Local Authority (Page 7)

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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

Wessex Brine ATV Winter Snow ADJUST 2014

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

Queens Park Loughborough

Paradise Lost?

In this, his third article in the series, Bernard Sheridan argues that, despite being a target for further draconian austerity cuts, they should, in fact,...

in Local Authority - on 25/11/15

Sports bodies' last-ditch effort to protect grass-roots funding

Grass-roots funding

The Football Association, Rugby Football Union and England & Wales Cricket Board have written to the Prime Minister as part of a last-ditch attempt to...

in Local Authority - on 10/11/15

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New management training

Overview and Guidance for the Management of Grounds Teams course - ideal for town and parish councillors

in Local Authority - on 26/10/15


Relief for football pitch

Recent site visits by Terrain Aeration to a number of municipal playing fields provides a good insight into the problems facing many council run sports...

in Local Authority - on 21/10/15


Couch-potato culture

Britain’s couch-potato culture is creating a “lost generation” of obese and physically inactive teenagers, as shock new figures show grassroots sports...

in Local Authority - on 18/10/15

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Wessex two for one

The Wessex FRX-150 has rapidly found favour with councils and contractors, offering the benefits of having a neat and compact all-round mower which is...

in Local Authority - on 11/10/15

VSS 2000 Spray SNOW

SnowEx knows snow

SnowEx VSS liquid de-icing systems

in Local Authority - on 24/9/15

George Tuckett

£6m Community Sports hub

The opening of a £6m community sports hub in Wootton Bassett has been described as the fulfillment of a “10-year journey”.

in Local Authority - on 14/9/15


Pitches £335k boost

More than £335,000 is set to be spent on local sports facilities and pitches, courtesy of several local housing developments

in Local Authority - on 13/9/15

Wiltshire Council

BBLP end contract early

WILTSHIRE Council has confirmed it has come to an agreement with Balfour Beatty Living Places to end the heavily criticised £150m contract to maintain...

in Local Authority - on 3/9/15

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Glyphosate - in control?

It is important to understand how weed control works can help to get the best out of herbicides and increase efficiency, explains Manda Sansom, Monsanto’s...

in Local Authority - on 27/8/15

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Fawley Parish Council

With a career path that includes greenkeeping, six years self employment and a stint at Glasgow Rangers, Niall Gibb now finds himself working for Fawley...

in Local Authority - on 24/8/15

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Wildflower meadows

There is recognition throughout the groundcare and landscape industries that more needs to be done in the establishment of biodiverse areas within sports...

in Local Authority - on 23/8/15