General Interest (page 1)


Fantasy football winner

The winner of the Pitchcare 2020/21 Fantasy Football competition, Goldwyn Bird, was today presented with his top prize of £500, along with a celebratory...

in General Interest - 1 day, 19 hours ago

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Silicon Valley of turf

They used to look like quagmires, ice rinks or dustbowls, depending on the time of year. But as big money entered football, pristine pitches became crucial...

in General Interest - 2 days, 23 hours ago

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Aviation history restored

A unique piece of World War II aviation history in Portstewart has been restored thanks to a group of dedicated community volunteers.

in General Interest - 6 days, 3 hours ago

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June 2021 Diaries

I think those that were doing a rain dance in April, might have wished they had danced a little less come early May, where people up and down the country...

in General Interest - 2 weeks, 3 days ago


Fantasy Football

With the concluding round of the 2020/21 season spectated by a spattering of fans, you will forgive us for extending the celebration beyond the Ethiad....

in General Interest - 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Weather Outlook webinar

Please join the 2021 Summer Weather Outlook webinar, where DTN presents the UK & Ireland long-range weather forecast and discusses the expected impacts...

in General Interest - 4 weeks ago

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New talent needed

Groundsmen and greenkeepers, painters and decorators, plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers are just a few of the trades that the UK relies on, but...

in General Interest - 4 weeks, 2 days ago


Golf day goes ahead

More than 200 golfers took part in a golf day to raise funds to support a two-year-old girl who suffered a stroke

in General Interest - on 10/5/21


Mindless morons!

Vale of Lune RUFC, to the north of Lancaster, has had its community rugby pitch trashed by vandals using it as a dirt track for their car

in General Interest - on 9/5/21


Ageas Bowl killers!

Thousands of honeybees were killed when vandals broke apart a hive and sprayed it with paint, a beekeeper has said

in General Interest - on 7/5/21

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Kubota photo competition

The #MyKubota photo competition is back, and Kubota UK is inviting all Kubota operators to take part, with the chance to win a £200 retail voucher and...

in General Interest - on 3/5/21


May 2021 Diaries

Well, after a month of us getting some normality back in our lives, I think everyone is thankful for being able to do a little bit more. It is undoubtably...

in General Interest - on 1/5/21

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Callous and Mindless act

"CALLOUS" vandals pushed glass bottles into a Flintshire junior football club's pitch.The finding was made at the Argoed High School's football pitch -...

in General Interest - on 14/4/21


Football Kit Competition

Campey Turf Care Systems, in partnership with Pitchcare, launched the Grassroots Football Kit Competition back in December. Sign up now!

in General Interest - on 13/4/21

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From Pigs to Pitches

It all started twenty years ago when pig farmer Alan Chappelow had a ‘light bulb moment’, and so began Alan Chappelow Sports Grounds Contractors. David...

in General Interest - on 9/4/21

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A solution to worm casts?

Mansfield Sand has revealed that an increasing number of sports turf mangers are relying on a sand dressing as a solution to earthworm casting

in General Interest - on 4/4/21

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April 2021 Diaries

Looking back to last April, when we were starting off on the journey we have all been on over the last twelve months, thoughts were very much towards the...

in General Interest - on 1/4/21

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Birmingham 2022 Legacy

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games organisers and its partners have released a national Legacy Plan, outlining a series of Games’ firsts that will leave...

in General Interest - on 23/3/21

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Throw in the trowel

Traditional mowing regimes being ditched as aesthetics and morality come under scrutiny. They were once a status symbol for the rich, and later the pride...

in General Interest - on 20/3/21


Industry shows for 2021

During last week, we ran a social media poll to determine how you, as an industry, feel about trade shows for 2021. We wanted to find out if you are jubilant...

in General Interest - on 15/3/21