January 2019 (page 1)

John O'Conner

John O’Conner trusts Toro

As one of the most successful and reputable grounds maintenance companies in the UK, John O’Conner Grounds Maintenance knows that having the best groundscare...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago

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Built on innovation

Supply and demand is a core concept in business. With rainfall occurring on an average of just forty-four days a year, and situated close to the Pacific...

in Industry News - 4 hours, 40 minutes ago

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Fynn Valley invest

Fynn Valley Golf Club has purchased a fleet of five new Jacobsen mowers, four E-Z-GO RXV golf buggies and a Cushman Truckster XD from Bartram Mowers as...

in Golf - 17 hours, 40 minutes ago

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Cousins' long service

Two cousins - Bobby and Paul Hays - have toasted seventy years of service to Gullane Golf Club

in Golf - 21 hours, 40 minutes ago

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Partner clubs new home

Three new all-weather 3G pitches have been installed courtesy of the Football Foundation. These are at Kings College School, Guildford, Seven Sisters Primary...

in Football - 1 day, 1 hour ago

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Help from a hybrid

Brian Sandalls, Head Groundsman at Preston Nomads Cricket Club, publishes a monthly blog for the Sussex Cricket Groundsmen’s Association. In his latest...

in Cricket - 1 day, 17 hours ago

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This is disgusting!

Thieves have ripped out specialist artificial turf from a £33,000 training centre used by young cricketers. The nets had been set up at Porthill Park...

in Cricket - 1 day, 21 hours ago

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Turf Pest Tracker

The new Turf Pest Tracker will follow the timing and movement of the adult life cycle stages of key turf pests this summer, to get a better picture of...

in Pests & Diseases - 2 days, 1 hour ago

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Sharks and Dolphins II

In the first of a two-part article, Frank Newberry, tutor at Grounds Training, reported on the perils of giving people feedback on their performance at...

in Consultancy - 2 days, 4 hours ago

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JK science 'flawed'

Japanese knotweed is wrongly destroying the value of thousands of homes because mortgage lenders are relying on discredited scientific evidence, an investigation...

in General Interest - 2 days, 17 hours ago

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82p per hour!

The Daily Mirror has discovered that an eye-watering £5 billion is being spent on seven new stadia and infrastructure including transport and roads, built...

in Football - 2 days, 21 hours ago

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Ailsa enhancements

Trump Turnberry, located on the west coast of Scotland, has unveiled new enhancements to the iconic Open Championship Ailsa course, heralding a new era...

in Golf - 3 days, 1 hour ago

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Andrew Rodwell RIP

SCH (Supplies) Ltd founder and former managing director Andrew Rodwell has died age 80. Many will know Andrew from the company's 33 years of extensive...

in Industry News - 3 days, 4 hours ago

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Graden CSI a key tool

With changes in pesticide legislation having an ever-deepening effect on Sportsturf quality, the drive for turf managers to shift their nutritional and...

in Golf - 3 days, 17 hours ago

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DLF Wildflower delivers

Scrub areas at Cheltenham’s Lilley Brook Golf Club have been rejuvenated thanks to wildflower mixtures from DLF Seeds. In a quest to improve the visual...

in Golf - 3 days, 21 hours ago

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Tree of the Year 2019

The Woodland Trust is searching for the most loved, visually stunning tree, with the most fascinating story, for Tree of the Year 2019

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 days, 1 hour ago

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Derby dreams dominate

Home to the Investec Derby, and synonymous with Flat racing for even the most casual follower of the sport, Epsom Downs is used to being in the news. But...

in Equestrian - 4 days, 4 hours ago

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United's groundsmen win

Tony Sinclair and his team have won the Premier League’s Grounds Team of the Year accolade for 2019, which is judged by referees and match delegates...

in Industry News - 4 days, 14 hours ago