Public Places (page 1)

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The abuse of parks

I have sat for long enough and read the reports, seen the pictures, headlines, Tweets, Facebook updates and had conversations with my own team and...

in Public Places - on 30/6/20

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Green Space Index 2020

The Green Space Index - Fields in Trust's annual barometer of publicly accessible park and green space provision - shows that 2.7m people in Great Britan...

in Public Places - on 1/6/20

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Q&A with Paul Dibb

Paul Dibb - mood swing if you hide the biscuit barrel!

in Public Places - on 30/3/20

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Spirit of place!

Knowing such a marvellous house, gardens and grounds - with Robert Adam architecture and Chippendale furniture in abundance - and then learning about a...

in Public Places - on 30/3/20

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Could equipment help?

The ongoing Coronavirus outbreak has seen a sudden increase in enquiries for VALE Engineering of York - the UK’s leading supplier of professional weed...

in Public Places - on 16/3/20

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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 - on 22/2/20

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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 - on 12/2/20

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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