Schools & Colleges (page 5)

George Heriots School

MM60 at George Heriots

Simon Theurer, head groundsman at George Heriots School in Edinburgh, has reported excellent results from overseeding with Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed...

in Schools & Colleges - on 25/10/18


Robson’s Footsteps

Abingdon School and its campus are an integral part of the Oxfordshire town. Jake Barrow caught up with Head Groundsman Richard Hagar to discuss the logistics...

in Schools & Colleges - on 22/10/18

KORO FTM In Action At Clare College Cambridge 2

FTM to Cricket at Clare

Campey Turf Care Systems, in association with their Cambridgeshire dealer Scamblers, held a successful demonstration day at Clare College, Cambridge, to...

in Schools & Colleges - on 17/10/18


Success at Shrewsbury

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the School’s widely...

in Schools & Colleges - on 12/10/18

Bryanston School Blue Caps 2

Bryanston Blue Caps

Watch the World class Blue Caps in action in this fantastic film displaying their unbeatable skill.

in Schools & Colleges - on 5/10/18

Finborough School - Rory Ferguson Head And Shoulders 2

Better Never Stops

Son of Alan and owner of perhaps the most handsome beard ever to feature in Pitchcare, Finborough School’s Head Groundsman, Rory Ferguson, is excited...

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/9/18

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University’s challenge

Bath Spa University’s main campus is a safe-haven for perhaps the UK’s most treasured and iconic amphibian group: the smooth, palmate and great crested...

in Schools & Colleges - on 14/9/18


SISIS key to maintenance

Merchant Taylors’ has recently purchased a range of SISIS equipment to help maintain the top class cricket facilities on offer at the prestigious school...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/9/18

Limagrain At Cheltenham College 2

MM keeps standards high

Christian Brain, head of grounds at Cheltenham College, believes that Limagrain UK’s range of MM grass seed mixtures have helped him to maintain the...

in Schools & Colleges - on 11/9/18

Ian Smith St Albans School Dennis

Dennis St Albans results

Ian Smith, turf consultant for St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields, has reported excellent results from using the combination of a Dennis G860...

in Schools & Colleges - on 8/9/18

The Minster School After

Replay restore surface

The Minster School in Southwell may be one of the oldest schools in England, having been founded in 956, but its sports facilities are up to date.

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/9/18


Pride and quality

Established in 1879, St Lawrence College sits on the edge of the Kent coastal town of Ramsgate. It is home to 650 day and boarding pupils from local, UK...

in Schools & Colleges - on 24/8/18

Merchant Taylors

Merchant Taylors’ chooses

After a complete fleet renewal at Merchant Taylors’ School, grounds manager Richard Ayling has continued to put his trust in Dennis by purchasing a G860...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/8/18


Manchester ... united

The contrasts of tending natural and synthetic surfaces could not be greater than across the acres that the University of Manchester runs for its students...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/8/18

ICL Independent School Seminar 2018

Seminar is a hit for Six

ICL recently held the sixth successive annual Independent Schools Seminar. The event, held at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham brought together turf professionals...

in Schools & Colleges - on 9/8/18

Dennis-Renovation-Day-2018 Demo 2

Renovate Your Renovation

The Dennis/SISIS Cricket Renovation Day 2018 threw up some challenges the groundspersons present: ‘are you missing out on vital modern techniques?’...

in Schools & Colleges - on 8/8/18

Myerscough Conference

ETS conference

Delegates from around the world have gathered for an international conference led by a University Centre Myerscough sportsturf tutor.

in Schools & Colleges - on 1/8/18

Campey Turf Care At Glasgow Accies

Academy purchase Koro

The Glasgow Academy has become the first independent school in Scotland to purchase their own 2018 model Koro FIELDTOPMAKER (Koro FTM) from Campey...

in Schools & Colleges - on 31/7/18

DLF Kings School

DLF provide solution

A ‘historic and inspirational cathedral setting’ provides the backdrop for studies to the pupils at The King’s School, Gloucester. In charge of maintaining...

in Schools & Colleges - on 26/7/18

Oaklands JD

Employee’s journey

In this second article, Andy Wight gives an overview from the apprentice’s point of view when undertaking a Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship. It will...

in Schools & Colleges - on 16/7/18