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  • Artform Urban Furniture: Out-sider products now on NBS Plus
    Out-sider products now on NBS Plus
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture is pleased to announce that it has now included its out-sider range of products to the NBS specification software. NBS is used by specifier’s, landscape architects, urban designers and contractors as the leading source of quality product information within the construction industry, including for sourcing street furniture...
    04 February 2019
  • Caloo Ltd: New Caloo Pulse app available to download
    New Caloo Pulse app available to download
    Caloo Ltd
    Caloo has announced the launch of its new app – Caloo Pulse - which allows users to log workouts, track progress, favourite local gyms and units at any of their gyms across the UK. Available to download on both IOS and Android play stores, the app offers an easy-to-use interface with a simple login...
    30 January 2019
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: New 2019 brochure from Proludic
    New 2019 brochure from Proludic
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    The new 2019 general brochure and technical catalogue from Proludic is full of ideas and 43 new products to make a play area, outdoor gym or sports area stand out from the crowd. Proludic also offer a dedicated project team, which includes a fully trained Area Manager, Customer Services Advisor and Playground Designer or Landscape Architect. This...
    21 January 2019
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic delivers over 100 outdoor gyms to build health
    Proludic delivers over 100 outdoor gyms to build health
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Since an NHS lead Health Survey in England in 2016 revealed that 67% of men and 58% of women were classed as overweight or obese, Proludic pledged to present 1 million people with the opportunity to be active by 2020. Proludic has increased installations of outdoor gym equipment throughout the UK, providing free equipment within 1 mile of 1...
    18 October 2018
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic now selling Rhino Ramps skatepark products
    Proludic now selling Rhino Ramps skatepark products
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Rhino has been producing world class skate parks for 18 years and have their products in over 2000 skateparks worldwide. The partnership will further enhance Proludic’s outdoor sports range by allowing Proludic to specify skateparks and one-off customised designs. Rhino already set the standard for composite skate ramp construction globally...
    15 October 2018
  • Percussion Play: Percussion Play introduces new ‘Street’ ensemble
    Percussion Play introduces new ‘Street’ ensemble
    Percussion Play
    Percussion Play is excited to announce the introduction of a new outdoor music ensemble – the Street Quartet - the ultimate urban outdoor musical instrument ensemble. Each instrument in the new Street Quartet ensemble has been specially selected for their supreme durability. Consisting of a large Babel Drum, Handpipes, Emperor Chimes and Cajon...
    02 October 2018
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic releases video guides on funding play projects
    Proludic releases video guides on funding play projects
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Specialist play equipment supplier, Proludic, has released a series of informative films designed to assist groups and communities with their playground and sports area initiatives. The videos are organised into a series of seven films, entitled "The 7 steps to success – Funding & Consultation Guide." step 1 helps you identify and evidence a...
    17 September 2018
  • Percussion Play: Percussion Play introduces fun outdoor Floor Pianos
    Percussion Play introduces fun outdoor Floor Pianos
    Percussion Play
    Percussion Play, the world’s leading outdoor instrument manufacturer, is excited to announce the introduction of two new products - the Grand and Baby Floor Pianos, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie 'Big'. High energy and engaging, these fully chromatic mechanical floor pianos are engineered to perform in all...
    05 September 2018
  • Timberplay: Concrete as an alternative material in playgrounds
    Concrete as an alternative material in playgrounds
    Timberplay
    Famed for wooden play products, Timberplay also offers a range of concrete play pieces, all designed to capitalise on the strength and tactile nature of the material. The Stroking Stones have been a popular mainstay of the Timberplay collection for many years, and these have been joined by several other products, most recently the Concrete Rope...
    10 July 2018
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic celebrates local business award
    Proludic celebrates local business award
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic has recently recognised as a finalist from 28 category entries at the Nottingham Post Business Awards. Rob Baker, Managing Director, was presented with the award for being one of three companies nominated as a finalist in the Contribution to the Community category. He commented on this achievement by saying: "It is great to be recognised...
    06 June 2018
  • Timberplay: Timberplay helps make playground funding more accessible
    Timberplay helps make playground funding more accessible
    Timberplay
    Accessing funding for playground equipment has just been made easier thanks to a new initiative launched by Timberplay. Timberplay has joined forces with Safe Consultancy, a funding specialist aimed at helping not-for-profit organisations achieve their funding goals. The new partnership has opened the doors for schools, parish councils, community...
    30 May 2018
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic shortlisted for Nottingham Post Business Awards
    Proludic shortlisted for Nottingham Post Business Awards
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic has announced that is has been shortlisted as a finalist for The Nottingham Post Business Awards 2018, under the 'Contribution to the Community Award' category. The Nottingham Post Business Awards aims to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies throughout Nottinghamshire who are putting...
    27 April 2018
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Play equipment designer Proludic celebrates 30 years
    Play equipment designer Proludic celebrates 30 years
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    30 years ago, Denis Le Poupon - a landscaper then - manufactured a play structure for his wife’s school. At the time Denis was unaware of the significance of what he had produced, but effectively that marked the start of a lifetime's journey building the company known today as Proludic. Encouraged by the success of this design and enchanted by the...
    25 April 2018
  • Percussion Play launches new white papers library
    Percussion Play
    Percussion Play has launched a range of free white papers on various music, play and health-related topics. With fresh and engaging content, this collection of white papers are the result of extensive research. Designed to give readers knowledge as well as inspiration, these in-depth informational documents will define the benefits of music and...
    17 April 2018
  • Percussion Play: Percussion Play moves to new, larger premises
    Percussion Play moves to new, larger premises
    Percussion Play
    Percussion Play, the outdoor musical instrument manufacturer, is relocating to new, larger premises at the end of March. Managing Director, Jody Ashfield says: "Our amazing team is expanding and we needed a bigger space to operate in and so we're packing up and relocating both the workshop and office to a new location approximatley 3 miles away in...
    21 March 2018