January 2020 (page 6)

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Newbattle GC trashed

A nearby bridge has become a popular drinking spot for bored youths during lockdown

in Golf - on 5/7/20

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Burning bucket damage!

Youngsters who maliciously damaged a green at Lochgelly Golf Club during the week have been slammed by club officials

in Golf - on 4/7/20

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Football comes together

Following their recent £7 million investment towards preparing the country’s football pitches, the Premier League, The FA and the Government, through...

in Football - on 4/7/20

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Tom Flintoft passes away

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former Durham County Cricket Club Head Groundsman, Tom Flintoft.

in Cricket - on 4/7/20

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ICL Scholarship educates

With the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition and Continue to Learn due to go ahead next January, members of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers...

in Golf - on 3/7/20

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More kits, more value

Toro’s MVP (maintenance value performance) kits are widely known as one of the most effective solutions to minimising downtime. And for 2020 there’s...

in Golf - on 3/7/20

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Acelepryn reapproved

A further new Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, has been reapproved to target leatherjackets for the 2020...

in Industry News - on 3/7/20

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Mental health issues

“You cannot put 30kg of fertiliser in a 20kg bag. Sooner or later it is going to spill out. I just did not know how much of a mess it was going to make.”...

in Football - on 3/7/20

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Iseki’s for Blundells

ISEKI UK & Ireland, distributors of ISEKI compact tractors and mowers alongside their local dealer MST based in Tiverton, recently sold a fleet of ISEKI...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 2/7/20

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SABO to Mutares

John Deere has announced that it has signed an agreement to sell SABO Maschinenfabrik to Mutares SE & Co. The transaction is contingent on regulatory approval...

in Industry News - on 2/7/20

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Rangers new pitch ...

Glasgow Rangers are working on plans for a 'revolutionary' new pitch, according to reports

in Football - on 2/7/20

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It could kill them!

The golf course is perhaps unique in sport as greenkeeper can often be seen carrying out work while the course is in play.

in Golf - on 1/7/20

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Familiar face returns

Turf managers in the South West of England will note the presence of a familiar face in the region after Neil Carter rejoined Symbio in a sales and advisory...

in People - on 1/7/20

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Golf Club gets relief

For La Grande Mare course manager, Rick Hamilton, relief grinding is what it’s all about when it comes to reel maintenance, so when he had his pick of...

in Golf - on 1/7/20

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July 2020 Diaries

June was a month where we saw warm and hot conditions give way to persistent rain and heavy thunderstorms in many areas, and with it much needed rainfall....

in General Interest - on 1/7/20

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Green credentials praised

Orbit, one of the UK’s leading housing providers, has invested in a large fleet of battery powered Pellenc equipment, from dealer RT Machinery, to meet...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/6/20

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The abuse of parks

I have sat for long enough and read the reports, seen the pictures, headlines, Tweets, Facebook updates and had conversations with my own team and...

in Parks - on 30/6/20

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It feels ... strange!

There are two questions I’m currently being asked. Firstly “Are you going to rip the courts up this year?” a question that warrants its own blog....

in Tennis - on 30/6/20

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Mannofield opens doors

Aberdeenshire Cricket Club have welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that clubs will be able to use outdoor cricket facilities for the...

in Cricket - on 29/6/20

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Interview: Matt Hallam

Notts County FC recently interviewed their head groundsman, Matt Hallam, to learn more about the brilliant job he and his team have done in renovating...

in Football - on 29/6/20