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Pellenc power for Inverallan Landscapes

Inverallan Landscapes, a gardening and grounds maintenance contracting business in Stirling, claims that Pellenc battery powered equipment is playing a big part in the company’s decision to be more environmentally friendly.

In 21 years of…

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Chainsaw artist Ian Murray is attempting to set a new world record by climbing the three highest peaks in the UK and creating wood sculptures at the top of each one by using a Pellenc Selion M12 chainsaw – all within 24 hours.

The purpose…

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Two new Pellenc UK dealers announced

Pellenc UK has welcomed Terra Firma and Greenlay to its ever-growing dealership network; both of which will be distributing the full range of Pellenc professional battery powered equipment.

Terra Firma, part of Agrovista UK, is quickly…

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David Dixons has been appointed as a new Etesia dealer and will be distributing Etesia’s complete product range throughout the North East of England.

Based in Hexham, Northumberland, David Dixons have been suppliers, service engineers and…

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Etesia Hydro 80 - an all-round performer

John Maxwell, managing director at Inverallan Landscapes, has reported a number of benefits from using the Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP ride-on mower.

Established in 1998, Inverallan Landscapes is a family run business based in Stirling. Over the…

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Sharrocks announced as Pellenc dealer

Etesia UK, the exclusive distributor of Pellenc battery-powered equipment in the UK and Ireland, has announced Sharrocks as a new Pellenc dealer.

Current Etesia dealer Sharrocks, a family owned business who specialise in the supply of…

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Harry Legge-Bourke, custodian, managing partner and trustee of the Glanusk Estate, believes that the Etesia Attila 98X ride-on brushcutter has exceeded all expectation at the truly prestigious venue.

Situated in the beautiful countryside of…

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Etesia UK has announced a new partnership with Camsaw Ltd, which will see the County Laois based business exclusively distribute Pellenc battery powered equipment throughout the Republic of Ireland. 

Established in 1987 by Philip Carney,…

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Etesia have launched two new 46cm cutting width professional pedestrian rotary mowers ahead of the 2019 season which extends their range of mowers already available on the market.

The PHTS3 is a single speed self-propelled mower, while the…

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Increased Etesia territories for Sharrocks

Etesia UK has announced that Sharrocks has extended its current areas in Birmingham, Shropshire and Staffordshire to now include the areas of South Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

Sharrocks is a specialist supplier…

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Pellenc Dealers Visit France Factory

Seeing Pellenc’s manufacturing and production facilities in Pertuis, France proved to be a real eye opener for 20 dealers.

Twenty Pellenc dealers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland recently visited Pellenc's state-of-the-art…

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SRUC Oatridge Students Introduced to Pellenc

Landscaping, horticulture and agricultural engineering students at the unique SRUC Oatridge campus in West Lothian near Edinburgh recently participated in an event which gave them the opportunity to learn more about Pellenc’s innovative battery…

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Pellenc, the world’s leading expert in battery-powered tools for maintaining landscapes, has completed its range of battery-powered products for…

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Pellenc, the world’s leading expert in battery-powered tools for maintaining landscapes, has launched the first truly professional ‘on-board’ battery range – The Pellenc Alpha range.

The Pellenc Alpha range sees two new batteries (P260 and…

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Places for People, one of the UK’s largest property management companies, has reported a number of significant benefits since investing in a large fleet of Pellenc battery powered equipment.

Places for People has over 50 years’ experience…

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John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect machine to avoid disrupting the estate’s visitors.   

The Bodnant Estate, a…

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Open forum activity

Glen Stillman posted a discussion
Morning guys and gal's, I've just bought a second hand etesia pbts, I just needed something cheap to see me through the autumn. Very pleased with it, but seems to have a very weak drive. I'm assuming (hoping) a new drive belt will sort this, is ther…
3 minutes ago
Robbie replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"I started it this year for grass cutting. From now on all new clients will be on this via go cardless. I run it from feb - dec (11 months), though any adhoc work like hedge cutting is invoiced for on the day.  It's great how muchmore  free time it g…"
1 hour ago
Carl Chaney replied to Carl Chaney's discussion Subbies contracts?
"Hi Osh,
Thank you for your reply - sorry it's taken me a while to see it!
great starting point to tweak for us. Thanks again!
1 hour ago
Vic 575 replied to Gary RK's discussion Anyone can cut grass .....
"It is true that anyone can cut grass. But not everyone can cut grass well, neatly, efficiently, at the right time, under the best conditions or produce a good result. 
That's where we come in."
8 hours ago
David Benson replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"i am with vic on this you could end up missing out on 4 or 5 months payments any thing can happen even with commercial cilents
i had one domestic cilent move to the other end of the country witout telling me then rang me just before the start of the…"
9 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Michael Vickers's discussion Ride on mowers
"A 38 and a 42 are very similar, why do you need two almost the same size?
I run a Stiga Pwx 740 with a 100cm [about 39 inches] deck. It is four wheel drive and mulches. I use it on many sites including a trading estate. It is superb in churchyards,…"
10 hours ago
Michael Vickers posted a discussion
Hi All  
Im after a 38 inch and a 42 inch ride on mower
it would be used on care homes and industrial estates
What do people recommend?
12 hours ago
Gary RK posted a discussion
If you’re into lawns, especially in a professional way such as turfcare/greenkeeping - a thought provoking article via Lantra :
14 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Dennis Mowers will be unveiling a new and exciting range of mowers when the show opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31.Although product details are being kept tightly under wraps, the Dennis stand at SALTEX (E070) is set to be…
17 hours ago
Kate Cox replied to Henry Voice's discussion Phil
"So sorry to hear this news Henry. My thoughts are with you and your family. 
Thank you for agreeing to continue the work your Dad started. Setting up as a sole trader this network made the whole process a lot more manageable. Your Dad has helped a l…"
22 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"I wouldn't recommend April-April for this system though. Jan-Dec works well for me. I know this contract you're talking about is fixed and you don't have a say in the months paid, but offering it to domestic clients I'd suggest Jan-Dec"
Brian Henley replied to Neal's discussion hedge work
"Tried string once.
It was the first thing that got cut........."
Vic 575 replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"Personally this is a system I really don’t like. Unfortunately I have one contract which works this way with a local Council, which is their way of working so I have to put up with it if I want the work.
 The mowing ends in late October or mid-Novem…"
David Benson replied to Neal's discussion hedge work
"by eye but if its a redyction on sloping ground you can use a cane/stick with a bit of tape round it for a marker i did use a line once on a side reduction of 18 in but set the line about a foot above the hedge out of the way "
Paul Doyle replied to John F's discussion skip surface protection
"I'd agree fully. "
Paul Doyle replied to Neal's discussion hedge work
"Hi neal,
I worked for a company who used a laser level all the time for the tops. It might seem over the top (sorry),but some of the gardens demanded that level of skill for the design to work It means you also go alot faster, as theres no thinking…"