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May 2022 Diaries

As we head into May, I can’t clearly recall what conditions were like at this time last year, but reading back through my notes, it is apparent it was...

in General Interest - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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April 2022 Diaries

April is already upon us and, although it only seems like yesterday that it was the start of the year, it seems like a distant memory back to last April....

in General Interest - on 1/4/22


Supplies to Ukraine

BIGGA member Bryn Roberts and a small team are travelling to Chelm to deliver medical supplies, goods and a 4x4 vehicle

in General Interest - on 13/3/22

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Hallowed turf for sale

Rugby School is selling 20,000 square metres of turf from its famous pitch at The Close, giving the public a chance to buy a piece of history

in General Interest - on 9/3/22

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March 2022 Diaries

As you are reading this in early March, hopefully the horrendous rainfall we experienced from the last couple of weeks in February are now a distant memory....

in General Interest - on 1/3/22

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Otterbine Lighting System

With Otterbine’s Fountain Glo™ colour changing lights there is no need for the lights to go out when the sun goes down

in General Interest - on 10/2/22


Message in a bottle

Greenkeepers at a Fife golf club have discovered a message in a bottle that had been buried for nearly a century

in General Interest - on 4/2/22


February 2022 Diaries

January seems to have come and gone in a flash, in what has felt like a busy period. The heavy rainfall and freezing temperatures earlier in the month...

in General Interest - on 1/2/22


Golf club salaries

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended an increase in salaries of 5% for golf club staff

in General Interest - on 5/1/22


January 2022 Diaries

I would like to think that everyone has had a great Christmas and new year, and that you are now looking forward to what 2022 has to offer. Let’s hope...

in General Interest - on 1/1/22

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November 2021 Diaries

As we head into the festive period, we can hopefully look forward to spending quality time with friends and family, resting and taking stock ahead of 2022....

in General Interest - on 1/12/21


NEC Campus masterplan

The NEC Group has launched the new NEC Masterplan for the NEC Campus, the site currently home to the UK’s largest exhibition venue, the National Exhibition...

in General Interest - on 16/11/21

Wetting Agents and Penetrants

November 2021 Diaries

After mild October temperatures and a number of days filled with sunlight, which has been good for grass growth, we end October with a period of wet, dingy,...

in General Interest - on 1/11/21


Support for air ambulance

A new Kubota L1-452 HST tractor has joined the armoury at the Wiltshire Air Ambulance

in General Interest - on 25/10/21


Renton Laidlaw RIP

Tributes have been paid to legendary golf broadcaster and journalist Renton Laidlaw, who has died aged 82

in General Interest - on 15/10/21


New emissions calculator

Challenge 2025, the campaign which aims to encourage the adoption of battery-powered tools to maintain outdoor spaces and move both domestic and professional...

in General Interest - on 14/10/21


October 2021 Diaries

We end September with what seems like more rainfall in the last few days of the month than we have seen over both August and September combined. Looking...

in General Interest - on 1/10/21

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Rare coffin found in pond

Size of telephone box, coffin thought to be 4,000 years old and includes well-preserved axe among remains. The coffin containing the remains of a man and...

in General Interest - on 19/9/21

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Tending the Principality

Lee Evans has taken to the field vastly more times than the likes of Alun Wyn Jones or Gareth Bale. Yet, unlike those A-list names, the 52-year-old is...

in General Interest - on 11/9/21

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Mowing a million steps

Groundsman Mo Robson is mowing one million steps to raise money for children with life-limiting conditions. The 41 year-old, who is groundsman for Northampton...

in General Interest - on 9/9/21