General Interest (Page 4)


Wembley record crowd

More than 2.6 million people poured through the doors of Wembley Stadium, connected by EE, during 2022, in what has been a record-breaking year for the...

in General Interest - on 24/12/22

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Chairty hike

INTREPID explorers put their best foot forward as they headed to six football grounds across the West Midlands in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.

in General Interest - on 4/12/22

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Qatar world cup stadiums

The Danish midfielder has discussed what it feels like to play a World Cup fixture in an air-conditioned stadium and claimed it made catching your breath...

in General Interest - on 3/12/22


Walking 3000 miles

Ian Darler, Cambridge United’s stadium manager and head groundsman, completed his year-long challenge to walk the equivalent distance of London to Qatar...

in General Interest - on 2/12/22


Agronomy - Dec 2022

With the World Cup in full flow and Christmas just around the corner, the festive season is upon us. At this time of year, it’s brilliant to spend time...

in General Interest - on 1/12/22

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Agrovista sponsors award

Agrovista Amenity, a leading industry supplier of amenity, landscaping, and horticultural products, is proudly sponsoring the Grounds Maintenance – Limited...

in General Interest - on 22/11/22


Turf Tank- Movember

Industry leading robotic line marking company, Turf Tank, teams up with Scotland-based universities to support this month’s annual moustache-starring...

in General Interest - on 14/11/22


Lantra knapsack

Land-based Awarding Organisation Lantra has launched a short course to help heighten awareness of the key role that due care of knapsack sprayers plays...

in General Interest - on 7/11/22


Perennial introduce nudge

Perennial, the charity helping people in horticulture, is introducing a new service called ‘nudge’ to support the financial wellbeing of people in...

in General Interest - on 6/11/22


Golf club charity partner

London Golf Club is playing a leading role in golf’s drive to beat cancer after forming a new charity partnership with Prostate Cancer UK, to help beat...

in General Interest - on 4/11/22


November Agronomy Advice

As we start November, we enter the period where the balance shifts towards the more undesirable factors and away from those conditions which benefit the...

in General Interest - on 1/11/22


White House Greenkeeper

Jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Some people work in sales, others in retail but one position might win the prize for coolest reason for going to work...

in General Interest - on 29/10/22


Blue light for racecourse

British racecourses and Blue Light Card to extend complimentary ticket offer due to phenomenal demand

in General Interest - on 27/10/22


October Agronomy Advice

October sees autumnal conditions set in, and thoughts of summer have all but disappeared. Most renovations will have taken place whilst conditions were...

in General Interest - on 1/10/22


DLF dazzle in flower show

The versatility of wild flowers is well documented, increasing biodiversity and delivering dazzling displays of colour to all types of public spaces and...

in General Interest - on 9/9/22


Sept Agronomy Advice

This month traditionally sees a shift in weather conditions, which become more autumnal without extreme heat and long dry spells (location dependant) which...

in General Interest - on 1/9/22


GGM charity cycle

The GGM Group pledged to fulfil 12 months of fundraising for their chosen charity the North West Air Ambulance, and have set an ambitious target of...

in General Interest - on 18/8/22

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Golf must do its bit

Two of golf’s governing bodies have come together to urge the industry to play its part with many parts of the UK suffering from a drought.

in General Interest - on 16/8/22


Water restrictions

The GMA has published Guidance on temporary water restrictions to help grounds staff understand what restrictions are currently in place in their area...

in General Interest - on 11/8/22


Agronomy - Aug 2022

For most, up to now, summer has been tough in terms of turf management. There will be many of us in the industry who will be hoping for a more settled...

in General Interest - on 1/8/22