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Designed by Ellis Williams Architect, Basford Hall at New College Nottingham is the largest construction training academy in the Midlands and has been described as the ideal place to kick-start a career in construction.
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The Castle Basin area of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland has recently been transformed with a £1.7 million investment, funded by the Department for Social Development and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.
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The stunning £10 million Bishop Wilson Church of England Primary School in Birmingham, delivered by Morgan Sindall, is one of many additions to the North Solihull School improvement programme, and is complete with a striking hard landscape from Tober
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Solihull Borough Council invested £500,000 in the regeneration of Hurst Lane Place, located on the Chester Road in Castle Bromwich. Works were carried out by Balfour Beatty and commenced in October 2014. The area is now complete with a fabulous new l

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A stunning memorial has recently been unveiled in the North sea-port town of Hartlepool to mark 100 years since the town was bombarded by German warships in World War One. Tobermore are very proud to be involved in this moving tribute to those who lo

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Congratulations to N.T. Killingley Ltd who secured a well deserved accolade at the BALI Awards for their amazing landscape design at Uppingham School Science Block in Rutland.

Completed in 2014, the project at Uppingham School earned the company the p

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Famed as the birthplace of the first ever locomotive to operate in America, the recent regeneration project on the Old Foundry in Stourbridge into the ultra-modern new Stourbridge Lion Medical Centre, has earned much media attention! Renovation work 

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The Royal Jersey Golf Club has become the latest course to sign an exclusive supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity. The three year agreement covers the exclusive provision of fertilisers and chemicals.

With the links overlooked by Mont Orgueil castle

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Tim Wallach replied to Andrew . Perkins's discussion When is to cold to work / do certain jobs .
"But at the moment am involved in a Xmas related side line which keeping me busy
 working in a chilly workshop while wearing a green outfit with striped tights?"
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Mjc replied to Andrew . Perkins's discussion When is to cold to work / do certain jobs .
"You've asked what I was thinking, I too still have hedge cutting and some grass still to cut but worrying about doing them this week. Frustrating to have work to keep me busy until Christmas but may not be able to do it. But I would hate to ruin…"
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Honey Badger replied to Andrew . Perkins's discussion When is to cold to work / do certain jobs .
"I don't cut any Conifers after the end of October."
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Billybop replied to Andrew . Perkins's discussion When is to cold to work / do certain jobs .
"Yes it's unfortunate that we have gone from mild weather in november, albeit a bit wet, to these bitter temperatures forecasted. Was hoping to get some final lawn cuts in and also some hedges still to do. I have also heard before that frost can…"
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Andrew . Perkins posted a discussion
Looks like winter arriving this coming week , I usually carry on if it a frost / thaws by dinner time . I've still got quite a few jobs to get done yet mainly conifer hedges I usually would just do them but forecast of - 5 to - 7 overnight with day…
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"That really made me laugh because it's so true!"
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"I wish!"
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"No, it's ok. I haven't finished it yet, and there is some ddd on the inside which I must address while I can get to it. Yes, the whole wild shooting aspect is a concern. But I could perhaps prune anything too unruly back in summer - August is a good…"
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"Good idea.  Thanks!"
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Luke brooks replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"Looks fine to me, nothing wrong with your pruning. Once complete I would remove all leaf litter and weed underneath and to highlight the tree, apply a dark soil conditioner it will help the tree and look good "
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Andrew Townsend replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"Hi Angela.
You say the spread of the Japanes Maple in the photo  "seems all consuming to the client" and I think you chose your words well. I also encounter customers who  get quite fixated about something and you can't talk them out of it no matter…"
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Billybop replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"looks good to me... often the work done is dependent upon reading the client's expectations, if they are a couple, one might say hack it back and the other, be gentle. It can take the skills of a hostage negotiator to achieve an acceptable compromise"
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"As you'll see from my reply and photo above I have already removed quite a bit of material - both from previous dieback and simply to reduce its size. I'm a little concerned that if I take too much more off the right side all those branches will…"
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Angela Sharp replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"Ha! Regrettably client would otherwise get a tree surgeon in and I'm not sure who they use, but some will not be very careful. I don't want to prune it but they may otherwise take it out completely. This is what I've done so far. Haven't done much…"
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Tim Owen replied to Angela Sharp's discussion Japanese acer tree pruning
"The one thing I have learned pruning Acers is you should never prune in spring when the sap is rising.As the sap gushes out therefore weakening the tree.Acer dissectum with it,s pendulas habit always have a lot of dead stems in the canopy that need…"
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Selling Tools

Hi all, selling off some equipment as no longer needed. I won't put loads of pictures up here in the main forum. If interested just message me and I can send you pictures then. All items have been serviced annually and in good working order.Hayter…

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Stump Grinder

Hi,I run a small maintenance business up in Fife and am looking to purchase a stump grinder for the occasional days stump grinding. I currently hire one for £100 per day when needed but would rather buy a cheapish one to save the hassle. Any…

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