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Eco friendly Grounds Maintenance

Councils across the country are drastically reducing the amount of chemicals and pesticides they are using and investing time and money into more environmentally friendly products and methods of grounds maintenance and landscaping, in order to respond to the climate change policies that will no doubt become legal regulations, over the next few years, rather…

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Get Smart in 2019 – Outsource

Special New Year offer for new or growing businesses…. With the start of the year upon us, many small business owners are starting to gear their operations back up, following the relatively quiet holiday period. When you’re running a small business, it’s easy to try and do everything yourself – but that’s not always great…

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GDPR compliant Privacy Policy changes 2018

At the end of this month, GDPR comes into effect, officially on the 25th May, 2018 and as all businesses are expected to comply, we decided to get ahead of the curve and get our data privacy policy updated and ready. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation that will replace the…

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Preparing Your Business Grounds for Spring

As we progress through mid-January, although we are still in the midst of Winter, our attentions are slowly turning to the preparation of the ground, ready for Spring and the planning of beds and plants that will pop through the soil during this season. Below are suggestions for optimising the space to achieve a bright…

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Emergency Call Out for Damaged Wall

At 7:46am on December 1st, 2017, the maintenance team at N & S Group attended an emergency callout for a damaged stone wall, in the Doncaster area, which had been ploughed into by a lorry, skidding on black ice. The driver never stopped, so we don’t know exactly how this happened, but the fallen stone…

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N & S Group are supporting Small Business Saturday UK

What is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign which promotes small business success and encourages consumers to try and ‘shop local’ and therefore support their economy and community. The day always takes place on the first Saturday of December each year and this year that falls on the “2nd…

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Supporting Road Safety Week

As a regular road user with a team of maintenance vehicles, vans, snow ploughs and lorry drivers, N and S Group are vigilant supporters of road safety. This week we are supporting Brakes’ road safety week of 2017, the biggest road safety event in the UK. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the dangers…

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Flytipping on your Site? Shift It – Dont Burn It!

What is Flytipping? Flytipping is the illegal dumping of rubbish and waste which costs the UK taxpayer many millions every year. The dumping of rubbish can range from small carrier bags, newspapers to kitchen appliances and can weigh many tonnes. As you would expect this is a serious offence and anyone caught and prosecuted for…