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11 July 2019

Guest Speaker’s Announced for Aberdeen Woodland Investment Seminar

Tilhill Forestry is proud to announce our speakers for the Aberdeen Woodland Investment Seminar taking place on Tuesday 27th August. Following a successful seminar on June 18th in Cheltenham, this seminar will feature five speakers discussing a range of subjects within forestry and investment. Speakers include: Bruce Richardson, Head of Investment and...


01 July 2019

Winners in Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards 2019

Tilhill Forestry is celebrating after winning the James Jones Trophy for the best New Commercial Woodland in the Quality Timber Award category at the 2019 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards which recognise excellence in forests, woodlands and forest-related projects across Scotland. The winning property, Beirhope, located near Hownam, Kelso in the Scottish...


24 June 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Drone Services now UK Wide

Central Scotland District Forest Manager Rob Cleaver and Assistant Forest Manager Jamie Adcock completed their Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) drone course in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire last week with the Drone Pilot Academy. With Rob and Jamie fully licensed, the company now boasts eight fully licensed drone...


21 May 2019

Tilhill Forestry Ready To Fly

Senior Forest Manager Tim Frost from our North & Central England District achieved his commercial drone pilot licence from the Drone Pilot Academy in Milton Keynes on Friday 10th May and was subsequently joined by Harvesting Contracts Manager Paul Mathieson and North Highland Senior Forest Manager Duncan Scott who completed...


15 May 2019

Attend Our Free Woodland Investment Seminar

Attend Our Free Woodland Investment SeminarTilhill Forestry’s Investment and Property Team are delighted to announce their Woodland Investment Seminar taking place in Cheltenham June 18th. The event offers attendees the chance to find out more about investing in a woodland.Speakers include: Bruce Richardson, Head of Investment and Property, Tilhill Forestry. Christine...


25 April 2019

Timber Trades Benevolent Society fundraising clay pigeon shooting competition

The Tilhill Forestry team took part in the Timber Trades Benevolent Society fundraising clay pigeon shooting competition at Clauny Clays in Kirkcaldy and came out the winning team. Tilhill Forestry also won back in 2017 but lost the winning spot to Scottish Woodlands in 2018. Winning the 2019 competition means Tilhill...


16 April 2019

Tilhill Forestry leads forest visit with International Forestry Students’ Association.

Tilhill Forestry, Wales and Marches Forest Manager Simon Miller led a tour for NERM (Northern European Regional Meeting) to Hafod Boeth Forest with the International Forestry’ Students Association (IFSA), a not for profit organisation that connects forestry students from all over the world via a wide spectrum of activities. Twenty five...


16 April 2019

ICF Council Election Success, Kirstin Leslie

Kerstin Leslie, one of Tilhill Forestry’s South-West Scotland Forest Managers, has successfully been elected, with an overwhelming majority, to the Institute of Chartered Foresters Council at the ICF’s AGM that took place during their recent annual conference. The Institute of Chartered Forester’s is the UK’s Royal Chartered body for foresters and...


04 April 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Brian Hawtin gains Chartership Status

Tilhill Forestry’s Principa[ Landscape Architect Brian Hawtin received his Landscape Institute Chartership Status at the Royal Institution of Great Britain at a presentation last month. Landscape professionals attended the Royal Institution of Great Britain, joined by their mentors, colleagues, friends and family for the Landscape Institute Graduation Ceremony 2019. Brian was presented...


15 March 2019

'I Can Do Anything', Heather Fraser visits Notre Dame High School

Assistant Forest Manager Heather Fraser from our Central Scotland office visited Notre Dame high school in Glasgow for the ' I can do anything! Inspirational women's Event'. Two school alumni took part and talked about their career journey. During the subsequent focus groups they spoke about their jobs and answered...


28 February 2019

Investment and Property Team’s Portfolio of Staff Continues to Grow

Tilhill Forestry welcomes Investment Forester Sam Booth to our Investment and Property team. Sam is a Chartered Forester with more than 10 years’ experience in managing a wide range of forests for a wide portfolio of clients representing private and, estate and the corporate and institutional sectors. He has an in-depth...


14 February 2019

Tilhill Forestry Build on In-House Ecology Team Asset

Tilhill Forestry is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Oakley who has joined the company as part of the in-house ecology team working under the guidance of Tilhill Forestry’s lead Ecologist, John Gallacher. Sarah is based at the Central Borders office in Jedburgh and will be benefitting from John’s 20...


18 January 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Professionalism Steps up Further

Tilhill Forestry is proud to announce the news that another six members of staff have gained their Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) Professional Member’s status. The Company supports the Institute and endeavours to see all applicable staff achieve chartered status. The company pays the membership subscription fee and supports staff members as...


17 January 2019

Tilhill Forestry Appointed as Agents for Woodlands For Water Project

Tilhill Forestry 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 2019, Tilhill Forestry’s team of local managers...


11 January 2019

Tilhill Forestry seek quality graduates

A degree of excellence - Tilhill Forestry seeks quality graduates. 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...


01 January 2019

The role of urban trees and greenspaces in reducing urban air temperatures

Cities and towns are often affected by the urban heat island effect, whereby air temperatures are higher than those in surrounding rural environments. This Research Note describes the negative impact that elevated urban temperatures can have on human thermal comfort and health and how urban green infrastructure can help lessen...


18 December 2018

Aberdeen University Student Celebrates Award and a Job

An Aberdeen University student is celebrating after winning an award from Tilhill Forestry and graduating with an MSc in Environmental and Forest Management.   Heather Fraser, 26, from Scotland, won the Tilhill Forestry Award for being the outstanding student on the MSc Environmental and Forest Management programme in 2017-2018. She said: “I am delighted...


11 December 2018

Centenary of Latvian independence brings UK-Latvia relations to forefront of Christmas celebrations

Centenary of Latvian independence brings UK-Latvia relations to forefront of Christmas celebrations   Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, and Ambassador of Latvia to the United Kingdom, Baiba Braže, lit the lights of a Latvian Christmas tree this week to mark the country’s 100th year of independence and celebrate the continuing strength of UK-LV...


04 December 2018

Wales & Marches Team Move Office After 30 Years

Our Wales & Marches team last moved offices over 30 years ago. It was therefore with mixed emotions that the team recently made the move from their old premises at Lloyds Bank Chambers at 14 High Street, Llandovery to their new office in Church Bank, Llandovery. The move was brought about by the...


28 November 2018

New Forests and Management for the Future - Rob Coltman

New Forests and Management for the Future The United Kingdom is facing challenges in an already fast changing 21st Century. Increasing global temperatures and human demands on land put great strain on our isles, impacting economy and ecology alike. Coupled with this, the much-debated effects of Brexit have led to...

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