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Gristwood and Toms awarded tree services contract for Bedford Borough Council

Gristwood and Toms continues to reinforce its market-leading position with yet another contract win in the public sector. A comprehensive range of tree services across Bedford Borough will now be provided by Gristwood and...

Andrew thought it was a bullet

A forestry worker from Highland Perthshire has said he owes his life to the quick-thinking and bravery of Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance crew members. Andrew McKerchar (51) heaped praise on the Perth Airport-based lifeline service...

Father-of-one tree surgeon died week before celebrating his 32nd birthday when a chainsaw ‘kick-backed’...

A tree surgeon died when a chainshaw 'kick-backed' into his throat and almost decapitated him, an inquest heard. Grigore Bulbuc, 31, was pruning a large tree in a garden in Bermondsey, south London, on February...

Vermeer expands compact equipment lineup with S925TX mini skid steer

With the introduction of the new S925TX mini skid steer, Vermeer has expanded its compact equipment lineup. The company says it is designed to provide impressive lifting performance and has the power to conquer the most...

Tilhill Forestry reward excellent work

Forest Management student Jonathan Hawick from Inverness College UHI has won the Tilhill Forestry Award for Best New Planting Application following a report he prepared in his forestry policy and law module on woodland...

Skimping on safety gear can come at a terrible cost

A training course should be compulsory for any farmer planning to buy a chainsaw, says HSA Chief Inspector Pat Griffin (pictured). He described the low number of farmers who have completed a chainsaw course as...
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Horse Chestnut tops nationwide poll

Horse Chestnut tops the Royal Society of Biology’s nationwide poll to find the UK’s Favourite Tree Species.   The Horse Chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) has been crowned the UK’s Favourite Tree, having won a public poll...

Invest in your body with the HAIX Protector Ultra boot

Without doubt, your working outdoors can be hazardous and wearing quality, protective footwear could really help to prevent painful injuries and illness. Your workplace wellbeing starts from the feet up.   As leaders in the design...

Age UK seeks sponsors for Nottinghamshire tree-planting programme

The biggest local independent charity working with the elderly is turning to trees to help lonely pensioners. Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is marking its 75th anniversary with the Trees of Life campaign, with the...

Exeter City Council Invitation to Tender

Exeter City Council is seeking to appoint an appropriately qualified contractor to deliver its arboricultural services. A contract notice has been posted on the OJEU web site More details here   Selling to the council Overview Contract...