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      Exciting contract signed for Forst machinery

      bts Group, one of the leading utility arboricultural companies in the UK, has signed its first major contract with high performance wood chipper supplier Först. bts is expanding its machinery fleet after winning a new three-and-a-half year contract to cut trees in Lincolnshire.  The company, which provides vegetation management services…

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      Campaigners shun council ignoring tree report

      Campaigners battling to save city trees have accused Sheffield Council of ‘making a mockery’ out of the independent panel Save Our Roadside Trees (SORT). The panel was established in order to assure fairness. The SORT campaign group has responded to the council’s decision to cut down trees before they were reviewed by…

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      Safety concerns lead to felling of sentimental tree

      A 170-year-old beech tree near a public war memorial in Mountain Ash is being pulled down due to safety concerns. The huge tree, at Dyffryn Woods off Mill Road, has recently been examined by specialists, who determined it needs to be felled because it could be a risk to members…

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      Ancient 6,500 year old tree trunk found

      Workers have found ancient tree trunks in Widnes, close to Liverpool. The trunks were unearthed as engineers dug up the ground to prepare for Halton’s new Mersey Gateway bridge. Workmen discovered tree trunks that are more than 6,500 years old as they were excavating material underneath the saltmarsh in Widnes. The timbers…

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      Solar energy project could cause tree felling

      A proposed solar project at a disused Long Island nuclear power plant has caused outrage, as it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. “Choosing solar over forests anywhere in the world is just plain stupid,” said Dick Amper, of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society. “Solar is very important to fight global…

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      National Forest 25 year anniversary

      The National Forest celebrates its 25 year anniversary this year, after flourishing in a transition back to nature. The National Forest became a charity in 2014 in a bid to access extra funding and help secure its future, and during the same year a new 75-mile (121km) walking trail opened…

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      GreenMech equipment helps council save money

      To meet its arboricultural requirements, Mid Suffolk District Council recently purchased a GreenMech CS100, adding to a QuadChip 160 already in its portfolio. The equipment is intended to support the council in tree maintenance works. Mid Suffolk is a local government district with the most parishes in Suffolk. In charge of…

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      Trees for Life recieve £12,500 donation

      Trees for Life (TFL), a charity established with the aim of restoring the Caledonian Forest, has received a generous £12,500 donation from established fashion retailer Superdry. Sales of carrier bags from Superdry’s shops across Scotland have raised £12,500 for conservation charity TFL. The donations given will help save Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and its rare…

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      Arb Association announce new CEO

      Stewart Wardrop has been announced as the new CEO of the arboricultural association, following Karen’s farewell last month.  Stewart will be in post from Monday 2 October, although he has already spent time at the Malthouse. A Gloucestershire lad through and through, Stewart has a deep and passionate love of the…

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