Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 11°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Needham Market: Forestry firm UPM Tilhill opens new branch

06:00 02 March 2014

Forestry firm UPM Tilhill is opening an office in Needham Market

Forestry firm UPM Tilhill is opening an office in Needham Market

Archant

Forestry services firm UPM Tilhill has opened a new branch in Needham Market high street.

UPM group, which is based in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, includes an energy, plywood and paper-making arm.

It employs around 21,000 people worldwide, enjoys annual sales of about 10billion euros, and says it is the UK’s largest forest management and timber harvesting company.

The firm operates throughout East Anglia and specialises in offering services from planting new trees through to harvesting them for timber for customers including estates, farmers, local authorities, the Woodland Trust and the Forestry Commission.

The firm’s district manager Stuart Pearson said: “We are delighted to now have a base in East Anglia which will enable us to offer an even better service to our current customers while helping us to continue building a stronger customer base in the region.”

0 comments

Colchester General Hospital

An “exciting” new multi-million pound state-of-the-art department will be built at Colchester General Hospital as it becomes a regional centre for medical tests.

Lord Framlingham - Sir Michael Lord - joined Vote Leave supporters in Ipswich.

With the date of the EU referendum now less than four weeks away, supporters of both sides in the battle over the UK’s future have been taking their campaign to the streets.

Police evacuated Gusford Primary School in Ipswich after a bomb threat. It was later confirmed to be a hoax

Parents have praised an Ipswich primary school for its quick action after a hoax bomb threat yesterday morning.

Carol Turgoose with volunteers at the foodbank in Halstead

Opticians across Essex and Suffolk have given a boost to charities supporting poverty-stricken families in the area.

Suffolk fisherman Harry Simper

A young Suffolk fisherman has netted himself a national award.

One of the walks takes in views of the river Deben

A walking festival is stepping up its programme of events for the half term week, offering something for all levels of ability.

John Popplewell with his 45lb stingray

A Clacton fisherman caught a “monster” stingray weighing nearly three and a half stone on an Essex beach this week – and filmed it all on his new GoPro.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24