Hamish Macleod wins Confor award for dedication to forestry

Hamish Macleod wins Confor award for dedication to forestry

Hamish Macleod was awarded the 'Dedicated Service to Forestry Award' at the 2022 Confor Dinner and Awards ceremony. 

16 Mar 2022

Sourcing Position Statement

Sourcing Position Statement

BSW Group has made the immediate decision to stop purchasing any raw material which originates from Russia. 

4 Mar 2022

BSW Replaces Fire Damaged Memorial Bench

BSW Replaces Fire Damaged Memorial Bench

BSW Timber’s Fort William mill recently supported local residents by replacing fire damaged memorial bench which belonged to the Lochaber family.

12 Nov 2021

BSW Supports COP26 Beacon of Hope Sculpture

BSW Supports COP26 Beacon of Hope Sculpture

BSW Group has provided timber materials to an innovative low-carbon sculpture project displayed across Glasgow as part of the city’s COP26 event

9 Nov 2021

Director's Mizen to Malin Challenge raises over £8k for charity

Director's Mizen to Malin Challenge raises over £8k for charity

BSW Timber's Sales Director, Mike Faulkner and friend Janet McGeever raise over £8,000 for charity after cycling the length of Ireland.

15 Jul 2021

Mike to cycle from Mizen to Malin for charity

Mike to cycle from Mizen to Malin for charity

BSW Timber’s Group Sales Director is set to cycle over 600km across Ireland for charity.

1 Jun 2021

BSW mill manager meets the Duke

BSW mill manager meets the Duke

A BSW mill manager has recently met the Duke of Cambridge on account of his volunteer work during the pandemic

24 May 2021

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in developing the first ever South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy.

10 Mar 2021

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW has donated materials to Melrose Primary School to help build an outdoor shelter for the children.

26 Jan 2021

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

BSW Timber's Fort William Mill Manager has ran the equivalent of 400 Ben Nevis treks to raise money for his local football club.

14 Jan 2021

Lucy's Logs

Lucy's Logs

The ember of idea on how to help people unable to leave home during Coronavirus restrictions has turned into a blazing success for a young Fort William teenager who delivers Hotties heat logs on her bicycle.

26 Nov 2020

When James met Nick

When James met Nick

BSW Group’s marketing manager James Brennan was seeing stars this summer after a meeting with BBC DIY stalwart and household name Nick Knowles.

10 Nov 2020

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

A garden created to welcome weary walkers into Fort William as they approached the end of the West Highland Way, also now recognises the work of NHS staff who are looking after the people of Lochaber during the Covid-19 pandemic, part in thanks to BSW.

28 Oct 2020

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW Timber has helped Bolton Low Houses Childcare Unit in Wigton to reopen its doors following the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 Oct 2020

BSW supports the People’s Project in Dumfries with timber donation

BSW supports the People’s Project in Dumfries with timber donation

BSW Timber’s mill in Dalbeattie has donated timber boards and offcuts to the People’s Project in Dumfries to facilitate a great community-based project.

30 Sep 2020

BSW backs Highland Cinema build with timber donation

BSW backs Highland Cinema build with timber donation

BSW Timber has supported the creation of an innovative new entertainment and dining centre in Fort William.

28 Sep 2020

BSW apprentices renovate gardens for the elderly

BSW apprentices renovate gardens for the elderly

Apprentices from BSW Fort William have been giving back to the community to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020.

19 Mar 2020

BSW supports Britain's future architects with timber donation

BSW supports Britain's future architects with timber donation

BSW Timber has donated homegrown, Grown in Britain-certified products from its construction timber range to an innovative architectural student exercise in London.

16 Mar 2020

BSW helps create play 'forest' for Little Learners

BSW helps create play 'forest' for Little Learners

BSW Timber has helped to create a ‘play forest’ for a group of ‘Little Learners in Inverlochy.

21 Jan 2020

College students given behind the scenes tour of BSW Dalbeattie site

College students given behind the scenes tour of BSW Dalbeattie site

BSW Timber has opened its doors and offered a behind the scenes access tour to a group of local college students.

10 Jan 2020

BSW helps create sensory garden

BSW helps create sensory garden

Moor House School & College pupils have a new place to play after the school recently opened a new sensory garden and playground thanks to a generous donation of materials from BSW Timber.

28 Nov 2019

BSW products featured on hit ITV gardening show

BSW products featured on hit ITV gardening show

BSW Timber has donated a range of its products to ITV’s hit gardening show Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh.

7 Nov 2019

BEAM installation to become a 'bee hotel'

BEAM installation to become a 'bee hotel'

The highly-acclaimed BEAM installation, which was created using 2,500 logs that were donated by BSW, is to be given a new lease of life before next year’s Glastonbury Festival.

24 Sep 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finishes second at BSW-sponsored Carve Carrbridge

Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finishes second at BSW-sponsored Carve Carrbridge

BSW Timber has been channelling its artistic streak after donating 30 logs to a rather unique competition – and Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finished in second place for a second year running.

24 Sep 2019

Innovative collaboration recognised in national award nominations

Innovative collaboration recognised in national award nominations

BSW Timber is thrilled to announce that project partner Roderick James Architects (RJA) has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2019 Structural Timber Awards and one at the TTJ Awards 2019.

14 Aug 2019

BSW sponsors inspirational awards night at Carlisle College

BSW sponsors inspirational awards night at Carlisle College

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 donates logs for educational Greenpeace installation at Glastonbury

BSW donates logs for educational Greenpeace installation at Glastonbury

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 promotes wellness in nature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

BSW promotes wellness in nature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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

BSW Fort William Backs Kids’ Kits

BSW Fort William Backs Kids’ Kits

BSW Timber is now the proud sponsor of the U14 Kilmallie Shinty team.

16 May 2019

BSW supports Veterans Growth

BSW supports Veterans Growth

BSW Timber has donated 25 sawn sleepers to veteran’s charity Veterans Growth.

10 May 2019

BSW Provides Primary School With New Pond Platform

BSW Provides Primary School With New Pond Platform

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

BSW heads back to school for bandstand opening

BSW heads back to school for bandstand opening

BSW Timber has donated the materials to build a new playground Gazebo for Earlston Primary School.

21 Mar 2019

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

Apprentices from BSW Timber’s Fort William sawmill have been involved in the construction of a pergola project.

13 Mar 2019

BSW helps Wildlife orphans get a new crèche

BSW helps Wildlife orphans get a new crèche

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

Kingussie High School kitted out with BSW Timber

Kingussie High School kitted out with BSW Timber

The girls football team at Kingussie High School will be sporting a new football kit at this year’s matches, thanks to £600 worth of sponsorship from BSW Timber which has a sawmill in near...

7 Jan 2016

BSW and Travis Perkins Help Wolverley Allotment Society

BSW and Travis Perkins Help Wolverley Allotment Society

BSW and Travis Perkins have teamed up to help the Wolverley Allotment Society develop a new allotment site.

23 Dec 2015

Home Grown Timber Showcased in Innovative Norfolk Barn Project

Home Grown Timber Showcased in Innovative Norfolk Barn Project

BSW Timber has joined forces with pioneering architectural practice Studio Bark to create a unique building project in the heart of the Norfolk countryside. The company has provided easy edge timber ...

9 Nov 2015

SECRET WORLD TAKES DELIVERY FOR ORPHAN ROOM

SECRET WORLD TAKES DELIVERY FOR ORPHAN ROOM

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill has taken delivery of the timber it needs for a very special project – an orphan room. Secret World cares for over 5,000 wildlife casualties ever...

9 Nov 2015

Ship Named After Fort William Village Port

Ship Named After Fort William Village Port

A ship which was built in 1997 to export forestry products has been named after a village in Fort William. The vessel which is owned by the Wilson Group has been named The Wilson Corpach in honour of...

19 Jun 2015

BSW Timber Group Member of Binderholz