to take advantage of grant schemes available through the National Forest Company (NFC) to help create a legacy for themselves, their families and the nation.
Tuesday, 1st September 2015
It may have been wet but it definitely wasn’t 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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, 19th January 2015
Are you looking for firewood, new fencing or a professional tree surgeon? The National Forest Company (NFC) has launched a new online Marketplace to help promote timber products and services within and around The National Forest.
Tuesday, 9th December 2014
Limited early bird tickets for the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair have just gone on sale in time for Christmas. Buy now and save one third off the entry price in August next year.
Monday, 13th October 2014
The National Forest Company welcomes Grown in Britain Week. Grown in Britain brings together everyone who values our forests, woods and trees and the products we can make from the wood they produce.