January 2020 (page 5)

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New Etesia dealer

Etesia UK has announced the appointment of RD Mechanical Services, who will be distributing the full product range throughout various areas in Northern...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Glassboys raise a toast

Volunteers are the lifeblood of grassroots football and you would be hard pressed to find anyone as dedicated to the cause than Ian Pilkington. In fact,...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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GreenMech strengthen

Strengthening their representation in Wales, GreenMech Ltd have announced the appointment of leading plant and tool dealers, Phoenix Hire & Sales Ltd....

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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May 2020 Diaries

May is a month when spring really bounces into full flourish, with fresh leaves on all of the trees, and many flowers coming into colourful bloom. The...

in General Interest - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Head Groundsman foxed

A brush with the local fox population is keeping Leeds Rhinos’ groundsman Ryan Golding busy during the coronavirus crisis.

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


R&A sets out plans

Proposals for safe playing protocols have been submitted to the government in a bid to allow golf courses to open when lockdown restrictions...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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COVID-19 Ryan Golding

We spoke to Ryan Golding, Head Groundsman at Leeds Rhinos RLFC to find out how they have adapted their working practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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John Deere thank you

Even during these challenging times, golf course maintenance crews all over the world are still maintaining golf courses. John Deere salutes the men and...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Man behind the machine

Designed to relieve compaction, improve drainage and revitalise growth, the OxyShot was introduced into the Charterhouse Turf Machinery portfolio at BTME...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Sporting life dormant

When Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought about an abrupt closure to sport and leisure facilities in the UK on March 23 to prevent the spread of coronavirus,...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Technology and turfcare

The world of smart technology is evolving exponentially, and it is thought by 2020 that over 200 billion devices will be talking to each other and sending...

in Football - 3 weeks, 6 days ago


Twenty20 World Cup

Plans for the the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in October as planned remain in place but organisers in Australia are “exploring all other options”...

in Cricket - 4 weeks ago


Non-chemical solutions

The final banning of the fungicide Propiconazole in March has added fresh urgency to the need for greenkeepers and groundsmen to find non-chemical, or...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 4 weeks ago

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Walton Heath vandalised

A quite mind-boggling act of vandalism took place at Walton Heath at the weekend as thugs on motorbikes delighted in churning up a green one of the...

in Golf - 4 weeks ago

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Groundsman leaves

Beaconsfield Cricket Club’s long-serving groundsman has left the club after 34 years of service.

in Cricket - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Hive of activity

More than 150,000 bees are set for a new home on the rooftop of the new showpiece Student Centre project currently under way as part of the University...

in Schools & Colleges - 4 weeks, 1 day ago


Japanese Excellence

Whitefield Golf Club, one of the longest established golf courses in the North West have invested in a brand-new fleet of machinery with a retail value...

in Golf - 4 weeks, 1 day ago


Tomorrow's World today

During the late 1980s, BBC’s Tomorrow’s World programme ran a regular feature called Tomorrow’s World 2020. It aimed to project the major issues...

in Training & Education - 4 weeks, 1 day ago


World record attempt

Here’s a chance for golfers to take part in a world record attempt – without having to leave home!

in Golf - 1 month ago

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Green-fingered volunteer

A green-fingered volunteer who devotes many hours each week to his local grassroots football club has been named the North Riding FA’s groundsman of...

in Football - 1 month ago