Wednesday, 11th July 2012
Mizuno, one of the leading manufacturers of sports equipment, will be bringing its Tech Truck to the National Forest 10K on Sunday 16 September 2012.
Wednesday, 4th July 2012
The Independent Panel on Forestry's final report is published today. It proposes that a public forestry estate is maintained, under a new body evolving from the Forestry Commission, which will champion all the benefits that forestry and woodlands can bring. The National Forest is cited as an example of increased access to local woodlands, good community engagement and economic impact through forestry.
Tuesday, 3rd July 2012
Families searching for new ideas on where to take the children during the long summer break should head to The National Forest at the heart of the Midlands. This "forest in the making" is bursting with things to see and do, ensuring young ones and their older companions alike are kept entertained - whatever the summer weather brings!
Tuesday, 19th June 2012
With the May bank holidays over and the Jubilee bunting barely a memory, it is time to look forward to the August bank holiday with a new Wood Fair Short Break.
Friday, 15th June 2012
The National Forest marquee at this year's Ashby Show will be a hive of creative activity as families take part in The National Forest's "Forest of Drawings" competition. The marquee will have everything children (aged between 4-11 years) will need to create their leafy masterpieces - pencils, crayons, pens and the entry posters for the competition.
Wednesday, 13th June 2012
With three months to go until The National Forest 10K, which sets off from Conkers on Sunday September 16, it is time to get in training, is the advice from local running clubs. The National Forest 10K is a perfect introductory race for beginner runners but it is really important that training is built up slowly to avoid injuries such as shin splints.
Wednesday, 30th May 2012
It will soon be time to chill the champagne and pack the hamper for the range of open-air music and theatre performances taking place across The National Forest this summer.
Wednesday, 30th May 2012
Organisers of the three major arts festivals in The National Forest have agreed to bring their expertise and artistic eye to judge entries for the National Forest Wood Fair's 'Forest of Drawings' competition.
Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
Mel the Monkey will be aping around Coalville on Tuesday 12 June giving out children's activity packs, crayons and story books to officially launch The National Forest Hopper.
Wednesday, 16th May 2012
Wordy wizards of all ages are invited to spin a woodland yarn for the National Forest Wood Fair's Woody Tales short story competition.