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December 2020 Diaries

I’m sure as many people look back over this year, there will be a mixture of emotions, both personally and professionally, with everyone having their...

in General Interest - 8 hours, 35 minutes ago

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Praise from Chairman

Colin White, chairman of the Dales Council League, has praised the forgotten heroes of local cricket's response to Covid-19 this spring and summer - the...

in General Interest - 2 days, 5 hours ago

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‘It gives me great pride’

Fakenham Town FC groundsman Chris Cracknell has been flooded with praise after he voluntarily cleaned up a town’s footpath.

in General Interest - 2 days, 23 hours ago

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'Winter Survival Package'

Major spectator sports in England will receive a combined £300m emergency cash injection to protect their immediate futures over the winter period.

in General Interest - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Alistair joins the team

As part of a commitment to providing the best in professional turf care solutions and expertise, Agrovista Amenity is delighted to announce the appointment...

in General Interest - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Microdochium nivale affecting playing levels on the green surface.

November 2020 Diaries

As we leave October behind, we are hopefully saying goodbye to the wet weather we have seen towards the end of the month. Early November looks forecast...

in General Interest - 1 month ago

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Sports club appeal

A sports club are appealing for information after damage was caused to its grounds.

in General Interest - on 31/10/20

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Ian Darler charity boost

Cambridge United head groundsman Ian Darler is hoping that the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list will help to give a boost to...

in General Interest - on 31/10/20

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Jim creates giant poppies

Murrayfield Head Groundsman Jim Dawson creates a giant spray of flowers as he puts the finishing touches to a 30ft Remembrance Day poppy.

in General Interest - on 25/10/20

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3G Pitches: Health Crisis

Almost three years ago I was enjoying my retirement, making lots of happy memories with my grandchildren. Then I found out that our council wanted to build...

in General Interest - on 24/10/20

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3000 feet under

A Guinness world record was set at Boulby mine in east Cleveland last Saturday (Oct 10th) to mark World Mental Health Day

in General Interest - on 17/10/20

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Investment in volunteers

As autumn takes hold, community playing fields and pitches have seen cricket make way for the likes of football and rugby union.

in General Interest - on 15/10/20

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Mental Health Day 20

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall aim of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and...

in General Interest - on 10/10/20

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Souness slammed!

Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness has been labelled 'uneducated and clueless' by an Aston Villa groundsman after claiming Liverpool's shocking 7-2 defeat...

in General Interest - on 5/10/20

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October 2020 Diaries

As we come to the end of September and start looking ahead towards October, it appears from the forecast that it will be an unsettled start to the month....

in General Interest - on 1/10/20

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Grassroots clubs closures

A new report out today has revealed the shocking reality the UK’s grassroots football clubs are facing due to the Covid pandemic - with 10% fearing closure...

in General Interest - on 28/9/20

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Fans return called off

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead

in General Interest - on 22/9/20

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Fourth-time lucky winner

The quintessentially British striped lawn is idolised across the world and in celebration of this Allett Mowers opened up their annual Allett Creative...

in General Interest - on 13/9/20