General Interest (page 2)


Golf rounds up by 40%

Preliminary figures issued by Sports Marketing Surveys for July suggest that the post-lockdown boom in rounds played in Great Britain is continuing apace,...

in General Interest - on 20/8/20


Free Legal Helpline

It saddens to me to hear that more and more turf professionals are being made redundant and coronavirus is leading to more uncertainty and change for...

in General Interest - on 19/8/20


Herbicide-less weeding

Locations in North Yorkshire are benefiting from a brand-new weeding machine which works without using herbicides.

in General Interest - on 18/8/20


Birmingham scraps plans

The organising committee of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have shelved plans to create an athletes' village in the Perry Barr area of the...

in General Interest - on 15/8/20


Waterfront plans revealed

New images have been revealed showing the range of green and public open spaces which will be created on the Newcastle:Gateshead waterfront, as part of...

in General Interest - on 12/8/20

2019-2020 Fantasy Football Social Media

Fantasy Football Winners

Another season comes to an end with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool being made to wait a little longer to win their first league title in 30 years. Congratulations...

in General Interest - on 8/8/20


Thames Water appeal

With warm weather anticipated for the weekend and beyond, Thames Water has appealed to golf clubs in BB&O to reduce the amount of mains water they use,...

in General Interest - on 7/8/20

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August 2020 Diaries

Entering August signals the start of late summer, and with it shorter days and cooler nights. After a very dry spring, June and July have been months where...

in General Interest - on 1/8/20


COVID affecting projects

"We want the report to be a wake-up call to what could be lost if the sector isn’t supported soon" says Andy Reed

in General Interest - on 31/7/20


2040 water shortage?

Some parts of England will run out of water within the next 20 years unless "urgent action" is taken reports BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire...

in General Interest - on 26/7/20

The Kia Oval

Spectators to return?

The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...

in General Interest - on 24/7/20


Filthy vandals hit club

Police are now investigating after Mynydd Isa club was targeted by yobs for the second time since lockdown

in General Interest - on 19/7/20


WOO Architects delivers

As a part of their ongoing role with the 2020 season overlay on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), WOO Architects were appointed to aid...

in General Interest - on 19/7/20

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Open For The Ages

The Open For The Ages has been hailed as “the stuff that dreams are made of” by the golf commentators who will bring to life the reimagined Championship...

in General Interest - on 16/7/20

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Most Brits unaware

A nationwide survey of 2,000 British adults has revealed a paradox that 77 percent believe the UK is a ‘wet and rainy country’, but in reality our...

in General Interest - on 9/7/20

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New Santiago Bernabéu

Following the first year of redevelopment work, the transformation of the madridistas’ stadium is now apparent. Spanish LaLiga side, Real Madrid’s...

in General Interest - on 7/7/20


Maintaining machinery

Across the industry we appreciate that turfcare equipment is becoming more technically advanced

in General Interest - on 7/7/20

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Golf club survives

A 97-year-old Alister MacKenzie-designed golf club in Leeds will now not close down – less than a year after it was effectively told it only had a few...

in General Interest - on 5/7/20


Burning bucket damage!

Youngsters who maliciously damaged a green at Lochgelly Golf Club during the week have been slammed by club officials

in General Interest - on 4/7/20

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July 2020 Diaries

June was a month where we saw warm and hot conditions give way to persistent rain and heavy thunderstorms in many areas, and with it much needed rainfall....

in General Interest - on 1/7/20