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ECHA's latest report

Every day, millions of Europeans play on all-weather sports pitches that use plastic or rubber granules as infill material. The soft infill makes the pitches...

in Health & Safety - on 17/2/22


ClearWater back at BTME

It started back in 1995 with Highspeed Group. The company planned to enter the turf maintenance sector, so BTME seemed the logical solution. Results from...

in Health & Safety - on 6/2/22


Gullane hero greenkeeper

A greenkeeper at Gullane Golf Club in Scotland saved the life of a golfer who was having a heart attack on the course

in Health & Safety - on 14/12/21


Cricketer’s life saved

IT was a scary sight when Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch during an European Championship game against Finland earlier this...

in Health & Safety - on 16/9/21


New PPP regulations

The Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020 (the 2020 Regulations) have recently been issued with a policy statement.

in Health & Safety - on 6/8/21

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Acumen receives award

Acumen Waste Services Ltd (Acumen), headquartered in Yorkshire, is celebrating after landing an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high...

in Health & Safety - on 5/7/21


Defibrillator fund launch

Funding now available for thousands of grassroots clubs and facilities to apply for device that can save lives

in Health & Safety - on 1/7/21

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Mansfield Sand donates

Mansfield Sand, a provider of silica sand-based products for the sports turf industry, has donated £1,000 towards a pioneering golf project due to begin...

in Health & Safety - on 23/6/21

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Speaking Out

After reading the article in issue 91, The monster on my back - dealing with mental health with Graeme Farmer, one of our readers felt compelled to speak...

in Health & Safety - on 2/6/21

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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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