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What's New In Farming - Safe Use of Sheep dip courses move online

Yorkshire land-based training provider Lowe Maintenance has launched a new Safe Use of Sheep Dip course – and for the first time, training takes place online.

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Further links to our Safe Use of Sheep Dip course in the press

Our Online Sheep Dip course also featured in the following newspapers and websites (Feb 2022):

The Craven Herald
The Farming Forum
Farm Business

Winners of the Yorkshire Post's Rural Awards 2021

The Yorkshire Post Rural Awards was an evening of celebration which recognised the incredible innovation and dedication of businesses, individuals and organisations in Yorkshire’s rural communities.

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Pesticide Courses Rise as HSE Cracks Down – Pesticide Courses Rise as HSE Cracks Down

Yorkshire land based training provider, Lowe Maintenance, is seeing an uptake in visits to their pesticides courses as the HSE cracks down on breaches, which carries an unlimited fine.

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Pro landscaper Magazine - Pesticide Courses Uptake Rise

Professional users of pesticides have a legal responsibility to ensure they protect the health of human beings, creatures, and plants and safeguard the environment.

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Argonomist Arable Farmer - Pesticide Courses Article

If a user is not adhering to the Pesticides Code of Practice, they could be prosecuted under legislation like the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012.

Lowe Maintenance Paratop On The Cover of Shooting Magazine

Our para tops are a popular choice amongst gamekeepers and beaters, keeping the wind off you along with those pesky little midges on the moors.

Couldn’t believe our surprise when Morgan Sunley sent us through a note to say he had been featured on the front cover and just so happened to be wearing our amazing recycled parachute, para top.

Lowe Maintenance on Country File

August 2019 saw Countryfile Live hosted at Castle Howard, with over 50,000 visitors over the four days the event was held. Demelza was asked to partake as a member of the FSB who had teamed up with The Rural Business Awards to highlight and discuss challenges of rural small businesses. It was an opportunity to discuss live on stage with host Jules Hudson views, challenges, successes and fears of rural small businesses along with great representation from younger entrepreneurs, women in business and the LGBT+ community.

It was a great experience to be part of and meet other fabulous business owners from Yorkshire.

Lessons for the great outdoors

Supporting people in achieving their goals has been the key to a North Yorkshire couple’s continued success for the past decade.

Demelza Lowe and her husband Phil run the training organisation Lowe Maintenance, based in Settle, that provides the “tickets” or qualifications that are needed by those working largely in an outdoor environment.

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Winners of The Yorkshire Post’s 2019 Rural Awards

Professional Services to the Community Award Winners. The judges were particularly taken with this team of two, husband and wife, Demelza and Phill, based in Settle, where they set up a training centre seven years ago.

Winners of The Yorkshire Post’s 2018 Rural Awards

Professional Services to the Community Award Winners – Lowe Maintenance, based in Settle,  offer a range of land-based courses to individuals and companies in order to promote professional excellence in the rural economy.

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Craven Herald – Friends create special Remembrance display

Gill O’Donnell, of Giggleswick, and friend Demelza Hartley, of Lowe Maintenance Training, Settle, have created a special remembrance window at the business’s Duke Street base.

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