I have just been informed that the UK's tallest tree - a 223 foot European Silver Fir has just fallen in the gales which swept the UK last week.

This was one of our best kept secrets.

Previously two Douglas Firs - one at Dunans, Argylleshire and one at the Hermitage, Perthshire had been eroneously accorded this title.

The good news is that the silver fir stood in a block of similarly sized trees.

Keep checking our website for pictures and news on this latest scoop.

You heard it first on the TFG.

Ken Hume

Looking back to see the way ahead !