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RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Awards (SFH) 2017



Thanks once more to the generosity of SFH we are again pleased to recognise and reward the importance of Further Education to the Forestry and arboriculture sector.

In 2017, 18 Students from RFS corporatate Colleges across the UK have been awarded one year free membership and a prize Gomataro Silky Handsaw. This year saw 5 more students winning the awards compred to 2016 we which see as a sign of the increasing importance of excellence in forestry education.

 The students are all praised for their high levels of motivation, ability to work in tough conditions and excellence in written and practical examinations.

With an industry respected RFS award on their CV, we wish all who have been recognised with the award every success with their future forestry career.


                                                                           Student 1                                             Student 2  

Northumberland College Tim Giddings Phil Reddie
Coleg Gwent Steele Jones  Rhys Hancock
Abingdon & Witney College Ben Longford  
Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor - Glynllifon Campus Sam Elgan Williams Connar Mark Charley
Horticultural Correspondance College Brendan Maher Paul Lentz
Hadlow College Thomas Hadlow Alex Hodges
Myerscough College Bailey Halsall  
Shuttleworth College Cameron Clare Tom Williams
Coleg Cambria: Coleg Llysfasi David Anthony Evans John Marsden
Capel Manor College Morgan Laws-Lanigan Nathan Bedford 


Coleg Cambria Coleg Lysfasi John Marsden

Coleg Cambria, Coleg Lysfasi – John Marsden


Hadlow College Thomas Hadlow

Hadlow College – Thomas Hadlow