The latest network queries circulated for this service are listed below.
If you would like more information about any of these queries or want to submit a response, please email Wayne Priestley.
Network queries from previous years are available on the links at the bottom of the page.
GM0718 - Parks volunteers and DBS checks - 230120
A member authority is seeking information regarding the approach other local authorities take with regards to volunteers and DBS. They are particularly interested in the following:
GM0717 - Contractor push mowers - 230120
A member authority would like to receive information regarding contractor push mowers, in particular:-
1. What type of rotary petrol push mowers are being used to maintain gardens and grass verges within your Service?
2. Can you advise if the rotary machine has been proven to withstand vigorous daily use?
3. What are the vibration ratings while being used during the daily cutting activities?
4. Is there a tried and tested electric rotary push mower on the market which has been proven to withstand vigorous daily use?
5. What are the vibration rating while being used during the daily cutting activities.
6. What is the usage time and life time of a battery?
GM0716 - Local authority rewilding projects- 030120
APSE is interested to know whether any local authorities are currently implementing or considering rewilding any of their greenspaces. If so: