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Niall's 20 years service

Groundsman Niall Watson was congratulated for his 20 years’ service with Watchet Town Council at its full meeting last week

in Local Authority - 1 week, 6 days ago


Productivity and power

Royal Reesink subsidiaries Jean Heybroek and Motrac Industries have combined to create RECO eTrac, an electric tool carrier designed to bring a new productive,...

in Local Authority - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Fentons take on Becx

Fentons of Bourne Ltd, the family-owned estate and garden equipment supplier, has been appointed the sole UK distributor for Becx Machines, the Netherlands-based...

in Local Authority - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Blackpool illuminated

Street cleansing and Groundcare may appear unlikely bedfellows but they are buddying up well in Blackpool. Greg Rhodes talks ‘integration’ to Grounds...

in Local Authority - on 7/10/21

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Framing ‘wild’ verges

As seven out of ten councils make efforts to encourage wildflowers on road verges*, Alastair Rowell, UK sales manager for turfcare equipment at Reesink...

in Local Authority - on 9/9/21

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Greener Ealing

July 2020 signalled a new era for Ealing Council grounds maintenance team. After twenty-five years of working with outside contractors, the decision was...

in Local Authority - on 23/6/21

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Kubota treads lightly

Seeking a tractor with ample power and weight to operate its equipment, yet still tread lightly enough to protect turf and playing surfaces, Oxford-based...

in Local Authority - on 16/6/21

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Ending ban on glyphosate

North Lanarkshire Council has ended its ban on the use of glyphosate-based weedkillers after a review failed to find a suitable alternative.

in Local Authority - on 6/6/21

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Going for gold

Dover District Council opt for Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure maintenance scheme. With a patch that covers 123 square miles, it’s no surprise that Dover...

in Local Authority - on 2/6/21

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Best value with Ventrac

North Lincolnshire Council is committed to delivering best value to its residents and demonstrated this with the recent purchase of two Ventrac 4500 all-terrain...

in Local Authority - on 2/5/21


Derby City Council

It doesn’t take much working out that one hundred and fifty-two goalmouths are quite a lot for any team to maintain. Kerry Haywood met with Grounds Maintenance...

in Local Authority - on 22/1/21

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New hardship fund

Two councils have come together to support Carlisle-based sports clubs and groups facing hardship as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Cumbria County...

in Local Authority - on 15/1/21

Luton Council

Praise for Mankar ULV

Agrovista Amenity plays integral role in successful weed control results. Luton Borough Council has been reaping the benefits of using innovative Mankar...

in Local Authority - on 11/12/20


The power of football

Football Foundation Interim Chief Executive, Robert Sullivan, shares his thoughts on the publication of the first ever nationwide local football facilities...

in Local Authority - on 25/11/20

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Better Green Spaces

Major TDR Roller Mowers ensure Blackpool Council delivers the best amenities for its residents to enjoy

in Local Authority - on 25/11/20


Landmark virtual event

The Football Foundation is jointly hosting a major virtual event with the Local Government Association (LGA) on 19 November, at 11.00am

in Local Authority - on 5/11/20


'Turned’ out nice again

The school of thought on grass cutting continually undergoes many changes in direction with a drift again at the moment towards cut and collect. No matter...

in Local Authority - on 25/9/20

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The role of public parks

This report has been put together while the lockdown is still in place and while there are still major restrictions on business, sport, events and on public...

in Local Authority - on 10/9/20


Herbicide-less weeding

Locations in North Yorkshire are benefiting from a brand-new weeding machine which works without using herbicides.

in Local Authority - on 18/8/20


Could equipment help?

The ongoing Coronavirus outbreak has seen a sudden increase in enquiries for VALE Engineering of York - the UK’s leading supplier of professional weed...

in Local Authority - on 16/3/20