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Garden Bridge Trust reveals names of firms shortlisted to build bridge

Garden Bridge Trust reveals names of firms shortlisted to build bridge

The charity behind the £175 million London Garden Bridge, The Garden Bridge Trust, has revealed its shortlisted contractors for the project.

Defra warns travellers of plant import restrictions

A Defra-commissioned survey has found that quarter of people were not aware they can't bring in live plants to the UK.

SuDS legislation to come into force from April

SuDS legislation to come into force from April

Long-awaited legislation on sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) will finally come in from April 2015 - five years after the law was changed to alleviate flood risk.

Glendale wins Midlands school grounds maintenance contract

Glendale wins Midlands school grounds maintenance contract

Glendale has secured a contract to provide services for one of the largest secondary schools in the Midlands.

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Seabrook on...Work together to capitalise on Christmas

Seabrook on...Work together to capitalise on Christmas

Last month I went to my local fruit farm/farm shop to buy a gift pack of Cox's Orange Pippin only to be told they had run out of the festive printed trays.

Celebrating best practice

Celebrating best practice

The close of the year is always a time to take stock of achievements and last week's BALI National Landscape Awards did just that, with 850 of the industry's finest celebrating the very best in UK landscaping practice.

According to Edwards...Keeping our national cynicism in check

According to Edwards...Keeping our national cynicism in check

Here's a sweeping statement: we British don't think highly enough of ourselves. One of our greatest strengths is our cynicism.