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Wednesday, 7th November 2012

Guide for Developers and Planners in The National Forest: More Green Infrastructure Required

The National Forest Company has issued an updated version of its Guide for Developers and Planners.

Monday, 29th October 2012

Press Statement - Ash Dieback

Statement from Sophie Churchill, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company.

Tuesday, 16th October 2012

A Very Royal Tree: Duke Plants the 8 Millionth Tree in The National Forest

The Duke of Cambridge has planted the 8 millionth tree in The National Forest.

Thursday, 4th October 2012

Duke Plants 8 Millionth National Forest Tree at St. George’s Park

Burton upon Trent; Tuesday 9 October 2012: The Duke of Cambridge will plant the 8 millionth tree in The National Forest, as a pin oak will be planted in the grounds of St. George's Park, The FA's new national football centre.

Tuesday, 2nd October 2012

Natural Play Area Opens at Hicks Lodge Cycle Centre

"Thank you Mrs Rutledge!" was the spontaneous cry from a 10 year old to his teacher, as he launched himself once again onto the new timber climbing frame at Hicks Lodge, near Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, as the new natural play area was opened recently.

Monday, 17th September 2012

Course Records Smashed for Second Year at National Forest 10k

Both the men's and ladies' course records were smashed this weekend in the National Forest 10K that took place on Sunday 16 September on the trails around Conkers at the Heart of the National Forest.

Wednesday, 15th August 2012

Steam, Smoke And Fire At The National Forest Wood Fair

It'll be hard to spot wheelwright Phill Gregson when he stokes up clouds of steam, smoke and fire at the National Forest Wood Fair over Bank Holiday weekend Sunday 26 and Monday 27 August, in the stunning setting of Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire.

Tuesday, 14th August 2012

Melbourne Announces Second Display for Forest of Drawings Winners

Entries for the "Forest of Drawings" competition will make their debut public display at the National Forest Wood Fair over the August Bank Holiday, Sunday 26 and Monday 27 August, but now organisers of one of Derbyshire's major arts festivals have just announced a second showing at the Melbourne Festival.

Monday, 6th August 2012

Prizes Spur On Runners in The National Forest 10K

Runners in The National Forest 10K on Sunday 16 September will be running that bit faster this year following the announcement of the fantastic prizes they could win!

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Not an Olympic Sport but... First UK Championship Log to Leg Race at The National Forest Wood Fair

Five of the best exponents in the UK from The Association of Pole Lathe Turners and Greenwood Workers will take part in the first ever UK Log to Leg Championships at the National Forest Wood Fair over August Bank Holiday.