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Stay Ahead of the Curve on Snow Clearing

We have looked at winter preparedness several times in recent weeks, and now the time for snow clearing could be very close indeed, making it essential to know how to respond if you find your grounds covered with several inches when access is required.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of heavy snowfall for the coming days and, although it is restricted to Scottish regions, parts of northern England could also see some wintry showers over the next week or so.

Tree Surgeons Can Help Winter Road Preparations

Tree surgeons can help in a number of important ways to ensure that vehicles driving on or alongside your land are kept safe in the worst of this winter’s weather. The government has just issued its latest advice for the coming winter, and says: “The United Kingdom has one of the most capable forecasting and… Read more »

Demand Grows for Tree Surgeons on Stockport Street

Residents are calling on the council to draft in extra tree surgeons in Stockport, after maintenance work put back from the summer has now been delayed again due to budget constraints. The trees on Nangreave Road in Heaviley are plane trees – Platanus, to use their Latin name – and have barbed leaves that can… Read more »

Tree Surgeons Get Outdoor Christmas Trees Ready

Like it or not, Christmas is fast approaching, and our Manchester tree surgeons are on call for anyone who needs to get an unruly tree back under control to decorate for Christmas. Outdoor trees are popular in many of Manchester’s public spaces, as well as surrounding locations from Stockport in the south to Wigan and… Read more »

Hiroshima Ginkgos Offer Inspiration to Tree Surgeons

Manchester tree surgeons work hard to keep customers’ much-loved trees in healthy condition, helping to prolong their life and growth.

And there is no greater testament to the resilience of trees than the ginkgo, a symbol of hope and peace in Japan.

Tree Felling Can Help Protect Nestlings in Cheshire

Tree felling services are needed for lots of different reasons: for safety in public areas; to protect private forests and prevent the spread of tree diseases; or simply to remove a tree that is obstructing a picturesque view. But in a county that contains both urban and rural areas, it’s also important to think about… Read more »

Snow Clearing & Forestry Will Help You Through This Winter

With the first flakes of snow spotted in Burnage this week, it’s definitely time to start planning for snow clearing when it is needed, while some pre-emptive forestry and hedge trimming work could also help you to make it safely through the worst weather this winter brings. Twitter user Chris Bridgett reported the “first snow… Read more »

Tree Surgeons Contribute to Manchester Clean City Campaign

Tree surgeons have made a valuable contribution to the Clean City campaign, an innovative effort by Manchester City Council to keep local roads and parks looking at their best. Nearly 30 different initiatives have been undertaken so far, with budgets reaching into the several hundreds of thousands of pounds. Among the most expensive is the… Read more »

Tree Surgeons Can Carry Out Safe Forestry Work

Our tree surgeons are experienced professionals – and that not only means carrying out forestry work quickly with minimal disruption, but also doing so safely. In recent weeks we have shown you some of our client work, including clearing a poplar tree that was dangerously overhanging a road in Urmston. We had to close the… Read more »

Tips for snow clearing near trees

It might seem a little early to be thinking about snow clearing, but it’s hard to predict when the first really cold weather will set in, and what conditions it might bring with it.

When snow hits, it’s best to be well prepared in advance – but what happens when you have trees in the area you want to clear?

They can get in the way of mechanical snow clearing, as you may find there is not enough room for a snow plough to easily pass the trees.

Hedge Trimming Keeps Conifer Under Control in Wythenshawe

A recent hedge trimming job in Wythenshawe helped give the perfect indication of when a love of greenery needs to be offset by harsh realities. Our customer called us in for help when a conifer hedge became a little too bushy, encroaching into the garden and cutting down the available space. It’s an ideal example… Read more »

Tree Felling Leaves Checkatrade Customer Delighted

Sunnybank were happy to get stuck into a bit of Burnage tree felling earlier this year, after a new customer found us on the website Checkatrade. With 16 huge conifers to remove, it was no mean feat, but our team were able to attend with chainsaws and wood chippers ready to fell, chip and carry… Read more »