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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……

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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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Wessex Slip Tester acquired

Written by: sarah
 

Birch Sports Surfaces has recently acquired the latest model Wessex Pendulum Slip Tester. This is the type widely used across the slip-testing industry for reliable testing of slip-resistance of tennis courts and other surfaces. We will be using it to maintain our high levels of paint quality, with  regular and vigorous in-house testing of our products.

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Visit to ND Lift Trucks open day in Corby

Written by: sarah
 

Just got back from the NDLT open day – lots of great products to look at, as they are agents for Erhle pressure washers and Tennant floor cleaners, as well as Hyundai forklifts and ground maintenance equipment. They also do short term rentals of their cleaning equipment – worth bearing in mind if you have any indoor […]

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