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AEA new president

The Agricultural Engineers Association has now formally elected President Mr Les Malin

in People - on 5/7/20

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Tom Flintoft passes away

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former Durham County Cricket Club Head Groundsman, Tom Flintoft.

in People - on 4/7/20

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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 People - on 3/7/20

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Familiar face returns

Turf managers in the South West of England will note the presence of a familiar face in the region after Neil Carter rejoined Symbio in a sales and advisory...

in People - on 1/7/20

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Interview: Matt Hallam

Notts County FC recently interviewed their head groundsman, Matt Hallam, to learn more about the brilliant job he and his team have done in renovating...

in People - on 29/6/20

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Q&A with Dave Saltman

Dave Saltman - do not accept an invitation to one of his dinner parties!

in People - on 29/6/20

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Dave.com

With the sale of Maxwell Amenity to Agrovista UK Ltd, the company’s former Managing Director, Dave Saltman, has now handed over the reins. Friend and...

in People - on 29/6/20

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‘A lovely guy’

A green keeper was airlifted to hospital after getting trapped by machinery at a Perthshire golf course

in People - on 26/6/20

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Gold Standard at Newclose

Back in 2008 it cost around £1.7m to build Newclose on the outskirts of Newport — a magnificent ground adopted by Hampshire and one which has put the...

in People - on 24/6/20

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Q&A with Craig Hardy

Craig Hardy - From rallycross to an RAF pilot and across the Galaxy

in People - on 19/6/20

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Q&A with Roger Shaw

Roger Shaw – I don’t know if he knows that seagull poop is apparently good luck?

in People - on 19/6/20

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Ramside Golf Club

Ramside Golf Club in County Durham comprises two 18-hole courses, but it wasn’t always that way. Tucked away in the middle of the older Prince Bishop...

in People - on 19/6/20

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Derby County interview

There has been over three months since Derby County's last Sky Bet Championship game, which has allowed the groundstaff to work hard on the pitch to ensure...

in People - on 17/6/20

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Golf’s Green Spaces

Playing golf and spending time in nature could be an important solution to the predicted “tsunami of mental health problems” following the Covid-19...

in People - on 14/6/20

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Maurice Crooks retires

For nearly 50 years he has been an unsung hero of Haydock Park racecourse making sure the course is fit for purpose for meetings.

in People - on 13/6/20

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Welcome to Tri Station

Tri Station is a unique free-standing hand sanitiser station that can be custom branded with company logos and colours.

in People - on 10/6/20

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'Pitch Perfect'

Carel Fourie has been named the United Counties League Groundsman of the Year after the Welby Road turf impressed judges

in People - on 7/6/20

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'Life At No.27' donation

The Mountfield team know how beneficial gardening can be for mental and physical wellbeing. The sense of achievement and positive benefits from nurturing...

in People - on 6/6/20

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Jeff Anguige retires

Reesink Turfcare has announced the retirement of its national sales manager Jeff Anguige after 21 years working with the Toro UK distributor and its predecessor...

in People - on 6/6/20

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Q&A with Lewis Pattinson

Lewis Pattinson - you’ll be googling the slug dance!

in People - on 5/6/20