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Budget 2021 £300m support

English cricket is one of several sports to benefit from a £300m summer sports recovery package confirmed in Wednesday's budget

in General Interest - 3 days, 4 hours ago

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The story behind the sand

The products are widely used, and everyone has heard of the name – but how much do you know about Mansfield Sand?

in General Interest - 3 days, 8 hours ago


How is golf coping?

As the Coronavirus persists, social distancing measures and lockdown restrictions remain tight. The 4th January marked the third time English golf courses...

in General Interest - 5 days ago


March 2021 Diaries

I started last month’s diary looking towards the weather hopefully starting to improve by the end of February, and thankfully it has. However, that doesn’t...

in General Interest - 6 days, 11 hours ago


Lawn care - a new career?

This article has been written by Jack Chapman of Kingsbury Lawn Care, an independent lawn care company based in the West Midlands. He’s been extremely...

in General Interest - 1 week, 6 days ago

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Life of a groundsman

It’s no walk in the park being a groundsman at a Scottish football club when the dark winter hits. The pressure mounts to get games on despite freezing...

in General Interest - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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£50m Extra Funding

English grassroots sport is set to receive an extra £50m worth of funding, as part of Sport England’s new 10-year strategy. Called “Unite the Movement”,...

in General Interest - 1 month, 2 days ago

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Channel 4 wins rights

Channel 4 have won the rights to show England’s series in India in a groundbreaking deal that means Test cricket will return to terrestrial television...

in General Interest - on 2/2/21

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February 2021 Diaries

Unfortunately, January may not have been the positive, fresh start to the year that many were wanting. Let’s hope that by the end of February things...

in General Interest - on 1/2/21


Thieves raid sports club

A town's sports club faced a "tough few months" after two thieves raided more than £16,000 of crucial equipment from a shed.

in General Interest - on 31/1/21

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A breath of fresh air

January brought some of the most brutal weather conditions we have seen in recent years. From heavy rain to snow and frost, it has taken some monumental...

in General Interest - on 25/1/21


Standing against suicide

Following growing concern in the industry around mental health in the turf and amenity sectors, Bayer has teamed up with suicide prevention charity Campaign...

in General Interest - on 20/1/21

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A chance to breathe...

Covid-19 has certainly played havoc with sporting fixtures and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Northern Ireland is also affected. With various...

in General Interest - on 16/1/21

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Gleneagles success

Gleneagles Hotel brought in the bells at Hogmanay with a toast to 16 new awards – a record number for the famous Auchterarder estate

in General Interest - on 10/1/21


Grassroots discussion

2020 has been an unprecedented year. The effects of Covid-19 will still be being felt in years to come, with the general economy struggling to return to...

in General Interest - on 10/1/21

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Agrovista spotlight

Tom Hobbis, former greenkeeper, father-to-be and Amenity Specialist for Agrovista Amenity reveals exactly why he feels blessed - every single day.

in General Interest - on 9/1/21

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January 2021 Diaries

The new year is among us and let’s hope with it we have a way through to getting back some “normality” in our lives. I would like to think that,...

in General Interest - on 31/12/20

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Toro reports strong Q4

The Toro Company this week reported results for its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year periods ended October 31, 2020

in General Interest - on 30/12/20


Coins found by groundsman

Britain's biggest-ever hoard of Celtic gold coins, worth £800,000, was unearthed by a groundsman whilst out birdwatching

in General Interest - on 27/12/20


Old Tom Monopoly

The Home of Golf and Monopoly have teamed up to create a unique limited deluxe edition of the world’s most famous board game to celebrate the bicentenary...

in General Interest - on 20/12/20