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Thanks from PC Downs

PC Downs was more than happy when two of the Connick Tree Care team, Stuart and Rory, stopped to help clear a fallen tree on Woodhatch Road, Reigate. 

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What has happened to this tree?

Send us your photo and we'll answer your question.

We were sent this photo by a gentleman who took the snap whilst walking in a park in Hove. He wanted to know "What has happened to this tree?"

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Tour des Trees 2017

The STIHL Tour des Trees, an annual weeklong, 500 to 600-mile cycling adventure, is the primary public outreach and engagement event of Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund).

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Appledurcombe House, Isle of Wight

English Heritage

This striking photo was taken whilst undertaking annual safety works at Appledurcombe House on the Isle of Wight. Appledurcombe House is one of the properties covered under our Arboricultural contract with English Heritage.

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Centenary Wood | Surrey

Planting trees at the Centenary Wood

The Woodland Trust is in the process of creating a Centenary Wood in Langley Vale, near Epsom, Surrey to mark 100 years since the First World War. This project is just one of four projects throughout the UK.

The plan is to plant 200,000 trees including Beech, Rowan, Hawthorn and Oak, as well as creating a stunning carpet of wildflowers.

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Two new Först woodchippers strengthen fleet

Having been extremely pleased with the performance of the Först TR8 and ST6 woodchippers, which we purchased in March 2014 and March 2016 respectively, we have extended our fleet of woodchippers by an additional two.

The new ST8 Forst woodchippers will primarily be used in street tree situations, on roadside jobs and domestic and commercial properties. 

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Churchyards and their trees

Historical trees

Britain’s oldest tree is believed to be an ancient Yew that resides in a Welsh churchyard. It is estimated to be more than five thousand years old, which means it was planted 3000 years before Jesus Christ was born.

Not every churchyard has such an old specimen, but it’s not uncommon for churches to be the home of historical trees.

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Best Customer Service Award

Thank you for your vote

We'd like to thank all of our customers who cast their vote for Connick Tree Care in the 2016 Best Customer Service Award.

There were big smiles all round as Mike Connick was presented the award by Danni Menzies. 

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Battle of Britain Pilot’s Memorial Restored

When Leslie Head, a member of the British Legion, approached us asking if we could help to restore a memorial site in Godstone, Surrey, we were delighted to be of assistance.

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World Conker Championships

In October 2016 the Daily Telegraph reported that “Conkers could vanish from Britain within 15 years as horse chestnut trees are ravaged by moths and disease”. The demise of the horse chestnut tree and the reduced size of the conkers posed a threat to this year’s World Conker Championship.

We’d heard that the World Championship might have to bend the rules to allow smaller conkers than normal because of the shortage of decent specimens.

So, we contacted Paul Crawley, the competition secretary, to find out if their worst fears were realised and this is what he told us.

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