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Harry@VWGS replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion This is reason i love my Viking MB655VR roller mower.
"Great to hear...:-)"
4 minutes ago
Mark Hunter replied to Chris's discussion Disposing of waste - buying a bigger trailer
"I believe there is also a legal issue leaving a trailer / caravan, etc unhitched / parked on the highway."
4 minutes ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion This is reason i love my Viking MB655VR roller mower.
"Hi Steven, I'd say it gets around 4-5 hours cutting daily, i am careful with my machines, I always use ramps in and out of van etc, employees in my experience never look after kit the way you would, a mate of mine asked me to use his Honda pro in th…"
5 minutes ago
Tom Beevor replied to Chris's discussion Disposing of waste - buying a bigger trailer
"Some areas have restrictions from running business activities from home, so check that first. Secondly, I would never, ever leave my 10x5 ifor unattended unhitched from my vehicle on a public road. If someone wants to nick it, they will, regardless…"
34 minutes ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion Disposing of waste - buying a bigger trailer
"Cheers Nick, I agree ... just no idea how to find a yard or farm ... tried asking around but nothing ... gumtree, etc. nothing ..."
37 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Chris's discussion Disposing of waste - buying a bigger trailer
"We use tipping trailers to store waste and then tip.

It's amazing how much you can fit in - especially as grass clippings decompose! It can get a bit stinky though so best kept in a yard or farm etc rather than residential."
40 minutes ago
Roy Bretton replied to Ashley Robbins's discussion Is Brexit causing timber prices to rise?
"I also feel that people and companies are using Brexit as an excuse to increase prices! Maybe some of these people and companies would have preferred to have stayed in the EEC!"
1 hour ago
Tom Beevor posted a discussion
Evening all, A maintenance customer of mine contacted me in a bit of a panic this weekend, saying that their treasured standard fig has split down its trunk. I have seen much larger ones that have not done this, so cannot really think of a reason fo…
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The new Ultimate Fence Panel from Grange Fencing has arrived!

The Ultimate Fence Panel by Grange Fencing Ltd Released in 2016 by Grange Fencing Ltd the Ultimate Fence Panel is the first of it's kind and an exciting new development in the domestic fencing market. For decades the domestic fencing market has been dominated by the Larch Lap Panel often regarded as cheap and cheerful fencing with a limited life.  Various standards of this fencing are available, pressure treated, dipped, mass produced with low wood volume or more bespoke versions that have…

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After the theft - what extra deterrents have you added...

Hi all,  Well i've just had 3.6K worth of Stihl equipment and lawnmower replaced after a theft. What additional things have you done after such.... I've taken all photos of ALL equipment, serial numbers, name plates, etc etc.  Used a police permanent ultra violet marker. (not that this will stop theft ) I've priced up added internal security but very expensive for both vans The best D loops, chains and best padlocks come in at £350 for each van.  What things have you added. Paranoid ! - YES !

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26 Replies · Reply by Seth Burgess on Saturday
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Security marking landscaping equipment

Following recent discussions on Wednesday with local Crime Prevention Officer, I was made aware that Custody Suites in Waverley (Part of Surrey) and Surrey Police area as a whole are now generally equipped with Smart Water & SelectDNA detectors to identify recovered property.  See: www.smartwater.com & www.selectadna.co.uk In addition to the liquid, both of these kits come with security stickers for equipment, vans & premises. We went for SelectDNA some while ago and gives some piece of mind.…

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Setting up and collecting direct debit payments from your clients using GoCardless

Setting up direct debit payments through a business used to be a lot of hassle.  Businesses had to be big enough to ensure security for their clients and a business had to pass a fitness test before being allowed to participate in the direct debit scheme. For ease, many businesses turned to bureaus - intermediaries - to process payments on their behalf. B Thankfully, there are now much more easier options available to a business for setting up a direct debit payment facility. Landscape Juice…

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