Aebi Schmidt aims for safety heights with new Street King 660 truck-mounted sweeper


Aebi Schmidt UK is aiming to take safety to another level with its new Street King 660 truck-mounted sweeper which is jam-packed with the very latest safety features.

Great Yarmouth welcomes two diesel road sweepers


Great Yarmouth Borough Council has taken delivery of two diesel mechanical road sweepers for its street cleansing fleet.

Brand new names, same trusted performance


The RAVO family of sweepers is growing and they are exclusively available in the UK through Scarab Sweepers. LAPV reports.

Fleetclear helps Osmonds maintain the Gold standard


Osmonds Transport & Planing Ltd has teamed up with Fleetclear to ensure its sweeper fleet maintains the Gold membership standards as required by the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS*).

Bedford procures eight Schmidt sweepers


Bedford Borough Council has purchased eight sweepers from Aebi Schmidt.

Green Machines take to the streets of West Oxfordshire


The job of keeping the towns of Carterton and Woodstock clean will be greener following the purchase of two new fully electric street sweepers by West Oxfordshire District Council.

Horsham adds two electric sweepers to fleet


Horsham District Council has updated its street cleansing fleet with two electric sweepers, which replace diesel versions.

Overcoming the challenges of summer sweeping


With summer upon us, local authorities are gearing up to tackle the unique challenges of road sweeping during this warm, dry season. Paul Beddows, sales director at Dawsongroup emc, highlights how the firm's electric fleet can contribute to keeping our towns and cities clean and safe, while limiting the environmental impact.

Urbaser pulls out the stops for King’s Coronation celebrations in Windsor


Staff at Urbaser Ltd, the environmental services company responsible for delivering street cleaning for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM), worked tirelessly over King Charles’ Coronation weekend to ensure the Borough remained in good order throughout the festivities.

Dawsongroup emc to showcase fleet at APSE Scotland


Dawsongroup emc, the UK’s leading contract hire supplier of industrial, municipal, and specialist vehicles, is set to showcase its fleet at the APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds Seminar this May.

Street King 660 helps win extra business for Shorts Group


Independent family-owned Shorts Group has been able to win extra business after adding two truck-mounted Street King 660 sweepers from Aebi Schmidt to its hire fleet.

Durham adds three road sweepers to fleet


The North East’s largest council has bolstered its road sweeping fleet in order to keep communities clean and tidy.

Burnley equips fleet with live camera systems


Burnley Council has equipped its entire refuse collection vehicle (RCV) and sweeper fleet, comprising 17 vehicles, with live camera systems.

Spelthorne awards second contract to SFS


Spelthorne Borough Council in Surrey has retained Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) as its fleet provider after announcing the award of a second contract commencing in June 2023.

Council goes green to sweep the streets clean


Test Valley Borough Council has taken delivery of three new electric powered pedestrian sweepers as part of the local authority’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint.

Sunderland City Council takes delivery of 12 Hako sweepers


Sunderland City Council has taken delivery of 12 new compact sweepers from Hako Machines Ltd.

Dawsongroup emc gears up for surface dressing demand


Dawsongroup emc is gearing up for a busy surface dressing season with their expanded fleet and flexible contract hire options this spring. LAPV reports.

Islington Council adds eSwingo to growing electric fleet


Islington Council has added an all-electric eSwingo compact sweeper from Aebi Schmidt to its growing electric fleet as it moves towards its net zero carbon target in seven years’ time.

Wolverhampton launches four electric cleaning vehicles


The city of Wolverhampton will now be both clean and green thanks to a quartet of zero emission road sweepers.

Dawsongroup emc: Celebrating growth in 2022


As the year comes to a close, Paul Beddows, sales director at Dawsongroup emc, reflects on a strong year for the business.

Dawsongroup emc – experts in service excellence


Dawsongroup emc is the UK’s leading supplier of self-drive municipal, industrial, and specialist vehicles for sale and contract hire. From compact road sweepers to gully tankers, RCVs, and tippers for hire, we have one of the most premium fleets on the asset rental market.

eSwingo electric sweeper wins award for Excellence in Innovation


Aebi Schmidt’s hugely acclaimed eSwingo all-electric compact sweeper scooped the award for Excellence in Innovation at this year’s RWM and Let’s Recycle Awards.

Bury spends £10m on fleet renewal


Bury Council has taken delivery of 10 new vehicles as part of its £10m fleet renewal programme.

Is a demount vehicle a viable option for winter maintenance?


Historically, demountable bodies have not been popular in the UK. However, Bucher Municipal argues that we will be seeing them more and more on our streets. LAPV reports.

Dawsongroup emc: what is in a name?


Dawsongroup sweepers has changed its name to Dawsongroup emc. LAPV sat down with sales director Paul Beddows to discuss the name change, net zero and what ‘de-risking’ ownership means.

Nottingham orders seven electric eSwingos


Nottingham City Council has ordered seven fully electric eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt as it works towards its target of becoming the UK’s first carbon neutral city.

Ten things to do at RWM & Letsrecycle Live 2022


With the new collaboration between RWM & Letsrecycle Live 2022 just over a week away, 12,000 visitors are set to descend on the NEC in Birmingham on 14-15 September 2022 for two action-packed days. Here we look at the top 10 things to do at the show that mean you cannot afford to miss it!

Hako welcomes Cyril Johnston as Northern Ireland distributor


Hako Machines UK has welcomed Cyril Johnston as a distributor of its world class cleaning machines for Northern Ireland in a new partnership.

Hydrogen powered sweeper delivers record emission savings for Scottish council


A sweeper converted to run on hydrogen dual-fuel has achieved daily diesel displacement rates nearing 50% for Aberdeen City Council.

District council ‘swept away’ by electric sweeper trial


Blaby District Council has said it was left ‘very impressed’ after a successful trial of an electric road sweeper.

Peterborough City Council adds five new Swingo compact sweepers to its Streetcare fleet


Peterborough City Council has purchased five new Swingo 200+ compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt for its 10-strong Streetcare sweeper fleet after going out to tender for replacement vehicles.

Robo Street Sweeper takes to the roads


Chinese autonomous vehicle company WeRide is running a huge road test of its Robo Street Sweeper, the country’s first mass-produced and purpose-built self-driving sweeper.

The secret of Scarab’s single engine sweeper


With the end of the tax rebate on red diesel, Scarab’s single engine sweeper comes into its own.

Derby City Council goes for like-for-like Swingo replacements


Derby City Council has replaced the Swingo 200+ compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt on its street cleansing fleet with three, brand new Swingos on a like-for-like basis.

Bury Council invests £225,000 in three Schmidt Swingo sweepers


Bury Council has invested £225,000 in three Schmidt Swingo 100 mechanical compact sweepers in order to provide an enhanced street care service.

Bury Council to spend £10m to replace 91 vehicles


Bury Council is spending £10m over a three-year period to replace 91 vehicles and reduce CO2 emissions in line with its climate action strategy.

Council to invest £130,000 in new sweepers


Durham County Council is planning on investing half a million pounds in decarbonising its fleet and energy efficiency measures this year.

Dudley Council opts for Swingo sweepers after top mark tender


Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council has added eight Swingos from Aebi Schmidt to its fleet of street cleaning vehicles following a thorough and extensive tender process at which the compact sweeper scored top marks.

Vale of Glamorgan Council installs new fleet safety equipment


Vale of Glamorgan Council is installing the latest safety equipment to its fleet to protect the public, cyclists, and crews.

Southampton City Council sees electrifying results from eSwingo


Southampton City Council is seeing electrifying results from its fleet of four new all-electric eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt UK which are making a vital contribution to meeting the Council’s environmental objectives under its Greener City Charter.

Schmidt Multigo provides year-round solutions for councils


Aebi Schmidt’s articulated Multigo 150 sweeper is a remarkably versatile machine which can meet the varied needs of local authorities. LAPV reports.

Dawsongroup sweepers secures largest Scottish sweeper contract


Dawsongroup sweepers, a rental supplier of industrial and municipal cleaning vehicles, has secured the largest sweeper contract available in Scotland.

Warwick residents called on to name new sweepers


Sweeping Beauty? Shaun the Sweep? The Grim Sweeper? These could be the names of Warwick District Council’s new fleet of street sweeper vehicles as the Council invites residents to ‘suggest their best’.

Councils maintenance works leading the way in sustainability


The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has teamed up with our highways service provider, VolkerHighways, to explore how new, environmentally friendly initiatives can be employed around the borough.

Southampton City Council selects eSwingos to help meet green objectives


Southampton City Council has taken delivery of the first of four all-electric eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt UK to help meet its environmental objectives under its Green City Plan 2030.

Worcester City Council adds safety feature to new Schmidt sweepers


Worcester City Council has fitted new safety features to three new Schmidt sweepers that it has added to its municipal fleet to increase driver safety and boost productivity.

Hako and Amey seal Scottish deal


Hako Machines and the infrastructure support service provider, Amey Plc, have agreed a deal that will see them working together to support Scottish infrastructure over the next eight years. LAPV finds out more.

Multevo launches new Multihog CV Sweeper


Multevo have launched their new Multihog CV Sweeper to the UK market which they say offers comfort, efficiency and ‘unmatched versatility’.

Johnston launches new electric compact sweeper


Johnston Sweepers has launched their all-new fully electric Bucher City Cat V20e Compact to the UK sweeper market.

Kärcher launches new MC 250 municipal sweeper


Kärcher’s new MC 250 sweeper has been designed for municipal use in urban areas and is equipped with a low-emission Euro 6 or Stage V engine.


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