Public Places (Page 3)


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

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Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Public Places - on 8/5/18


APSE green space warning

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) has revealed 75% of councils feel that parks and green spaces are being disproportionately affected...

in Public Places - on 24/3/18

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Pride, but no prejudice

Thousands of romantics make the pilgrimage for the opportunity to worship at a National Trust ‘shrine’ renowned the world over. Greg Rhodes meets Gary...

in Public Places - on 26/2/18

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Stoke Park renovations

Work is underway on the third loop of nine holes at the prestigious and multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, to complete...

in Public Places - on 9/1/18

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Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Public Places - on 11/12/17

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Royal visit to Wallasey

A rundown concrete court that was transformed into two state-of-the-art all-weather sports pitches on The Wirral will receive a Royal visit on...

in Public Places - on 13/9/17


Grimsthorpe choose Toro

First time Toro customer, Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, has purchased a Groundsmaster 4300-D rotary mower to tend the formal gardens

in Public Places - on 8/9/17

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Polaris emergency call

A new emergency police vehicle capable of mobilising officers quickly in some of West Norfolk’s most hard to reach places has been launched...

in Public Places - on 12/8/17

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Leeds Parks Fund launched

A new charitable fund dedicated to enhancing public parks and green spaces in Leeds was launched in July

in Public Places - on 25/7/17

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Haggerston Park award

Hackney’s Haggerston Park has won MyLocalPitch’s June Outstanding London Sports Venue Award. The grassroots site is one of the borough's best loved...

in Public Places - on 22/7/17

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Green Flag Awards

1797 parks, gardens, cemeteries, universities, museums, hospitals, shopping centres and canals have met the tough criteria demanded by the Award

in Public Places - on 22/7/17

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Latest RTV put to test

Kubota UK’s commitment to the environment has stepped up once more this month after the market leading machinery supplier donated its RTV-X900 utility...

in Public Places - on 18/7/17

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Protect green spaces

The London Assembly Environment Committee has written a report urging the capital’s mayor to take measures to protect and maintain the capital’s green...

in Public Places - on 14/7/17


The end of parklife?

Here's a hard-hitting article from The Observer's Rowan Moore who suggests that Britain’s parks are in crisis. He asks, with councils such as Bristol...

in Public Places - on 11/7/17


Power of deep aeration

Lack of rainfall to date across many parts of the country has resulted in grass areas on golf courses, sports pitches, parks, amenity areas and domestic...

in Public Places - on 16/6/17

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By Ick ... worth a visit

For his first assignment for Pitchcare, and as befits a man of his age, we sent Peter Driver, recently retired public relations manager for Ransomes Jacobsen,...

in Public Places - on 9/6/17

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A floating football pitch

A floating football pitch is being built in Cardiff Bay as part of the Champions League festival, and will be open between June 1 and June 4.

in Public Places - on 17/5/17

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Manifesto for Parks

Fields in Trust has launched a “Manifesto for Parks” ahead of the General Election calling on the next government to recognise the vital contribution...

in Public Places - on 16/5/17

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£228m council tax bill!

New economic figures unveiled today reveal the cost to the local taxpayer of banning common weedkillers to keep pavements, parks and public places weed...

in Public Places - on 10/5/17