Magazine - Synthetics
2 days ago - Synthetics - Matthew Campelli
Southern Premier League football club Leamington FC has been given the go-ahead to build a 5,000-capacity stadium with a surrounding primary school, community hall and medical centre.
2 weeks ago - Synthetics - Tony Hawkins
Twenty eight years of track record has established Moody Grounds Maintenance as a leading contractor in Hertfordshire and North London. Most of their customers have been with them for ten years or more and largely because of the high standards of presentation the company and its employees have set for themselves.
2 weeks ago - Synthetics - External source
The WRU have announced that day one of the 2017 U18 International Series will now be held at Taffs Well and the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park rather than at Sardis Road, Pontypridd this Saturday.
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - Tony Hawkins
There are three full-sized artificial sports pitches as part of the facilities at Moulton College in Northamptonshire. In addition to providing these for the College they also offer bespoke training, conditioning and rehabilitation camps for sports teams.
Synthetic turf - Advancements in maintenance equipment
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - Curtis Allen - Issue 71 - February / March 2017
The constant desire to push the boundaries of what is possible encourages the synthetic turf industry to constantly evolve and shift its focus
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - Tarquin Theurine
Complaints have been received about new 3G pitch installations being ‘too bouncy’ according to one contractor
3 weeks ago - Synthetics - Matthew Campelli
Pulse, the company tasked with operating the Football Association’s (FA) first two Parklife facilities, has lifted the lid on their progress, and claimed that it is keen to take on more sites being developed.
4 weeks ago - Synthetics - BBC Sport
A Welsh rugby coach has posted photographs on social media of burns his players received playing on an artificial pitch
4 weeks ago - Synthetics - Matthew Campelli
The world governing bodies of football, rugby and hockey have agreed to a set of protocols to “revolutionise” the way shared sports grounds are used.
26 Mar 2017 - Synthetics - Will Chrimes
John Orwell Sports Centre has won February’s MyLocalPitch Outstanding London Sports Venue Award.
22 Mar 2017 - Synthetics - External source
Grassroots football in Durham is set to benefit from a £630,000 investment at the site of a former college.
14 Mar 2017 - Synthetics - Clive Youlton
Charlton Athletic's legendary Sparrows Lane training complex is well on course for its multi-million pound upgrade
5 Mar 2017 - 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 Mar 2017 - 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.
2 Mar 2017 - 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