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We now send updated guide prices and re-vamped membership regulations with your annual subscription invoice.

With regard to communication, several ring members have asked us to explore communication with members by email. If you are not currently receiving information by this method and are now able to, please let us know by emailing to be added to the email distribution list. This is proving to be a quick and effective way of keeping members up to date with news and special offers.

Finally, please see below for a few notes about some varied services and special discounts on offer through Lothian Machinery Ring. Please let the ring office know if you would like to highlight your products or services in our next information sheet.    back

Case IH Exclusive Deal with Scottish Machinery Rings

If you are considering buying a new tractor, baler or combine and want to save some money, click on this link and read on. back

Builders Supply

We now have a couple of builders supply companies as members. If you require a price for anything from a bag of sand to a load of concrete or gravel, or any other product, please call us and we will come back to you with a quote. As a member of Lothian Machinery Ring you will also be able to uplift a product direct from their yard simply by allocation of an order number from ourselves. Please contact us for more details.   back

Skip Hire

Why not keep your waste disposal problems nice and simple and have a skip sitting on site for most of your mixed waste including plastic wraps & containers etc.
Please contact us for more details.   back

Plant Hire

We also have various plant hire companies as members, offering a wide variety of equipment available for hire from mini excavators to 13t excavators, chemical toilets to mobile site accomodation, dumpers, generators, rollers, fork lift trucks and 75-150hp tractors to name but a few. Please contact us for more details.   back

LMR Training Services

Our Training Services website can arrange many courses to suit members demands. If you have not already booked your training requirements for the coming 6 months, then please get in touch with the ring office. Here’s a selection of our most popular courses and if there is something specific you would like, please let us know and we will strive to tailor make our courses to meet your requirements.

Estate Maintenance
Abrasive Wheels/Welding (Electric, Oxy & MIG)/Brush cutters /Strimmers/Chainsaws( all units) Vermin Control /Wood Chipper/Stump grinder/Mobile Elevated Work Platforms/
A.T.V./ Quad Bikes/Gator (sit in and sit astride)/Backhoe (180)/Excavators (wheeled & tracked)/Loading Shovels/Dumper trucks (1 tonne to Moxy)/Tractor Driving/Fork Lift Trucks (all groups)/Road Rollers (ride on and pedestrian)
Health & Safety
Safety Awareness/Health & safety (manual handling/risk assessment)/All First aid including Defibrillation/Food Hygiene
Pesticides (F.E.P.A)
Safe use of pesticides (PA1) and all applicator courses back

Redpath Tyres

New Life Tyres offer the following discount to ring members –

3% Further Discount – Truck & Agricultural Tyres
8% Further Discount - Car (Inc 4x4) & Van Tyres
8% Further Discount - Batteries

If you need new tyres or puncture repairs, why not call New Life Tyres on 0131 669 1464 and obtain a quote for your specific requirements. back



  • Jamie Smart, Balderston Farm, Linlithgow
  • Sandy Allison, Turnhouse Farm, Edinburgh
  • Hew Hunter, Stonelaws Farm, East Linton, East Lothian
  • Tom Lawrie, Ransfield Farm, Ratho
  • Ian Orr, Standhill Farm, Blackridge, West Lothian
  • Robert Dale, Lochhouses, Dunbar, East Lothian
  • John Lessels, Springfield, Polton Road West, Lasswade
  • John McCluskey, Lea Farm, Rosslyn


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