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Grown in Britain issues Christmas tree advice
22 August, 2019
A new report published by Grown in Britain is warning that Christmas trees imported from mainland Europe could be providing a pathway for new pests and diseases to enter the UK.

Grown in Britain’s net zero contribution
27 May, 2019
The recent Committee on Climate Change report has updated its advice on the role that sustainable biomass and timber in construction can play in reducing carbon emissions and achieving ŒNet Zero by 2050.

Softwood futures
22 April, 2019
This year’s Timber Trade Federation (TTF) UK Softwood Conference attracted a large audience keen to hear about the market’s potential direction amid the continuing political and economic uncertainty, reports Stephen Powney

Grown in Britain Hero
06 March, 2019

Homegrown hardwood timber on the up
07 January, 2019
Grown in Britain’s latest pricing data for UK grown hardwood is showing across the board value increases for 2018.

Making the most of it
25 September, 2018
Grown in Britain’s chief executive, Dougal Driver, explains why more should be made of British timber

Oak passion
22 May, 2018
English Woodlands has carved out a reputation as a passionate hardwood timber merchant on a growth trajectory. Stephen Powney visited its Cocking site

Change, challenge and opportunity
25 April, 2018
Richard Ellithorne, membership services director of the Builders Merchants Federation, outlines the merchant’s perspective on the timber market

Desperately seeking softwood
25 April, 2018
The TTF’s Softwood Conference came at a key time for the European softwood sector, with delegates keen to hear about latest market developments and forecasts for 2018 and beyond. Stephen Powney reports.

The only way is up
25 April, 2018
Ireland’s timber industry is subject to the same pressures on supply as the rest of the world and prices for both logs and sawn timber are on the rise. Sally Spencer reports

Stepping up
25 April, 2018
Mouldings suppliers are investing heavily and improving customer distribution and service levels, reports Stephen Powney

Raising the quality bar
25 April, 2018
Enhancing the reputation of timber and maximising its potential are key aims for the Wood Protection Association, reports its director, Steve Young

Government backing British
21 March, 2018
With increasing support in the highest places, Grown in Britain’s momentum can only grow, says chief executive Dougal Driver

Best of Both Worlds
21 March, 2018
Plastic has long been viewed as one of timber’s enemies in the fight for sales of building products.

Government backing British
21 March, 2018
With increasing support in the highest places, Grown in Britain’s momentum can only grow, says chief executive Dougal Driver

GiB presents Woodland Hero award to TTJ’s Sally Spencer
14 December, 2017
Grown in Britain (GiB) presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on the Timber Trades Journal, at a gathering in London today (Dec 14).

Timber makes its case
22 November, 2017
The UKCW juggernaut drove in to Birmingham NEC in early October to present a comprehensive range of building products and solutions before a UK professional construction sector audience, reports Stephen Powney

Law’s Advocacy
20 October, 2017
Charlie Law believes innovation would help to secure timber’s place in construction and the circular economy. He talks to Keren Fallwell

Harvesting more than timber
20 September, 2017
Specifying British timber provides more than just a cost benefit, as Grown in Britain CEO Dougal Driver identifies

Price over patriotism
20 September, 2017
Processors of British-grown timber are keen to take advantage of currency exchange rates and to invest in capacity and value adding. Sally Spencer reports