Borders Machinery Ring Limited

Leader House
Mill Road
Earlston
TD4 6DG

BMR acts as an agent only and not as principal

T: 01896 758091
F: 01896 757036
E: bmr@ringleader.co.uk
Registered in Scotland
Reg No. SP02303R

BMR

PURPOSE

BMR is a Co-op owned by its members and run for their advantage - To improve member profitability by providing services which reduce costs, improve efficiency, asset utilisation and manage risk.  Our main areas of business are Machinery Hire & Contracting, Labour Supply, Training, Farm Supplies, Utilities Procurement & Renewables

HISTORY

Borders Machinery Ring (BMR), the first Ring to be formed in the UK in February 1987 by 23 farmers and contractors.  Currently, there are over 930 Full, Labour and Private members. Turnover is around £6 million.  There are now 9 rings in Scotland and 8 in England and Wales.

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NOTICE BOARD

STRAW WANTED - If you have straw available  please let us know.  Very Good Prices on Offer  01896 758091

FORD VEHICLE DEAL- great deals available on all Ford vehicles including commercial vans.

TOYOTA FLEET DEAL - Additional Discount has been added to our deal for selected Toyota vehicles ordered & registered before 30th September 2017 (T & C's Apply)
Discounts also available on Ford, Mitsubishi and other makes.  Phone for further details.

LIVESTOCK POSITIONS - Livestock positions to fill-see Situations above.

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER -now in What's New tab!

TELECOMS-Data Monitoring Guide -Avoid Billshock-exceeding your monthly data allowance will result in unwanted extra charges-learn how to monitor usage here

 

 


 

 

The BMR office is now within Leader House, Mill Road, Earlston, TD4 6DG.

 

There are meeting rooms for hire and a unit for let. Call for details.


Training 

For our training schedule up to Christmas, please visit the training page.

Currently spaces available

Monday 20th November-Slug pellet applicator

Tuesday 21st November-hand-held applicator

Friday 24th November-boom sprayer

Monday 27th November-sit astride ATV

All to be held at Earlston

Pesticides Refresher Courses Now Available from Lantra! You are now able to take Pesticides Refresher courses. Ideal for people employed in the agriculture or horticulture industries, responsible for the storage, handling and application of pesticides. They cover health & safety and legislation enabling operatives to work safely and effectively out in the field. These courses are for existing holders of certificates of competence, provides evidence of operatives CPD, and attracts BASIS CPD points. Call for details.

Certificate of Competence in Transport of Animals for short journeys-Farmers are now having to provide their Award number to renew their Transporter Authorisation with Animal Health. If you need to take this award, please get in touch. Tests can be organised at the office in Earlston, or within the BMR area for 10+ candidates


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BMR App now available! Please download from Apple or Google Play. Follow the instructions to set up for quick links. Let us know what you think.


 

Labour Wanted - Casual & Skilled Tractor Operators.  Full & Part-time positions available

If you are looking for work at present then please give us a call or upload you details and cv on our "Situations" page. 


Telehandler & Excavator Hire  - Exclusive rates for BMR Members with Nixon Hire

Nixon Hire is offering great hire deals exclusively through BMR on Telehandlers in sizes 5-17meters. Excavators also available 1.5t to 22t   Call us for more info!

  

Tractor Hire 

100hp - 300 hp Available 
Short & Long Term Hire
Trailers also available to suit your requirements  10 - 18t (with Full Road Kit)
 


Competitive fertiliser prices now available on UK Nitrogen.  Delayed Payment also available - Call Sarah with your requirements

 


Automated payments through the Ring

For the benefit of our members our payment terms to suppliers have changed to 28 days from date of invoice, providing monies are received from demanders. If you have any questions regarding this please call the office.

 

Keep calling with your requests, updated services and your availability for work

Always let us know any new contact details

News
  • Preventing Billshock Abroad
    How to avoid excessive phone charges when overseas
    Read more...
  • BMR hosts Borders Safety Group for Fire Safety meeting
    Borders Safety Group met at BMR to receive a presentation from local Fire Enforcement Officers and discuss Fire Safety
    Read more...
  • Woodwaste fines for animal bedding Woodwaste fines for animal bedding
    Woodfines can make a good substitute for straw bedding. Various grades are available, call BMR to see a samples
    Read more...
  • Driver CPC Offer from JK Transport Training Services
    BMR is offering Driver CPC units at Earlston delivered by JK Transport Training Services
    Read more...
  • Farm Assurance with Acoura Farm Assurance with Acoura
    Special rates available on new certifications and renewals
    Read more...
  • Jaguar & Land Rover - Improved deals Jaguar & Land Rover - Improved deals
    Anglia Farmers are now able to offer manufacturer terms
    Read more...

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