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New Tenders - Arboriculture services in Elmbridge

Elmbridge Borough Council is seeking up to three providers for a framework agreement for arboricultural services across the borough. The four-year contract is worth between £160,000 and £320,000.

More in your landscape armoury

More in your landscape armoury

Today sees the launch of an exciting package of tools and resources designed to support HW subscribers working in the landscape and amenity sectors.

According To Dixon ... Destruction reaped by price deflation

According To Dixon ... Destruction reaped by price deflation

Price deflation is a great idea for the retail consumer, at least in the short term. The supermarkets and other large retailers are scrambling over each other offering low prices right now.

Farrer On ... Building greater resilience into our cities

Farrer On ... Building greater resilience into our cities

Recently I attended RIBA's Resilient Cities conference in London. I like the concept of resilience and how it captures the varied pressures that a city faces. George Ferguson, mayor of Bristol, spoke about how "complexity makes life more interesting" and recognised that for a place to be successful it must be able to contain different pressures.

Seabrook On ... Figurehead needed to drive action plan

Seabrook On ... Figurehead needed to drive action plan

The ornamentals round table report, outlining 12 ways to boost the fortunes of our industry, is well produced and was well launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This action plan is the result of six months of consultations by 10 trade representatives.

According To Barrell ... Trees are let down by UK planning system

According To Barrell ... Trees are let down by UK planning system

The UK planning system does not work very well for trees.

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