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    Timberland commits to plant 50m trees over the next five years

    Timberland, the fashion brand, have made a bold commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world over the next five years. It has teamed up with seven partners from all over the world to deliver this and launch the Plant the Change™ campaign. The partners Timberland have teamed up…

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    Appeal success provides practical solution for one thousand women on the frontline of climate crisis

    With support from the UK public and match funding from the UK government, TREE AID has raised a grand total of £638,091 to fund new work to tackle the effects of deforestation in the midst of the climate crisis. Between 1st April and 30th June this year, the UK government…

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    Shell to fund Forestry and Land Scotland to generate carbon credits

    Scottish ministers have been criticised for accepting £5m from Shell to help fund a tree-planting programme as part of its climate strategy. Shell confirmed it will fund public body Forestry and Land Scotland to generate carbon credits. This has sparked a controversy amongst industry experts. Responding, Scottish Green land reform…

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    Government introduces new Environment Bill

    The government has introduced an Environment Bill to Parliament to tackle climate change. The Environment Bill is said to help ensure that we maintain and improve our environmental protections as we leave the EU. Measures will be introduced to improve air and water quality, tackle plastic pollution and restore habitats…

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    World’s first chainsaw with magnesium piston launched

    Adding to its range of high-performance tools for professionals, STIHL has launched the new MS 400 C-M, the world’s first chainsaw with a magnesium piston. The MS 400 C-M chainsaw was been designed with professionals in mind, offering the highest maximum speed (14,000 rpm) in the 60cm3 -class. The new…

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    Ash dieback strikes in Adur and Worthing

    A community task force has been created for a replanting scheme to help control an infection which could wipe out all ash trees in Adur and Worthing.   A plan to combat the loss of more than 1,200 ash trees, killed after succumbing to Ash Dieback, is now in it’s initial…

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    CPL host second open day

    CPL tells Pro Arb about its open day happening on Friday 15 November’ CPL, the UK access platform specialists will be hosting an Open Day for the Arborist Community. CPL will host the Open Day on Friday 15 November from 10am until 4pm at our Head Quarters in Kettering. We…

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    New president and chair for Royal Forestry Society

    The Royal Forestry Society has a new President and a new Chair of the Board of Trustees who took office from 1 October. Sir James Scott, has taken over as President from Andrew Woods, who spent two-years in office. Sir James has been Vice President for two years. He is…

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    Students attend Future Foresters Skills Day

    More than 200 students from across the country attended a unique Future Foresters Skills Day organised by the Royal Forestry Society and hosted at Shuttleworth College. Speakers and exhibitors gathered to reveal the skills required to land a first job,to help employers optimize advances in technology and to move up…

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    STIHL launches its new all-round arborist petrol chainsaw

    STIHL continues to enhance its petrol chainsaw offering with the introduction of the MS 194 T, a new saw that supersedes the popular MS 193 T model, offering a higher cutting performance to professional arborists. Powered by STIHL’s innovative 2-MIX engine, the MS 194 T not only offers more displacement,…

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    Council

    Tree surgeon and homeowner fined for illegally cutting down tree

    Bexley has successfully prosecuted a local homeowner and his tree surgeon for illegally cutting down a protected tree. The Sycamore tree, at a property in White Oak Gardens, Sidcup, was protected by a Tree Preservation Order. On 16 September the tree surgeon, operating as TPA Tree Surgery, pleaded guilty in…

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    Surrey to plant 1.2 million trees

    Surrey County Council has committed to facilitate the planting of 1.2 million trees – one for every Surrey resident – by 2030. The very first tree will be planted this Saturday (5 October), at the 10th anniversary Surrey Hills Wood Fair in Cranleigh. The oak tree will be planted by…

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    55,000 free trees to be given away to Londoners

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced that 55,000 free trees are available for Londoners. This is for individuals to plant in their gardens and shared green spaces, and for larger community led ‘plant-athons’. The 55,000 free trees are part of a total of 95,000 new trees the Mayor…

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    The Government announces its approach to ancient woodlands during the Oakervee Review

    The Government has announced that it has assessed 11 ancient woodlands, parts of which were due to be affected by preparations to build HS2, during the period of the Oakervee review. It has said that work will now be deferred to Autumn or Winter 2020 on five of these sites, and to early 2020 on…

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    HS2 to go ahead with destroying South Cubbington Wood

    The Woodland Trust has slammed the decision to plough ahead with work to translocate the soil from South Cubbington. Adding it is appalled that a loophole enabling HS2 to destroy ancient woodland, despite an ongoing Government review, has been invoked so quickly.   This loophole was included as part of…

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