October 17, 2017

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Amenity Forum Conference success -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WATG unveils innovative ‘Green Block’ to help make London the world’s first National Park City -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Embrace a multi-generational workforce, says Glendale -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Makita adds to their 10.8V CXT range -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Year of change brings strong results for Broadway Malyan -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mulchrone Brothers makes impact in groundcare market with Kubota UK -

Monday, October 16, 2017

The University of Manchester launches new interactive tree trail -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Support the launch of the Woodland Trust’s Charter for Trees, Woods and People -

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Lina’s ‘Break Free’ wins prison garden poll -

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Diarmuid Gavin unveils plans for the largest container garden in the world -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Green Flag Award reveals the public’s favourite parks -

Friday, October 13, 2017

National infrastructure commsion reveals gallery of final design concepts for the Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Proposals to improve council’s Streets and Open Spaces service -

Friday, October 13, 2017

idverde helps transform Shepton Mallet into ‘the Snowdrop Town’ -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Willmott Dixon lands £66m Midlands universities treble -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Designs for Manchester’s proposed new Peace Garden created by landscape architecture students -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Green-tech smash charity target for children’s charity Physcap -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Phase two of the Greening of Vauxhall Walk opens -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Council granted order to acquire land for Waterside scheme -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Inclusive outdoor learning and play area from Sutcliffe Play -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Hamilton Brothers and Kubota make the cut for Mount Stuart Trust Gardens

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The Mount Stuart Trust makes headway with restoration plans for Bute Estate’s historic gardens thanks to a little help from Hamilton Brothers and Kubota. Hailed as the Isle of Bute’s crowning jewel, Mount Stuart, a Neo-Gothic Victorian mansion with 300 acres of gardens and grounds is one of Scotland’s most stunning tourist attractions. With the celebration of Mount Stuart Garden’s 300th anniversary this year, the gardens team has turned to its trusted groundcare machinery dealer, Hamilton Brothers, to help with restoration plans. With several old Kubota’s in its garden fleet, Don Murray M.Sc., FCIHort, FLS, head of landscapes and horticulture at Mount…

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Ventrac dealer network continues to grow

Ventrac

The UK Ventrac dealer network continues to grow with the appointment of SGM Contracts in Scotland. The family-run business is one of the leading providers of both groundcare and garden machinery, offering a range of products and related services to councils, contractors, turf maintenance professionals, golf clubs and domestic home gardeners. Based on the Belleknowes Industrial Estate, Inverkeithing near Edinburgh, SGM has an established customer base, including an extensive hire business featuring equipment from a number of the major manufacturers such as John Deere, Ransomes, Jacobsen, Toro and Scag. Rupert Price, managing director of UK importers Price Turfcare said: “From…

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Record breaking 6th consecutive success for Isuzu’s award-winning Grafter

Isuzu

The Isuzu Grafter 3.5t rigid truck has won the 2017 ‘Best Builder’s Truck’ award for a record breaking sixth time in succession. The multi-award winning trophy for Isuzu Truck, presented by leading UK business van magazine ‘Trade Van Driver’, is unprecedented in the history of this publication’s awards programme. Isuzu Truck UK’s managing director Pete Murphy and Noriko Ishida from Isuzu Motors Ltd received the prestigious award from TVD’s editor Matthew Eisenegger at last month’s CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham. According to this year’s judging panel: “In the eyes of the judging panel, the Isuzu is everything any…

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Machinery specialist launches new depot

One of the leading groundcare machinery specialists, Gibson’s Garden Machinery Ltd has officially opened a new North West depot, as it celebrates a 40-year partnership with top manufacturer Kubota. The new depot will allow GGM to increase its Kubota area coverage and expand its operations across the North West to include Greater Manchester, Merseyside, West Lancashire and Cheshire while operating out of a new state of the art premises in Haydock, located just off the M6. The depot was officially opened at a prestigious event last week, which was attended by customers from right across the new region. The event also saw the…

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CE marking for Classen aerator

Classen’s new TA18 aerator now has CE marking in compliance with EU health and safety requirements. This follows the conformity assessment and issue of the EC Declaration of Conformity, so dealers can be assured each machine will come with CE marking and the necessary supporting documentation. The CE has been done by an independent company to confirm the vibration figures at only 3.6ms². The assessment complements the innovative features of the new aerator, with its compact, streamlined design and steerable tine bank. The width of the aerator is 27.2 inches, allowing it to fit through most gates and doors and…

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Toro introduces new TITAN® HD zero-turn mowers

Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment, has announced its new line of TITAN® HD zero-turn mowers. These all-new machines can be equipped with unique tool-mounting brackets for unprecedented versatility and increased efficiency. Specifically designed for landscape professionals looking for great results and durability at outstanding value, the new highly maneuverable TITAN HD is available in two cutting widths – 122cm and 132cm. TITAN HD mowers are built to last with rugged, reliable frames and Toro’s highly acclaimed TURBO FORCE® cutting decks that offer excellent quality of cut and durability. The TITAN HD lineup is powered by…

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The Turf Tiger 2 – Latest version of the long-running model  

STM Co Ltd in Warwickshire represent SCAG grasscutting machinery in the UK and Europe, so much so that they were given the award International Distributor of the Year by SCAG in 2016. SCAG maintain a policy of continuous development for their grasscutting machinery and debris clearance Giant Vac product range, and a significant series of changes come with the arrival of the Turf Tiger 2, to take the place of the long-running Turf Tiger ride-on model. As well as improvements like extra strength for the double-tube steel frame, increased fuel tank capacity and heavy duty oil cooler – it’s all…

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Heligan invests in its future

Cornwall’s award-winning The Lost Gardens of Heligan estate has re-established a working partnership with John Deere and local professional turf equipment dealer Masons Kings after more than 20 years. The 200-plus acre estate at Pentewan near St Austell has invested in a new fleet of 10 machines plus ancillary equipment valued at over £200,000, in a John Deere Financial five-year lease hire deal including PowerGard protection. Its first John Deere machine, an 855 compact tractor, was provided in 1995 by the previous dealer, Cornwall Farmers, to help in the restoration of The Lost Gardens after their rediscovery in 1990. This…

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New Harrier 41 Pro rear roller mower from Hayter

Hayter, makers of the finest mowers, are proud to introduce the Harrier 41 Pro to their range. Designed for landscape professionals, this mower is an all-new addition to the Harrier rear-roller mower line-up that’s been integral to the Hayter portfolio for more than 30 years. Available February 2017, the Harrier 41 Pro is specifically designed to meet the needs of landscape contractors and gardeners wanting to achieve a high-quality, striped turf finish in small to medium gardens and grassed areas. Class-leading collection is paramount to the Harrier 41 Pro’s design. The new shape cast aluminum deck, designed using aerospace airflow…

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Makita’s new DAB jobsite radio sounds even better

The latest version of Makita’s very popular jobsite radio features the DAB digital broadcast system and with twin large 76mm diameter speakers will generates a massive 3.5watts from each speaker when powered by a Makita 18v Lithium-Ion battery. This radio can be mains powered with the AC adaptor jack built in, but most practically for site use, will happily operate on most of the Makita batteries from the 7.2v and 10.8v Li-ion stick batteries to the 10.8v, 14.4v and popular 18v slide type batteries. It is not compatible with the older Ni-Cad, Ni-MH or G-series batteries. The new Makita DMR109…

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