Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
With over 200 years’ experience within the manufacturing industry, Ransomes is a leading supplier of turf maintenance equipment. Based in Ipswich, Suffolk, Ransomes is a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, a business unit of Textron Inc. The international conglomerate produces hundreds of products for customers around the world, in a range of industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care, fuel systems, and tools and test equipment.
Ransomes is recognised for high quality, competitive products and the most comprehensive range of turf care equipment in the industry. Ransomes manufactures and distributes a wide range of products under the Jacobsen, Ransomes, E-Z-GO, Cushman, Smithco, Turfco, Ryan and Iseki brands.
Ransomes is trusted to maintain some of the world’s most prestigious fine turf areas, such as royal palace lawns, legendary golf courses, cemeteries, stadia, monuments and football pitches including those at the numerous FIFA World Cups.
This is complemented by Ransomes’ commitment to the environment, where it is probably the most fastidious manufacturer in the industry. It is still the only turf equipment manufacturer to be accredited with ISO 14001 certification, the international standard for environmental management.
Councils wanting to reduce pollution from toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide from traffic on our roads must also consider how compliance can be cost-effectively achieved for the Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and Low Emission Zones (LEZ) that they are currently planning.
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