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  • Outdoor learning

    Removing the barriers to outdoor play

    30 March 2017 By Nicola Parker, Early Years Buyer

    Outdoor play provides fantastic opportunities for exciting open ended learning, but we understand that it’s not always easy. Here’s some advice on how to tackle common barriers to exploring the great outdoors.

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  • YPO commercial development team

    Meet the Commercial Development Team

    23 March 2017 By David Bemrose, Strategic Relationship Manager

    At YPO, we’re constantly evolving to meet the needs of our customers. As public sector budget cuts continue to deepen, we’re always striving to provide a support service that helps our customers take steps towards achieving their objectives and delivering value for money.

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  • Wind power by YPO

    Five things you might not know about wind turbines

    14 March 2017 By Fergus Parish, Category Buyer – Energy

    Figures released by Carbon Brief have shown that wind turbines have overtaken coal in the amount of power produced in 2016.

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  • Mower

    There's no substitute for regular maintenance

    09 March 2017 By Nigel Church, Product Trainer, Ransomes Jacobsen

    It goes without saying that mowers, especially the cylinder models used on greens, tees, surrounds and fairways, must be well maintained and set up correctly to ensure that you get a maximum return on your investment.

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  • Internaational womens day

    Celebrating women in history

    08 March 2017 By Alexandra Ehrmann, creator of History Heroes

    To mark International Women’s Day, one of our suppliers and the creator of History Heroes Alexandra Ehrmann tell us about the launch of her new game WOMEN in history…

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  • YPO apprentices

    Being an Apprentice

    06 March 2017 By Catriona Thackray

    Around six months ago, I had to decide what I would do post school.

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  • Hull blade

    Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

    27 February 2017 By Kath Johnson, Buyer - fleet and highways

    Elements of being by the sea that we find so invigorating can be quite destructive to land and building around the coastal area.

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  • Healthy Pancake Day with YPO

    10 healthy alternatives for Pancake Day

    24 February 2017 By Natalie Griffin, Campaign Manager

    We know Pancake Day is the perfect excuse to over indulge and gorge ourselves silly on all things sweet and sickly. But it got us thinking, what could we try instead so we can go pancake mad this year; but guilt free?

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  • Energy in schools and academies

    Energy in schools and academies

    24 February 2017 By Rob Clark, Procurement Business Partner

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  • Demonstration clock

    Our top 10 own brand products

    14 February 2017 By Richard Tinker, Head of Trading

    Our Head of Trading Richard Tinker recommends top 10 YPO own brand products

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