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  • 11 May 2012

    Drought status lifted in 19 areas after wettest April on record

    The Environment Agency announced today that the official drought status has been lifted in 19 counties in the South West of England, the Midlands and Yorkshire. Read the Environment Agency's...

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  • 2 May 2012

    Job losses as hosepipe bans decimate turf sales

    TGA members report impact of the Temporary Use Ban (TUB) in seven water company regionsMember of the Turfgrass Growers Association who supply to the seven water company regions where hosepipe bans...

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  • 5 April 2012

    TGA's 'Brown lawns are cool' campaign featured by the Telegraph

    The Telegraph's gardening correspondent, Ken Thompson, has used the TGA's 'Brown lawns are cool' campaign information to help get the message across to consumers that there's no...

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  • 5 April 2012

    Garden and landscape industry raise drought concerns with Shadow Minister for Water

    Garden and landscape industry representatives met with Gavin Shuker MP, Shadow Minister for Water yesterday (4 April) and broadcast media, to highlight concerns about the drought for gardeners,...

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  • 4 April 2012

    TGA and other industry bodies to meet with water companies w/c 9th April

    Source: www.the-hta.org.ukIndustry bodies continue to seek help for landscapers impacted by drought ordersThe HTA and APL together with representatives from BALI and the Turfgrass Growers...

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  • 30 March 2012

    Veolia Water will not grant 28 day concession for turf

    A letter recieved from Veolia today gives details of their decision.Please click here to read the letter. The TGA will be responding in due course.

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  • 29 March 2012

    Sutton & East Surrey Water grants 28 day exemption for turf laid by landscapers

    In a letter dated the 26th March 2012 to the TGA, Sutton & East Surrey Water has granted an exemption of 28 days to establish newly laid turf, "provided that the customer can provide...

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  • 29 March 2012

    Text of letter from Sutton and East Surrey Water

    The following is the text from the letter recived today from Sutton & East Surrey Water:Re: Prohibition on the Use of Water – Phase 2Thank you for your letter of 19 March 2012 to Mr....

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  • 29 March 2012

    South East Water removes 28 day turf exemption

    In a letter received by email on the 29th March, the TGA was informed that South East Water has removed the 28 day concession from their area. This is a disappointing decision, and one which...

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  • 21 March 2012

    Industry bodies raise hosepipe ban concerns to water companies

    The various trade and professional bodies that represent the UK’s landscape and gardening industry have co-ordinated a unified response to the proposed temporary use bans that Thames Water...

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