October 16, 2018

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  • storm callum

    Storm Callum brings down trees across Greater Manchester

    Strong winds have brought trees down trees across Greater Manchester. It comes after a weather warning of strong gusts was issued for Greater Manchester this morning as Storm Callum swept into the region. Gusts of 45mph have been recorded today, while winds could reach 60mph around exposed hills, with the warning in place until midnight. In Hulme a large tree blocked the road when it came down on Moss Lane East close to the junction of Hulme High Street and the library and leisure centre. It was reported to the fire service at about 1.30pm and the incident was passed on to…

  • a83

    Scottish plan to plant 500 acres of broadleaf trees above the A83

    After the latest landslides at the Rest and Be Thankful, questions are being asked over why a scheme to plant trees above the road has been held up for six years. Drivers are facing diversions after the A83 at the beauty spot, in Argyll, remained closed over the weekend following fresh landslips brought on by heavy rain The motorists have been forced to take a 60-mile detour since Tuesday when 2,500 tonnes of debris tumbled down Ben Luibhean blocking the main road and the Old Military Road which is normally used as a relief route. However, after another 300 tonnes…

  • climate

    Trees can rescue climate crisis

    Tree Conference to share message that by protecting and regenerating our planet’s forests, we can prevent a global temperature rise beyond 1.5C. With the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urging for global warming to be kept within 1.5C, The Tree Conference – to be held at The Merlin Theatre in Frome on Sunday 21 October – will highlight the vital role trees and reforestation can play in limiting climate change. As The Guardian reported yesterday (Tuesday 9 October), Shell boss Ben van Beurden has said this week that a huge tree-planting project the size of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest…

  • Stihl accessories

    Free STIHL accessories

    The STIHL chainsaw promotion is back by popular demand. Users can receive STIHL accessories worth up to £87 when purchasing selected cordless and petrol chainsaws.   The promotion runs until 14 December 2018. Any customer purchasing either a cordless MSA 160 C-BQ or MSA 200 C-BQ chainsaw, as well as a petrol powered MS 180 or MS 181, will receive a pair of clear contrast goggles, a filing kit and ADVANCE MS Ergo gloves, free of charge.   Purchasing the petrol powered MS 211, MS 231 or the MS 251 saws will gift customers with ADVANCE MS Ergo gloves, a filing kit,…

  • Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

    Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy extended by 50,000 trees

    Fifty thousand trees will be winging their way across the UK next week to form part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a network of global forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. They will be planted by 10,000 members of the public who snapped them up in a matter of minutes in a free tree giveaway made possible by a partnership between the Woodland Trust, Sainsbury’s and ITV. The giveaway was in support of a landmark documentary, The Queen’s Green Planet, screened on ITV in April. It followed Her Majesty the Queen and…

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storm callum

Storm Callum brings down trees across Greater Manchester

Oct 16, 2018

Strong winds have brought trees down trees across Greater Manchester. It comes after a weather warning of strong gusts was issued for Greater Manchester this morning as Storm Callum swept into the region. Gusts of 45mph have been recorded today, while winds could reach 60mph around exposed hills, with the warning in place until midnight. In Hulme a large tree blocked the road when it came down on Moss Lane East close to the junction of Hulme High Street and the library and leisure centre. It was reported to the fire service at about 1.30pm and the incident was passed on to…

a83

Scottish plan to plant 500 acres of broadleaf trees above the A83

Oct 16, 2018

After the latest landslides at the Rest and Be Thankful, questions are being asked over why a scheme to plant trees above the road has been held up for six years. Drivers are facing diversions after the A83 at the beauty spot, in Argyll, remained closed over the weekend following fresh landslips brought on by heavy rain The motorists have been forced to take a 60-mile detour since Tuesday when 2,500 tonnes of debris tumbled down Ben Luibhean blocking the main road and the Old Military Road which is normally used as a relief route. However, after another 300 tonnes…

climate

Trees can rescue climate crisis

Oct 16, 2018

Tree Conference to share message that by protecting and regenerating our planet’s forests, we can prevent a global temperature rise beyond 1.5C. With the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urging for global warming to be kept within 1.5C, The Tree Conference – to be held at The Merlin Theatre in Frome on Sunday 21 October – will highlight the vital role trees and reforestation can play in limiting climate change. As The Guardian reported yesterday (Tuesday 9 October), Shell boss Ben van Beurden has said this week that a huge tree-planting project the size of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest…

Stihl accessories

Free STIHL accessories

Oct 15, 2018

The STIHL chainsaw promotion is back by popular demand. Users can receive STIHL accessories worth up to £87 when purchasing selected cordless and petrol chainsaws.   The promotion runs until 14 December 2018. Any customer purchasing either a cordless MSA 160 C-BQ or MSA 200 C-BQ chainsaw, as well as a petrol powered MS 180 or MS 181, will receive a pair of clear contrast goggles, a filing kit and ADVANCE MS Ergo gloves, free of charge.   Purchasing the petrol powered MS 211, MS 231 or the MS 251 saws will gift customers with ADVANCE MS Ergo gloves, a filing kit,…

Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy extended by 50,000 trees

Oct 10, 2018

Fifty thousand trees will be winging their way across the UK next week to form part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a network of global forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. They will be planted by 10,000 members of the public who snapped them up in a matter of minutes in a free tree giveaway made possible by a partnership between the Woodland Trust, Sainsbury’s and ITV. The giveaway was in support of a landmark documentary, The Queen’s Green Planet, screened on ITV in April. It followed Her Majesty the Queen and…

Babworth Estate Dominic on Valtra Forestry tractor

Forestry Roots employs recent graduates

Oct 9, 2018

Four young college and university leavers are starting their first paid jobs in forestry this month thanks to Forestry Roots – a unique partnership launched this year between the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) and the ALA Green Charitable Trust. Anthony Green of the ALA Green Charitable Trust says: “We know that the environment is crucial to our future and by working with the RFS we are supporting future foresters to achieve their potential through training and guidance. We are removing barriers to first steps into a career of great value in the woodland and forestry environment where the opportunities are…