May 22, 2018

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  • Sheffield

    New Sheffield cabinet member listens to views on street tree replacement

    The new cabinet member responsible for the environment and street scene portfolio at Sheffield City Council is making the most of his first day in post by meeting with those involved in, and with views on, the Streets Ahead programme. Councillor Lewis Dagnall, whose position on the cabinet was officially confirmed on 16 May, met with and listened to all views on how the street tree replacement work, as part of the £2.2bn highways improvement programme, is having an impact on the residents of Sheffield. Part of his day involved meeting with front-line Amey workers at the Olive Grove depot,…

  • Oak

    The Action Oak Partnership launches at Chelsea Flower Show

    A major new campaign to protect the UK’s mighty oak trees from threats including pests and diseases has been officially launched at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show by Lord Gardiner, Defra’s Biosecurity Minister. The Action Oak Partnership – made up of charities, environmental organisations and landowners – is seeking to raise £15 million for research and monitoring to help safeguard the 121 million oaks in UK woodlands. Work will include capturing the first detailed picture of the current health of oaks trees, helping to gain a greater understanding of how to preserve their iconic position in our landscape for generations to come. The…

  • Forst

    N & J Tree Services chooses exceptional quality of Först

    N & J Tree Services has expanded its fleet of Först woodchippers by purchasing two XR8’s, after recognising the high-quality standards offered by the manufacturers’ range of robust machinery. Recognised as a leading specialist arboricultural company, N & J Tree Services provides professional tree care services for motorways, councils and general arboriculture. The business, which now employs 30 staff, has grown year on year since being established in 2000 due to its role as an efficient solutions provider for a vast number of clients across the UK. Nigel Owen, Managing Director at N & J Tree Services, said: “We have…

  • Manchester

    Putting a price on Greater Manchester’s trees and woods

    Ambitious i-Tree Eco research project to be undertaken supporting the development of the Northern Forest. City of Trees is leading on the ‘All Our Trees’ initiative which will see a monetary value put on Greater Manchester’s trees and woods. Using the state of the art i-Tree Eco software system, developed by the US Forestry Service, surveyors are being recruited to assess thousands of random points across  Greater Manchester. They will be gathering information about the location of all trees in a randomly sampled plot of land as well as tree species, height, width and diameter of each tree. They will…

  • Hyde

    High value trees in Hyde Park

    New research and report by Treeconomics values the benefits of the trees in Hyde Park as having an amenity asset value of a staggering £173 million. London’s Hyde Park is known all over the world and attracts over 12.8million visitors each year. The magnificent London Plane trees present in the park are statuesque and symbolise the visual importance of the tree species to the capital. The aesthetic benefits of the these and all the other trees in the park are clear. What is not quite as obvious is the many, many other benefits the trees provide. A new report, commissioned…

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Sheffield

New Sheffield cabinet member listens to views on street tree replacement

May 22, 2018

The new cabinet member responsible for the environment and street scene portfolio at Sheffield City Council is making the most of his first day in post by meeting with those involved in, and with views on, the Streets Ahead programme. Councillor Lewis Dagnall, whose position on the cabinet was officially confirmed on 16 May, met with and listened to all views on how the street tree replacement work, as part of the £2.2bn highways improvement programme, is having an impact on the residents of Sheffield. Part of his day involved meeting with front-line Amey workers at the Olive Grove depot,…

Oak

The Action Oak Partnership launches at Chelsea Flower Show

May 21, 2018

A major new campaign to protect the UK’s mighty oak trees from threats including pests and diseases has been officially launched at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show by Lord Gardiner, Defra’s Biosecurity Minister. The Action Oak Partnership – made up of charities, environmental organisations and landowners – is seeking to raise £15 million for research and monitoring to help safeguard the 121 million oaks in UK woodlands. Work will include capturing the first detailed picture of the current health of oaks trees, helping to gain a greater understanding of how to preserve their iconic position in our landscape for generations to come. The…

Forst

N & J Tree Services chooses exceptional quality of Först

May 21, 2018

N & J Tree Services has expanded its fleet of Först woodchippers by purchasing two XR8’s, after recognising the high-quality standards offered by the manufacturers’ range of robust machinery. Recognised as a leading specialist arboricultural company, N & J Tree Services provides professional tree care services for motorways, councils and general arboriculture. The business, which now employs 30 staff, has grown year on year since being established in 2000 due to its role as an efficient solutions provider for a vast number of clients across the UK. Nigel Owen, Managing Director at N & J Tree Services, said: “We have…

Manchester

Putting a price on Greater Manchester’s trees and woods

May 18, 2018

Ambitious i-Tree Eco research project to be undertaken supporting the development of the Northern Forest. City of Trees is leading on the ‘All Our Trees’ initiative which will see a monetary value put on Greater Manchester’s trees and woods. Using the state of the art i-Tree Eco software system, developed by the US Forestry Service, surveyors are being recruited to assess thousands of random points across  Greater Manchester. They will be gathering information about the location of all trees in a randomly sampled plot of land as well as tree species, height, width and diameter of each tree. They will…

Hyde

High value trees in Hyde Park

May 17, 2018

New research and report by Treeconomics values the benefits of the trees in Hyde Park as having an amenity asset value of a staggering £173 million. London’s Hyde Park is known all over the world and attracts over 12.8million visitors each year. The magnificent London Plane trees present in the park are statuesque and symbolise the visual importance of the tree species to the capital. The aesthetic benefits of the these and all the other trees in the park are clear. What is not quite as obvious is the many, many other benefits the trees provide. A new report, commissioned…

Stihl

Stihl launches dedicated new dealer website

May 16, 2018

STIHL has launched a website dedicated to potential new dealers, highlighting the manufacturer’s commitment to its retail network and simplifying the application process for new partners. The new website has been specifically designed to showcase the benefits of becoming a STIHL dealer and offers insight into the tools dealers can access to enhance their business operations. These include: Dealership development Installation of a STIHL Shop System display, external brand signage and expert merchandising support.  This creates visual impact and helps maximise sales opportunities. Marketing Access to marketing tools, such as TV, press, radio, social media, digital campaigns, in-store POS, product…