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Bognor stalwart retires

Brian Quinnell has never been one to let the grass grow under his feet. It's a good job, really. For as the popular groundsman at Bognor’s Nyewood Lane...

in People - on 13/2/21

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DLF’s John Hughes retires

DLF have announced that one of the most well-known names in the seed industry, John Hughes, will be leaving at the end of February to embrace his well-earned...

in People - on 12/2/21


Mick O’Brien steps down

Industry stalwart Mick O’Brien has retired and stepped down from his role as Director of the Sports Division at O’Brien Contractors.

in People - on 6/2/21

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Kubota UK appoint Henry

Kubota (UK) Ltd has appointed Henry Bredin in a newly created role as general manager to head-up its recently formed Tractor Business Unit (TBU). With...

in People - on 5/2/21


Hiseman’s ‘pandemic pics'

Photographer Andy Hiseman’s new ‘pandemic portfolio’ shows that British golf’s beauty and spirits remained undimmed even during 2020’s COVID-19...

in People - on 4/2/21

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FACTS and BASIS success

All ICL Technical Area Sales Managers are now fully BASIS and FACTS qualified after two members of staff recently passed their FACTS examination.

in People - on 4/2/21

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Two new board members

STRI Group has announced the appointment of two new company directors to its board. Gareth Walters and Dr Ruth Mann have been appointed as finance director...

in People - on 3/2/21

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A strange time!

Since March 2020, the phrase ‘a strange time’ has been used constantly to describe the world we are all currently living in. However, for Thorpeness...

in People - on 28/1/21


Ron Harrod Obituary

It is with much sadness that we report the recent passing of Ron Harrod, who founded Harrod UK Ltd in 1954. An exceptional entrepreneur and industry leader,...

in People - on 27/1/21


Q&A with Michael Merriman

Michael Merriman - he’s done OK for a daft lad!

in People - on 25/1/21


Tights on nights!

Mansfield Town Football Club was formed in 1897 and, since the end of the First World War, have played their football at the 9,186 capacity One Call Stadium....

in People - on 25/1/21

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Mark clocks up 40 years

Mark Foster has been recognised for clocking up 40 years of working on Hastings’ finest cricket grounds. The 56-year-old was presented with a plaque...

in People - on 23/1/21


Standing against suicide

Following growing concern in the industry around mental health in the turf and amenity sectors, Bayer has teamed up with suicide prevention charity Campaign...

in People - on 20/1/21


Q&A - Richard Lord

Richard Lord - he has a very good piece of advice and a cat!

in People - on 19/1/21

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David Briggs RIP

It is with deepest regret that Campey Turf Care Systems announce the passing, just before Christmas, of David Briggs, who had been suffering with Parkinson’s’...

in People - on 18/1/21

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Ground Hopper 'Bazza'

Horley Town have their very own ground Hopper. And if there’s one thing that gives pleasure to club groundsman Barry Hopper it is recognition from players...

in People - on 17/1/21

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Barrow man rewarded

A 73-year-old Barrow man has received an award after working as a volunteer for more than 45 years. Allan Wilson has been presented with a long service...

in People - on 17/1/21

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Ben's work pays off

It was a team effort, from the players to the groundsmen. Chorley FC have reached the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in their 138-year history...

in People - on 11/1/21

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47 years as a greenkeeper

A spokesperson from the Clonmel Golf Club said: “We all join in wishing Sean Harte a happy retirement as we begin 2021.

in People - on 10/1/21

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Agrovista spotlight

Tom Hobbis, former greenkeeper, father-to-be and Amenity Specialist for Agrovista Amenity reveals exactly why he feels blessed - every single day.

in People - on 9/1/21