General Interest (page 4)

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Robyn the Record Breaker

Robyn Vaughan, Customer Service Desk Administrator for Limagrain UK, has broken the British record after bench pressing an incredible 100kg (that’s the...

in General Interest - on 14/3/20

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Wolves fan 100th birthday

Wolves stars, past and present, including Pitchcare's John Richards, recently came together to give a very special fan a 100th birthday surprise!

in General Interest - on 9/3/20

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Legend can still cut it!

A cricket legend now in his mid-80s has been showing he can still manage a perfect cover drive and an excellent cut

in General Interest - on 7/3/20

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IOG set to rebrand

Following independent research entitled ‘Groundsmanship: Sports Vital Profession’ which highlighted the urgent need for change, the IOG today announces...

in General Interest - on 5/3/20

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March 2020 Diaries

No number of graphs of historical data, or TV news bulletins that feature wellie-clad reporters against a backdrop of rivers that have burst their banks,...

in General Interest - on 1/3/20

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HG to run marathon

A dedicated groundsman who helped rescue a family of kittens will be running the London Marathon to raise money for a very worthwhile cause.

in General Interest - on 29/2/20

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Become an Alpha Dealer

Are you looking to drive your business to the next level? Find out how to become a non-exclusive Pellenc Alpha dealer and join the team

in General Interest - on 20/2/20

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National Trust turns 125

The National Trust is celebrating 125 years since it was founded, on 12 January 1895. As they mark this milestone anniversary, Director-General, Hilary...

in General Interest - on 12/2/20

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SALTEX 2019 success

Findings from the SALTEX 2019 post-show exhibitor survey have confirmed that the 2019 event was extremely valuable for a high percentage of groundscare...

in General Interest - on 9/2/20

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February 2020 Diaries

The key agronomic principle for February is to maximise recovery from winter damage whilst also protecting against inclement weather, at a time when the...

in General Interest - on 1/2/20

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Caption competition

Campey Turf Care’s Ambassador Ian (Poggy) Pogson is seen here with the BBC’s Naga Munchetty at the BTME Welcome Celebration. Clearly, one of the them...

in General Interest - on 27/1/20

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Celtic Manor to host IGTM

The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales will play host to the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) next year - the first time the global business event for...

in General Interest - on 7/1/20

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FA mental health campaign

The Duke of Cambridge has launched a campaign that aims to harness the power of football to generate “the biggest conversation ever” about male mental...

in General Interest - on 4/1/20

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Don’t suffer in silence

Some of you may have read editor Kerry Haywood’s book review of Ian Darler’s Life’s a Pitch in the last issue. It’s in Chapter 11: Life Changing...

in General Interest - on 3/1/20

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Working in most cases

New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision in planning applications affecting playing...

in General Interest - on 2/1/20

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January 2020 Diaries

A new year heralds new opportunities. Opportunities to reflect upon the successes and failures of 2019 as we plot a refined course for 2020.

in General Interest - on 1/1/20

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Temporary - yes or no?

Nothing causes more gloom for golfers in winter than the sight of frost on the ground. Will we be playing on the main greens, or will it be the dreaded...

in General Interest - on 24/12/19

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Doctor wants 3G research

A rugby club‘s doctor has called for research to be carried out on artificial pitches after seven players suffered friction burns

in General Interest - on 19/12/19

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Anfield expansion

Liverpool Football Club has opened a first-stage public consultation exercise on the proposed expansion of the iconic Anfield Road Stand

in General Interest - on 9/12/19

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Gateshead Quayside Arena

Ask:Patrizia, Gateshead Council’s development partner, have awarded Sir Robert McAlpine the contract to build the ‘game-changing’ waterfront conference...

in General Interest - on 8/12/19