General Interest (page 3)

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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

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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

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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

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Raising money for MIND

A father from St Neots has raised more than £14,000 for a mental health charity, after losing his son. Steven Whitney, from Eaton Socon, and friends from...

in General Interest - on 19/12/20

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The GGM Group celebrate

A Lancashire based business is ending the year on a high and celebrating raising over £10,000 for charity over the past two years - despite the restrictions...

in General Interest - on 13/12/20

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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 - on 1/12/20

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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 - on 29/11/20

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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 - on 28/11/20

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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 - on 23/11/20

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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 - on 7/11/20

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 - on 1/11/20

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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