General Interest (page 7)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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