Local Authority (Page 1)

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Protected spaces in Wales

The number of parks and green spaces legally protected forever in Wales is set to hit the 300 mark after Wrexham County Borough Council took the next step...

in Local Authority - on 23/4/22


Council cut artificial!

A bemused driver said he was "absolutely amazed" to see a council worker strimming a patch of artificial grass on a Somerset roundabout

in Local Authority - on 13/4/22


Protecting green spaces

Fields in Trust recently visited Liverpool's Walton Hall Park, to meet with representatives of Liverpool City Council and the city's Friends of groups...

in Local Authority - on 6/4/22

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Otterbine brings new life

Darlington Council has recently acquired two Sunburst aerating fountains from Otterbine for the lake in the town’s historic South Park, and is reaping...

in Local Authority - on 31/3/22


Making an impact

Midlothian may be one of the smallest councils in Scotland, but it is certainly making a big impact with a little help from a range of Pellenc battery-powered...

in Local Authority - on 4/3/22


'Nail in the coffin'

A winning Saturday league football team is on the hunt for a new home after a parish council said it was too expensive to run their present pitch

in Local Authority - on 21/2/22

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Waterhouses benefits

Waterhouses Parish Council has become the latest organisation to benefit from the partnership between Staffordshire FA and Campey Turf Care Systems with...

in Local Authority - on 13/12/21


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 - on 19/11/21


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 - on 5/11/21

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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 - on 3/11/21

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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