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22 October 2018

'Forgotten lands' to receive forestry boost

A new project to help landowners create vital new woodland and unlock the economic benefits of forestry has been launched in Cumbria’s ‘forgotten lands’. The government’s Tree Champion Sir William Worsley today visited forestry project Snowdon Close in the area to launch the pilot Forestry Investment Zone. The government will trial a...



15 October 2018

New apprenticeship scheme to train forestry machine operators

New apprenticeship scheme to train forestry machine operators Young people looking to pursue an exciting and challenging career in forestry are being invited to apply for a new apprenticeships scheme based in south Scotland. The scheme, driven by the Scottish Forest and Timber Technologies Industry Leadership Group (STTILG), aims to train young...


11 October 2018

Winners of the Autumn Forester's Golf Society

James Penfold of Penfolds Woodland Management took the individual honours and won the Beacon Bowl Trophy at the Autumn Foresters’ Golf Society meeting held at Whiteleaf Golf Club, Buckinghamshire on Thursday, 4th October 2018. On a glorious autumnal day for golf James had a winning score of 43 Stableford points...


04 October 2018

Scottish Government Fund Alleviates Pressures

Over £7 million of Scottish Government funding is set to increase the levels of community, social and environmental benefit gained from projects that minimise the impact of timber lorries on Scotland’s rural road network. The 2018 Strategic Timber Transport Fund (STTF), managed by Forestry Commission Scotland, has awarded over £7 million...


28 September 2018

Forestry Statistics 2018

The latest National Statistics on forestry produced by the Forestry Commission were released on 27 September 2018 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.      Detailed statistics are published in the web publication Forestry Statistics 2018, with an extract in Forestry Facts & Figures 2018. They include UK statistics...