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Grounds Maintenance Operative

The purpose of the Grounds Maintenance chargehand/team leader position is to carry out a range of duties to support the running of contracts. This will include operating machinery, towing a trailer, grass cutting, hedge cutting and general grounds maintenance duties, able to work on own initiative to complete daily work to a high standard The Grounds Maintenance Team Leader will

Landscape Site Manager

Woodhouse Landscape/Natural pools are a design and build company based near Cambridge We undertake a whole range of diverse projects from small patios to natural swimming pools and lake renovations right across the UK and abroad with a variety of private and business clients. We currently have a vacancy for a Skilled landscaper/site manager to

Landscaper Supervisor/Team Leader

Vibrant individual needed to join quality landscape design and build team in Cornwall. Applicant must have 5+ years experience in the industry, be skilled and competent in a range of hard landscape disciplines, be able to work to a very high standard and have great attention to detail, be able to guide and supervise a

Landscape foreman / Skilled Landscaper

We currently require a self-motivated skilled landscape foreman with a minimum of five years experience to take on this role. Their skills should include laying paving, brickwork, timberwork, laying setts, installing drainage and irrigation, turf laying and operating a 360 excavator. The applicant should be polite, able to work under pressure, lead by example and

Help us to build luxury climbing frames and treehouses

Overview This is a fantastic opportunity for a carpenter or a skilled outdoor landscaper with good wood skills to join our team. We are a small yet growing high-end manufacturer and installer of amazing climbing frames, tree houses and zip wires. We’re seeking an installer based in the SE to join the team and cover

Mechanic & Service Support Engineer

Working with a team of dedicated hard working enthusiasts in the Grass & Groundcare machinery industry the successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking the build up, pdi, servicing and repairs of a range of grounds machinery. With a range of ability’s and attributes allowing you to work under your own initiative diagnosing and repairing

Grounds Maintenance Operative

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVES Our client based on the beautiful Jurassic coast is a successful, growing and ambitious organisation providing grounds maintenance services across Dorset and landscaping and safety surfacing throughout the South West. They are a forward thinking company with innovative plans to develop in the future. They are looking to recruit a number of


We are urgently looking for experienced hard landscapers capable of leading a team and turning plans into finished gardens. Immediate start and good rate of pay for the right person. We are members of the Association of Professional Landscapers and a Marshalls registered installer so an eye for detail and top quality finish are essential.

Team Leader landscape maintenance

Landscape maintenance team leader working out of Rusthall in Tunbridge Wells. Great opportunity for career minded individual as future development for the right applicant is significant. You will be responsible for maintaining the landscaped areas around a number of commercial and residential sites throughout Kent and Sussex. Work to include grass cutting, hedge trimming, border

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Morning all,Not a riveting start to the 'spring' season. Trying to chalk this one off before my business reaches top speed. I'm just trying to build my understanding on GDPR so the time that I put into in is for sure the right work.I plan on…

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Does anyone know any other manufacturers of pedestrian top-dressers sold in the UK please
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Ben Carter replied to Rob's discussion Trouble with lawnmower, or just bad time to cut grass?
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Why I Won't Be Using Yellow Pages!

Back in October, I had Yellow Pages contact me, as to regard advertising with them. The local representative gave me a call and was very helpful and I decided to take out a yell ad on with a link to my website and the "Connect package" that puts you on 500+ directories, allegedly! I had many phone calls asking me if I had signed the paperwork and at the particular time I was busy and I hadn't, so I eventually signed the paperwork electronically, which is over the phone and using a…

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Hydro box oil change Etesia pro 53

Hello to all, First post on the site. Has anyone any idea how to change the oil in a hydro gearbox of an Etesia pro 53. I bought it new last year and would like to change the oil.I am in France and nearly always do my own maintenance on my machines. Any help much appreciated, look forward to your replies.

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Tipper loading ramps?

Hi All Any recommendations on ramps for loading a tipper with a wheelbarrow? Obviously something can be made with scaffolding planks etc but they can be slippy and very dangerous in wet muddy weather. So looking for something a little more professional without spending £400.00. Also looking for a good mesh net for securing loads on a tipper.... any recommedations?   Thanks  Daniel 

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Tipper van vaults?

Hi All I have just ordered a tipper van and wonder if anyone can review the van vaults and or recommend tried and tested alternatives? I already have a panel van but feel the tipper is a good addition for certain jobs. Sometimes we will have both vans at the same jobs other times at different. So when together we can make use of the panel van to keep tools and machinery dry and also safe/secure.  For the occasions we just have the tipper i think some sort of lock box would be worth while.  Any…

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New lawn prep

got a new lawn to lay in the next few day. remaining soil is deep, very fine and very moist, not well draining. It’s basically like a fine silt (its next to a small stream and has hardly any stone in it. i want to rotovate to loosen it up but think it’ll still be too claggy to level easily. It’s about 65m2 and was thinking of having a 1.5t load of sharp sand delivered to help loosen the whole thing up and aid drainage. i’m then going to add about 5 ton of freshly dressed topsoil, which around…

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Hey guys I'm thinking about getting a chipper. Maximumish £500 around 6hp - preferabally good condition 2nd hand. Really to compact waste more. From looking about most stuff that I'm seeing has a low discharge chute which I see as not very practical, I think it looks like an up and over dischatge chute is easier to use. Am I correct?

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After trialling a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking for in Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb Liquid.

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Javelin Aer-Aid instils an air of confidence

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin…

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