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EU declared Monsanto weedkiller safe after intervention from controversial US official

Weedkiller declared safe

The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking a Monsanto weedkiller to cancer after counsel from a US Environmental Protection Agency officer...

in Local Authority - on 30/5/17

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School sport left behind

June’s poll should be a chance to refocus minds on the struggle to give talented athletes the platform they need.

in Local Authority - on 16/5/17

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Toro T4240 for multi-site

East Cambridgeshire District Council, having recently become responsible for even more sites across the area, has invested in the portable Toro T4240 high-output...

in Local Authority - on 10/5/17

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£228m council tax bill!

New economic figures unveiled today reveal the cost to the local taxpayer of banning common weedkillers to keep pavements, parks and public places weed...

in Local Authority - on 10/5/17

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Easy parks with Toro

With research reporting widespread budget cuts, Reesink Turfcare looks at how to make that all-important budget go further without a drop in park...

in Local Authority - on 28/4/17

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Good use of Verti-Drain

St Edmundsbury Borough Council have recently invested in a Redexim Verti-Drain 7626, from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, to help look after sports surfaces...

in Local Authority - on 24/4/17

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Invasive conference!

The third annual INNSA Conference has taken place with a full agenda on the biodiversity, property and legal issues surrounding invasive species

in Local Authority - on 15/4/17

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DDC maintenance team

Dover District Council (DDC) has brought the maintenance of its parks and open spaces in-house with effect from 1 April 2017 as a new team of 25 directly...

in Local Authority - on 8/4/17

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Memorial tree planned

Wellington in Bloom is launching a fund to plant a wedding cake tree in the town’s Edwardian park in memory of Mark Norman

in Local Authority - on 23/3/17

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Harpenden park saved

A recreation ground in Harpenden which is used by hundreds of people in the town each year has been granted legal protection from any future development,...

in Local Authority - on 23/2/17

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Footballers branching out

Bungling council workers who planted trees right in the middle of a kids’ football pitch have sparked hilarity on social media.

in Local Authority - on 15/2/17

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NT to take over parks?

In a consultation exercise, Newcastle City Council is inviting opinions about the future running of the parks and green spaces

in Local Authority - on 17/1/17

Sport and leisure venues affected as Manchester City Council proposes £30m cuts

Manchester's cut backs

Manchester City Council has announced a raft of cuts as part of its 2017-2020 budget review after central government’s financial settlement fell £1.2m...

in Local Authority - on 7/1/17

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A Pipe Dream!

Glasgow Green is the UK’s oldest public park. Situated on the east side of the city centre, it is a mecca for locals and tourists, attracting millions...

in Local Authority - on 2/12/16

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Calderdale Colour

The Calderdale Corridors of Colour project is a planting scheme to combat the loss of wildflower meadows by planting new areas using a UK native mix.

in Local Authority - on 21/11/16

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An all-red Toro shed

Only three years ago operations manager Kevin Matthews vowed to turn St Neots Town Council’s existing fleet of machinery Toro red, following the purchase...

in Local Authority - on 11/11/16

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Polaris gain Fife’s Trust

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust, who look after over forty sites, including the Fife Coastal Path and beaches, have invested in a Polaris Ranger

in Local Authority - on 13/10/16

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PRO 53MV mulcher launched

John Deere is expanding its range of walk-behind professional mowers with the new commercial PRO 53MV mulching mower

in Local Authority - on 7/10/16

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Derby cut cutting!

Tens of thousands of pounds is to be cut from maintaining Derby's football pitches despite a horrific injury to a young player

in Local Authority - on 4/10/16

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Etesia brush up!

Etesia will be launching a new weeding brush attachment on stand C050 at the NEC, which is available for Etesia Hydro 124 models, for the safe removal...

in Local Authority - on 28/9/16