Minister backs special forestry status for Northumberland

Forestry minister David Rutley says he is "keen to explore" options for a Forestry Investment Zone (FIZ) in Northumberland, which backers say could deliver a step change in tree planting in northern England.

by Gavin McEwan
Forest planting at Doddington North Moor near Wooler - image: Confor
Forest planting at Doddington North Moor near Wooler - image: Confor

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