January 2019 (page 2)

The Lensbury - Peter Craig 6

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 - 6 days ago


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 - 6 days, 15 hours ago

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Fantasy Football Winners

The 2018/19 Premier League Season has drawn to a close, and with it so has the Pitchcare & Ransomes Fantasy Football League. Are you a winner?

in Industry News - 6 days, 19 hours ago

BLEC Press Day

BLEC updates the media

Three years on since the announcement was made that BLEC was to become a division of the Redexim Group, the press were recently invited to an update event...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 6 days, 21 hours ago

Leatherjacket Mr

Acelepryn reapproved

The Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs and leatherjacket has been reapproved for...

in Industry News - 1 week, 1 day ago


The PGA at Bethpage Black

The veteran maintenance team at Bethpage State Park discusses getting the Black Course looking its best in a different season and on an accelerated...

in Golf - 1 week, 1 day ago

Warwick 4-1

Warwick choose INFINICUT

As part of an on-going investment programme, Warwick Independent Schools Foundation have purchased two Cub Cadet INFINICUT mowers, as well as a selection...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 week, 1 day ago


The heart of the village

In the pretty Staffordshire village of Abbots Bromley, teamwork has seen an ambitious plan to create a new community sports hub grow from vision to reality....

in Cricket - 1 week, 1 day ago


EPA's green light

Agency identifies no risks to human health associated with widely used herbicide

in Industry News - 1 week, 2 days ago


Royals pay tribute

Reading have paid tribute to Gordon 'Fred' Neate, who died last week at the age of 78. The former player and groundsman served the club for 53 years, having...

in Football - 1 week, 2 days ago

Eddie Seaward, front courts

Eddie Seaward MBE

The team at Pitchcare were saddened to hear the news that former Head Groundsman at the All-England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), Eddie Seaward MBE, has passed...

in Industry News - 1 week, 3 days ago


We do as we're told!

It was a remark by Mark Ramprakash, England’s former batting coach, after the recent Test series defeat by West Indies which pushed one first-class groundsman...

in Industry News - 1 week, 3 days ago

Edgbaston-Priory Worm-Cast-Clearing

Disease management

In recent years, we’ve seen a continually changing landscape in our industry, relating most notably to the chemical armoury we have available to us....

in Tennis - 1 week, 3 days ago


John receives award

Groundsman John Plummer was awarded the Elliott Scally Cup at an awards evening recently. The cup goes to someone at the club who deserves special...

in Football - 1 week, 4 days ago


Slip! Slap! Swing!

Skin cancer is a global health issue and the most serious form is melanoma, which is doubling every ten to fifteen years. To raise awareness of the risks,...

in Industry News - 1 week, 4 days ago


3G pitch in Frome

A state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) was officially opened at Selwood Academy in Frome recently

in Football - 1 week, 5 days ago


Living in the dark ages!

Members of a Norfolk bowls club feel they are "living in the dark ages" after a parish council refused to help them fund the installation of electricity...

in Bowls - 1 week, 5 days ago

Royal Cinque Ports

Total solution from Toro

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club course manager James Bledge is on a mission to make the club a “bucket list destination”, choosing to invest in the complete...

in Golf - 1 week, 6 days ago

Trevose 3091A

Ventrac wins at Trevose

Trevose Golf & Country Club, situated five miles west of Padstow in Cornwall, is the latest business to appreciate the benefits of owning a Ventrac 4500...

in Golf - 1 week, 6 days ago

Alan At Zayed Sports Stadium

A stitch in time!

In the second of a series of updates, FIFA’s newly appointed Senior Pitch Management Manager, Alan Ferguson, discusses the issues surrounding the staging...

in Football - 1 week, 6 days ago