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Twelve crab apple trees to replace Minster trees damaged by squirrels and storms

FIVE trees near York Minster are to be felled after being damaged by squirrels, storms and rot - but they will be replaced by a dozen crab apple trees able to cope with climate...

Rotary club plants trees in Windsor Great Park

Saplings from a 1,300- year-old tree have been planted in Windsor Great Park. King Offa’s Oak is situated in a private part of the park where park rangers collected its acorns and grew them into...

Trees down as winds of up to 50mph batter Shropshire

Police were dealing with fallen trees as gusts of up to 50mph were expected to hit the area. Roads were completely blocked by falling trees, including on the A483 between Welshpool and Oswestry. Police were helping...

Overnight gales tear ‘Dark Hedges’ tree out of ground

The Dark Hedges featured in Season Two of the award-winning TV drama. Credit: McAuley Multimedia / Kevin McAuley One of the iconic trees made famous by the fantasy drama Game Of Thrones has been uprooted by...

Trees felled in St Catherine’s Woods to improve environment and safety

TREES have been felled and undergrowth cleared in a popular St Martin wood to improve the environment and public safety, the States principal ecologist has said. St Catherine’s Woods, one of the largest and most...

£10,000 of chainsaws stolen from St Austell tree surgeon

A tree surgeon has been left unable to work after thieves smashed thier way into his storage unit and stole about £10,000 worth of tools. Michael Ham, who took over Geoff Ham Tree Services from...

Consultation on Protecting and Enhancing England’s Trees and Woodlands

This consultation seeks views on the UK government’s proposals to introduce four new measures designed to increase transparency and accountability in the process of felling street trees and to strengthen the Forestry Commission’s power...

BEST YEAR EVER FOR LOGSET – TURNOVER UP BY 30 %

In 2018, Logset Oy’s turnover grew to a record level of 40.128 million euros (2017: 30.922 million euros) and the operating profit to 1,671 million euros (2017: 0,935 million euros). During the past year, the...

Illegal tree felling in Dorking ‘not deliberate’ says Weybridge developer after being fined £15,000

A developer has defended its intentions after a court ordered it to pay a £15,000 fine for unauthorised and illegal tree felling in Dorking town centre. Runnymede Homes pleaded guilty in May 2018 to three charges of...

The Forest for the Trees: New Device Tells Scientists About Climate Effects

A device called a TreeTalker is providing information about trees to people who oversee forests and woodlands. The device aims to measure the growth and general health of trees. Scientists say the new technology is important...