The most recent Robin Hood-related news stories breaking in the global media!
With the tales and traditional stories being set in Sherwood Forest and other rural woodland locations, Robin Hood is often seen as an ideal ambassador for "green living" and ecological ideals! His folklore origins, together with his understanding of how to survive in the wild, in harmony with nature, make him the perfect character to credibly promote a wide range of environmental –based information. Consequently, his image has frequently appeared on various campaigns carrying healthy lifestyle messages etc.
Communities in the Edwinstowe and Sherwood Forest area are being invited to view concepts for a new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre at Forest Corner, Edwinstowe.
Nottinghamshire County Council last year announced that a RSPB-led consortium had signed contracts to build a new visitor centre and manage the world-famous Sherwood Forest Country Park as part of a £5.3m project. The consortium comprises the RSPB, the UK’s leading conservation charity, working with Thoresby Estate, Continuum Attractions and The Sherwood Forest Trust.