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27 Apr 2017

BRE helping grow business to business connections

On 20 April I had the pleasure to welcome a group of Hungarian business leaders accompanied by representatives from our local business community, including the directors from the St Albans Chamber of Commerce. We were also very excited to have the Right Worshipful the Mayor of St...
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28 Sep 2016

Where does your wood come from?

For years now we have asked the question of food as consumer interest in the source of our food as well as a desire to support local farmers and a diversity of regional food has grown. It seems entirely logical that the same should apply to other materials and goods that we...
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01 Aug 2016

11 things you didn’t know about wood!

HMS Victory not all oak! One of the most famous warships in the world under Admiral Lord Nelsons command at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 ensured HMS Victory’s place in the history books. We know the oak forests of Britain were harvested to build the fleet that ensure Britannia...
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08 Apr 2016

Breaking the ice: Conserving the Antarctic buildings

The heroic age of polar exploration is rightly named; epitomised by Amundsen and Scott racing to the South Pole in 1911 and later in 1914 the Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton that saw the loss of his ship, the Endurance, and subsequently the most enduring story...
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