from the most recent MAP Live event at Knotty Hill Sedgefield shows
just how much the regionality of the series is appreciated.
With some of the biggest brands in groundscare present – highlights
included Campey in conjunction with Greenlay bringing their own
brands plus Dakota, Omarv, Raycam, Koro, Imants and John
Deere; Lloyd showing Kubota, Allett, Etesia, Great Dane, Wessex and
Blec; and Fleet Line Markers running a competition to win a Kombi
Spray Marking Machine.
Dickenson visiting from AllTrades noted "'Great to see an
independent outside event with top brands in the North East. Thanks
we look forward to the next", while exhibitor Alistair Whitby of
Lloyds said: "it's nice to be part of something that will be a
big success for local business; we look forward to the 2014 version"
Bobby McDougall of Aitkens, fresh from the Falkirk event and also
representing Everris, Bayer and Johnsons Sports Seed said
'Exhibiting at MAP Live Falkirk has been an excellent chance to meet
new clients from different sectors."
the final event in the 2013 series (test the best machines in
groundscare) with a focus on how to gain excellent groundscare
results when headcount and budget may have been slashed is taking
place at Chepstow Racecourse NP16 6BE. It also offers the final
chance to enter the Fleet Line Markers competition and the
opportunity to hear speaker Jodie Read MSc, AIEMA, GradIOSH,
Chair of the Wales Regional Committee of the British Association of
Landscape Industries (BALI), about on the value and simplicity
of ROLO, the scheme that ensures minimum H & S standards.
Johnson, Director of MAP Live Ltd, said: "We are delighted to
welcome Jodie to MAP Live, and appreciate the support that both the
BALI and so many other key stakeholders in our industry are giving
the initiative. With the launch of the MAP Live Innovation Awards,
winners to be announced at the end of the 2014 series, the
cross-industry collaboration enters its next phase".
are in response to consistent feedback from both exhibitors and
visitors to the MAP Live series of regional demo days that they would
like to see innovation in the groundscare industry more widely
can cover a project, machine, technique, company or technology.
You're welcome to nominate something that you've been involved in and
it could also be a good opportunity for you to nominate a team member
in your organisation.
received so far include
Council: for their gateway scheme which includes high impact
planting when entering area and on roundabouts.
Hill Golf Centre as the only reported golf centre to cut greens with
5-head mower and fairway with a rotary.
Global for their innovative sandfiller.
Turfcare Systems, which under the vision of Richard Campey has
represented innovation for over 25 years.
City Council for two projects - Wild City Initiative and Meadow
Borough Council for two projects – . the restoration of Montpellier
Gardens and the new master plan for Pittville Park.
City Council for two projects – Newport in Bloom and landscaping
elements of their regeneration programme.
Gloucestershire Council for the redevelopment of Page Park.
County Borough Council for the redevelopment of Pontypool Park.
Landscapes for its plans to transform Newport Old Town Dock into a
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