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Trade Centre opens in North Yorkshire

In early December, landscape supplier Green-tech opened a Landscaping Trade Centre in North Yorkshire, selling everything needed for commercial landscaping projects. Customers will benefit from discounted trade prices. The Green-tech Trade Centre is within the Rabbit Hill Country Store on Rabbit Hill Business Park, just off the A168 southbound, near Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire. The …

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IOG industry awards

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, this year’s Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) annual Industry Awards, was held on the first night of SALTEX at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. More than 650 of the UK’s and Europe’s leading groundscare experts from both the professional and volunteer sector, as well as dignitaries from the governing bodies of sport and …

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Tough workhorses

Etesia UK has unveiled two new Attila pedestrian brushcutters ahead of the 2019 season. With built-in rugged reliability as standard, the new Etesia AK60 and AH75 pedestrian brushcutters have been designed to work in the toughest of conditions. These powerful workhorses effectively deal with clearing vegetation from a wide variety of sites, such as long …

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Next-generation turf managers

Each year Jacobsen, a Textron Golf brand, invites 20 greenkeepers to its headquarters in Ipswich to undertake education designed to help them take the next step in golf course management. Each of the greenkeepers is a member of the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), which has worked alongside Jacobsen to provide the education …

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Royal Forestry Society awards

Six woodsmen from the Balcombe Estate, Haywards Heath have received Royal Forestry Society awards in recognition of their combined 248 years of experience and knowledge managing and improving the estate’s 500ha of woodland. The awards were presented by RFS Immediate Past President Sophie Churchill OBE on a visit to the RFS  South Eastern Division. Awards …

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Twice as good

A duo of awards topped off a fantastic week for the Cub Cadet team at IOG SALTEX 2018, one given and one received. The annual IOG Awards Event, which saw Devonshire Park Grounds Team proudly collect the ‘INFINICUT Tennis Grounds Team of the Year’, was followed by the announcement the company’s exhibition stand was awarded …

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180? Let’s party!

Tickets! Celebrating the 180th anniversary of the charity dedicated to helping horticulturists, Perennial will hold its annual Party for Perennial on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The anniversary party will be in the wonderful surroundings of La Goccia restaurant at Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden, London. The party will kick-start Perennial’s 180th anniversary fundraising. Tickets, costing …

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