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After having to rely on outside assistance for the past few years, Castleford Tigers RLFC are now able to keep all of their turf maintenance tasks in-house after purchasing a brand new Dennis G860 cylinder mower.

Stuart Vause has been…

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Crystal Palace FC has recently purchased six Dennis G860 professional cylinder mowers, taking their total to a fleet of eight – and head of grounds & estates Bruce Elliot couldn’t be happier.

Bruce has been in his current role for just…

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Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Tony Bell, head groundsman for Middlesbrough FC, has revealed that the secret behind keeping the pitch at the Riverside Stadium in such pristine condition is his unique and innovative approach to using the Dennis S500 PLUS ‘dual purpose’…

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Whether you need a scarifier, slitter, aerator, top dresser, mower or have any other natural and synthetic maintenance requirements, Dennis and SISIS will have the solution on stand A5 at BTME 2017.

Appearing on a newly-designed stand, the…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be returning to the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition – which will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from January…

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Dennis and SISIS Announce 2017 Cricket Seminar Date. Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be holding their hugely popular cricket seminar on February 16 at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club.

Groundsmen from all…

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Nottingham Forest FC grounds manager Ewan Hunter and his assistant Matt Tietjen has claimed that the Dennis G860 is the club’s mower of choice.

When Ewan was appointed grounds manager in 2005, Matt was brought in as his assistant and the…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will once again be sponsoring the US Bowls Championships, which will be held at Johnson Lawn Bowls Club in Sun City West, Arizona from October 25-29 2016.

Having first took place in 1957; the US…

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The joint stand of Dennis and SISIS (E070), located at the centre of the SALTEX exhibition halls, will feature a vast array of world-class turf maintenance equipment when the exhibition opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3…

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Dennis First Past the Post at Newmarket

Alan Hatherley and Gregg Nichol from Newmarket Racecourse believe that their Dennis G760 and two Dennis Premier cylinder mowers are key to maintaining the immaculate turf you see at the Home of Horseracing.

There are few lovers of…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be exhibiting at booth number 38 at the 32nd Australian Turfgrass Conference & Trade Exhibition, which will be held at The Crown Entertainment Complex in Melbourne from 21-23 June…

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Dennis and SISIS have now completed a UK tour of spring maintenance seminars, in which groundsmen and greenkeepers received over 60 hours of education.

With sixteen seminars, covering the whole of the UK, the seminars offered all attendees…

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Staff from Dennis, SISIS, Fusion Media and St George’s Park recently teamed up to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

In a bid to raise money for the charity, a friendly football match was arranged at St George’s Park - the English Football…

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Open forum activity

David Benson replied to Phil Voice's discussion Fly tipper caught red handed
"its degusting and he might as well have left the bag there looking at the state of it.
i was just north of doncaster the other day and there was fly tipping evereware including some asbestos "
4 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"Agreed on 2 people, but flu struck and it was me only.....the sleepers were craned onto the client's driveways.....so had to go today"
5 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"That’s actually over engineered, barrow wheels are okay for sleepers."
5 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"Something like this from Windysmith.

 
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5 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Come what may the water will flow out of the gravel over the pavers or push them up.
I really doubt that installing a permable base with baffles would have prevented this.
https://www.marshalls.co.uk/homeowners/assets/pdfs/driveway-garden-..."
5 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"I move them round using 2 people with a couple of timber tongs, makes handling them so much easier."
6 hours ago
Andy Sheridan replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Hi Andy, the area in question was a hard standing (tarmac an£ slabs) previously. So if there was a problem, it wasn’t apparent on inspection."
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"It makes more sense now.
With concrete under the top area of gravel there is fast run off of water onto the top of the sloping area.
But there must of been some sort of issue before the work was done.
 Andy "
7 hours ago
Joe Burns and Matthew Coussens joined Landscape Juice Network
8 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Don't think that'll be a problem judging from my experience even though limited.............  I suspect that should a problem appear, it will be years down the line and well out of any perceived "warranty" on the work.   Sounds like a thoroughly unp…"
8 hours ago
Sam Cambridge replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"I've got the Sthil harness and it' pretty good. Takes a bit of getting used too though. It was around £80."
8 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"I found this post the other day... having 2 gardens that simultataeously require oak railway sleepers, and no help this week. These are the proper heavyweight ones... I have got a solution that worked for me, and I will certainly be using again. I o…"
9 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"I called in home a couple of days ago and whilst in the kitchen I c...
Looking across the road I could see a demonstration of how to trim a birch tree using a hedge cutter without any extensions, my wife described it as scary. 
Andy "
9 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to Gary RK's discussion Sales of Glyphosate on Amazon
"As far as washing up liquid goes,I'm an Ecover man myself : ) Seems to be the best of a bad bunch?
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10 hours ago
Norms replied to Gary RK's discussion Sales of Glyphosate on Amazon
"did any one go to there kitchen yet?"
11 hours ago
Norms replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"did you have him sign a contract with terms and conditions was any paper work exchanged and signed ie. invoice / recipt i think if it comes to court there going to start by looking at the whole paper trail first as that is the only proof of comunica…"
11 hours ago
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stihl kombi extention

ive been using a stihl kombi with a 1m carbon extention its great but can be very tiring on the arms for long periods not due to the total weight of the machine more due to balance point, to combat this im thinking of constructing some sort of…

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2 Replies · Reply by David Benson 5 hours ago

Tricky customer

Hi all, I’m new on here. Read through some of the threads and have to say I’m very impressed by the advice and knowledge which is being shared. So, perhaps some of you might be able help me put my mind at ease. I have a small company based in…

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20 Replies · Reply by Andrew Betteridge 5 hours ago