Village News

Stumped!

Written by The Editor on .

The cricket season is over, giving way as it does to football, and now tree felling.

Tree stump

Work has started again on the removal of the diseased chestnut trees surrounding the village green area at Cocking.  Two specimens at the back near Milestone Garage were removed yesterday and a team of four have started to dismantle the last two by the A286.

Dismantle is an accurate description, because instead of felling the trees by an early cut across the trunk, these experts first remove branches from the top as can be seen from the photograph below, showing a gentleman wielding a chain saw.Tree felling

Tree felling

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