New tractor delight for North Yorks farmer

New tractor delight for North Yorks farmer

20 July 2012

Whether farming fifty acres or five hundred, no-one working the land can do without a tractor. So it’s little wonder that Colin Boocock, who runs beef cattle and sheep on 94 acres at Moorsholm near Saltburn, North Yorkshire, regards his new tractor as a very significant investment.

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SIP sole UK distributor for Force Tools

16 July 2012.

SIP Industrial Products Ltd have been appointed the sole UK distributor for the complete range of Force Tools hand tools and tool chests. This brand new range of professional hand tools are made in Taiwan and combine superb design with top quality manufacture.

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Hawk eyes up McCormick tractors for 2012 fleet

13 July 2012.

A consignment of 20 new McCormick tractors has been handed over to one of Britain’s leading tractor rental companies. Hawk Tractors will supply the MTX and XTX six-cylinder machines to farmers and contractors throughout Britain as part of a fleet that continues to expand to meet demand for short- and long-term hire.

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Event cancelled

12 July 2012.

The Ayrshire Vintage Tractor & Machinery Club has joined the ranks of the events which have sadly been cancelled this year. The rally was set to be a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the event on July 22.

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New range of screw compressors from SIP

9 July 2012.

SIP Industrial Products Ltd, the compressor and welding specialist, has launched three Italian designed rotary screw compressors – the Airmate Saturn 1010-500F, the Airmate Saturn 1510-500F and the Airmate Saturn 2010-500F. These latest additions to the SIP range are designed for continuous use in demading environments. They will provide industrial users with a super-efficient, powerful and reliable source of compressed air.

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New Landini dealer for Cheshire and Staffs

6 July 2012.

As the new sales and service dealer for Landini tractors in Cheshire and Staffordshire, Stephen Lowe of Border Plant Sales is confident the appointment will give his business a welcome shot in the arm.

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The field is a flood - let's not get stuck in the mud!

4 July 2012.

Due to the depressing downpours, the Leighton Hall Classic Car and Vintage Vehicle Show, due to be held on Sunday, July 8, will be postponed until Sunday September 2 in the hope that we will have a balmy Indian Summer!

Featuring over 500 classic cars, motorcycles, stationary engines, commercials and vintage tractors, the show will also include trade stands and an autojumble for anyone looking to bag a bargain. With parades, running commentaries throughout the day, judging of the classes, competitions and prizes galore, this is a great day out for the whole family.

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2 July 2012.

 Andrew Percy, Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole, set the Rimmer family off on their marathon tractor road of more than 500 miles on Saturday (June 30).

The team comprising father (Tony) and sons (Alastair, James and Josh) and dog Scooby will travel on their International B-414 from Wroot, North Lincolnshire to their destination Breuil Bernard, France on an eight day epic journey in a bid to raise a massive £10,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The full story of the preparations for the run was in the July issue of Tractor magazine and we hope to bring you the full story of their exploits in a future issue.

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HOT 100 discounts on sip welders and compressors

2 July 2012.

SIP Industrial Products Ltd launch their latest end user promotion – ‘HOT 100’ on July 1. The promotion features over 300 products from SIP’s range and, as the name suggests, 100 of the best selling products are offered at even better discounted prices.

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Miscellany of motive power

28 June 2012.

THE Rural Life Centre at Tilford will reverberate to the combined sounds of a large number of internal combustion engines during the Central Southern Vintage Agricultural Club's (CSVAC) annual Stationary Engine Rally over the weekend of July 14-15.

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