Related sites of interest
Andrew Mullenger's Hedgerow Conservation and Hedgelaying site
Contains useful sections on hedges and hedgelaying - well worth a visit.
Useful for anyone interested in billhooks.  Who would have thought the French had more patterns than us?
Colchester Countryside Volunteer Rangers A useful section on the hedgelaying they have done at High Woods with helpful practical information for beginners and volunteers
Hedgeline can assist with domestic hedging disputes.  The culprit is normally rampant Leyland Cypress (leylandii)
National Drystone Walling Association
Hedges and drystone walls are the two characteristic linear landscape features in Great Britain.  The DSWA provides an excellent source of information on all aspects of drystone walling.  The best way to try drystone walling is on a British Trust for Conservation Volunteers working break.
National Hedgelaying Society
The National Hedgelaying Society (NHLS) is a good source of information on hedge related issues, training and hedgelaying competitions.
Excellent resource for advice and guidance on practical conservation in the UK.  Their hedgerow section bravely attempts to interpret the 1997 Hedgerow Regulations
Oxford Conservation Volunteers
Very active and friendly local conservation up affiliated to the BTCV - known to do hedgelaying!
Somerset Hedge Group
Very interesting and comprehensive information about hedges in Somerset, including details of local course and hedgelayers.
Trust for Conservation Volunteers (TCV)
TCV run weekend and week long breaks  which can include hedgelaying as well as other practical conservation skills.  Formerly known as BTCV.

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