January 2019 (page 4)


Ken remembers Belle Vue

Ken Westfield has been a regular in the Keepmoat Stadium press room over recent seasons, supporting his beloved Doncaster Rovers like he has done from...

in Football - 2 weeks, 6 days ago


Matt completes his 100th

It has taken him 26.2 years, but Matt Pullen, head groundsman at The Leys School, completed his 100th marathon last Saturday

in People - 3 weeks ago

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Damage to Droitwich RC

Thousands of pounds of damage was caused to a playing field at Droitwich Rugby Club after two cars were driven across it on Sunday night.

in Rugby - 3 weeks ago


Q&A with Mat Edwards

Mat Edwards - he loves bacon and the Foo Fighters

in Golf - 3 weeks ago


Looe Golf Club

Looe Golf Club sits beside the A387 on the main road into the south Cornish fishing port of Looe. It occupies a high point known as the Bindown and, as...

in Golf - 3 weeks ago

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New tractor for RAC

The Royal Automobile Club’s golf course manager Lee Strutt is a long-term fan of John Deere tractors, and his latest acquisition has been hard at work...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Mulching head success

SW Landscapes in the South West and South Wales provide grounds maintenance services to small and large customers in both the public and private sectors...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 1 day ago


Adare to host Ryder Cup

Adare Manor in Ireland has been confirmed as the host course for the 2026 Ryder Cup. A deal struck between the Irish government and European Tour organisers...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 2 days ago


Tree planting rise urgent

Significant rises in tree planting in the UK "need to happen quickly" if other targets to cut carbon are not met, government advisers have warned

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

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August 2019 Diaries

August signals the start of late summer and, with it, shorter days and cooler nights than the long days of June and warm sticky nights of July.

in General Interest - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

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New Marketing Manager

Rochelle Bedford has been appointed the new marketing manager for Reesink Turfcare

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Toro students announced

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association, alongside Toro and Reesink Turfcare, has revealed the 11 finalists who will contest this year’s...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Eriskay Football Club

Despite a population of fewer than 150, the stunning island of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides has a dedicated football club with its own pitch — but one...

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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AQUA-AID Major Series

In partnership with Golf Course Industry Magazine, AQUA-AID Solutions showcases the pride golf course staff and volunteers when hosting their major.

in Golf - 3 weeks, 3 days ago


Looking ahead ...

Here is the latest edition of the nomadgroundsman.com blog, a monthly blog offered by Brian Sandalls at Preston Nomads CC in Sussex. In this edition, they...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Claim Turf Rewards

Turf Rewards 2019 is now open for greenkeepers and turf managers to claim their points, and convert them into essential tools for their businesses - to...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Everton New Stadium

Everton £500m stadium

Details have been revealed for a brick and steel construction which will make the new Everton Football Club stadium appear "as though it has risen from...

in Football - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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3G threat from EU

The planned EU ban on microplastics also affects artificial grass pitches. Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants to reach a transitional...

in Synthetics - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Pond and lake aeration

Successful pond and lake management, especially for recycled waters, begins with a basic understanding of how the three mechanisms that operate in a pond...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


Future Proof Parks

Future Proof Parks is part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund "Kick the Dust" programme, which aims to get more young people interested and involved...

in Parks - 3 weeks, 6 days ago