Public Places (Page 4)

green flag 610x334

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

Malvern hills data tag 1

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

London green space data tag

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

NT 1198666

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

Floating football pitch data tag

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

Manifesto for parks data tag

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

amenity forum logo

£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

Simon Smith 2

Green for Equity

Glendale has been awarded a four-year contract to provide grounds maintenance services for social housing provider Equity Housing Group.

in Public Places - on 1/5/17

Calthorpe Project Presentation data tag

Calthorpe scoops award

Camden’s Calthorpe Project has been voted March’s MyLocalPitch Outstanding London Sports Award.

in Public Places - on 15/4/17

DDC grounds team data tag

DDC maintenance team

Dover District Council (DDC) has brought the maintenance of its parks and open spaces in-house with effect from 1 April 2017 as a new team of 25 directly...

in Public Places - on 8/4/17

Hull United data tag 1

Football pitches wrecked

A football manager has condemned the "idiots" who mindlessly created deep tyre tracks marks and left three pitches unplayable.

in Public Places - on 14/3/17

Sherborne Castle Major (5) PC

Major at the castle

The spectacular Sherborne Castle in Dorset has been in the Wingfield Digby family home since 1617. It was built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and reflects...

in Public Places - on 9/11/16


Hyde Park hi-tech

Plans to build one of the UK’s most innovative greenhouses in Hyde Park were unveiled this week

in Public Places - on 15/10/16


The next plant to arrive

Heathrow Airport introduces green walls to relax passengers

in Public Places - on 12/10/16

West Herts George Mills 2

Q&A with George Mills

George Mills - his dad, litter picking and that all groundsmen should be on a footballer’s wage

in Public Places - on 9/9/16

West Herts George Mills

Born a groundsman

From the very young age of seven, George Mills helped his dad look after their local cricket club and today he is Head Groundsman at West Herts Sports...

in Public Places - on 9/9/16


Stoke Park a cut above

The nation is currently celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of the legendary landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability' Brown - and, at Stoke...

in Public Places - on 7/9/16

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 Public Places - on 2/9/16