General Interest (page 3)



COMPO EXPERT GmbH, a European market leader in fertiliser production, has appointed Matthew Williams as National Account Manager for Turf to increase the...

in General Interest - on 8/4/20

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SALTEX College Cup

After winning the 2019 SALTEX College Cup, four students from Myerscough College recently enjoyed an unforgettable experience at Real Madrid’s Bernabéu...

in General Interest - on 7/4/20


Cricket groundstaff

Groundstaff believe that they can stage matches in mid-October if necessary as English cricket examines ways in which it could accommodate as many international...

in General Interest - on 7/4/20


£195 million package

The money will help our partners, clubs and community organisations cope with the short and long-term impact of the pandemic.

in General Interest - on 6/4/20

Neil Stubley

Neil's no to late summer!

Wimbledon head groundsman Neil Stubley has explained why the decision was taken to pull the plug completely on this year's Championships.

in General Interest - on 6/4/20


The stark reality

A golf club’s letter to the Government and golf's governing bodies shows the invidious position many are in as they try to navigate the coronavirus...

in General Interest - on 5/4/20

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RFU £7m relief package

Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief Bill Sweeney has said the sport wants to play a major part in getting the public back to normality, once the restrictions...

in General Interest - on 3/4/20

Guidance on interim work

The IOG have been working closely with various National Governing Bodies to offer advice and guidance on what works may be possible to be carried out throughout...

in General Interest - on 3/4/20


Clitheroe thank NHS staff

Grateful members of Clitheroe Rugby Club have expressed their appreciation of emergency workers who are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak in a very...

in General Interest - on 2/4/20


After the floods

Ever wondered what happens when fish get stranded by floods and have to be rescued? John Cheyne found out for himself recently, as he joined Environment...

in General Interest - on 2/4/20


Darren pitches in

A gardener and amateur rugby player from Gorseinon has been labeled 'dad of the year' after converting his back yard into a football pitch for his three...

in General Interest - on 1/4/20


April 2020 Diaries

We face what is an unprecedented situation in modern times. In this month's diaries we address the key agronomic points relating to curtailed budgets and...

in General Interest - on 1/4/20


Wales emergency NHS help

Leisure centres and stadiums are being transformed into emergency hospital wards in Wales, as part of measures to tackle the unprecedented challenges placed...

in General Interest - on 26/3/20


COVID-19 update

Following the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are following the advice given by Public Health England (PHE) and the Government.

in General Interest - on 25/3/20


Greenkeeping update

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening that the country is effectively in ‘lockdown’, BIGGA has been working hard to obtain...

in General Interest - on 24/3/20

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IOG COVID-19 update

What effect is Covid-19 having on the industry? IOG CEO Geoff Webb responds.

in General Interest - on 24/3/20

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Covid-19 - our industry

On Friday, I emailed some of our sports turf industry professionals in all sectors, to gain an oversite on their thoughts of Covid-19 at this present...

in General Interest - on 23/3/20


Coronavirus' impact

In this article, Amir Somoggi, founder of Sports Value, analyses the expected economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the sports industry

in General Interest - on 21/3/20


Construction work begins

Construction work on a new indoor golf facility for Rutherglen and Cambuslang has finally teed off. Approximately 300 full and part-time jobs will be created...

in General Interest - on 19/3/20


Could equipment help?

The ongoing Coronavirus outbreak has seen a sudden increase in enquiries for VALE Engineering of York - the UK’s leading supplier of professional weed...

in General Interest - on 16/3/20