Multi-sports venues (page 1)

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Towcestrians new tractor

When Towcestrians Head Groundsman, Tom Waldock, was interviewed for Pitchcare’s October/November magazine, he was putting in about forty hours a week...

in Multi-sports venues - on 3/12/20

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The man with a plan

The current ‘situation’ may have put many hopes and dreams on hold but, at Towcestrians Sports Club, it’s just another minor challenge in the progress...

in Multi-sports venues - on 30/11/20

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Sports club appeal

A sports club are appealing for information after damage was caused to its grounds.

in Multi-sports venues - on 31/10/20

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Investment in volunteers

As autumn takes hold, community playing fields and pitches have seen cricket make way for the likes of football and rugby union.

in Multi-sports venues - on 15/10/20

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All smiles at Driffield

After a delayed meeting due to the Covid-19 crisis, Lee Williams, finally caught up with Mark Goddard, the club’s Head Groundsman and his right-hand...

in Multi-sports venues - on 28/9/20

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Artificial machines fleet

GKB Machines offer a robust & reliable synthetic turf maintenance fleet of machines.

in Multi-sports venues - on 28/8/20

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Cancer fears at 3G pitch

Solihull's leisure chiefs have been urged to avoid the use of a controversial material at a new artificial pitch, amid fears it could cause cancer.

in Multi-sports venues - on 21/8/20

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PRO34R a time saver

Michael Watson, Turf Manager at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, claims that his two recently purchased Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers are...

in Multi-sports venues - on 8/8/20

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Uncertainty and shock

Doubts surround the future of a popular sports ground used by hundreds of people after the landlords moved in this week to close the facility and change...

in Multi-sports venues - on 18/6/20

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Building the beast ...

Ford Sport and Social Club run two sites in Essex - at Basildon and Ilford. Blair Ferguson went to meet Dan James, the Head Groundsman at Ilford, to discover...

in Multi-sports venues - on 29/5/20

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£2m COVID-19 fund

Sports clubs and community activity groups hit by the COVID-19 lockdown will be able to benefit from emergency funding up to £20,000, thanks to a match-funding...

in Multi-sports venues - on 18/5/20

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Competition-ready courts

As a sole Groundsman, Robin Wilcox has his work cut out looking after the 19 courts and 5 croquet lawns that make up East Dorset Lawn Tennis and Croquet...

in Multi-sports venues - on 14/5/20

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Oldest school ties

It is said that St Augustine first founded a school here in 597AD and it became the King’s School in 1541 when it was re-founded by Royal Charter under...

in Multi-sports venues - on 27/3/20

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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 Multi-sports venues - on 16/3/20

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Ilkley up and running ...

Ilkley Town AFC is back up and running in the wake of flooding by Storm Ciara at Ben Rhydding Sports Club

in Multi-sports venues - on 10/3/20

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Q&A with Tony Provan

Tony Provan - the pigeon won in a game of chicken

in Multi-sports venues - on 9/3/20

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All by myself at Meridian

Meridian Sports & Social Club is a community-focused sports club based in Charlton, South-East London. The site lies just a stone’s throw across the...

in Multi-sports venues - on 9/3/20

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Sandwell work begins

Major construction is now underway on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre; a state-of-the-art venue being built to host the swimming and diving competitions at...

in Multi-sports venues - on 8/3/20

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Northern Gateway to open

The Northern Gateway Sports Park project in Colchester, Essex, is set to open to the public in the summer of 2020

in Multi-sports venues - on 15/2/20

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Keeping a lid on turfcare

Durham University ’s scale of participation in sport demands a highly regimented grounds team. Greg Rhodes met up with Paul Derrick, the facility’s...

in Multi-sports venues - on 15/2/20