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05 December 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Ground-Breaking Mental Health First Aid Prescription

Tilhill Forestry is leading the way when it comes to safeguarding the mental health of its workers by way of engaging with an initiative designed to equip several staff across the country with the ability to offer mental health first aid.It is widely acknowledged that the very nature of working...

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03 December 2019

Top Performing Student Wins Tilhill Forestry Prize

An Aberdeen University student is celebrating after winning an award from Tilhill Forestry, the UK’s leading forest management and timber harvesting company, and graduating with an MSc in Environmental and Forest Management.   William Johnson from Aberdeen, Scotland, won the Tilhill Forestry Award for being the top performing student on the...

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27 November 2019

Another robust year for forestry

The average price of commercial forestry on the market rose 23% over the last year, according to an industry leading report launched today (Wed 27th November) in London. The 21st edition of the UK Forest Market Report, produced by Tilhill Forestry and John Clegg & Co, outlines a positive outlook...

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26 November 2019

Get Ready for Forestry Career Opportunities

Tilhill Forestry is seeking graduates with drive, passion and enthusiasm who are interested in a career within the forest sector with the industry’s leading company. High-achieving forestry graduates, or those studying for a degree or about to graduate in forestry or related subjects such as land management, environmental studies or horticulture,...

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26 November 2019

Students Plant 200 Trees and Learn Forestry Skills for National Tree Week

Students Plant 200 Trees and Learn Forestry Skills for National Tree Week Tilhill Forestry supported Hugh Christie Secondary School for an excellent day of tree planting as part of the schools Year Eight students Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) day and to celebrate the start of National Tree Week with...

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21 November 2019

Tilhill Forestry Award for Harper Adams Universities Top Final Year Student

The Tilhill Forestry Award was presented to Alex Pelton, 24 from Leicester at Harper Adams University by Tilhill Forestry’s Regional Manager Iwan Lloyd-Williams. The prize was awarded to the best overall/ Top Final Year student studying modules in Sustainable Forestry and Forest Products. Iwan Williams said: “It was a pleasure to present...

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18 November 2019

Strengthening Knowledge Through Partnership

Tilhill Forestry is delighted to be working with both the University of the Highland and Islands (UHI) and Innovate UK on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) that has recently been launched. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is a UK-wide programme that has been helping businesses for the past 40 years to improve their competitiveness and...

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31 October 2019

Building a Solid Structure for Growth

Due to ambitious expansion plans in Scotland, Tilhill Forestry is pleased to announce the promotion to Regional Manager of two of its most experienced and respected professionals.Andrew Vaughan will move on from his role as District Manager of Central Scotland to take responsibility for a new North Scotland region encompassing...

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28 October 2019

College forestry partnership aims to train next generation of woodland workers

Learners on the inaugural Tilhill Diploma in Forestry and Woodland Management at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi welcomed speakers from the organisation for a drone display and presentations. Tilhill Forestry is the UK's largest forestry and timber harvesting company, and together with Cambria wants to educate the next generation of workers by way of industrial...

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15 October 2019

Tilhill Forestry Re-appointed as Agents for Woodlands For Water Project

Tilhill Forestry Re-appointed as Agents for Woodlands For Water Project   Tilhill Forestry have once again been appointed as agents for the Woodland For Water project by the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission England. Operating throughout Yorkshire and the North East of England until March 2021, Tilhill Forestry’s team of local managers...

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10 October 2019

County Council, in partnership with Tilhill Forestry, plant first of 1.2 million new Surrey trees

First of 1.2 million new Surrey trees planted Surrey County Council has committed to facilitate the planting of 1.2 million trees – one for every Surrey resident – by 2030. Saturday (5 October) saw the first tree planted at the Surrey Hills Wood Fair in Cranleigh. The tree was planted by...

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20 September 2019

The Forest Market Review 2019

Apply to attend the launch of the 21st edition of The UK Forest Market Report providing an annual snapshot of the UK commercial forestry and woodland investment market, including a review of the timber markets.Special guest speakers: Stuart Goodall, Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor)Richard Davidson, Private Forestry Investor Morning coffee and a...

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20 September 2019

Student Award Success

A STUDENT from the Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness College UHI is celebrating after winning an award from leading forestry management and timber harvesting company Tilhill Forestry. Alasdair Sangster, an HND Forestry Management student, won the Tilhill Forestry Award for Best New Planting Application following a report he prepared on...

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15 August 2019

George McRobbie to step down as Managing Director of Tilhill Forestry

An Announcement by Martin Gale, Chairman of the BSW Timber Group After seven years of service, George McRobbie has announced his intention to step down as Managing Director of Tilhill Forestry. George will therefore be leaving the business on his 65th Birthday which falls on 7th October.However, George is not announcing...

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12 August 2019

Change of Job. Change of Country

Tilhill Forestry’s Richard Hartley has decided on a career change by leaving his role as forest manager to become a harvesting manager instead. He has now joined the Company’s Southern England team after moving from Jedburgh, Central Borders. Richard joined Tilhill Forestry in 2016 after serving in the British Army...

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26 July 2019

Bangor University Student Wins Special Award from Tilhill Forestry

A student from Bangor University has won a special award given in memory of Phil Johnson, a greatly celebrated Tilhill Forestry member of staff. Ed Lewis who grew up in the wooded Welsh borders near Knighton, Powys, has recently won the Tilhill Forestry Phil Johnson Memorial Award for Best Silviculture Student...

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25 July 2019

Multiple Award Winners - Again

Tilhill Forestry is delighted to have won multiple awards across different categories in the 2019 Woodlands Competition at the Royal Welsh Show. This year was the Welsh National Competition with a major judging criteria to see improved management over the last 10 years, as well as quality of management overall. The...

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23 July 2019

A Win Win Situation

Robert Baker, 23, a Cumbria University student originally from a small village called Wootton Wawen in central Warwickshire, is celebrating after winning an award for ‘Best Dissertation’ on his course, BSc (Hons) Forestry Management. Rob achieved not only his BSc (Hons) in Forestry Management from Cumbria University (National School of Forestry)...

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18 July 2019

BSW Timber Group acquires Maelor Forest Nurseries Holdings Ltd

One of the UK’s leading forest nurseries becomes part of the BSW Group.BSW Timber Limited has, of 12 July 2019, acquired Maelor Forest Nurseries Holdings Ltd. In addition to securing the future for the delivery of home-grown British trees to the UK forest industry, this exciting acquisition will enable Maelor...

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17 July 2019

Mindful Presentation Declared a Winner

Tilhill Forestry and BSW Timber together hosted the latest session of ‘Dragon’s Den’ at Smiths at Gretna Green Hotel on 17th July 2019 as part of the ‘Unlocking Potential’ Management Development Programme facilitated by Explore Training. The joint BSW/Tilhill Forestry ‘Unlocking Potential’ programme was designed specifically to stretch and harness the...

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