Free wood available from builders merchant

RGB Building Supplies is offering excess wood to the local community and groups for free.

RGB’s branches have a number of damaged wooden pallets, that can be broken down, as well as off-cuts of wood which people are welcome to collect and use to complete projects.

Kevin Fenlon, CEO of RGB, commented:

“The wood is perfectly usable so instead of simply skipping it, we...

New partnership for local woodland

Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve is now being managed by East Devon District Council’s Countryside Team in partnership with Axe Vale & District Conservation Society (AVDCS), following the dissolution of the long-standing Holyford Woodland Trust.

Holyford Woodland Trust (HWT) was formed in 2001 when South West Water put the wooded valley up for sale and the cost of purchase to...

Plymouth wood hit by fungal infection

A large number of trees are going to have to be felled in Cann wood between Whitleigh and Southway after the discovery of a deadly plant disease.

The Forestry Commission have investigated the site and used aerial photography to assess the extent of the spread and will be issuing the Council with a felling order within the next few weeks. The felling will take place throughout the whole...