January 2019 (page 5)

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Turf Pest Tracker

The new Turf Pest Tracker will follow the timing and movement of the adult life cycle stages of key turf pests this summer, to get a better picture of...

in Pests & Diseases - 4 weeks ago

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Sharks and Dolphins II

In the first of a two-part article, Frank Newberry, tutor at Grounds Training, reported on the perils of giving people feedback on their performance at...

in Consultancy - 4 weeks ago

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JK science 'flawed'

Japanese knotweed is wrongly destroying the value of thousands of homes because mortgage lenders are relying on discredited scientific evidence, an investigation...

in General Interest - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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82p per hour!

The Daily Mirror has discovered that an eye-watering £5 billion is being spent on seven new stadia and infrastructure including transport and roads, built...

in Football - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Ailsa enhancements

Trump Turnberry, located on the west coast of Scotland, has unveiled new enhancements to the iconic Open Championship Ailsa course, heralding a new era...

in Golf - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Andrew Rodwell RIP

SCH (Supplies) Ltd founder and former managing director Andrew Rodwell has died age 80. Many will know Andrew from the company's 33 years of extensive...

in Industry News - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Graden CSI a key tool

With changes in pesticide legislation having an ever-deepening effect on Sportsturf quality, the drive for turf managers to shift their nutritional and...

in Golf - 4 weeks, 2 days ago

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DLF Wildflower delivers

Scrub areas at Cheltenham’s Lilley Brook Golf Club have been rejuvenated thanks to wildflower mixtures from DLF Seeds. In a quest to improve the visual...

in Golf - 4 weeks, 2 days ago

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Tree of the Year 2019

The Woodland Trust is searching for the most loved, visually stunning tree, with the most fascinating story, for Tree of the Year 2019

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 weeks, 2 days ago

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Derby dreams dominate

Home to the Investec Derby, and synonymous with Flat racing for even the most casual follower of the sport, Epsom Downs is used to being in the news. But...

in Equestrian - on 20/5/19

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United's groundsmen win

Tony Sinclair and his team have won the Premier League’s Grounds Team of the Year accolade for 2019, which is judged by referees and match delegates...

in Industry News - on 19/5/19

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Montrose invests

Montrose Golf Links has announced details of one of the largest investments ever made in the celebrated east coast course. Completed earlier this year,...

in Golf - on 19/5/19

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For all the family!

John Coles Park in Chippenham is set to start the summer with a celebration after winning one award and being judged for another

in Local Authority - on 19/5/19

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Ascot are RCA winners

The Ascot Racecourse Groundstaff team celebrated the start of the turf flat season by lifting the Racecourse Groundstaff Award for dual-purpose racecourse,...

in Equestrian - on 18/5/19

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MLP's April winner

Staines-upon-Thames’ Matthew Arnold Sports Centre is celebrating the start of Spring with MyLocalPitch’s April Outstanding Sports Facility Award

in Football - on 18/5/19

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Toro at Bruntsfield

A £1.2 million investment in the 18-hole course at one of the world’s oldest golf clubs, Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society in Edinburgh, has concluded...

in Golf - on 17/5/19

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Ash dieback's £15b cost

A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, Fera Science, Sylva Foundation and the Woodland Trust has calculated the true economic cost of ash...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/5/19

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US salaries on the rise

Employers of golf course superintendents continue to reinforce the value they place in golf course facility leaders as the average annual salary for the...

in Industry News - on 17/5/19

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A true vocation

For over forty years, Peter Craig has served in what he views as his vocation. Like many who have worked in this industry for such a long period of time,...

in Multi-sports venues - on 17/5/19

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A bug's death!

Alex Sobel MP hosted a House of Commons debate recently about insect declines, sparked by the recent global review of insect declines authored by Sanchez-Bayo...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/5/19