Schools & Colleges (page 1)


Marquee supports ECB

If England Cricket has ambitions to top the ICC’s World Test Championship, they will have to do well in the Covid-postponed Test Series in Sri Lanka...

in Schools & Colleges - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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The feel good factor

‘The New Normal’ - one of this year’s buzz phrases that has been worn out by overuse. Yet, for school groundsmen, sports coaches and pupils, it describes...

in Schools & Colleges - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Terra Spike XF central

One of Hertfordshire’s leading independent day and boarding schools has embarked upon a new era of grounds maintenance across its 130-acre site, with...

in Schools & Colleges - on 15/12/20


Dave leaves school

Head groundsman Dave Bradshaw is retiring from his role after 41 years’ service to Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School

in Schools & Colleges - on 8/12/20


Q&A - Michael Hood

Michael Hood - he would like to be an astronaut, but he can’t tie shoe laces!

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/12/20


Leicester Grammar School

Leicester Grammar School is an independent co-educated day school situated in Great Glen. Before its development in 2007, the school had no playing fields...

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/12/20


Q&A with Robert Meldrum

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

in Schools & Colleges - on 27/11/20

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Scotland’s finest

On the A91, which concludes at St Andrews, and just a few miles east of Stirling, sits Dollar Academy, one of Scotland’s finest private schools. Catering...

in Schools & Colleges - on 27/11/20


Q&A with Greg Kilgour

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

in Schools & Colleges - on 18/11/20


SRUC Elmwood Campus

Elmwood Golf is one of the premier golf and greenkeeping training facilities in the UK, owned and managed by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Elmwood...

in Schools & Colleges - on 18/11/20

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Top choice for Solihull

Based in the West Midlands, leading independent coeducational day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, Solihull School houses ample playing fields,...

in Schools & Colleges - on 16/11/20

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It’s elementary ...

Head groundsman Garry Watson and his deputy John Holmes have praised the Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower for keeping several grass areas in fantastic condition...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/11/20


Bromsgrove School

There is no Harry Potter bell tower, no sweeping driveway through undulating fields and the entrances are, frankly, unprepossessing. Despite the millions...

in Schools & Colleges - on 12/11/20

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Pool Academy gets grant

Pool Academy has received £16,000 from the Football Foundation to invest in new grounds maintenance machinery

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/10/20

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Nothing compares to MM

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Haileybury - an independent co-educational boarding and day school, insists that grass seed is the first place to start...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/10/20

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RTC goes back to school

Bishopsgate School in Surrey have recently taken delivery of a Redexim RTC brush unit to keep on top of the maintenance of a brand new artificial surface,...

in Schools & Colleges - on 9/10/20


'Turned’ out nice again

The school of thought on grass cutting continually undergoes many changes in direction with a drift again at the moment towards cut and collect. No matter...

in Schools & Colleges - on 25/9/20


Q&A - Kris Nurse

Kris Nurse - he’s a pain in the grass but is always happy!

in Schools & Colleges - on 14/9/20


Loughborough Uni pitch

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It covers...

in Schools & Colleges - on 14/9/20

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Uplift 86E Testimonial

Christ Church, Oxford has become the world’s first owners of the latest 34'' battery-powered rotary mower from Allett - the Uplift86E.

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/8/20