Public Places (page 1)

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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

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The garden of delights...

A Mecca for garden lovers has been reborn as an international visitor destination set in a dazzling landscape of seasonal colour. Greg Rhodes meets the...

in Public Places - on 27/8/18

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Places for People embrace

Places for People, one of the UK’s largest property management companies, has reported a number of significant benefits since investing in a large fleet...

in Public Places - on 8/8/18

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Deep aeration video

The concept of one metre deep aeration, to relieve compaction and improve drainage, really needs to be seen in action to appreciate the long-term...

in Public Places - on 1/8/18

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Hove upgraded to 3G

A haven for dog walkers, runners, playing kids and sports players in Hove has had its football pitch upgraded.

in Public Places - on 30/7/18

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Ransomes at the Palace

Blenheim Palace, located in Oxfordshire, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, has taken delivery of a Ransomes MP495 cylinder mower to maintain...

in Public Places - on 18/7/18

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Tranquility at Bodnant

John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect...

in Public Places - on 6/7/18

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Parks - time running out

A coalition of countryside groups and environmentalists are calling on the government to protect the UK’s parks and green spaces which are at “crisis...

in Public Places - on 4/7/18