People (page 2)

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First year in the job

The country may be in lockdown, but that has not stopped Somerset County Cricket Club preparing for the 2021 season - whenever it might start.

in People - on 27/11/20


Q&A with Robert Meldrum

Robert (Rab) Meldrum - We heard a rumour that he likes heavy rock!

in People - on 27/11/20


Q&A - Nathan O’Sullivan

Nathan O’Sullivan - he’s proud of his achievements

in People - on 24/11/20


Preparing a rugby pitch

The pitch at The Stoop is looking immaculate - but how does Harlequins Head Groundsman Paul Sykes go about his work?

in People - on 23/11/20

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You’re hired!

Father-of-three Vince Derry lost all income in an instant after the Covid-19 outbreak hit the UK, leaving him and his family facing escalating debts.

in People - on 22/11/20


Q&A with Greg Kilgour

Greg Kilgour - he wants to bag all the Munros (I had to Google)!

in People - on 18/11/20

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Duralock appoint Attwood

Duralock - the world’s leading supplier of safe, sustainable, and superior quality PVCu fencing - have announced that David Attwood has been selected...

in People - on 15/11/20


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 People - on 15/11/20


Quinn enjoying new role

Irishman Anthony Quinn, an Honours Degree graduate in Horticultural Science and Sports Turf Management from TUD Blanchardstown, is relishing his new post...

in People - on 14/11/20

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Unconventional 12 months

The last 12 months have been a challenge for us all, and perhaps that’s putting it mildly! For Redexim’s Andy O’Neill add to the mix the fact that...

in People - on 13/11/20

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New Reesink Sales Manager

Daniel Tomberry is relocating to the Midlands from South West Scotland to take on the role of sales manager for the area.

in People - on 10/11/20

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Alistair joins the team

As part of a commitment to providing the best in professional turf care solutions and expertise, Agrovista Amenity is delighted to announce the appointment...

in People - on 7/11/20

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Hall of Fame for Steve

The Ground Management Association (GMA) has announced that Steve Braddock, Head of Grounds Management at the Arsenal Football Club training centre, enters...

in People - on 7/11/20


Q&A with Mel Jones

Mel Jones - the answer’s Yes ... or Cat Stevens!

in People - on 6/11/20


Down to the Wire!

To get an idea of what the new normal is like working for a top Super League rugby club and the challenges a groundsman now faces getting a pitch ready...

in People - on 6/11/20


Q&A - Norman Robertson

Norman Robertson - he wouldn’t let you off lightly if he was a judge!

in People - on 3/11/20

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Ian Darler charity boost

Cambridge United head groundsman Ian Darler is hoping that the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list will help to give a boost to...

in People - on 31/10/20

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Leaving his Mark!

For twenty-two and a half years, Mark Broughton has resided as Course Manager of Suffolk’s Aldeburgh Golf Club. It takes something special, and perhaps...

in People - on 30/10/20


John Richards retires

Following the recent departure of Pitchcare founder, Dave Saltman, it has been announced that his former business partner, John Richards, will also be...

in People - on 28/10/20

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New ownership for GT

Grounds Training, the specialist training business dedicated to the sports turf and grounds maintenance sectors, is under new ownership having been acquired...

in People - on 27/10/20