On Friday 25 November, haulage contractors Robert and Lewis Scott set off to London with a very special delivery from the Forestry Commission for the Palace of Westminster. They were delivering three Christmas trees which included a 50ft Sika Spruce that was being put next to Big Ben, a 25ft tree for Westminster Hall, and a 20ft tree for the Speakers State rooms.
Artist Keith Harrison has been announced as the winner of Jerwood Open Forest 2016 and will be awarded a major £30,000 commission to realise his project Joyride at Cannock Chase Forest in autumn 2017.
Following on from his spring arena tour, Olly Murs, one of British music’s biggest stars, announces his biggest headline shows yet; 20 outdoor dates across the UK including two dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.
Escape the shops, wrap up warm, enjoy the Christmassy scent of pine trees, and get into the festive spirit this year in England’s national woods and forests.
A group of 19 apprentices from Western Power Distribution (WPD) has taken part in a project with Forestry Commission England to help improve community green spaces in the Forest of Dean.
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