November 16, 2018


Over £70,000 of equipment stolen from Cranfield tree surgeon

tree surgeon

MORE than £70,000 worth of equipment has been stolen from a tree surgeon in Cranfield. Items taken from Trim A Tree off College Road include 20 chainsaws, two wood chippers and a stump grinder, which would have meant that the burglars needed a van to take the gear away. The burglary has meant that Ray Brown, owner of the tree surgeon’s and landscaping company, has lost between £4,000 and £5,000 worth of business due to jobs he had to cancel. Bedfordshire Police confirmed that a burglary took place between 10pm and 5.30am overnight between Monday and yesterday, and received a…

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Pro Arb: Exciting new magazine launches into the UK arboriculture market

Pro Arb

After months of research conducted with arborists, consultants, local authorities, tree organisations and the people who look after the UK’s trees, Eljays44 Ltd will be launching Pro Arb magazine. We have built up a fresh circulation and lots of fantastic data which we can use to create the best magazine on the market. The magazine will be printed and available online at, which will also be updated regularly with news, views and videos. The website has gone live, and the magazine will launch in the autumn of 2014. Pro Arb will be an editorial led, content driven business to…

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The Applications of Air-Spade


Have you been introduced to the Air-Spade? If not, where have you been! Many people closely associate the tool with arboriculture, and rightly so – the Air-Spade 2000 is recognised as an industry standard for most horticulturists, landscapers and tree surgeons – but that barely scratches the surface of the capabilities of the Air-Spade. As versatile as it is niche, as precise as it is powerful, the Air-Spade is a tool of many talents. Let us explore… Arboriculture and horticulture This is perhaps the Air-Spade 2000’s most recognised habitat. Effective for use amongst trees and shrubs, its applications are numerous. Because…

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Husqvarna Group is celebrating the first 325 years


Husqvarna Group is celebrating its first 325 years of innovative Swedish engineering. On the founding date April 27, Husqvarna Group reflects on a unique history, from weapons to robotic mowers, constantly setting new standards in technology and usability. Since starting out in 1689, Husqvarna Group has manufactured a wide range of quality products. Excellent engineering skills, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for quality has led to innovative solutions, successfully taking the company from weapons, via sewing machines, stoves and motorcycles, to today’s cutting-edge outdoor power products. “For 325 years Husqvarna has developed and manufactured quality products, to help users achieve great results,”…

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Green-tech has had a busy start to the year and have recently unveiled their new collateral – three new catalogues and their latest Growing News newsletter. Catalogues have been launched for gtSpecifier, the urban landscape specification arm of the business; Green-tree soils, the soil division and John Chambers Wildflower seed, their newly acquired wildflower seed business. Gtspecifier is targeted at Architects and Specifers and is packed with product information, site photographs and technical drawings. The John Chambers range of over 1000 wildflower seeds is profiled in the new Wildflower Seed Selector catalogue and is being met with huge interest. Seeds include…

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Makita’s New 4-Stroke Telescopic Pole Chainsaw Extends To 5 Metres


The latest professional pole-saw recently added to the expanding Makita Outdoor Power Equipment range extends telescopically to enable branches up to five metres above ground to be lopped with ease. The new Makita EY2650H pole expands from 2.72-metres to 3.92-metres making this the longest pole-saw on the market. The aluminium outer pole tube is 35mm in diameter with 2mm wall thickness. This rugged construction minimises the pole flexing, thus giving the greatest possible chain bar stability and overall control of the pole-saw in action. The 25.5cm guide bar carries 3/8” pitch ½” chain that will run up to 21m/s. The…

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