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16 June 2020

Tilhill’s Landscaping Ambitions Grow Further

Tilhill has been enhancing the UK landscape since 1948 through environmentally sustainable and professional management across every aspect of the business. We are therefore delighted to announce the appointment of landscaping contracting professional Phil Ridley as Landscaping Contracts Manager to assist with the continued growth of Tilhill’s landscaping business.   Phil is very familiar with Tilhill having originally worked for the Company from 2007-2013 as a general operative. He worked his way up to become a Landscaping Team Leader and then Landscaping Site Supervisor. Most...

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10 June 2020

ICF Council Election Success

Sonia Winder, one of Tilhill’s Forest Managers, has successfully been elected to the Council of the Institute of Chartered Foresters.  Sonia has worked in the forestry industry since her graduation from Bangor University in 1992 with an MSc in Environmental Forestry. She joined Tilhill and became a Chartered Forester in 1996.  The Institute of Chartered Foresters is...

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01 June 2020

Q&A: Tilhill welcomes Jack Aldred, Harvesting Contracts Manager to the southern England team.

Tilhill welcomes Jack Aldred, Harvesting Contracts Manager to the southern England team.  Why did you choose to pursue a career in the forest industry? I’ve always worked outside. I started working on a farm when I was younger and I spent most of my free time outdoors mountaineering and mountain biking. It...

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14 May 2020

Making Trees Work for You webinar series launched – 2 June 11.00 am

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forest management, timber harvesting and landscaping company are launching a series of public webinars for farmers, landowners and companies looking to plant trees on their land in Scotland, England and Wales. The first webinar takes place on Tuesday June 2nd at 11am and looks at Scotland with a focus on Farm...

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09 April 2020

Three forestry professionals join Finest Woods team

Three experienced forestry professionals have become Trustees of Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards to help re-start the programme in 2021 after the 2020 Awards had to be cancelled because of Coronavirus. Richard Howe, former Head of International Forestry, Standards & Certification at Forestry Commission GB is joined on the Board of Trustees...

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31 March 2020

Coronavirus and Tilhill

All of us at Tilhill wish to reassure our clients, staff, contractors and suppliers that our top priority is to protect the wellbeing of everyone whilst ensuring we continue to work ‘business as usual’, adhering to Government Guidelines. Our forestry and landscaping sites remain open and our contractors are still working...

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24 March 2020

Tilhill Sees Double

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company, has seen a record number of entries into their yearly graduate programme. The scheme enables graduates to join the forestry team at one of their offices across the country as an Assistant Forest Manager. They then build up their knowledge through...

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08 March 2020

Tilhill and Digital Diversity

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry, harvesting and landscaping company, has partnered with ‘Digital Women’, a community set up to empower one million women through digital skills, in association with NatWest Business. The partnership was set up through the Tilhill marketing team to explore potential opportunities available to encourage more women...

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26 February 2020

Tilhill’s Future Forestry Leader

Tilhill Forest Manager, Andrew Macqueen, based in South West Scotland, won the ‘Future Forestry Leader Award’ at The Annual Forestry Dinner and Awards 2020 organised by Confor at The Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh on Tuesday 25th February. The Award was sponsored by James Jones & Sons and presented by their...

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19 February 2020

UK’S LEADING TIMBER PRODUCER BSW ACQUIRED BY ENDLESS LLP

BSW Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry and sawmilling business, has been acquired by private equity firm Endless LLP as part of a multi-level growth plan for the company. The market-leading sawmiller, which employs over 1,200 people and turns over £350 million annually, has previously expanded the business and integrated...

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17 February 2020

Tilhill Forest Managers Shortlisted for Confor's Awards

Tilhill Forest Managers Shortlisted for Confor’s Awards Two Tilhill Forest Managers have been shortlisted for new awards at the Confor 2020 dinner. Tilhill Forest Manager Andrew MacQueen in South West Scotland has been shortlisted in the Future Leader Award sponsored by James Jones & Sons Ltd. Eddie Addis, Regional Manager for the Tilhill...

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10 February 2020

Scotland's Commercial Drone Pilots

Tilhill is thrilled to announce that four more staff members have become fully drone licensed pilots. This week Central Borders Forest Manager Byron Braithwaite, West Highland Senior Forest Manager Fraser Talbot, Forest Managers Iain Pettifor and Bryan Pearce all completed their training course with Helishots to achieve their official PfCO qualification. With...

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28 January 2020

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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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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