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December 11, 2017

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Ground Control triumph at BALI National Landscape Awards, scooping Principal Award for Grounds Maintenance -

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hong Kong-based practice Morphis to open UK design studio -

Monday, December 11, 2017

Kubota’s enhanced machinery to offer turf proffesionals more at BTME -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Allies and Morrison wins international design competition to restore, reimagine and rebuild Clandon Park -

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year -

Friday, December 8, 2017

Paysalia – The “must” show for landscape, garden and sports ground professionals -

Friday, December 8, 2017

£2million National Lottery boost to innovate and improve public parks -

Friday, December 8, 2017

New resources launched for professionals in refugee and green space sectors -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Glendale community garden scoops industry award -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Perennial’s 2018 Special Events programme gets boost from Challenge Fencing -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

idverde scoops industry’s top accolade for grounds maintenance for fifth consecutive year -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

December issue – Pro Landscaper -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Shed Grounds Maintenance wins prestigious Award -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

SME Golden Bridge, Trade & Investment Award 2017 Winners – Les Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Chelsea Physic Garden has announced Nell Jones as Head Gardener -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

New Pellenc dealer in Cambridgeshire -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

National Infrastructure Commission announces winner of Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Knowsley agrees plan to protect financial future of parks -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bowles & Wyer wins six awards at BALI 2017 -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Viking Cruises unveils its Wellness Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Ego expands product offering with new multitool

Ego

The EGO Power+ range launched under two years ago and has already established itself as a specialist in battery powered garden machinery. In such a small amount of time, this new brand’s industry-leading cordless system has made a massive impact, and changed the sector forever. This success is largely attributed to the brand’s innovative and ground-breaking battery technology, as well as stylish and striking product design, and unrivalled capability that has all the power of petrol. Whilst other brands have introduced battery options, EGO Power+ remains the only brand to consist solely of battery products. As part of its new…

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Timberwolf launches new compact chipper

Timberwolf

The ‘entry level’ Timberwolf has always been a huge seller. For some it’s their first chipper; for some who only use them occasionally, or for lighter jobs, it’s a vital piece of their armoury. For others, it’s all they can tow on a normal license. Whatever the reason for buying, these entry level compact chippers have always been hugely popular, hugely capable machines. Small size, big appetite. It uses the largest commercial V-twin that Honda produces and has a cutaway funnel top so you can get more in. It will chew up almost anything that’s thrown at it. But the…

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Kubota introduces 0% finance offer across RTV range

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Kubota UK, a leading manufacturer of agricultural, groundcare and construction machinery solutions, has introduced a 0% finance offer across its full range of utility vehicles. Kubota’s RTV range – which includes the RTV-X900, RTV400, RTV500 and RTV1140 – delivers the perfect blend of power, versatility and functionality, whether you’re hauling heavy loads or negotiating steep hills. These robust machines are developed with industry-leading technology and built to take on any job or terrain, delivering excellent acceleration, optimum traction and unrivalled hill control, thanks to Kubota’s advanced transmission technology. The RTV-X900 and RTV1140 also boasts Kubota’s hydrostatic steering for responsive off-road…

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Husqvarna unveils global report on urban parks 2030

husqvarna

Husqvarna, a world leader in outdoor power products, unveils a global survey on urban parks and green spaces in 2030. The survey results from landscaping architecture students in 15 countries points to the growth of green spaces in urban areas in size and importance, maintained with the support of sensors, robotics, drones and citizens. To explore the report findings, Husqvarna is setting up a robotic pilot to calculate sustainability and productivity gains, and help in the quest to collect data for sustainability research. Given urbanization, sustainability and the rapid development of technology, what will the future urban park look like…

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Kubota and Lloyd Ltd team up to support local charity conservation group

Kubota

Kubota UK has teamed up with Lloyd Ltd, one of Kubota’s groundcare machinery dealers in the north of England, to support a local charity that is creating a sustainable conservation site in North Yorkshire. The Wakefield District Badger Group is a registered charity run by a small group of enthusiastic volunteers whose primary aim is the protection and conservation of badgers.  The group is currently undertaking a flagship project to create a wildlife conservation area and approached Kubota and Lloyds for support. Paul Hayward, group secretary for Wakefield District Badger Group, commented: “It’s the first time our charity has had…

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Makita supports innovative Lake District rural apprentice scheme

Makita

Makita is providing support for an innovative apprenticeship scheme that will provide a comprehensive grounding in rural maintenance techniques to six young people in the Lake District. Organised by the Rusland Valley and Fells Landscape Partnership, and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the three year apprenticeship is designed to develop vital practical skills and the knowledge required for a career in the rural sector. With additional support from Makita UK, Electricity North West and local hardware distributor, Thomas Graham, the six new apprentices will be working throughout the south Lakeland landscape assisting with woodland restoration, wildlife conservation and heritage…

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Boningale expands vehicle fleet to facilitate growth plans

boningnale

Boningale has recently expanded its fleet of vehicles to facilitate growth plans for its expanding portfolio of commercial products and services. These include Boningale GreenSky, the company’s award winning green roof division, and Worfield Plants who specialise in growing quality alpines and herbaceous perennial plants.  The plans also involve VIRIDIS, a brand new business that has recently been created to offer landscape designers a bespoke and professional plant sourcing service. The three new vehicles include two 18 tonne delivery trucks, which will be used predominantly by Boningale Nurseries, GreenSky and Worfield Plants, and a smaller Ford Transit L3 350 for…

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SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

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William Watson, head groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC, believes that his SISIS Osca has helped the synthetic pitch at the Superseal Stadium stand up to the rigours of an extensive amount of playing time. William, who started as an apprentice groundsman at the ‘Accies’ eight years ago, now finds himself in the top seat. Throughout his time he has witnessed the club promoted to the Scottish Premier League and seen the pitch transform from a synthetic surface into natural grass and then back to synthetic once more. Hamilton Academical along with Kilmarnock FC are the only two clubs in the…

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Open day to launch new Reesink Turfcare branch in Scotland

Reesink

Reesink Turfcare’s first service branch in Scotland will receive its official launch at a special customer open day on 6 October. At the event, visitors will be able to see a wide range of the latest Toro turf equipment from greens, tees, fairway and roughs mowers to Workman utility vehicles, for golf, sport and other amenity fine turf; as well as examples of Toro groundscare models for councils, contractors and landscapers. Added to this will be compact tractors from TYM. The company says the open day provides the perfect opportunity for customers to look at the latest turfcare maintenance machinery…

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Timberwolf is on track with another market leading chipper

chipper

Introducing the TW 280TFTR 8” There are times when the terrain is rough. Not just awkward or uneven, but seriously off-road. You need to get the chipper to the job, not bring the job to the chipper. If you’re looking for the ground-covering performance and the efficiency and work rate you’ve come to expect from Timberwolf, the TW 280TFTR 8” tracked chipper will get in and get the job done. A tough machine for tough jobs. Timberwolf has been setting new standards in wood chipper manufacture for 30 years. In that time they have amassed a huge amount of research…

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