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Here’s the latest news from the chimney sweeping world:

New licences for killing of wild birds issued by Defra

New licences for killing of wild birds issued by Defra

17 July, 2019
There has been long running confusion amongst chimney sweeps as to whether it is legal for them to remove “live” Jackdaw nests from chimneys. This situation was thrown into further confusion when Natural England revoked a number of general licences...
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Charity raffle – new record £1905

Charity raffle – new record £1905

05 May, 2019
WHAT can we say? The Guild 2019 charity raffle was a great success and a new record amount raised. Twenty fantastic prize donations from stoves and rods to Flame Genies and fireside accessories.       Dust Control, Digital...
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How do you create a ‘viral’ social media post?

How do you create a ‘viral’ social media post?

27 April, 2019
THIS is such a big subject and there’s no A to Z tick-list for perfect results. However, there are some definite commonsense rules to follow if you want to attract people to a SM post. Firstly, what do we...
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What we learnt from the Guild trade show seminars – BurnRight update and the Chimney Sweeping NVQ

What we learnt from the Guild trade show seminars – BurnRight update and the Chimney Sweeping NVQ

03 April, 2019
              Lawson Wight & David Sudworth updated supporters about the BurnRight campaign   EDUCATION is of major importance to all members of the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps – we never stop learning....
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Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps AGM 2019 – points to remember

Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps AGM 2019 – points to remember

02 April, 2019
Lawson Wight updates the Guild members Members will receive a full set of meeting minutes soon. In the meantime Christopher Eyte reports on some key points from this year’s AGM. EXCITEMENT about the future of the Guild of Master...
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What our members say…

Ali Swainston

“During my research I had come across some forum talk online which was very negative about the cost of the Guild’s training program. I guess it does seem like a lot of money to start with but, like most things, there is more to it than meets the eye and you get a lot more […]

Ali Swainston (ISIS Chimney Care)
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