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October 2020 Diaries

As we come to the end of September and start looking ahead towards October, it appears from the forecast that it will be an unsettled start to the month....

in General Interest - on 1/10/20

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Grassroots clubs closures

A new report out today has revealed the shocking reality the UK’s grassroots football clubs are facing due to the Covid pandemic - with 10% fearing closure...

in General Interest - on 28/9/20


Fans return called off

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead

in General Interest - on 22/9/20

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Fourth-time lucky winner

The quintessentially British striped lawn is idolised across the world and in celebration of this Allett Mowers opened up their annual Allett Creative...

in General Interest - on 13/9/20

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The role of public parks

This report has been put together while the lockdown is still in place and while there are still major restrictions on business, sport, events and on public...

in General Interest - on 10/9/20


Offers of help flood in

Painswick Golf Club has been inundated with offers of help after its third hole was targeted by vandal

in General Interest - on 7/9/20


Spotlight on Chris Turpie

Chris Turpie, amenity specialist for Agrovista Amenity, provides an insight into his career to date, his varied client base, and his pride at building...

in General Interest - on 5/9/20


Sign Up Now

After a season like no other, it’s time to submit your challenge for the 2020/21 Pitchcare & Syngenta Fantasy Football League with a £1500 prize...

in General Interest - on 3/9/20


Flitch fire £5k damage

An Essex football club has been left devastated after a huge fire destroyed around £5,000 worth of equipment

in General Interest - on 2/9/20


Lockdown positive

They say that everyone has a book in them, but for Master Greenkeeper Phil Helmn, it was combination of Covid-19 lockdown, a distance learning degree course...

in General Interest - on 1/9/20


GMA feedback request

The not-for-profit organisation is asking individuals and organisations in the grounds sector to take part in membership surveys and have their say on...

in General Interest - on 1/9/20


September 2020 Diaries

Traditionally, September marks the beginning of autumn. A time when conditions can be more favourable for carrying out maintenance tasks such as seeding...

in General Interest - on 1/9/20

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Golf pro's opportunity

The new Edge Golf College at Portugal’s stunning Troia Resort is recruiting elite young amateur golfers from across Europe looking to turn professional...

in General Interest - on 30/8/20

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Otterbine; Southmere Lake

The installation of an Otterbine Giant Fountain by The Fountain Workshop Limited has marked an important step in the regeneration of Southmere Lake housing...

in General Interest - on 27/8/20


Sustainable golf future

Across sport and society, COVID-19 has thrown up a variety of new and significant challenges. For golf, this has ranged from essential-only maintenance...

in General Interest - on 24/8/20

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Golf venues housing

The trend of golf clubs applying to build large numbers of houses on their land appears to be growing, as another three have submitted planning...

in General Interest - on 23/8/20


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