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New van purchase

Written by: sarah
 

We purchased a brand new van at the end of last year. We have now had it logo’d up with our website address on the back doors – very subtle company advertising.  This is another larger sized-vehicle to deliver locally in bulk. After being faithful to Ford Transits for many many years, we have opted for […]

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Extension to storage area

Written by: sarah
 

After another great year, we have decided we need for more storage space for raw materials, so have got the professionals in to dig out the unused areas around the unit. Unfortunately they have to create a huge mess first, with around 50 tonnes of heavy clay soil being dug out. The lorry and grab in […]

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Two-tone blue courts

Written by: sarah
 

Picture of a block of courts painted in two-tone Blue with tennis and netball lines. Kindly supplied by one of our customers to use on our website. Great, bold colour combination – these will certainly show up well on Google Earth….!

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Bonfire night

Written by: sarah
 

Found a good use for this season’s old overalls and rigger boots which would normally go in the bin at the end of the season. We were asked to make a Guy for the bonfire at the Vintage Traction Club last Saturday. It did take rather a lot of straw to stuff though, as the overalls are […]

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SALTEX 2015

Written by: sarah
 

Just got back from the Saltex exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham, where we met up with a few old acquaintances and customers, and introduced ourselves to a some new ones. There were lots of exhibitors from across the Sports Amenities industry, and it was useful to see everyone under one roof for face-to-face discussions.

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Birch Sports Surfaces proudly sponsors……

Written by: sarah
 

Birch Sports Surfaces Ltd proudly sponsors Market Harborough Rugby Football Club for the 2015/16 season. Our board has just gone up – right outside the bar, so we should get plenty of exposure….!

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Written by: sarah
 

I think this is a great sentiment – just get out there and enjoy life, and take hold of the opportunities as they present themselves. I drew this picture for Justin as a birthday card. The picture is of our rather sweet, but incredibly naughty Jack Russell Terrier who will take off at any opportunity to […]

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New forklift

Written by: sarah
 

Latest addition to the fleet – a smart new compact forklift supplied by NDLT Corby. Purchased as it is “Container Specification” which means the mast is low enough to fit inside shipping containers – this means we can make light works of loading containers with a forklift – much easier work than using the hand-powered […]

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Vintage tractor run

Written by: sarah
 

A couple of us went out on the local vintage tractor run last weekend. Sadly our own little grey Fergie tractor was in the workshop, so tractors were borrowed from a friend’s extensive collection, and taken on a 35mile ride around the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, driving along lanes, tracks, and even crossing streams. 12 vintage tractors from the […]

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Birch Sports Surfaces Ltd becomes member of the FSB

Written by: sarah
 

Birch Sports Surfaces Limited have now become members of the Federation of Small Businesses, and are proud to display their logo on our website. The Federation of Small Businesses is aimed at promoting self-employed persons, & small businesses, in the wider business world, including lobbying government to promote small business interests. Plus there are loads of other membership benefits, including […]

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