Editorial (Page 3)


To infinity... and beyond

On a rare night out recently, my partner and I enjoyed an evening in the presence of physicist Dr Brian Cox and his Radio 4 sidekick, comedian Robin...

in Editorial - on 29/12/16

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Predictably unpredictable

Autumn is a favourite time of year for me as the trees become transformed with their display of colour and the heavy spring/summer workload of mowing,...

in Editorial - on 31/10/16


Is Sky the limit?

With more and more headline sport being broadcast on Pay TV, is this having an affect on the Government’s participation targets and also the continued...

in Editorial - on 5/9/16

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Unseasonable seasons...

As I pen this foreword, I’m sat in a 9-tonne excavator at Shrewsbury Town’s training ground, moving lorry loads of sand; forty-one articulated lorry...

in Editorial - on 29/8/16

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Fantasy Football 2016/17

Fantasy Football 2016 Competition Opens!

in Editorial - on 1/8/16

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Hot and cold ... and wet!

This year has seen an extremely slow start to spring. What a contrast to last year, where temperatures from the 1st March were hitting 20+ degrees

in Editorial - on 27/4/16

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Pesticide (mis)use take 2

Pitchcare’s Alice Northrop continues her investigations into just who is responsible for the policing of professional pesticides. Spurred on by the responses...

in Editorial - on 27/2/16

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No crumbs of comfort!

The weather through January and into February continued to be challenging for everyone involved in getting turf ready for play. The continual bombardment...

in Editorial - on 26/2/16

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Spot the Ball

Spot the Ball makes its return to coincide with the RBS 6 Nations, giving you the chance to win a £50 Pitchcare voucher to spend in our Online Store.

in Editorial - on 24/2/16

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Who polices pesticides?

Just who is responsible for policing the mis-selling and misuse of pesticides? Alice Northrop tried to find out and, six months later and having been passed...

in Editorial - on 2/1/16

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I Am Legend ...

Okay, not a legend but, apparently, a visionary!

in Editorial - on 30/12/15

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Used machinery purchasing

Alex Meacock was a course member on this year’s British Guild of Agricultural Journalists’ John Deere Training Award for potential agricultural, horticultural...

in Editorial - on 23/11/15


Social Media Savvy?

One of my colleagues recently called me a ‘dinosaur’ for not embracing social media

in Editorial - on 9/11/15

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Back on the tools ...

Being immersed in football groundsmanship once again has meant head down and back to match day deadlines

in Editorial - on 28/10/15

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Dark Side of the Greens

BBC 4 showed a documentary entitled 'Dark Side of The Greens', in which investigator and documentary journalist Anthony Baxter - he of ‘You've Been Trumped’...

in Editorial - on 1/10/15


A synthetic debate?

The recent Women’s World Cup, hosted by Canada, will be seen as a watershed event for the game. Yet FIFA attracted much criticism for its insistence...

in Editorial - on 24/9/15

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A dying breed?

Pitchcare’s Alice Northrop looks at the hoops, hurdles and barriers that a club volunteer must navigate before he or she can actually ‘volunteer’...

in Editorial - on 7/9/15

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Sports Diaries go Live

Sports Diaries go Live

in Editorial - on 1/9/15

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Making important decision

As the managing director of a small to medium sized business - as defined by Brussels - I am constantly reminded of my responsibilities to the eighty odd...

in Editorial - on 27/8/15

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Peak Phosphorus debate

In the third of a series of three, Mike Atherton looks at the Peak Phosphorus Debate and, having followed many paths in his quest to quench his unrelenting...

in Editorial - on 10/8/15