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Sep 23

Iconic Weeping Willow in Hitchin

Earlier this month, an iconic Weeping Willow located in the grounds of St Mary’s church in the centre of Hitchin fell. Our teams responded to the incident and promptly made it safe. Unfortunately, the tree was unable to be saved. Options were discussed with the local council and church, including allowing the stump to re-shoot, […]
Nov 26

Dangerous tree removal

Unfortunately we had to fell this great tree due to extensive decay at the base
Oct 15

Safety is paramount at Arborcare

Safety is paramount at Arborcare – ensuring our climbers, pedestrians and buildings are protected when working in trees
May 23

Arborcare is Open!

Arborcare is open and working with our updated Coronavirus COVID-19  action plan. We recognise that a proportion of our client base are elderly and/or infirm and fall within the high risk category of contracting Coronavirus or COVID-19. Following ongoing advice from the government, we as a company will be introducing the following procedures to limit […]
Apr 14

Arborcare in Lockdown

Dr Terry Mabbett interviewed some of our staff over the telephone, for this article. Download the article
Nov 18

Making Safe a Dying Oak

One of our teams were out in St Albans making this old Oak tree safe for the public whilst maintaining its magnificent stature.
Jun 04

First aid training

All of our staff have gone through a comprehensive emergency first aid + f. The course involved the normal first aid but also concentrated on the potential injuries associated with our industry.
Dec 10

Emergency works

After the snow in December our teams were busy carrying out emergency works to damaged trees for our local authority clients.
Nov 22

Congratulations Adam

Huge congratulations to our Operations Manager, Adam Pike, who has successfully passed his LOLER (Lifting Equipment Inspection) course. Plus he was top of the class! Well done Adam! This is another string to our bow and means that Adam is able to inspect our equipment and ensure that our high health and safety standards are […]
Oct 10

CHAS Accreditation

We’re extremely pleased to announce that we have successfully renewed our CHAS accreditation CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme – is a nationally recognised health and safety scheme, and achieving accreditation proves the high health and safety standards that our work complies with.