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This weekly email searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to contractors in the fencing and access control industry. It is published by de facto, inc., which also publishes fencebids.


Industry News

Linear Announces Dealer Webinar: The Case for Testimonials and Case Studies
Press Release  - Oct 29, 2013
Carlsbad, CA - October 29, 2013 - Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, security, and health and wellness solutions, announces its sixth dealer-focused interactive webinar, The Case for Testimonials and Case Studies, on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PST. .....
OutdoorFX Branches Out with the Creation of Elite Fence
Press Release WND - Oct 26, 2013
After securing exclusive rights to be a Columbus area distributor of Active Yards fences, Elite Fence has rolled out a full campaign for market domination. .....
Secret Service awards $250,000 contract for bicycle barricades to Sonco Worldwide
Govermnet Security6 News - Oct 24, 2013
The U.S. Secret Service has awarded a 5-year contract, which could be worth as much as $250,000, to Sonco Worldwide, of Bladensburg, MD, to provide galvanized steel bike rack-style barricades for use in the National Capital region at National Special Security Events and other security-related events.....
InventHelp Inventors Develop Efficient Fence Hanger (NJD-434)
PRWeb - Oct 27, 2013
PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Have you been searching for a better way to organize the supplies in your backyard? Then you need the P V C Fence Hanging System.....

Fence Contractors in the News

Buckley Fence, LLC Invites Customers to Connect and Learn the Stories Behind Their Installations)
PRWeb - Oct 27, 2013
Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Buckley Fence, LLC takes pride in every installation they make. None is more prominent than the Wangard installation, which is featured on the home page of their website. Installed in Oconomowoc, WI, ....
Long Fence is Puppy Sponsor for Hero Dogs, Inc. Service Dogs for Wounded Veterans
Broadway World - Oct 28, 2013
Archibald Henderson "Archie," a three-and-a-half-month old chocolate Labrador Retriever, came to visit Long Fence in Ijamsville, MD on Friday, October 4, 2013. Archie is learning to be a service dog and social outings are just one part of a service dog's intensive training...

HSE: 'Telehandlers not for fence-post driving'
FarmersWeekly - Oct 27, 2013
In recent years there have been a number of fatalities caused by the bucket of a telehandler becoming detached from the arm and falling on to workers when used while fencing. ....

Local Government Issues

Downtown Shelton parking lot fence to be upgraded
Shelton Herald - Oct 22, 2013
The city plans to replace the chain-link fence around the municipal parking lot on Cornell Street, between Howe Avenue and the Farmers Market Building, with a more decorative fence.....
Safety fence to go up after teenage girl's plunge from top of multi-storey car park at The Grafton in Cambridge
Cambridge News - Oct 25, 2013
A safety fence is set to be erected after a teenage girl plunged from the top of a multi-storey car park in Cambridge...
Property owner wants free fence from Anna Maria
The Islander - Oct 23, 2013
Barbara Nally, owner of a vacation rental at 110 Spring Ave., Anna Maria, is asking the city to pay for a privacy fence between the home and a yet-to-be-completed walkway carrying pedestrians to the Sandbar Restaurant and a public beach access - See more at:
Graziers' fence bid approved in Tynedale
The Journal - Oct 23, 2013
A bid to erect fence to keep sheep off a road in a protected area has been approved, despite opposition from an open spaces charity....

Community Issues

More fence added through park project - Oct 27, 2013
HILLSDALE — Fence work at Mrs. Stock’s Park is continuing to take shape, thanks to the Fund a Foot of Fence campaign....
Fight over fence at a Prestwick golf course turns legal
DailyRecord - Oct 27, 2013
The battle over a public footpath has turned into a legal fight. Lawyers acting on behalf of the Ayrshire branch of the Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society, better known as Scotways, have demanded St Cuthbert golf course bosses remove a seven...
Fence idea wrong
Victoria News - Oct 27, 2013
So, someone wants to fence in our park on Oakdowne Road. We not only live on Oakdowne Road, but were born and went to school in Oak Bay. We came back after a 20 year absence and have resided on Oakdowne Road for 24 years...
Jesus spotted on a fence in York County
Evening Sun - Oct 27, 2013
David McFadden was driving home after dropping his wife off at work when he stopped at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Hill Street in Spring Garden Township.....

Fences and Neighbors

Good fences keeps the peace between neighbours
The Rural - Oct 28, 2013
CATTLE producers in Australia don't seem to shoot their neighbours anymore over disagreements with fences. While most of us get on with our neighbours, some don't, and little things can become big issues......


Schools and Fences

Students petition to remove fence
Daily Trojan - Oct 28, 2013
Nearly one year after a shooting on campus on Halloween, the #USChangeMovement is petitioning President C. L. Max Nikias and the university administration to take down the gates that went up last January in an effort to increase campus security....

Pool Safety

Inflatable and portable pools need fences too
Pool+Spa - Oct 29, 2013
With Christmas just around the corner, Maitland City Council is reminding residents that under the NSW Swimming Pool Act 2012 any pool capable of being filled to a depth of 300 mm or more is required to be fenced in accordance with the legislation. .
Pay for a fence or pay a fine
Maitland Mercury - Oct 24, 2013
If you can’t afford a fence then forget the pool. That’s the warning Maitland City Council has issued people considering portable and inflatable pools this Christmas....
Reminder fences save lives
NTNews - Oct 25, 2013
THE drowning death of a toddler in Darwin's rural area is a tragic reminder that home pools can be dangerous and people should install fences, the Royal Life Saving Society has said.....


Fence Stirs Calls for Georgian Boycott of Sochi
ABC News - Oct 27, 2013
The Russian border guards were clear: Georgian villagers said they told them if they wanted to salvage anything from two homes they had better do it quickly.....
Bulgarian Army Builds Border Fence With Turkey - Oct 24, 2013
Bulgaria has started construction of a fence along its border with Turkey to prevent the entry of illegal immigrants. Bulgarian Army began a construction of a fence that will be used to restrict the number of refugees entering Bulgaria from Turkey, informs the Ministry of Defense....

Weird News

Homeowner shoots and kills intruder ranting about zombies
Canoe - Oct 28, 2013
LOS ANGELES - A California man shot dead after breaking into a young family’s suburban home over the weekend had ranted about zombies hours before he showed up screaming threats in their backyard and smashed into their house, authorities said on Monday.....

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