Arboriculture school seeks Deal or No Deal contestant dreaming of tree surgery career

An arboricultural school is searching for a contestant who appeared on TV show Deal or No Deal to offer him a training scholarship.

Deal or No Deal contestant Gareth, a gardener from Wales, shared his ambition to become a qualified tree surgeon with presenter Noel Edmunds during the TV show on 25 April.

Now British Arboricultural School of Excellence director Andy Burgess wants to find Gareth and offer him a scholarship for the training required.

The accredited NPTC training centre in Staffordhsire offers in-house and external training.

Burgess said: "Knowing the difficulties some face to further their careers, I'd like to put Gareth through his training and assessments."

If anyone knows Gareth, please contact Dal Parmar by email or phone 01543 500505.


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