Local Authority (Page 4)


Green spaces for Alliance

The Alliance provides reaction to three key announcements from the Budget (22 November 2017) and reviews the implications for the sport and recreation...

in Local Authority - on 23/11/17

Michael Grove

'Green Brexit'

Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold the government to account for upholding environmental standards after Brexit has been...

in Local Authority - on 19/11/17

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Beware the Fool’s Funnel

Reports of a puppy becoming ill in Oxfordshire after consuming the fungi Fool’s Funnel have sparked warnings of the dangers of this innocuous looking...

in Local Authority - on 6/11/17

The Møller Centre

‘New generation’ weeds

Traditional invasive weeds such as Japanese knotweed, as well as a new generation of non-native species including aquatic plants, are all on the radar...

in Local Authority - on 4/11/17

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Birmingham pole position

Birmingham remain in pole position to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games with potential rivals Kuala Lumpur and Victoria still lacking political...

in Local Authority - on 3/11/17

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Hospice bowled over

Eddlewood Bowling Club continued their long-standing support for Kilbryde Hospice by supporting the charity at their popular International Bowls...

in Local Authority - on 29/10/17


A sound investment

Lee Kristensen is a product manager at Ransomes Jacobsen discusses the decline in cylinder municipal mowing, and why we shouldn’t abandon the concept...

in Local Authority - on 23/10/17

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Hogs Head Golf Club

Hogs Head Golf Club, a brand-new course located in County Kerry, Ireland, has chosen equipment from Textron Golf (Jacobsen¬¬®, E-Z-GO® and Cushman®)...

in Local Authority - on 3/10/17

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Polaris emergency call

A new emergency police vehicle capable of mobilising officers quickly in some of West Norfolk’s most hard to reach places has been launched...

in Local Authority - on 12/8/17

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Leeds Parks Fund launched

A new charitable fund dedicated to enhancing public parks and green spaces in Leeds was launched in July

in Local Authority - on 25/7/17

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Three in one with Toro

Uttlesford District Council’s decision to opt for Toro’s LT-F3000 flail when the need arose for a new grounds mower to tackle the area’s parks and...

in Local Authority - on 9/6/17

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