Magazine - Synthetics
10 hours ago - Synthetics - External source
Grassroots football in Durham is set to benefit from a £630,000 investment at the site of a former college.
1 week ago - Synthetics - Clive Youlton
Charlton Athletic's legendary Sparrows Lane training complex is well on course for its multi-million pound upgrade
2 weeks ago - Synthetics - Neil Garland - Issue 71 - February / March 2017
Neil Garland, Chair of the Warwickshire Cricket League Grounds Committee, bemoans the ‘state of play’ surrounding the quality of playing surfaces throughout the various leagues and suggests that non-turf pitches may be the way forward
Cheadle Hulme School - The people’s charter
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - Greg Rhodes - Issue 71 - February / March 2017
Its pledge to boost pupil participation underpins Head Groundsman Ian Barber’s mission to deliver prime provision at Cheadle Hulme School, reports Greg Rhodes.
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - External source
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has evaluated the risk of substances in recycled rubber that is used on artificial sports pitches and has concluded that the concern is very low
21 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - Neil Nickolds
Leading sports pitch construction specialist, O’Brien Sports, has secured a hockey pitch resurfacing project at Bridge Street Sports Centre in Leominster.
20 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - George Dobell
The ECB is looking into the possibility of using artificial pitches in its proposed new T20 competition
18 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - External source
England Men’s Senior Manager Gareth Southgate officially unveiled Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT’s) new floodlit all-weather pitch today.
18 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - Fiona Gebbett
Home to a total of 25 teams, the facilities at Newmarket Town FC are certainly put through their paces. In early 2016, a £750,000 upgrade was made to install a new artificial pitch, one of the first full size pitches in the UK to have cork infill. To protect and maximise the lifespan of their investment, Club Secretary Graham Edwards enlisted the help of synthetic specialists, Replay Maintenance.
16 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - External source
VU University Amsterdam (VU) scientists reached the conclusion that rubber granules release chemicals which may cause harmful effects in humans
15 Feb 2017 - Synthetics - Will Chrimes
My LocalPitch’s opening Outstanding London Sports Venue Award for 2017 has been won by Ark Academy Wembley.
31 Jan 2017 - Synthetics - David Bates
As one of the top cricketing schools in the country, ensuring students have access to first class training facilities – including artificial cricket practice nets – is a top priority for historic St Edward’s School in Oxford
A seismic influence!
2 Jan 2017 - Synthetics - Rhydian Lewis - Issue 69 - October / November 2016
“One man’s waste is another man’s treasure” is the principle on which the majority of recycling that our society undertakes is based and has created multi-million pound industries as well as contributing to the wellbeing of our environment
30 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - Sports Illustrated
New articles shows how the synthetic playing surface is more dangerous than first realised
29 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - External source
he FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf was launched in October 2015 as part of FIH’s 10-year Hockey Revolution strategy aimed at making hockey a global game that inspires the next generation
26 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - Will Chrimes
Islington’s Market Road ATP has been crowned MyLocalPitch’s Outstanding London Sports Venue for 2016.
18 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - Will Chrimes
PlayFootball Shepherd’s Bush has won MyLocalPitch’s 'Outstanding London Sports Venue Award' for November 2016
12 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - Sky Sports
Pressure is growing on the Government to stop the building of 3G football pitches until more research is carried out into the chemicals contained in crumb rubber
Open letter to Tracey Crouch MP Minister for Sport
7 Dec 2016 - Synthetics - Nigel Maguire
Nigel Maguire, a former NHS Cumbria chief executive, believes his teenage son's cancer was caused by rubber crumb in 3G artificial football pitches and has written an open letter to the Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch MP
30 Nov 2016 - Synthetics - Lucy Nicholls
Complete Weed Control, the UK’s largest weed control contractor, will be at BTME 2017 (stand C48), where visitors will be able to find out more information on the company’s new Complete Artificial Grass service