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The importance of a circular economy for plastic

The importance of a circular economy for plastic

The safe disposal of plastics is a challenge facing nations across the world and new sustainable practises - like a circular economy for plastic - are long overdue. This global issue won't be news to many of our followers, but the scale of the problem might shock you....

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Wheelchair-accessible picnic table review

Wheelchair-accessible picnic table review

Our guest blogger, Krishna Francis, is back, with more insights from the perspective of a wheelchair-user. He took a spin down to Hebden Bridge Town Hall, to check out the Bradshaw wheelchair-accessible picnic table we recently donated. Here's what he had to say:...

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Packaging from Popcorn

Packaging from Popcorn

Creating Packaging From Popcorn And Other Brilliant Ideas  It was a eureka moment: enjoying a tub of popcorn while settling in to watch the latest blockbuster at the local cinema. It was while in the cinema that a German researcher realised popcorn had the exact...

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Customer raised bed project

Customer raised bed project

Check out this raised bed project by our customer, Stuart Lowe. While our raised bed kits are the best option for most residential customers out there, some people want to match the exact dimensions of the old timber beds they're replacing and decide to go for a...

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Coloured picnic tables – revisiting The Piece Hall

Coloured picnic tables – revisiting The Piece Hall

The eagle-eyed amongst you will recall the recent installation of 40 of our coloured picnic tables at The Piece Hall, in Halifax. We popped back to get some pics, both before and after the recent reopening. For those who missed it, we partnered with The Piece Hall in...

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The benefits of raised bed growing

The benefits of raised bed growing

Did you know we have a resident gardener/plant whisperer? What she doesn't know about gardening isn't worth knowing, and she's been shouting about the benefits of raised bed growing for years. Here's why... "For decades, growing your own vegetables and fruit was far...

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Raised bed project – improve growing conditions

Raised bed project – improve growing conditions

We're not all blessed with the perfect soil for growing and raised beds offer the perfect solution. While all soil types are perfect for growing something, it's not always the right thing! Whether your soil needs all-round improvement with additional nutrients...

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Customer Story – raised bed build

Customer Story – raised bed build

Ever wondered what our raised beds are like to build? One of our customers recently sent some pics of their build and (with very little encouragement!) followed up with this lovely story. What can we say, except they have the same idea about gardening as we do at BRP...

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Picnic Tables at the Piece Hall

Picnic Tables at the Piece Hall

A truckload of our Denholme picnic tables recently landed at the Piece Hall, in Halifax. And we mean a truckload! 40 Denholmes, in an array of colours, arrived to great excitement. The Piece Hall is a heritage site in Halifax (just down the road from BRP Towers)...

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Aspiring to Being Ordinary – Accessibility Matters

Aspiring to Being Ordinary – Accessibility Matters

We've been joined by a guest blogger, Krishna Francis, to discuss accessibility matters: the impact sudden disability has had on his life and how it's affected his sense of feeling "normal". "Disability is suddenly sexy. At least, that’s how it seems. With channel...

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Fly Your Flag with our Coloured Furniture

Fly Your Flag with our Coloured Furniture

Whatever your style, fly your flag with our coloured furniture. Lots of you will have seen our rainbow-themed picnic tables and benches bringing a splash of colour to school playgrounds up and down the land. Did you know you can also select the colours of your choice...

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Get growing with our raised bed kits!

Get growing with our raised bed kits!

Spring is on its way and it's time to get growing with our raised bed kits! As the days get longer, there's nothing more satisfying than watching seeds germinate and making plans for the garden. A great way to establish your garden is by using raised beds. They...

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