November 18, 2017

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Enjoy 12 giveaways of Christmas with Hillier -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

A lost legacy: Manchester’s Royal Botanical Garden -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Landscape Partnership seeks consultant to collate historic evidence -

Friday, November 17, 2017

8,000 new trees to be planted this year in Sheffield -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Stewart Milne Homes appoints new construction director to drive growth in Central Scotland -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Northern Design Awards – Barnes Walker reaches prestigious finals -

Friday, November 17, 2017

BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 is a sell-out event -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lee Bestall finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential revealed -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Funding boost for Bilston Urban Village ‘Garden City’ site -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Landscape protection confirmed for Cornwall’s rare species -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Minister for London welcomes £1.4 billion Croydon redevelopment -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Green-tech launches new anchoring system at Futurescape 2017 -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Makita’s new factory service centre & training academy in Glasgow has a national role -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lister Wilder Ltd announced as this year’s biggest UK ‘MOW-team’ -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oman Botanic Garden revealed -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Capel Manor College wins key horticulture apprenticeship contract -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time running out to effectively transpose EU Environmental Acquis into UK Law -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Save up to £2775 and 50% of the cost of a battery with Pellenc -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Civic Engineers awarded £1.8 million contract to help deliver Glasgow City Centre ‘Avenues’ project -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Enjoy 12 giveaways of Christmas with Hillier

From 1 to 12 December Hillier will be giving away a vast array of fantastic prizes during its ’12 Giveaways of Christmas’. The competition will be available on the Hillier Garden Centres Facebook page with a daily prize giveaway taking place. Prizes include £500 worth of Woodlodge pots vouchers, £300 worth of Gisela Graham vouchers to spend on exquisite Christmas decorations, joint memberships for Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, hampers, a case of Laithwaite’s wine and a whole host of gardening goodies from bird baths to secateurs, kneelers and gloves. The ’12 Giveaways of Christmas’ is part of the Hillier Christmas…

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A lost legacy: Manchester’s Royal Botanical Garden

By Trianna Angele, City of Trees This National Tree Week (25th November – 3rd December) leading environmental charity City of Trees will uncover Manchester’s hidden heritage – exploring the treasures of the city’s botanical past. If you have ever taken a trip past Manchester United’s football ground or driven between Salford and Old Trafford along Chester Road you may well have seen a striking white archway – seemingly a gateway to nowhere. This puzzling grade II listed gateway currently sits quietly alongside a busy multi-lane roundabout known as White City Circle and non-descript shopping complex; White City Retail Park. The…

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Landscape Partnership seeks consultant to collate historic evidence

The Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership (LP), a five-year Heritage Lottery funded scheme aimed at engaging people with the historic, natural and cultural landscapes of the area, is seeking to appoint a consultant to undertake an archaeological and historic landscape survey for Win Green Hill, Fontmell and Melbury Downs. The aim of the research is to examine the available documentary (and fieldwork) evidence to create a detailed chronological report of the development of the landscape and, based on this, to make recommendations to enhance conservation and interpretation of the historic environment. The research must try to determine the…

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8,000 new trees to be planted this year in Sheffield

The first trees have been planted to mark the start of the city’s tree planting season. The Lord Mayor, Councillor Anne Murphy attended the ceremony held in Burngreave. Over 8,000 large and small trees will be planted from now until March 2018. Scouts from the 76th Sheffield St Peter’s Ellesmere Scout Troop planted the first large tree, known as a heavy standard, in a small grassed area opposite St Peter’s Church. Smaller trees were planted near to the scout headquarters on Grimesthorpe Road. The bigger trees will be planted following requests from the public and to replace those removed from…

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Stewart Milne Homes appoints new construction director to drive growth in Central Scotland

Stewart Milne Homes has appointed a new construction director for Central Scotland as part of its drive to deliver over 500 new homes in this region year on year. Bryan Galloway will be responsible for increasing the number of homes being built by the five-star house builder, which currently has over a dozen active outlets and is investing in land for new site in the Central Belt. Over the past 12 months, land with a sales value in excess of £100million, has been acquired in central Scotland. With over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, Mr Galloway, will head…

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Northern Design Awards – Barnes Walker reaches prestigious finals

Barnes Walker are delighted to be a finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards. The annual awards ceremony celebrates the best of northern property development and design and attracts hundreds of entries from homebuilders, architects, interior designers, commercial developers and designers. This is the fourth year running we have reached the finals and won the coveted prize in 2014. Barnes Walker are a finalist in the Residential Landscape category. The project designed by Barnes Walker is located on the outskirts of Macclesfield with spectacular far-reaching views towards Wildboarclough. As Landscape Architects we get to work alongside some of the leading…

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BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 is a sell-out event

The highly anticipated 41st BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 promises to be a phenomenal event, having reached BALI’s full house capacity. The British Association of Landscape Industries’ (BALI) prestigious landscaping Awards is the biggest in the industry calendar, celebrating the hard work, quality, commitment and successes of its members from those entries submitted this year, including categories for soft and hard landscaping, design and maintenance. Commenting on the announcement, BALI’s chief executive, Wayne Grills, said: “Following a milestone ceremony last December, which saw the association celebrate 40 years of the Awards in front of just over 960 guests, many in…

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Lee Bestall finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards

Lee Bestall MBALI MSGD from Bestall & Co Garden Design has made it through as a finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards. Having been in business for over 10 years and based in Sheffield, Bestall & Co are really excited to be included as a finalist in the Residential Garden Design category – competing against some very tough Northern competition! Bestall & Co are set to find out if Lee has won this prestigious accolade on Friday 24 November at the iconic Principal Hotel, Manchester when the winners are announced at a glittering gala dinner. One the judges, Linda…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential revealed

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Pro Landscaper is pleased to announce the most influential people in the industry, as voted for by its readers. The 24 inspirational people were revealed at the UK’s leading landscaping trade event, FutureScape, held at Sandown Park Racecourse on 14 November. The search for the most influential people was launched after the huge success of Pro Landscaper’s 30 Under 30: The Next Generation. Appreciating that the horticulture sector also has an abundance of successful and inspirational people who have been working within it for many years, and who are still guiding the progression of the industry today, Pro Landscaper was…

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Funding boost for Bilston Urban Village ‘Garden City’ site

City of Wolverhampton Council has secured a £681,000 boost from the European Regional Development Fund to develop a ‘Garden City’ at Bilston Urban Village. The Bilston Urban Village project ties in with the Garden City concept commissioned by the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). It will see up to 450 homes built by private developers on former brownfield land, connected by around 14 hectares of land designated for public open space and nature conservation. New artist’s impressions show how the Bilston Urban Village ‘Garden City’ concept will work. The remainder of the £1.5 million needed for the Bilston Urban…

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