Finance Team Apprentice opportunity
Forest Fuels has an opening for a school or college leaver to work in the head office of its national business in the market town of Okehampton.
The role offers the chance to develop finance and administration skills whilst studying for internationally recognised accountancy qualifications, and will enable the successful applicant to grow within the company.
Midlands Wood Fuel (MWF) joins forces with Forest Fuels
Partnership of UK’s biggest players strengthens wood fuel supply chain
Midlands Wood Fuel has today joined forces with Forest Fuels, under the ownership of AMP PLC.
The acquisition, which sees two of the UK’s largest wood fuel distributors joining forces, is another huge step in consolidating the wood fuel supply chain – something Forest Fuels has been increasingly focusing on in recent years with the acquisition of many smaller businesses.
Custom-built £160,000 wood chip lorry will improve UK biomass deliveries
Forest fuels invests in industry-leading ‘blower’ lorry to make customer deliveries faster and more efficient
A custom-built wood chip blower lorry, which will make wood fuel deliveries quicker and more efficient for biomass customers, has been introduced to the UK market this week by Forest Fuels.
Forest Fuels boosts wood pellet & chip service in North West of England
Nantwich, Liverpool and Ulverston depots ensure local service with national expertise
National wood fuel distributor Forest Fuels has recently added three new depots to its operations in the North West of England, enabling the company to boost its deliveries of wood chip and wood pellet in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Wales and Shropshire.
The expansion into the North West is a natural move for Forest Fuels, which has a reputation for high levels of service, operating from local depots throughout the country. The three new depots have allowed the company to expand its ‘local’ model and extend its wide range of stock and delivery options – particularly ‘blown’ pellet – into the area’s cities towns and villages.
Richard Ashton receives long service award at Devon County Show
30-year agricultural award presented at Devon County Show Forest Fuels’
Machinery and delivery driver Richard Ashton was presented with a 30-year agricultural service award at the Devon County Show. The award – a certificate and commemorative glass tankard – was presented by Devon County Show President Lady Arran of Castle Hill and Noel Stevens from award sponsors Alder King.
Richard – who moved from West Sussex to start milking pedigree Jerseys on a dairy farm near Modbury in 1983 – has spent the past eight years driving chippers and delivery lorries across the South West for wood fuel specialist Forest Fuels, delivering blown and tipped wood chip.