Parks (page 4)


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 Parks - 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 Parks - on 10/9/16

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 Parks - on 2/9/16

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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 Parks - 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 Parks - 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 Parks - on 15/8/16


Royal Parks see green!

London’s eight Royal Parks are among some of the best in the UK after all of them received Green Flag awards this year

in Parks - on 14/8/16

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Outstanding Lammas Park

Will to Win was set up 20 years ago to improve sport facilities in public parks and they have been operating Lammas Park since 2000

in Parks - on 17/7/16


New York get the goat!

A park in Brooklyn, New York has rented a quartet of goats to control weeds and unwanted vegetation in an ecologically friendly way

in Parks - on 10/7/16

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Royal Parks appointment

A new Royal Parks charity will be led by lifelong arts and heritage enthusiast Loyd Grossman CBE following his appointment as its new Chairman

in Parks - on 9/7/16


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 Parks - on 30/6/16

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 Parks - on 25/11/15

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A paradigm shift needed

Green Flag judge, Bernard Sheridan, believes it is now time for local authorities and land owners to seriously consider having ‘no-mow’ targets similar...

in Parks - on 2/8/15

Football pitches reverting to long grass regimes in a Manchester park

Who cares about parks?

What does the future hold for public parks and open spaces and what are the issues which parks managers are currently facing? Green Flag judge, Bernard...

in Parks - on 20/5/15


How green is the industry

Dr Tim Lodge suggests that most public open spaces are enjoyed in many more ways, and by many more people, than just those that actually take part in the...

in Parks - on 24/4/15


Additions to the renowned range of topdressers, designed to meet a wider range of customer needs, form the centrepiece of the Charterhouse Turf Machinery...

in Parks - on 25/9/10

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DJ Turfcare at Saltex

DJ Turfcare used Saltex 2010 to launch the Bushranger Edger (aimed primarily at local authorities). and the Veg-Table, a British-built timber growing container...

in Parks - on 20/9/10

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Overton UK Ltd used the Saltex exhibition 2010 to launch the new range of Nimos Mi-Nitrac transporters and the new range of trailers to the UK market.

in Parks - on 17/9/10

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The Grass Group has introduced exciting new product ranges at this year’s Saltex event, continuing to focus on leading brands and innovative...

in Parks - on 15/9/10

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One of Terrain Aeration’s current Unsung Heroes, Keri Jarman of Moor Park Golf and Country Club was on hand at Saltex to help celebrate the company’s...

in Parks - on 13/9/10