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Ian C

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About Ian C

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    Senior member, Raffle Sponsor 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Birthday 29/02/1968

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  • Location:
    Leeds, West yorks
  • Interests
    Motor bikes,
  • Occupation
    tree surgeon
  • City
    Leeds

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  1. Ian C

    MS261 Clutch/Crank

    I had one of the first 261 out and that was a pile of useless crap, I had to sell it for spares in the end! Husky 5 series are no better, I have got rid of all them aswell now, I do like the Echo stuff, basic reliable and built well!
  2. Ian C

    Dolmar

    Hi Andrew Long time no hear! out little dolly is still running, don't get much use mind, what ever happened to the new top handle mak/dolmar were bringing out?
  3. looking for freelance climbers to add to our list who are willing to work around the Leeds (west Yorks) area. email me at ian@ic-s.org.uk and we will send a simple form for you to fill out Thanks
  4. Ian C

    Full time 2nd Climber/Groundsman Leeds

    Still looking
  5. 30 years and never moved on, says it all!
  6. Ian C

    Landscape Operative

    bump
  7. Ian C

    Arb Waste

    Got Sylvagen on board for logs
  8. Ian C

    Are air dried logs to be made illegal?

    yep, all be going, I get more for woodchip than I do for timber! messing round with arb waste for logs is time consuming and were too busy to even look at logs.
  9. Ian C

    Are air dried logs to be made illegal?

    To be honest I have worked it out and to make it worh doing I need 120 a cube min, there shit loads round here doing dumpy bags for 40 quid, theres no way I will sell them at £120 a cube.
  10. Ian C

    Are air dried logs to be made illegal?

    I have given up doing logs this year, there is simply no money in logs from arb waste, more cost affective for us to send it off in 27t bulkers, we chip up to 12" anyway so getting rid of the logs will be a bonus, no more running round doing deliveries for peanuts.
  11. Ian C

    Landscape Operative

    we are recruiting Landscape Operative ICS tree services ltd is a small arboricultural and Landscape contracting business based near Leeds West Yorkshire, we carry out work for mainly high end domestic and large and small commercial clients, we cover all forms of arboriculture and grounds maintenance for commercial clients, we have some large modern machinery and are continually investing in quality kit and training. We require a competent person who can carry out Landscape work such as Fencing, decking, Turfing etc to a high standard, quality of work and customer satisfaction is our number one goal. Job is Mon-Friday 7.30-4.30 but must be flexible. Applicants must have the following Basis knowledge of Landscaping but training will be given Driving license Good communication skills The ability to work as part of a team Good customer skills Able to turn up clean and on time Min of 1 years experience, would suit a younger person looking to join a growing business. Desired are Towing license Formal qualification in Landscaping This is a full time contract PAYE with the following benefits- A competitive salary (negotiable dependent on experience) All equipment supplied On going training All PPE and company uniform 28 days paid holiday inc Bank Holidays Company pension scheme A friendly and enjoyable place to work, good sense of humour is a must! Interested? Pm me or email at ian@ic-s.org.uk
  12. Ian C

    Full time 2nd Climber/Groundsman Leeds

    Thanks Guys, much appreciated.
  13. Ian C

    Staff woes, getting ready to chuck it all in

    Far from it Eggs, I pay as much as I can but there loads coming out of collage at 19 and think there worth a small fortune just because they climb trees and collage said there worth it!
  14. Ian C

    Staff woes, getting ready to chuck it all in

    Its also full of wanna be's that think there worth a fortune cos they have a few tickets and can get out of bed on a morning!

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