Fencing News Blog

GRIPPLE SOCIAL DISTANCING T-SHIRTS RAISE £1,800 FOR THE NHS

Gripple T-shirts, printed with four comical messages which put a Gripple ‘twist’ on traditional Yorkshire expressions, aimed at driving home the social distancing message to staff, have raised £1,818 for local NHS hospitals. As the T-shirts’ impressive reputation spread wildly, more than 260 have been sold online – with ‘Oi! Tha’s close enough’ attracting the […]Read More

LANDSCAPERS TAKING BATTERYPOWERED TOOLS SERIOUSLY

When the landscaping arm of St John’s Garden Centre in Devon decided to introduce EGO’s batterypowered outdoor power equipment to its arsenal in 2017, Contract Manager Mark Toon admits his team were sceptical about battery life and run time. Three years on, Mark says other landscaping professionals would be ‘crazy’ not to look at battery […]Read More

BRITS’ CONCERN OVER PPE IN THE WORKPLACE

With businesses and workplaces across the UK gradually reopening, research has revealed what Brits have hated most about working from home and our anxieties about returning to the workplace. Business solutions specialist Bigdug has an answer to Brits’ working needs, with its brandnew, back to work and working from home bundles. The start-up kits are […]Read More

MCM LIGHTWEIGHT SOILS AND AGGREGATES SUPPLIED TO WEMBLEY PARK

The E03 Podium project, a prestigious retail, outdoor living and community development at Quintain’s Wembley Park, is due for completion late in 2020 with MCM supporting Goddard (Landscape Contractors) Ltd since the current phase started back in August 2019. With the new 12,000 square metre roof garden taking shape, MCM have recently supplied British Standard […]Read More

“COLOSSAL ENDEAVOUR” NEEDED TO HIT TREES TARGET

Forestry Minister Lord Goldsmith has urged farmers and landowners to join a “colossal endeavour” to deliver a huge increase in tree planting in England, to meet targets and deliver a wide range of economic and environmental benefits. The Forestry Minister was speaking at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Forestry and Tree […]Read More

ALL HANDS ON DECK AT ARBOR FOREST PRODUCTS

Arbor Forest Products has experienced a surge in demand for its Trex decking sample boxes this summer as homeowners looked to upgrade their gardens during lockdown. With holidays delayed or cancelled, people looked to spend their money on home improvement instead, with requests for the sample boxes, which can be ordered through the Arbordeck website. […]Read More

STUMPBUSTERS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF FRANCHISING

Stump grinding firm Stumpbusters is celebrating 25 years as a franchise operation. The business was established in 1991 and sold its first franchise in 1995. In 2006, Darren Taylor bought the Dorset franchise followed swiftly by three more, before eventually buying the entire franchise operation in 2013. It is now part of his ‘Taylor Made […]Read More

ISO 45001 SUCCESS FOR TILHILL

Forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company Tilhill has announced their successful transition from BS OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001. ISO 45001 is a milestone as the world’s first International Standard dealing with health and safety at work. It offers a clear framework in line with other Standards for Quality and Environmental management. While ISO 45001 […]Read More

DHF ANNOUNCES NEW TRAINING INITIATIVES

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is moving into summer 2020 with great optimism for the remainder of the year, buoyed, in part, by its continuing training initiatives. Developing its successful online training courses, the pro-active trade association has now progressed to offering a ‘Distance Learning Programme’ (DLP) in the coming weeks, delivered via Zoom, with […]Read More

DOMINO CLAMPS CLOSE A GAP IN TEMPORARY FENCING

The solution involves using Domino Clamps’ unique product to attach a steel tube, similar in size to the tube which frames the fence panel, so that normal fence panel clips can then be used to attach the end of the final panel, preventing anyone from passing through the gap. The method needs only hand tools, […]Read More