General Interest (page 5)


NFL Academy opens

The New River Sport & Fitness in Wood Green will serve as the official on-field training site for the NFL Academy and is managed by leisure operator Fusion...

in General Interest - on 3/12/19

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December 2019 Diaries

December brings with it some mixed blessings: the need to contemplate relatives, gifts and cards whilst controlling alcohol intake over Christmas and the...

in General Interest - on 1/12/19

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New FIT Chair of Trustees

The Trustees of Fields in Trust have announced the new chair of the Trustee Board is Jo Barnett, the Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving

in General Interest - on 30/11/19


Cheeky deer wins comp

Ross MacFarlane took the shot of the cheeky deer on his phone and didn't realise until later how special it was

in General Interest - on 28/11/19


Sand shortage

It may be little more than grains of weathered rock, and can be found in deserts and on beaches around the world, but sand is also the world’s second...

in General Interest - on 27/11/19

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Haslingden CC new roller

A fundraising bike ride was recently completed, which saw nine enthusiastic cyclists travel from Lord's, the home of cricket, to Haslingden Cricket Club...

in General Interest - on 24/11/19

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GroundWOW Special FX

Launched in October 2019, GroundWOW makes printing on ground as easy as printing on paper. GroundWOW Special FX can print any logo, any colour, any size,...

in General Interest - on 18/11/19


Munich to host 2022 Euros

Munich will host the 2022 European Championships following unanimous approval of its bid by the participating European sports federations

in General Interest - on 17/11/19


More than a support act

No.1 Court; Wimbledon’s second largest venue, has undergone a number of upgrades since it opened in 1924

in General Interest - on 17/11/19


Vandals with 'no respect'

A Cornwall rugby football club has been left 'annoyed' after it was targeted by vandals with 'no respect'

in General Interest - on 15/11/19


Frost and Microdochium

We’re reaching that time of year when we start hoping for some decent frosts. A sustained period of cold weather will really help slow the progress of...

in General Interest - on 2/11/19


Life’s a Pitch

Ian Darler has won just about every award the groundsperson industry has to offer, managed his stadium through tempestuous and terrific times and dealt...

in General Interest - on 1/11/19

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November 2019 Diaries

November is late Autumn in the northern hemisphere and the time when our annual voyage around the sun determines that the shortening of the day length...

in General Interest - on 1/11/19

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Man City plan new arena

Manchester City have reportedly started planning for a plush 21,000-seater arena to be built next to the Etihad Stadium which will hold concerts, NBA games...

in General Interest - on 27/10/19


Further developments

Trafford Council and Lancashire Cricket have announced transformational plans in the first phase of the development of the new Civic Quarter

in General Interest - on 25/10/19


Green only in colour!

The Guardian has turned on artificial grass, commenting that it’s neat, easy - and a staggering £2bn global market. But as plastic grass takes over...

in General Interest - on 23/10/19


Guide to butterflies

Butterflies and moths have been around for millions of years. They used to be a common sight in gardens, but numbers have declined since the 1940s along...

in General Interest - on 21/10/19


Rare JK hybrid found

A team of Swansea University scientists have discovered a rare Japanese knotweed hybrid in south Wales

in General Interest - on 15/10/19


Creative Lawn Stripe comp

Allett Mowers have announced the winning entry in the Allett Creative Stripes competition 2019. This year’s winner, Erik Czako, is from Hungary. The...

in General Interest - on 11/10/19


RJ deal with Suffolk FA

The Ipswich turf machinery company has revealed it will once again be supporting the region's unsung heroes

in General Interest - on 4/10/19