Fencing News Blog

GREEN SHOOTS FOLLOWING £2.3 MILLION HSBC UK BACKING

A major UK landscaping and gardening wholesale supplier is significantly scaling-up its business after scooping £2.3 million in funding from HSBC UK. Green-tech has significantly expanded its storage capacity for stock after completing the final stage of its site development, adding two 10,000 sq. ft. storage units to its warehouse facility in Arkendale, North Yorkshire. […]Read More

TAKING CARE OF MOTHER EARTH WITH DJ TURFCARE

The lawncare sector is poised for a buoyant spring according to D J Turfcare. D J Turfcare Owner David Jenkins commented: “Months of rainfall have left the nation’s green expanses lacklustre in appearance and riddled with unsightly moss. When it comes to lawn renovation, however, the tide is turning against synthetic treatments. In a sector […]Read More

GET AHEAD OF THE GAME BEFORE GRANDFATHER RIGHTS END

From 1 January 2020 all skilled cards issued under the industry accreditation scheme (grandfather rights) will have an expiry date of 31 December 2024 and after this date cards will not be renewable unless the card holder has the appropriate qualification. This will apply to all blue, gold and black FISS CSCS cards that have […]Read More

COVERS SOUTHAMPTON OPENS NEW DEPOT

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has opened the doors to its new Southampton depot on Empress Road. The new 2.6-acre site consists of 30,000 square feet of warehouse space and benefits from an increased timber and heavyside offering, improved lightside section and a huge warehouse for undercover loading as well as plenty of free customer […]Read More

30 UP FOR GRIPPLE IN SHEFFIELD

Gripple, the wire joiner invented in Sheffield, is celebrating its 30th birthday after producing 800 million units and becoming a worldwide success story in the construction and agriculture industries. With an employee-owned group of companies across the globe, Gripple welcomes the opportunity to commemorate this momentous milestone, to thank staff for their hard work and customers […]Read More

POLYPIPE TRIUMPHS AT GREEN APPLE AWARDS

Polypipe, a leading manufacturer of piping, water and climate management systems, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the annual international campaign by the Green Organisation to recognise, reward and promote environmental best practice. In the awards, Polypipe was recognised as a Green Champion for Environmental Best Practice. The award is for a group […]Read More

PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR GYS

Planning is underway for the 162nd Great Yorkshire Show with TV stunt performers Atkinson Action Horses announced as the Main Ring attraction. The East Yorkshire-based troop will wow crowds at the Show which will be held from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 July, 2020. The TV stunt horses made their debut at the Great Yorkshire […]Read More

TARMAC SUCCESS AT CONSTRUCTION MARKETING AWARDS

Tarmac Cement is celebrating after scooping the Best Branding and Positioning award at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards. The annual awards, endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, showcases the construction industry’s creativity and innovation in marketing. Tarmac Cement beat off competition from five other shortlisted entries to take home the prize for its One of the Family […]Read More

STIHL LAUNCHES NEW INNOVATIVE PRO CORDLESS MOWER

STIHL continues to expand its range of high-performance mowers with the introduction of the new RMA 765 V, a professional cordless mower with a 63cm cutting width, ideal for landscapers tackling large grass cutting jobs. Powered by a 36V high capacity Lithium-Ion batteries from the STIHL PRO cordless system, the robust RMA 765 V is ideal for work […]Read More