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A new equestrian centre in Oxfordshire has been completed courtesy of specialist construction company White Horse Contractors. The Abingdon–based company extended its portfolio of such projects with the recent completion of Pound Farm Livery and Equi

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Continuing its programme of working closely with end users, Dennis and SISIS have concluded their 2013 series of educational events with the recent bowling green maintenance seminars at Currie Bowling Club, near Edinburgh and Cardonald Bowling Club i

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Over 50 Etesia UK dealers recently visited the UK Head Quarters in Oxfordshire for a first look at the new products which will be introduced next year. In 2014 Etesia will also be celebrating their 25th Anniversary with a range of product promotions

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After a decade in the planning, the £250 million development of the latest Centre Parcs holiday village - Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire, has rid itself of a significant stumbling block before it officially opens to the public next year, thanks to a t

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Continuing its programme of working closely with turf professionals, Sherriff Amenity, in association with Bowcom and Everris, recently held a ‘Differences in Fertilisers and release patterns’ seminar and line marking demonstration at Pembroke Colleg

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Many people experience the frustration of having their lawn invaded by weeds, there may be just one dandelion to start with, but let it flower and seed and there will soon be a hundred!

So what can be done about this?

Firstly do NOT make the mistake th

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Whether you carry out your own gardening, or employ a gardener or have a contract with a garden maintenance business, ALL gardens create waste - this is an undeniable FACT.

So what can you do with this waste?

Larger gardens may find it easy to deal wit

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Charlie Manton replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Gov.uk
I’m not worried about the risks to health as I don’t think there are any. No contact, no problem. What bothers me is the perception of the general public who will undoubtedly see me working in several instances. The gov.uk site (under ‘Going…"
5 minutes ago
Adam Snow replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I actually messaged my customers Thursday saying I had stopped but have backtracked today. I am working alone doing garden maintenance only and have furloughed my two staff for safety reasons and due to a big downturn in work.
I was out today and w…"
21 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"Our interpretation is also that van sharing can't happen beacuse of the 2m distance rule. 
It also applies when lifting etc (so uness one person can safely do it, you can't do it at all).
Could the staff member potentially meet you on site (assuming…"
39 minutes ago
Andrew Watts replied to James McKay's discussion Furloughing employees because of van sharing - is it justified?
"People must be at least 2m apart at all times. So, my interpretation was van sharing a no-no and think it a perfectly valid reason for furlough."
45 minutes ago
James McKay posted a discussion
Maybe this has been covered somewhere else but if it has I can't find it and can't seem to find anything online either other than guidance from a driving instructors organisation. I was wondering if anyone had got clarification on staff sharing a va…
1 hour ago
Tim Wallach replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"that's a startling water feature added this month!"
2 hours ago
Richard Matthews replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I work on my own all 95% of time, i have a local , as in 2 minutes walk away, landscaping job currently. I ran out of cement last Wednesday and decided to call it, customers left it up to me,they stayed in doors, but were happy for me to continue...…"
2 hours ago
Darren Walters replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"Thank you Dan"
3 hours ago
Graham Smith’s photo was featured
This was a fabulous Project all the materials used in this picture were on sit, taken up and cleaned and re-laid. The clay pavers were in Three differnt sizes which made the a b......r to lay. The Granite sets in the foreground were laid on their si…
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Jane Laming is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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Donna Voice replied to GaryRK's discussion Sting in the tail - self employment income scheme (Covid-19)
"I think this could also be linked to the postponement of the IR35 regulations and Ltd Company rules reagrding taxation.. He has stated that everyone should pay the correct taxation as well......... "
6 hours ago
dickyjim replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I had stopped working but just had a couple to do this week by a few that were desperate. 2 have since text me to say they now don't think it's a good idea. I think I'll contact the others and say I think it's best I don't come. 
It's still a bit of…"
9 hours ago
John F replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"I wouldn't say its a massive overreaction Will . 
Mortuaries in Italy struggling to cope ?
I would say its a desperate attempt to stem a chain reaction to stop the virus getting a hold and get the genie back in the bottle .
 
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18 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion Sting in the tail - self employment income scheme (Covid-19)
"I think its so the business can maintain its customer base , contacts and momentum so we can return to some normality once this is over without the need to rebuild our business from scratch ."
19 hours ago
Billybop replied to GaryRK's discussion Sting in the tail - self employment income scheme (Covid-19)
"yes it's good that we can claim our ''Giro'' and still try to earn a bit. But am not counting my chickens until that free money is in the bank."
19 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion Sting in the tail - self employment income scheme (Covid-19)
"If i heard correctly chancellor implied self employed can continue to work and still be eligble for this financial support ."
19 hours ago
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