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Forestry Commission clamp down on illegal bikers in North Yorks woods

Forestry Commission clamp down on illegal bikers in North Yorks woods

Forest chiefs and North Yorkshire police are warning that local woods are strictly off limits to motorbikers. Patrols are being stepped up in Dalby Forest, near Pickering, and Ingleby Greenhowe, near Guisborough, to deter illegal scrambling bikers, whose activities pose a danger to woodland visitors and wildlife sites. The Forestry Commission say the problem has […]

North Yorks Moors Campaign to restore ancient woodland in the National Park

North Yorks Moors Campaign to restore ancient woodland in the National Park

A campaign to restore the North York Moors National Park’s ancient woodlands will see a return of the much-loved bluebell, primrose, wood anemone and wild daffodil. The National Park Authority’s new Management Plan has identified the restoration of ancient woodlands planted with conifers as a key conservation priority. The North York Moors contains the highest […]

Dalby Forest Says Get Fit For 2013

Dalby Forest Says Get Fit For 2013

Get fit in Dalby Forest! The Forestry Commission say that its 22,400 hectares (56,000 acres) of woodland in the region, including Dalby Forest, near Pickering, and Guisborough Forest and Walkway, offer endless possibilities to help raise your fitness levels, whatever your age or ability. Studies show that a quarter of the British population is now […]

Paloma Faith announces Dalby Forest date

Paloma Faith announces Dalby Forest date

The captivating Paloma Faith is the latest act to announce that she will be performing concerts in seven spectacular woodland locations this summer as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series. Released in 2009, debut album, ‘Do You Want the Truth, or Something Beautiful?’ introduced Paloma Faith and a glossy ensemble of retro-referencing […]

Nightjars Return To North Yorkshire Moors

Nightjars Return To North Yorkshire Moors

The elusive nightjar – under threat of extinction just 40 years ago – has returned to North York Moors woodlands in record numbers. The nocturnal bird, famed for its churring love call and aerobatic courtship dance, has made local Forestry Commission woods its key summer stronghold in northern Britain. A survey underway in 3,000-hectare (7,500-acre) […]

Newfoundland Dogs & Christmas Trees At Dalby Forest

Newfoundland Dogs & Christmas Trees At Dalby Forest

The huge canines, weighing up to 14 stone, will be raising funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue by transporting forest fresh Christmas trees to revellers’ cars in special carts in return for a donation. Back in their native Canada Newfies are working dogs who historically dragged fishing nets from […]

Dalby Forest – Blondie announces forest concerts for 2013

Dalby Forest –  Blondie announces forest concerts for 2013

Blondie has confirmed a very special tour of the nation’s woodlands next summer performing their hits as part of the Forestry Commission’s annual concert series Forest Live. Blondie emerged from New York’s celebrated new wave scene producing innovative music with their rock/disco, reggae and hip-hop influenced songs. Fronted by pop icon Deborah Harry, their ground-breaking […]

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