January 2019 (page 4)

Beccles 3

New 3G in Suffolk

Ex-Norwich City midfielder, Adrian Forbes, was on hand to officially open Beccles Town FC’s new floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch...

in Football - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Connacht Rugby New Stadium

Connacht €30m stadium

Connacht Rugby has been granted full planning permission for the €30m redevelopment of its Sportsground stadium in Galway, Ireland.

in Rugby - 3 weeks ago

Stockley-Park-GC Martin-Venner

Q&A with Martin Venner

Martin Venner - he’s a polite guy with a big heart

in Golf - 3 weeks ago

Royal Aberdeen

World Environment Day 19

Today is World Environment Day, and you can learn how golf is playing its part to beat air pollution through natural solutions to environmental...

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks ago

Stockley-Park-GC Fountain

Stockley Park GC

Stockley Park Golf Club, just five minutes from London’s Heathrow Airport, is set in 240 acres of rolling countryside. Lee Williams met with the club’s...

in Golf - 3 weeks ago

Mansfield Town FC

Mansfield Town TLC

Mansfield Town's head groundsman Michael Merriman has explained that work is now well under way to prepare the One Call Stadium pitch for next season.

in Football - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Sam Evans

Superb six set MG record

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association is proud to announce that a record number of members have achieved the Master Greenkeeper certificate...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

3 Hammers Balls

Prostate cancer tests

A golf club in Wolverhampton has partnered with local businesses to offer free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45 or older on Friday 14th June.

in Golf - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Shrewsbury-School Dennis

Dennis PRO 34R

After a long-term search for the ultimate rotary mower, Andy Richards - grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, believes that he has finally found what he...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Holme-Lacy Greg-Rhodes House

Holme Lacy chat with Mike

Set in fifty acres of gardens in the Wye Valley, Holme Lacy is one of Herefordshire’s treasures and a hotspot for visitors all year round. Garden supervisor,...

in Public Places - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Boston Town FC

Thief steals lawnmower

Boston Town FC have been dealt a huge blow off the pitch as their Ransomes 2 wheeled lawnmower was stolen from the ground earlier this week.

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Saunton Golf Club

Saunton volunteering

Saunton Golf Club is hosting the prestigious R&A Boys Amateur Championship and requires significant greenkeeping support of at least fourteen individuals...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Santiago Bernabéu

Real Madrid stadium

Spanish construction company FCC has won a contest to help transform Real Madrid's 70-year-old Estadio Santiago Bernabéu into what the club's president,...

in Football - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Normanby GC 1

SISIS tackles thatch

Head greenkeeper Michael Burgin has reported hugely successful results from using the SISIS TM1000 tractor mounted heavy duty scarifier to combat high...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

June Renvoations

June 2019 Pitch Diaries

Consistently warm soil temperatures in June create ideal conditions for fertilisers with an organic component, whether that be straight organic fertilisers...

in General Interest - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Dover FC Crabble Stadium

Crabble pitch makeover

The new football season might be two months away but preparations have already started on Crabble’s turf ahead of Whites’ 2019/20 National League...

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Radley College

Time-saving Toro

Four years ago, Radley College welcomed a new Toro fleet of Groundsmaster and Reelmaster mowers to the independent boys’ school in Oxfordshire. As the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Wimbledon No

No 1 court complete

There will be more guaranteed play at this year's Wimbledon Tennis Championships – thanks to the completion of a three-year project to cover the famous...

in Tennis - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Porthill Park Cricket Club

Thieves steal turf

Thieves have ripped out specialist artificial turf from a £33,000 training centre used by young cricketers.

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

A John Deere Apprentice Graduation 2018 Group

John Deere apprentices

A total of 31 young service technicians have formally graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes.

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 6 days ago