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Never Complain ...

Grounds Training Trainer Frank Newberry has always been fascinated by the maxim ‘never complain, never explain’. This advice is believed, by many,...

in Training & Education - on 16/1/19


Holme help!

Pastoral care for prisoners plays a key part of Andy Flanagan’s day managing the gardens and grounds team in HMP Holme House, as Greg Rhodes reports

in Training & Education - on 3/1/19

Training Day

Reesink's two new courses

Two new hands-on machinery mechanics courses have been added to Reesink Turfcare’s industry-leading training offering for 2019.

in Training & Education - on 6/12/18

Trials Cabinet-cropped

Technical collaboration

The amenity market is increasingly facing legislative challenges to historical turf management practices leaving end users seeking reputable and tested...

in Training & Education - on 29/11/18

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Extro, Intro or Ambi?

Trainer Frank Newberry has long believed that turfcare sector employers like their supervisors to be as good, if not better, at communicating than they...

in Training & Education - on 21/11/18

The FTMI Delegates In The Jacobsen Factory

BIGGA members at FTMI

Each year Jacobsen invites 20 ambitious greenkeepers to its headquarters in Ipswich to undertake high quality education designed to help them take the...

in Training & Education - on 16/11/18


Stressed out!

For many people, work related stress can become an unbearable burden. All too often we feel we must just keep our heads down and carry on with the job...

in Training & Education - on 2/11/18

Gordon McKie

BIGGA regional conference

Each year BIGGA's regional conferences bring leading speakers and some of the top names in the golf and turf management industry around the country

in Training & Education - on 25/10/18


Scientists of the future

As the importance of educating children in scientific subjects and encouraging practical learning rises up the agenda, Bayer is working to help pupils...

in Training & Education - on 23/10/18

Tom Sherreard

GTC's top grade

The GTC is proud to announce that Thomas Sherreard from The London Club and Hadlow College has become the first Golf Greenkeeping Apprentice to achieve...

in Training & Education - on 15/10/18

Ag Turf Parts Tech Graduation 2017 Awards

JD apprentice awards

A total of 48 young service technicians have formally graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes,...

in Training & Education - on 13/10/18


Limagrain's AELTC event

Limagrain UK recently hosted an event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon, in which a number of independent school groundsmen were treated to...

in Training & Education - on 12/10/18


BASIS celebrates its 40th

Standard setting, training and auditing organisation, BASIS Registration is celebrating its 40th year of service to agricultural and related industries...

in Training & Education - on 22/9/18

The 2018 ICL Scholars With Sami Strutt And ICL's Ed Carter

ICL Scholars revealed

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association and ICL have revealed the five successful recipients of the third ICL Continue to Learn...

in Training & Education - on 21/9/18

The GTC Board And Staff

New GTC training

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has released a revised set of best practice learning materials for all levels of student greenkeepers

in Training & Education - on 18/9/18

John Deere SRUC Student Of The Year 2018 Gregg Hood

Gregg Hood wins JD award

A career change in his early 40s has led to trainee greenkeeper Gregg Hood winning SRUC Elmwood’s annual John Deere HNC Student of the Year Award, sponsored...

in Training & Education - on 10/9/18

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No Can Do!

Trainer Frank Newberry has been helping people to be more assertive at work for over thirty years. Saying ‘no’ to requests for help can be difficult....

in Training & Education - on 10/9/18

BTME Harrogate Convention Centre

Latest changes to BTME

With a little over five months to go until BTME 2019, BIGGA is excited to reveal that we have lived up to our promise to expand and evolve the turf management...

in Training & Education - on 28/8/18

Andy Spetch Of British Sugar TOPSOIL

BIGGA education supporter

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has welcomed British Sugar TOPSOIL as the association’s latest Education Supporter.

in Training & Education - on 24/8/18

BTME 2019 Runs From 22 To 24 January 2019

The evolution continues

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has revealed further improvements to the annual BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME), which...

in Training & Education - on 10/8/18