January 2019 (page 4)


Artificial intelligence?

Regular readers of this magazine - and our website articles - will know that we have been championing natural turf pitches ahead of artificials for a number...

in Synthetics - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

GKB Sandspreader 100

GKB Sandspreader SP100

Renowned for their sports turf management services based in Woolpit, Suffolk, Parkers Pitches has recently added a GKB Sandspreader SP100 to their range...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks ago


Wentworth & JD partner

Wentworth Club and John Deere Limited have announced a new, exclusive partnership for the supply of golf course maintenance equipment to the world famous...

in Golf - 3 weeks ago


Tractor loaned by council

A charity that gives rides to elderly people and disabled youngsters has been loaned a replacement tractor after its own vehicle was stolen.

in Public Places - 3 weeks ago


Nigel Church retires

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Praise for Kidderminster

Worcestershire CCC’s Alex Gidman and Paul Pridgeon gave the thumbs-up to Kidderminster Cricket Club after the floods at Blackfinch New Road prompted...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 1 day ago


Alexander plans revealed

Plans showcasing the emerging design for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been published, as public consultation begins

in Renovations & New Builds - 3 weeks, 1 day ago


Shay showing signs

Shay groundsman Graham Osbourne admits the weather hasn’t been kind in his battle to get the pitch ready for the return of competitive action at the...

in Football - 3 weeks, 2 days ago


Todd gains experience

Todd Darrington never dreamed his choice of career could take him where it has. However, his job has turned into a dream come true and it doesn't look...

in Football - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

SISIS Flexibrush Oswestry GC

SISIS Flexibrush

Gary Barnfield, head greenkeeper at Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 2 days ago


Your SIX Senses!

The other day, I was following our train of operators on the way out to their morning assignments. During my travels, I was overwhelmed by the dreaded...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 2 days ago


Memorial pitch

A newly refurbished floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), named in memory of former student James Turnbull, who passed away last...

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago


Cromer best in country

Cromer's tennis players have always boasted that their 10 grass courts are amongst the best in the country - and now it is official

in Tennis - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Extra Time Hubs

Extra Time Hubs

A group of 12 English Football League (EFL) clubs have launched a programme looking to tackle loneliness and inactivity among older fans.

in Football - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Welford Road Pitch Renovation

Welford Road renovations

The Welford Road pitch has been a hive of activity this week as Leicester Tigers’ grounds staff overhaul the playing surface ahead of the new...

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 4 days ago


Andy Harris awarded

Andy Harris from Birmingham Exiles was honoured at the annual North Midlands Volunteer Awards recently.

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Gaudet Luce Wildflowers

How to - wildflowers

Andew Laing, Course Manager at Gaudet Luce Golf & Leisure Complex gives us his tips on how best to establish a wildflower area whilst improving the visual...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Andy Maxfield

Andy aims for record

HMP Kirkham prison officer Andy Maxfield is aiming to break the Guinness World Record this weekend, for pushing a walk-behind mower as far as possible...

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


Drone stops sinking

Whitchurch Rugby Club have been using a hi-tech drone to deal with a large sinkhole which suddenly appeared on the pitch

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Multiple plus points

Dedicated to bringing you more, Reesink Turfcare has extended its Toro Parts range with Toro Reels+ and EdgeSeries Reels+, and with this introduction comes...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 5 days ago