Local Authority (page 4)

Harpenden park data tag 1

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

Logie Durno 1

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

ArmstrongPark

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

GlasgowGreen Aerial

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

Calderdale Olympic Mix Stainland

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

St Neots[1]

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

Polaris Fife

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

PRO53MV field

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

AlvastonPark

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

Etesia2016 21 Photo

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

Parks2.jpg

Green spaces worth £2.2bn

Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests

in Local Authority - on 24/9/16

FIT2

FIT UK’s Best Park 2016

A nationwide search to find the country’s favourite local green space nominated and selected by public vote

in Local Authority - on 23/9/16

TabardGardens

Tabard Gardens wins

Tabard Gardens sports venue is the winner of MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ for August

in Local Authority - on 19/9/16

HeritageLotteryFund

Public parks in decline

According to a report from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), public parks face decline, and the HLF calls for combined national and local action to deliver...

in Local Authority - on 14/9/16

Sports ground Wrexham

100 council grounds to go

Over the last three years 66 outdoor sports facilities have been transferred or sold by local authorities and a new report says there's more to follow!...

in Local Authority - on 10/9/16

Chelsea

Bats about Chelsea?

Chelsea FC’s plans to build one of the largest stadiums in England have hit a stumbling block – the local population of endangered bats!

in Local Authority - on 3/9/16

Make it clear to people what's happening!

Has the paradigm shifted?

In his previous article, green space specialist, Bernard Sheridan, called for local authorities and land owners to seriously consider having ‘no-mow’...

in Local Authority - on 2/9/16

Unsafe strimming

The Value of Training

Nigel Church, Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, looks at the value of staff training and its role as an important investment for any business...

in Local Authority - on 31/8/16

water volumes

Hard surface weed control

Taking care of sports surfaces and public areas means controlling weeds, and hard surfaces need special care to meet legislation. Monsanto Technical Manager...

in Local Authority - on 26/8/16