Category: Grass Cutting

  • GROUNDS MAINTENANCE 2015

    This year’s grounds maintenance contract includes a schedule for mowing and bed maintenance activities. The management of the contract is undertaken by Parks & Countryside with works including cutting the grass plots within housing areas and highway verges along with the pruning and weeding of planted areas such as shrub and rose beds.  At each…

  • GRASS VERGE MAINTENANCE

    I have received a number of complaints from local residents about the grass verge cutting in the city. Set out below is the most recent update I have received.

  • GRASS CUTTING/TREE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT

    I have called on the Council to do more to make residents aware of changes to the management of grass cutting contracts and tree maintenance work. Following the decision to dissolve the ALMOs and move housing services back in-house, a number of contracts, including grass cutting and tree maintenance, have reverted back to council departments…

  • GRASS CUTTING

    I am regularly questioning whether the Council’s new grass cutting contract is able to deliver a quality service. The contract was awarded to Continental from January 1st this year, but to date they have regularly failed to deliver a satisfactory service on the first cut.  Council officers have cited the unusually wet weather conditions as…

  • GRASS CUTTING SERVICE

    I have questioned severely the appalling mess made on some streets in the city by the most recent round of grass cutting. The Holtdales area was recently left looking a disgrace, with verges churned up and cut grass covering footpaths and the road surface.  I am calling on the council to ensure the standard of…

  • GRASS CUTTING/GROUNDS MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

    As you may or may not be aware a new company took over the contract for cutting grass and maintaining shrub beds; they made an encouraging start to the contract. Recently I have been receiving more and more complaints from residents various parts of the area. The complaints have varied from irregular cuts being made…

  • NEW GRASS CUTTING CONTRACT

    The new grass cutting service started on 1st January 2012. As you may or may not be aware Glendales used to have the grass cutting contract and they have been replaced by a company called Continental Landscapes Ltd. Continental started winter maintenance work on shrub and rose beds across the city on the 5th of…