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JK - duff info a big risk

Senior figures from the Japanese knotweed remediation industry have called for greater transparency as the UK enters "epidemic" risk levels

in Local Authority - on 25/8/16

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Ransomes launch MP653 XC

The Ransomes MP653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m (14 foot) cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25%...

in Local Authority - on 24/8/16

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Heaton Park buzzing

The Queen Bee of Manchester’s parks has been crowned with three Green Flag awards for 2016 – including a special community award handed to a century-old...

in Local Authority - on 17/8/16

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Is your park threatened?

Model boat races, cricket matches, ice-cream vans and bootcamps – all human life can be found in our green spaces. But with government cuts and looming...

in Local Authority - on 15/8/16


New knotweed service

The Knotweed Experts are PCA accredited contractors (Property Care Association). They are fully qualified in Japanese Knotweed control and complete removal....

in Local Authority - on 11/8/16


Everton £4m council loan

Everton Football Club has received a £4m cash injection from Liverpool City Council to make improvements to its training ground, including the development...

in Local Authority - on 18/7/16


Is yours the best bush?

The art of topiary has been around since Roman times. As well as Europe, it was also popular in Japan and China at about the same time and has remained...

in Local Authority - on 30/6/16

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EDDC pitch strategy

Honiton's desperate need for sport pitches could be coming to an end after East Devon District Council announced plans for a consultation with the local...

in Local Authority - on 16/6/16

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Lewis Sports Centre

Lewis Sports Centre has been crowned MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ for May.

in Local Authority - on 10/6/16

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Mulberries in spotlight

Some of London’s oldest trees will be coming under the spotlight thanks to a new campaign supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund

in Local Authority - on 7/6/16

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'Character Grants' offer

Physical activity organisations, schools and local authorities are among the bodies eligible to bid for a share of a £6m Government pot

in Local Authority - on 3/6/16

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Sport England funding

As part of its new 2016-2021 strategy, Sport England has scaled back the number of investment programmes it runs from over 30 to seven, focusing on outcomes...

in Local Authority - on 20/5/16

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Bushranger has the edge

DJ Turfcare has introduced the new Bushranger Edger E35, specifically designed for local authority and contracting work. This is an extremely robustly...

in Local Authority - on 12/5/16


Aberdeen modernise plans

Sport Aberdeen has set aside £400,000 to modernise four sport and leisure centres in the city

in Local Authority - on 22/4/16

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Southampton Sports Centre

A fitness gym, a closed road cycling circuit, new artificial pitches, new changing rooms and a cafe/restaurant. These are some of elements of an ambitious...

in Local Authority - on 12/4/16

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Invasive weeds spotlight

Control of invasive weeds is an increasing issue for managers of sports and leisure facilities as well as amenity areas and a recent conference held by...

in Local Authority - on 7/4/16


CGM choose Ransomes fleet

CGM Group Maintenance, based at Downham Market in Norfolk, took delivery of seven new Ransomes Parkway 3 ride-on cylinder mowers from Ernest Doe & Sons...

in Local Authority - on 25/2/16

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ClearWater at BTME

A busy BTME proved to Highspeed Group that their ClearWater washpad water recycling system is a true winner

in Local Authority - on 1/2/16

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Council bans rubber crumb

The City Council in Edmonds, WA has voted to ban the installation of synthetic turf made with crumb rubber on any publicly owned athletic field through...

in Local Authority - on 16/12/15

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Liquid brine time

Economical and ideal for icy paths, pedestrian walkways and amenity areas, liquid brine spraying has many more advantages over granular salt

in Local Authority - on 28/11/15