One day practical training course running as part of the North Pennine Dales Woodfuel project, covering the all aspects of the use of small woodlands for woodfuel production. More details on course content can be found here. The venue is Barningham Estate, near Barnard Castle in Co Durham. For more information or to book a place please contact Jill on 01670 513292.

Application forms for the next round of Defra’s Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS) will be released on May 22nd 2012. The scheme can provide funding towards forestry and woodfuel processing equipment up to a maximum £25,000 grant per business. Woodland owners, foresty contractors and woodfuel supply businesses are all eligible to apply. The application deadline is July 17th 2012.

Alwinton Show

April 26, 2012