Schools & Colleges (Page 1)

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Fuelling a cleaner campus

As part of an active campaign to reduce their impact on the environment, the grounds department at Chester University have recently made the switch to...

in Schools & Colleges - 6 days, 17 hours ago

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World class hockey

The University of Birmingham’s standing in the world of hockey is second to none with famous alumni having progressed through the ranks, not only in...

in Schools & Colleges - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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Change at Bromsgrove ...

Bromsgrove School has taken a revolutionary step forward in line marking with their new Turf Tank One

in Schools & Colleges - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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John Lyon School

Career progression for his staff is vitally important to John Lyon School’s Grounds Manager Chris Lynch, and, as he tells Blair Ferguson, coupled with...

in Schools & Colleges - on 26/10/21

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Sedbergh School

Located in magnificent scenery between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales, Sedbergh School is renowned for its top-level achievement...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/10/21

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Gordon Gatenby retires

St Peters School in York says farewell to Gordon Gatenby, their much-loved and long-standing Groundsman. Teaching and support staff gathered in the Dining...

in Schools & Colleges - on 10/10/21

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Q&A with Graham Cox

Graham Cox - he loves an old book and Spurs!

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/9/21

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Blundell’s School

Blundell’s School is a co-educational day and boarding independent school in Tiverton, Devon. It was founded in 1604 (under the will of Peter Blundell)...

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/9/21

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Covering all Bases

Professional sports turf maintenance is no stranger to advancements in technology changing the way work is done. Over the past decade, there have been...

in Schools & Colleges - on 6/9/21

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Q&A with Matt Trickett

Matt Trickett - Should be ‘Super’ not ‘Grounds’ man!

in Schools & Colleges - on 3/9/21

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A kind of magic!

Spare time is not something that Matt Trickett, Head Groundsman at Twyford School, has a lot of. Phil Helmn MG caught up with him to find out how he...

in Schools & Colleges - on 3/9/21

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Badgers wreaking havoc

Badgers have been wreaking havoc on a Solihull school's sports pitch, adding to issues which have rendered the area "unusable". Solihull School's St Martin's...

in Schools & Colleges - on 19/8/21

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SMARTCut™ and SpringRake™

A 34” INFINICUT FX, complete with SMARTCut™ cutting reel and SpringRake™ cassette from the TMSystem™ collection has become the newest addition...

in Schools & Colleges - on 9/8/21

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All-weather approved

Plans to provide a Southampton school with an all-weather pitch funded by the Football Association have been given the green light. The city council has...

in Schools & Colleges - on 1/8/21

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The Wright Stuff

University grounds programmes are rarely more diverse than those at Leeds, where sustainability issues assume top priority. Greg Rhodes met with Grounds...

in Schools & Colleges - on 29/7/21

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School field sales

Sales of school playing fields hit a three-year high last year, it has emerged, on the same day Boris Johnson pledged tens of millions for new football...

in Schools & Colleges - on 19/7/21

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Superb PRO 34R performs

Two Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers are going above and beyond their duties at Bromsgrove School according to head groundsperson Richard Hare.

in Schools & Colleges - on 16/7/21

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Excellence paves the way

Radley College extends its relationship with Toro. World-class sporting facilities are one of the cornerstones of prestigious boys’ school, Radley College...

in Schools & Colleges - on 15/7/21

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Kubota get top marks

With 22 acres of school grounds and gardens to care for at Hazlegrove Preparatory School in Somerset, Kings Bruton Foundation Head of Grounds Graham Kitley...

in Schools & Colleges - on 9/7/21

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Trimax at Mount Kelly

Mount Kelly in Tavistock, U.K. sits on 140 acres of what must be among the best tendered and manicured school grounds and sports fields anywhere in the...

in Schools & Colleges - on 15/6/21