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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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