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Richard Gadsby replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Prescription safety glasses
"Yes maybe too far not sure. When my glasses arrive Tuesday I will start wearing them and see how much use they are to me if that makes sense.
I don't really know how much I've been straining my eyes and got how long as I've not had them tested for a…"
6 hours ago
Andy replied to James's discussion Parish Council tenders
"Yes hundreds! Reort this to a village councillor they have a duty of care to the villagers as a whole that they must fulfil and I'm bloody sure that the b and q fella isn't insured, trained or fulfilling any HSE directives which means they duty of…"
7 hours ago
Andy replied to James's discussion Parish Council tenders
"Intresting, by law if discussed they must be minuted. Find out what happened, they could be just running the contract on a month to month basis?"
7 hours ago
Andy replied to James's discussion Parish Council tenders
"There is no easy way. There is a post on here from a week or two ago where i offer some advice.

Its not about price its about being the right company for the job, you must have liability. Being local helps, specs and previous costs are all availabl…"
7 hours ago
Billybop replied to paul berry's discussion stone hit car scenario from lawnmower.
"Exactly, this damage could have been pre-existing or occured after the alleged stone damage incident. Was the grass cutter negligent? Stones damage cutting blades also and ironically it was probably a car which threw the stone up onto the grass in t…"
7 hours ago
Andy replied to James's discussion Parish Council tenders
"Nope. Its about the whole entity. Bob on his bike can do the cheapest job but how green is he? How HSE focused is he? How reliable is he? What provision is in place to cover staff illness? Etc etc etc"
7 hours ago
Andy replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Prescription safety glasses
"Ive looked at them in the past but they are a bit "blurgh". Uncomfortable, unsightly and expensive. I use face masks and guards as per every one else. I think in our business safety glasses like that are an expense to far. There are safety specs and…"
7 hours ago
Billybop replied to Andrew Evans's discussion Grave Digging
"Can't advise on the tendering aspect itself or costings, but in practical terms my friend was doing this for a while, digging the hole is hard work obviously and that combined with re-filling the grave has to be done to fit in with funerals etc, and…"
7 hours ago
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Parish Council tenders

Hello Everybody,Hope the new season is kikking off to a good start for you all.Can anybody give me advice on Estimating for locoal parish council grounds maintenance contracts as i have a meeting with them next week to view the work and then give…

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13 Replies · Reply by Andy 7 hours ago

Grave Digging

I have been offered to tender for a large grounds maintenance contract which includes grave digging. I would be interested in hearing from anyone else that has had any experience in doing this. Many thanks Andrew

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I am currently looking for a professional broadcast spreader for lawn treatments. I like the look of the Earthway C22HD spreader which is around £370.00. (pitch care) Looks solid and you can get a three way deflector to go with it. What do other…

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