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Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets.

Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury…

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The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues and an overwhelming number of greenkeepers wanting to attend the educational…

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The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart are currently helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in the crown green bowling calendar.

Regarded as the ‘Wembley’ of crown green bowling,…

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Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his new SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend the life of one of the University’s synthetic sports surfaces.

Canterbury in Kent may…

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Derby County head groundsman Nathan Scarff has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator for all-year-round use to keep the playing surface at the iPro Stadium in peak condition.

The Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 from SISIS…

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Nottingham Trent University Chooses SISIS for Synthetic Surface Maintenance

The recent purchase of a SISIS Brush-Pro ride-on brushing system and SISIS SSS1000 towed rotary brush sweeper by Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has helped to…

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Stephen Green, head groundsman at The Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, has his work cut out with four full-size natural turf pitches, a new synthetic pitch as well as a grass athletics track. However, his decision to…

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, one of the country’s leading independent schools, has recently purchased a new SISIS Rotorake TM1000 complete with a range of interchangeable reels to complete end of season…

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Tottenham Hotspur FC grounds manager Darren Baldwin has chosen a SISIS tractor mounted brush combination of a Zig Zag brush and Flexibcomb which have been fitted to a Twinplay frame for use on both the synthetic and natural surfaces at the club’s…

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Open forum activity

David Benson replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Hosepipe ban?
"north west water has announced a hosepipe ban today"
6 hours ago
David Benson replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Heat:)
"there was a shower here last night lasted for about 20 minutes yet i was taking to a chap that lives about 12 miles away said they had a thunder storm with heavy rain to a extent it was flooding the roads and water was just running off the fields on…"
6 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"Industry stats suggest 1 in 6 SMEs do not have insurance’.
Even if that figure is out two or three fold, that’s still a few contractors taking huge risks ....."
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"I moved my dad into a housing association flat, it was sheltered housing, but apparently it is now supported living for the over 50's, which is a different issue, but I mentioed it so you get the picture.
some of the residents, including my dad do s…"
7 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"Your right it won’t make the slightest difference in that circumstance. He could just as easily smashed a glass and stabbed her with the remains or all manner of other household items!
banning things that might be dangerous is not the answer "
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"We are surrounded by knives on a daily basis and many people are killed and injured by the knives that are readily to hand in their own homes. Like one of my neighbours wives some years ago, who was lying in bed shouting at her husband to bring her…"
7 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"How do you know how many don’t have insurance?
im insured but I don’t plaster it over my truck!"
8 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"I prefer to use the term Public Liability Insured, rather than Fully Insured. I am always amazed at how many do not have insurance."
8 hours ago
Ben Jakes replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"They're the cheap Chinese shit that the pikeys like to flog from the back of vans along with chainsaws branded 'Stilh'. Doubt they care too much about who they sell to.
 
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8 hours ago
Jon Ward replied to Andrew Betteridge's discussion Not to be trusted with sharp tools? Change in the law banning home delivery.
"I hope this doesn’t apply to eBay purchase as someone that collects old tools and does them up"
9 hours ago
John Fulton replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Experience gained through repetitive practice of a particular discipline makes us more automated , intuitive , efficient and enduring which we can hopefully transfer to different working envirinments .. 
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13 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Glad you liked it:) 
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13 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
""i think the phrase ‘fully qualified’ is more a marketing tool than a statement of fact."
If that's the case Andy then firms are at best this is misleading and at worst guilty of the law."
13 hours ago
Progreen Weed Control replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Nice to see the word 'Bunkum' being used again, phil ! Another word for 'fully qualified' might be baloney.  So much of this industry is based on knowledge& experience gained rather than formal qualifications. Someone with 5 years gardening/ landsca…"
17 hours ago
Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Gary RK's discussion What could go wrong ?
"he is probably looking for his labour guy who has dissapered but left his boot behind,
there are so many horror stories out there and almost all are a lack of respect for the equipment the operator is using"
17 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Ian Kenyon's discussion Finding staff - where?
19 hours ago
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