We are currently investigating an incident in which a member of the public was struck by a falling tree. Our ranger team had been undertaking their regular programme of work to manage older, damaged or decaying trees on the Forest.

Following the incident that happened on the 25th January, the Health & Safety Executive was informed and further tree management work by our inhouse team suspended.

We send our thoughts and best wishes to the two people and their family who were impacted by this incident.

Due to the ongoing investigation, we will not be making any further comment at this time.