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New Valdor Flex available

Valdor Flex was introduced to the UK turf and amenity market last year and has been widely praised for providing excellent residual control for even the...

in Public Places - 5 days, 14 hours ago

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National Trust turns 125

The National Trust is celebrating 125 years since it was founded, on 12 January 1895. As they mark this milestone anniversary, Director-General, Hilary...

in Public Places - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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National Trust Chartwell

“A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted”. That’s what Sir Winston Churchill said about his family home near Westerham in Kent, which has been...

in Public Places - on 22/1/20

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SAS Groundcare operations

No, not the Special Forces training ground in the Brecon Beacons, but the 110-acre estate that’s home to the UK headquarters of SAS at Medmenham, near...

in Public Places - on 6/12/19

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Three’s company!

The ongoing management of historic estates as thriving communities where people work together to make the most of the land’s assets remains key to their...

in Public Places - on 2/12/19

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Toro ‘best for the job’

A demonstration of the Toro ProLine H800 for Haven Seashore Holiday Park was all it took to bring improvement to the grounds of the 57-acre site in Great...

in Public Places - on 24/11/19

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Open for business

For many years, the distinct beauty of Montalto Estate in County Down was only admired by its private owners. However, the decision to open this beauty...

in Public Places - on 16/10/19

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Elvaston Castle challenge

Balancing the need to preserve the unique features of a historic estate with the demands of free public access to a council-owned country park is a challenge...

in Public Places - on 16/8/19

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Great Wolf plans

US waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has announced plans to open its first venture overseas, with the Great Wolf Lodge coming to Oxfordshire in...

in Public Places - on 10/8/19

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Tractor loaned by council

A charity that gives rides to elderly people and disabled youngsters has been loaned a replacement tractor after its own vehicle was stolen.

in Public Places - on 26/6/19

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Holme Lacy chat with Mike

Set in fifty acres of gardens in the Wye Valley, Holme Lacy is one of Herefordshire’s treasures and a hotspot for visitors all year round. Garden supervisor,...

in Public Places - on 3/6/19

Amenity Forum Conference 2018

Amenity Forum's hot topic

The management of amenity areas is a vital and important task creating safe and healthy public spaces fit for purpose. It is vital that such tasks are...

in Public Places - on 18/3/19

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A Place in history ...

Cricket has been played ‘in the back garden’ of one of England’s foremost stately homes for nearly 300 years. Neville Johnson paid a mid-winter...

in Public Places - on 18/3/19

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Unveiling the hidden gem

For years the official Royal family residence in Northern Ireland, Hillsborough Castle in County Down, remained closed to the general public due to security...

in Public Places - on 22/2/19

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To The Manor Born

Country estates need diverse income streams to meet rising costs of upkeep, and Warwickshire’s Ragley Hall makes the most of its grounds and gardens...

in Public Places - on 26/11/18

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Bassett’s allsorts!

The multitasking that’s name of the game at Wakehurst, Kew’s southern stronghold, still allows the grounds management team to enjoy their favourite...

in Public Places - on 13/10/18

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CLS on holiday

Groundworks and civils specialists CLS have completed a major infrastructure project under a £1.5m holiday lodge development.

in Public Places - on 6/10/18

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Creeping privatisation!

Proliferation of music festivals and other events across capital’s green spaces means disruption and restrictions to access for residents

in Public Places - on 4/9/18