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Covid-19 - 2021 update

Following the rapidly-escalating situation regarding a return to full national lockdown restrictions for England, BIGGA has sought clarification regarding...

in Health & Safety - on 6/1/21

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Golf courses must close

Golf courses in Scotland can remain open – with two-ball restrictions – as the country enters a new lockdown, but English golf clubs must close for...

in Health & Safety - on 5/1/21

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Mental Health Survey

A new online survey commissioned by Syngenta is aiming to assess the mental health of club managers, greenkeepers and PGA Professionals

in Health & Safety - on 3/1/21

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London Golf Club refusal

A dad says he's lost all his income after being denied furlough to care for his daughters who were sent home from school due to a Covid case

in Health & Safety - on 15/11/20

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BIGGA lockdown guidance

Following the announcement of a new lockdown for England, the UK Government has announced an extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which will...

in Health & Safety - on 3/11/20

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Wales Golf COVID-19

The Welsh Government has stated ‘Golf and tennis clubs will be required to close during the period of the lockdown'

in Health & Safety - on 21/10/20

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Aspen Fuel a boost

Health and safety is at the heart of operations for Halifax based Green Valley Arborists (GVA). Working on commercial vegetation clearance and landscaping...

in Health & Safety - on 21/10/20

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Covid rules in Scotland

Following the First Minister’s latest update in Parliament on 7 October, Scottish Golf worked with sportscotland and the Scottish Government to obtain...

in Health & Safety - on 17/10/20

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Covid guidance - England

As the second wave of COVID-19 sweeps the country, BIGGA are reminding members of the need to look out for each other

in Health & Safety - on 17/10/20

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Mental Health Day 20

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall aim of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and...

in Health & Safety - on 10/10/20

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The ‘new’ matchday

Three weeks since the return of the Gallagher Premiership and the rugby world is now well-versed in the ‘new matchday’ experience

in Health & Safety - on 6/9/20

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Health & Safety - on 5/9/20

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ICL's new CleanShield

ICL has announced the launch of CleanShield, an alcohol-free, multi-surface cleaner which has been independently proven to be effective against 99.9% of...

in Health & Safety - on 29/7/20

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Amenity Standard call

The Amenity Forum is now calling on the UK and national governments to introduce the Amenity Standard as a requirement for all operating in the management...

in Health & Safety - on 25/7/20

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Spectators to return?

The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...

in Health & Safety - on 24/7/20

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The ‘new normal'

Equestrian sports have been as hard hit as any with major championships cancelled and racing and polo seasons put on hold. But turfcare regimes have continued...

in Health & Safety - on 8/7/20

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Spitfires grounded

Cricket is our summer game; just not this summer. The frustration is most apparent at county level, where all 18 clubs are without income, yet having to...

in Health & Safety - on 6/7/20

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Mental health issues

“You cannot put 30kg of fertiliser in a 20kg bag. Sooner or later it is going to spill out. I just did not know how much of a mess it was going to make.”...

in Health & Safety - on 3/7/20

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It could kill them!

The golf course is perhaps unique in sport as greenkeeper can often be seen carrying out work while the course is in play.

in Health & Safety - on 1/7/20

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Q&A with Octavi Creus

Octavi Creus, Grounds Manager of FC Barcelona, explains how modern technology, agronomy and a rescheduled La Liga season are affecting the pitches under...

in Health & Safety - on 12/6/20