Smart Move by City Hostel

You know you are getting on a bit when your favourite phrase is, ‘back in the day…’  Well one of our new supporters, Smart City Hostels is an example of how much things have changed since my back packing days back in the late 90s.  Backpackers hostels back then (back in the day) were not

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Our trees are at threat

Everywhere we turn these days there seems to be some other threat or another to our native trees. We see this more and more through our tree surgery activities when we are called in to remove dangerous or dying trees. As well as ash dieback,  which could wipe out virtually all the country’s beloved native

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City Cabs keep getting greener

Edinburgh’s premier taxi company, City Cabs have now planted over 22,000 trees and are also now supporting the Tree Amigos Programme. They have fully embraced the benefits that working with Trees4Scotland can provide for them,and continue to be a valuable ambassador in our quest to raise awareness of the issues surrounding trees and the environment.

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Trees4Scotland shortlisted for Edinburgh Chamber Business Award

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for an Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Award.  The awards dinner takes place this evening so we will let you know how we get on tomorrow morning. Competition is fierce with some fantastic businesses in the running across all the various categories.  We are nominated

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The Scourge of Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed, described by the Environment Agency as “indisputably the UK’s most aggressive, destructive and invasive plant”, is a growing menace right across the UK. Most worryingly for us home owners is the threat that the weed poses to property sales.  Lenders are taking the presence of Japanese knotweed (JKW) very seriously and in some

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WEATHER WARNING!

Please be aware that at this time of year the weather can play havoc with any plans to visit the Teaghlach Wood and the Whispering Groves.  Last night and today’s weather has seen a number of trees down across the access road and in the surrounding area.  Please travel with care. To get up to

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WE HAVE MOVED!

I am delighted to tell you that over the past month we have moved out of our old Edinburgh office into a refurbished steading development near Linlithgow on the Hopetoun Estate.   Our new address is: Suite 3, find West Philipstoun Steading, Old Philipstoun, Linlithgow, EH49 7RY Tel:  01506 834 740   All are settling

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Charity Focus – Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh

At Trees4Scotland we have several charities that we support – all adopted for personal reasons.  We support, The Finola Trust, the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Aberlour Children’s Trust, Down’s Syndrome Scotland and Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh. We have teamed up with the various charities allowing you to plant trees and support the charity at the same

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The Tree Amigos are go!

The field trips that form a key part of our Primary Schools education programme,The Tree Amigos , are now in full swing. Schools from Edinburgh and Glasgow have been visiting us in Perthshire to enjoy the great outdoors.  During the trip they get a tour of the Teaghlach Wood project and learn about the process

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Glasgow Airport supports eco project for local primary schools

A unique project which encourages youngsters to respect and care for the environment has received £11,000 from the Glasgow Airport FlightPath Fund. The Tree Amigos project will educate 150 pupils from five primary schools in communities around the airport about a range of issues including climate change and carbon footprints. Glasgow Airport has now supported

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