September 20, 2018

The Environmental Training Centre launches at APF

The Environmental Training centre

The Environmental Training Centre is launching at the APF at Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire on 20-22 September. This purpose built, state of the art training centre based on a picturesque rural estate in the Midlands will be delivering high quality arboricultural training by highly experienced trainers who are well respected within the industry. Courses include tree climbing and aerial rescue, chainsaw maintenance, felling and cross cutting, pesticides, rigging, CPD and refresher courses, etc. The centre has purpose built classrooms, fully equipped workshop, indoor training tree and hard and softwood plantations on site. We will be able to provide flexible and…

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SEC encouraging clients to plant their sustainability flag with Trees for Life

trees for life

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has been working with clients to give back to the environment through the charity, Trees for Life via scheme that has seen 170,000 trees donated to the charity. Trees for Life, which celebrates 25 years of charitable status this year, aims to restore the wild forest of the Caledonian Forest, a unique habitat which has suffered from deforestation, but which once stretched from coast to coast. The SEC established a relationship with the charity 11 years ago and has helped encourage tree donations over the years from organisations including Arbonne, World Federation of Hemophilia, Amazon…

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Toro to showcase top of the range products at APF Exhibition

apf exhibition

Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment, has announced that it will be attending this year’s APF Exhibition. With a range of products to showcase, the company will be making its first appearance at the event at Ragley Hall in Alcester. The APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, arboriculture, fencing and biomass show that attracts over 22,000 attendees from around the UK, with 90% being trade professionals working in the industry. Situated at stand 1320-1340, the team at Toro will be on hand throughout the event on the 20th – 22nd September, to answer questions…

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Makita UK teams up with BALI again for SALTEX 2018

Makita

Makita UK will be returning to the BALI Zone at Saltex this year which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, 31 October – 1 November 2018.  Makita will be on stand K190d, Hall 6. The BALI Zone features and promotes leading BALI registered affiliate and contractor members.  Also confirmed for this year are Boningale Nurseries, Green-tech, British Sugar TOPSOIL, EverEdge and YMCA Training. The Makita UK stand will showcase the ever-growing garden machinery range suitable for professional landscaping contractors, groundsmen and forestry workers. “We are really looking forward to returning to the BALI Zone at this year’s Saltex and…

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Futurescape Scotland seminar line up announced

Futurescape Scotland

FutureScape Scotland, Scotland’s ONLY landscaping exhibition, will take place on Thursday 6 September 2018 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh. FutureScape brings together the landscaping, arboriculture and grounds care industries within Scotland. The event has joined forces with the industry’s leading associations to promote the event to all their members. The array of different activities combined with the inspirational feeling of the event will give visitors numerous reasons to attend this one-day industry event. The seminar programme and speakers have now been announced and there are some industry leading experts attending this year! This year Futurscape Scotland speakers include: Lynn Hill…

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