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The Shawshank Redemption tree has fallen down

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
You probably don't need any more reason to feel sad and disappointed given the current political climate, but alas, the oak tree from The Shawshank Redemption, that great symbol of hope, has blown down in heavy winds. The tree was part of a key plot ...
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People cannominatespecial treefor award

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Woodland Trust is seeking nominations for the Tree of the Year, with the prospect of extra years of life for the most popular entries.

Mystery ancient human ancestor found in Australasian family tree

New Scientist - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Who's your daddy? An unknown hominin species that bred with early human ancestors when they migrated from Africa to Australasia has been identified through genome mapping of living humans.
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Fever-tree doubles dividend on strong demand for premium mixers

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fever-tree has doubled its dividend on the back of fast-growing sales of its ranges of premium tonic waters and cocktail mixers.

This 170-year-old beech tree in Mountain Ash had to be pulled down over safety concerns

WalesOnline - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Mountain Ash East councillor Pauline Jarman, the leader of the opposition Plaid Cymru group on Rhondda Cynon Taf council , said local people have contacted her with concerns about the tree being removed, but says she has been assured it is the safest ...

SAVE 'BIG RED': Residents fight for historic Oswaldtwistle tree

2BR - ‎10 hours ago‎
Residents in Oswaldtwistle are frustrated and upset over plans to chop down a piece of local history, which they argue - isn't just a tree. "Big Red" was planted in the early 1970s but will be felled as part of a £2m regeneration project lined up for ...

Who is behind the mystery of Pearson Park's Wishing Tree?

Hull Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
A POPULAR city beauty spot has a new addition to its landscape in what Facebook users are calling Hull's "wishing tree." The tree, which is located near the gym equipment in Pearson Park, has been given a colourful makeover, as a red door with the ...

Manager paints tree to share memories

Milton Keynes Citizen - ‎9 hours ago‎
The memory tree was inspired as part of Milton Keynes' inaugural All Hands on Deck event this year to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week.

Trish Takes Five: When money does grow on trees – by our blogger Trish Burgess

Spalding Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
I've now discovered some people don't just throw their money into fountains and wells, they also ram them into old tree trunks. On our recent trip to Wales we were exploring the woodland walks in the Italian-style village of Portmeirion, when we came ...

The great camping kit test: battery-powered barbecue v suspended tree pod

The Guardian - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
As I peacefully knead my pizza dough amid the beauty of nature, Rhik emerges from the trees, dragging a comically large branch and a terrier in the direction of his tiny oven.

Need a tree to hug? A guide to the best ones near you

iNews - ‎20 hours ago‎
Environmentalists have long been derided as tree-huggers - but what if they were right? There are benefits to getting up close and personal with nature, and our guide shows you how to find some of Britain's most impressive trees near five of its major ...

How tree hugging can give you a natural high

iNews - ‎4 hours ago‎
The sun is shining in the park, and picnicking families are scattered about the grass, but they've been giving me some odd looks.

Three lucky to be alive after tree ploughs through car

ITV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Three people are said to be lucky to be alive after a huge tree branch ploughed through the windscreen of their car. That is according to West Midlands Ambulance Service who attended the crash on Rugeley Road on Cannock Chase yesterday afternoon.
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Parkville tree that predates cars felled to make way for CityLink road

The Age - ‎7 hours ago‎
On one side was VicRoads, which said removing the tree was the only safe way to realign the road to make way for the CityLink Tulla widening project.
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Seattle man arrested after spending 12 hours perched in tree in Lake City neighborhood

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in Seattle on Sunday. The man climbed onto the roof of an apartment building in the Lake City neighborhood around 2.45am before crawling across some power lines and into a ...

Tree officers on fact-finding mission to Malmo

Horticulture Week - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Before joining Barcham Trees as a sales executive in April this year, Bentley Walls spent the previous decade as senior tree officer for the London Borough of Hackney. In late June, he joined some of his former colleagues on a visit organised by the ...

Former professor set for tree-inspired exhibition in County Durham

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎22 hours ago‎
A FORMER university professor who branched out as an artist will display some of his latest work in County Durham. Ewan Anderson's exhibition will be on show at the Low Barns Nature Reserve, near Witton-le-Wear, to mark Durham Wildlife Trust's Tree ...
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Mother and teenage son killed as car hits tree in Co Galway

the Irish News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A MOTHER and son have died after their car crashed into a tree, gardaí have said. The incident happened at Ballaghlea, Ballygar, in Co Galway at about 9.45pm on Sunday.

CCTV installed to stop West Cliff tree poisoner attacking pines

Bournemouth Echo - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Members of Bournemouth Council's arboricultural department have also plugged the drill holes with wooden dowel's to stop any more substances being poured into the tree. A council spokesman has also confirmed that the authority will be installing CCTV ...