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About Roby

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  • Birthday 23/05/1985

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    Fine & green woodworking, gardening, cycling, taking photos of streetartz, tool restoration, hiking.
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    Self-employed forestry worker and groundsman, prospective climber.
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  1. Roby

    Ticks away!

    These are another layer!!! Nooo:) I prefer shorts. I'd like something that scares these f-ers away but not a chemical. I know they hate Levander and Rosemary...
  2. Roby

    Ticks away!

    Thank you Hair on your chest! Good staff.
  3. Roby

    Ticks away!

    Hello dear friends, I'm looking into ways to keep ticks away so I wouldn't need to scratch my flash off down to bone. Anyone applies herbs on their clothes or use a certain washing liquid which works well? Thank you for sharing your masterity! bye
  4. Roby

    Groundy looking for

    Hi there, I am from Bristol and available for a week or two at the beginning of March as a groundsman, cutter. I am not sure when my current job finishes exactly at the moment. I have 6 months experience in forestry. I do have full PPE, equipment with Husky 550 (15"), and transport (not 4x4). My current certificates: CS 30; 31; 38; 39, First Aid at Work + F. I have got basic climbing gear but I have got no experience working in the tree yet. I am excited to get to know new ppl in the industry and happy to travel. Please, get in touch! Rob 07459327004 robert.manfelltrees@gmail.com
  5. Roby

    the beauty of standing deadwood

    If you visit Swindon area you definitely want to check out Severnake forest with Big Belly...
  6. Roby

    Looking for...

    Hi there, I'm looking for some groundsman type of work to fill the gap until 8 January (except Wednesday 2nd Jan). Qualifications: CS 30, 31, 38, 39, First Aid at Work. Based in Bristol but happy to travel 1-1.5hs. Many thanks, Rob 07459327004; robertt790@gmail.com
  7. Roby

    Tax return

    Hi there, I'm a beginner self-employed person and I'm trying to do the tax return on my own with the aid of an application. I started off in September 2018. Do I need to file a tax return now you think? Many thanks! Rob
  8. Okay, guys, it is nice you are worrying for others but the main topic is how to decrease the expenses of the training and assessment. Please, if you can give some advice, contacts in the subject. Who ever started up a chainsaw and working with it probably have their fears and understand that all individual need underpinning knowledge before chopping can begin. Be safe everyone!
  9. I was thinking the same LANTRA sources what was needed for CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39. I'm pretty sure there are the same books for CS32,34,35 and AFAG, HSE, etc leaflets.
  10. I work at a proper felling site and yes, I wouldn't take the assessment one without theory or practice. I am not mad just wanted to think ahead. It is a fact that trees are bloody heavy and dangerous. I had near misses as well. Thank you for reminding me.
  11. Not nice, is it? Although, I would read and learn the book first. All the feedbacks of real-life accumulates in them so books surely teach some general wisdom. You can learn from other ppl's mistakes.
  12. Hi Big J., Yes, please drop his contact to me unless He is called Terry M. Graeat! Thank you bud! robertt790@gmail.com
  13. No plans yet. Probably, yes. Depends on common interests. Would be great to get the LANTRA books than book the assessment. I might can help with felling site. What do you think?
  14. Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm looking for ppl from Avon and Somerset, Gloucester, Swindon area, who want to take CS32, CS34. My intention is to come out cheaper than £600++. We might arrange the assessment for ourselves. If interested, please drop me an email or just reply here. robertt790@gmail.com
  15. Hi peep, Have we got anyone using GoSimple tax app for submitting taxreturn? I'd need your opinion please. Cheers, Rob


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