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IOG Saltex 2015   –  The  Landscaper Exclusive!

Fusion Media (Europe) Limited has announced  a new strategic partnership with the Institute of Groundsmanship  (IOG) that will include working together on a variety of PR and digital media projects for IOG SALTEX – the UK’s largest groundscare exhibition. It...

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Tackling Theft

Rural theft, including theft of expensive vehicles is on the rise in the UK, with the figures for 2013 up 5.2% on 2012. According to the latest data from NFU Mutual, 2013 was the worst year on record for theft and the cost of crime to the UK’s rural economy reached £44.5m. Bluetrack is lending a lifeline in the form of its discreet and cost-effective GPS trackers. Expensive machinery and vehicles are being stolen, with many top-of-the range vehicles being smuggled out of the country. According to the annual report from NFU Mutual, claims for this type of crime in Cambridgeshire totalled...

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Chat with Queen Vic

Statues across London and Manchester are telling tales of the past through the voices of recognisable British actors. To hear the talking statues, visitors must swipe their smartphones over signs beneath the statues. To get your statues talking call Sing London Tel 0207 253 3214 www.singlondon.org Prunella Scales supplies the voice of Queen Victoria in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens

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Compact excavators

 Roy Cowie Ltd   has purchased a pair of Volvo compact excavators for the first time for its hard landscaping and hire divisions. Specialising in hard and soft landscaping, tree surgery and grounds maintenance covering the north east of Scotland Roy Cowie LBS (Land Based Services) Ltd has opted for two new Volvo EC18C compact excavators replacing similar sized competitive machines. “We took a look at what was available at this year’s Scot Plant exhibition and with my own experience of operating Volvo machines in the past and what we had a look at, our preference was to opt for the Volvo...

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