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Chequers unveils proactive gritting service

Churchill Group’s specialist services provider, Chequers, has launched a comprehensive new winter maintenance service including proactive gritting and snow clearance. The nationwide services are automatically triggered by Met Office forecasts, which are monitored daily at the exact location of client’s ...

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Winter readiness

Whether it’s proactive maintenance of drains or grounds or readying your plan for snow and ice clearance, Brendan Aherne, Winter Services Director at OUTCO explains that now is the time to prepare for winter Estates management is ultimately all about ...

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GRITIT rebrands as OUTCO

GRITIT Group is relaunching under the new brand of OUTCO. Following the recent acquisition of surfacing and engineering business NMC Group Ltd, the Group says the OUTCO brand reflects the company’s evolution into “the UK’s leading outdoor estate compliance experts ...

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GRITIT names new chief executive

GRITIT Group has appointed Andrew Barry as its new Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 March 2021. The appointment follows the company’s recent acquisition of Doncaster-based surfacing and engineering business NMC Group Ltd, creating a new £50 million revenue ...

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Tivoli appointed for winter maintenance services at Scottish Water

The independent specialist grounds maintenance service provider has been contracted to provide scheduled winter maintenance services at over 30 key sites throughout Scotland for the 2020-2021 winter season, strengthening its partnership with Scottish Water. Tivoli has delivered planned grounds maintenance ...

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Winter wisdom

This coming winter will present some exceptional challenges for FMs; restarting sites after lockdown and maintaining them compliantly and safely through the winter. The experts from Mitie and Adler and Allan offer advice on preparing for a winter like no ...

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Industry tributes pour in for Mark Lopez

Tributes from across the sector have poured in for Founder and Co-director of De-ice, Mark Lopez who sadly passed away on 2 April 2020 at the age of 59, after losing his battle to Covid-19. Mark’s contributions to both the ...

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A tribute to Mark Lopez

It is with great sadness that winter maintenance services firm, De-ice, announces the loss of Mark Lopez – a loving husband to Vicky, and father to Dean, Ryan, Paige, Isobella and Reece. Mark was born in Peckham, London in July ...

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Protecting employees and customers – through grit

By Prettpal Somel, UK Marketing Executive, Ambius According to the Met Office, freezing temperatures are expected to hit the UK as a cold spell descends from the Arctic. The winter months present new challenges for businesses to guarantee the safety ...

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Ground Control acquires JW Crowther & Son

External maintenance and commercial landscaping provider Ground Control has acquired JW Crowther & Son, known as The Gritting Company. Over the past 160 years, the company has gained a reputation for outstanding customer service by developing its capabilities and people ...

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