Ministers of the UK and Scottish Governments, and leaders of the five councils of the Borderlands Partnership, recently signed off Heads of Terms for the £394.5m Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, which includes proposed investment in rural development.
19 Jul 2019
One of the UK's leading forest nurseries becomes part of the BSW Group.
11 Jul 2019
BSW Timber had an evening at the awards last week as representatives visited Carlisle College as sponsors of the annual Carlisle College Awards Evening.
25 Jun 2019
BSW has donated over 2,500 logs to the BEAM installation, a multi-sensory experience at this year’s Glastonbury Festival which has been designed by award-winning artist Wolfgang Buttress.
10 Jun 2019
BSW Timber, the UK’s largest sawmilling business, showcased its new IRO range at last month’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show by helping to promote wellness in nature as timber partners and sponsors of a collaborative installation called LAND.
6 Jun 2019
A team of Tilhill Forestry's in-house ecologists have been checking BSW Carlisle for the presence of some rather slippery neighbours.
29 May 2019
BSW Timber Dalbeattie has welcomed some international visitors this week.
Students and tutors from Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri visited the Dalbeattie site on Wednesday.
24 May 2019
BSW Timber Southampton has recently been awarded a much-coveted BM Trada certificate.
16 May 2019
BSW Timber is now the proud sponsor of the U14 Kilmallie Shinty team.
16 May 2019
BSW Timber has donated 25 sawn sleepers to veteran’s charity Veterans Growth.
10 May 2019
Primary School Pupils in Badenoch can participate in playtime pond-watching again thanks in part to the efforts of BSW Timber’s Boat of Garten mill.
9 May 2019
Katie has been an apprentice with BSW for 18 months and is one of only three female saw doctors in Europe. We heard how she got the job, what it entails and what life’s like as one of Europe’s elite.
21 Mar 2019
BSW Timber has donated the materials to build a new playground Gazebo for Earlston Primary School.
21 Mar 2019
Apprentices from BSW Timber’s Fort William sawmill have been involved in the construction of a pergola project.
13 Mar 2019
Finlay Carson MSP visited BSW Timber’s Dalbeattie based sawmill on Friday 8th March as part of the National Apprentice Week campaign.
12 Mar 2019
A group of students from one of America’s most prestigious colleges have visited BSW’s Boat of Garten mill.
25 Feb 2019
BSW Timber has partnered with Roderick James Architects (RJA) to complete a remarkable building project which saw ex-offenders put to work.
5 Feb 2019
UK-LV relations were brought to the forefront of this year’s Christmas celebrations at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Lancaster House, where a 13ft spruce tree was installed after being transported over 1,500 miles from Valka, Latvia.
9 Jan 2019
BSW Group, the UK’s leading integrated forestry and timber company, has acquired Alvic Plastics Limited into its company group following a long-standing relationship with the organisation.
17 Aug 2018
12th August marks International Youth Day, a global awareness day initiated by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change.
11 Aug 2018
Although based in Carlisle, Tony Lockey spends most of his time in various BSW mills helping to manage the learning and developing needs of the business. Tony is the Group Learning and Development Manager responsible for the training requirements of BSW's 1,300 employees.
19 Jun 2018
BSW Timber, the UK’s leading integrated forestry and timber company, has announced its latest investment of €40m in Slovenia, constructing a new sawmill, CHP plant and pellet manufacturing facility which will see the creation of 170 new jobs.
22 May 2018
Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain and protect us.
21 Mar 2018
As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, BSW recently attended Inverness College for a career day aimed at promoting the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industries and apprentice opportunities across the company.
16 Mar 2018
BSW Timber recently participated in the Wood for Good initiative to establish an environmental product declaration (EPD) for its kiln dried construction timber.
5 Oct 2017
George McRobbie, Managing Director of Tilhill Forestry, has today announced the final stage of Tilhill Forestry’s integration into the BSW Group. The last stage involves combining the BSW Sawmi...
1 Sep 2017
BSW Timber has just unveiled a brand new range of garden fence panels that has been introduced to complement its existing fencing components.
13 Jul 2017
BSW Timber has kick-started a major investment programme in its material handling equipment by commissioning eight new Bulmor side-loader vehicles for its sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys.
27 Jun 2017
BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest fully-integrated forestry company, has just unveiled a brand new domestic acoustic fence panel system.
24 May 2017
An Inverness College student won a Tilhill Forestry Award last month for his report on woodland creation.
15 Dec 2016
‘Leaf Room’ at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Provides Spectacular Outdoor Showcase for Homegrown Scottish Timber
17 Nov 2016
Two BSW graduates attended the Developing the Young Workforce Industry Group (DYWIG) launch last week as the company showed support for the employment strategy.
12 Oct 2016
BSW Timber picked up an award for its commitment to helping young people last month – and just missed out on being an overall winner at the Highland Business Awards.
6 Oct 2016
BSW Timber has become the first UK sawmiller to generate electricity from biomass fuel with the commissioning of a £2.5 million Combined Heat and Power (CHP) boiler at its Carlisle mill.
2 Aug 2016
Tilhill have released their latest Timber Bulletin report.
13 Jul 2016
Tilhill Forestry recently hosted the sixth Forest Industry Mountain Bike Challenge in Coed Llandegla, North Wales, as an array of competitors from the forest industry travelled to take part.
5 Jul 2016
Tilhill Forestry celebrated a fifth James Jones trophy for new commercial woodlands at the Finest Woods Awards in Scotland last month.
5 Jul 2016
A brand new fuel for wood fired pizza ovens which burns longer, hotter and cleaner than traditional firewood is now available nationwide.
14 Jun 2016
A brand new room for the care of orphaned wildlife has opened at Secret World Wildlife Rescue. Local businesses and volunteers who donated materials and time to construct the facility were delighted t...
14 Apr 2016