The school of thought on grass cutting continually undergoes many changes in direction with a drift again at the moment towards cut and collect. No matter whether the application is golf, local authority, caravan parks or large estates, there is pressure on picking up the cut material, this might be for reasons of not wanting cut grass trampled into shower blocks or clubs in a camping or caravan situation or the need to stop the cut material feeding regrowth of the sward in a golf or local authority application
In the first week of the return of golf after Covid-19 lockdown, on what was a perfect day for a round of golf, Lee Williams headed to Northamptonshire to meet up with Tony Hunter, Silverstone Golf Club’s Course Manager. Not being able to shake hands and having to follow the social distancing rules made conducting the interview a little different, but it was great to get back into the ‘swing’ of things.
Is there such a thing as the perfect football pitch? Anyone who has played at The Oval Stadium, home to Glentoran FC, would say this pitch is as good as they get. Chris McCullough took a trip to Belfast to meet groundsman William Kirkwood to see for himself
Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It covers an area of 438 acres (1.77 km2) and, after getting lost on the expansive site for around twenty minutes, Lee Williams eventually met up with Kris Nurse, 34-year-old Team Leader, outside the impressive University stadium.
Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry looks at how to give bad news to people in the workplace. Giving bad news can be hard on everyone. It needs to be handled well if everyone’s morale and performance levels are to be sustained