April 2002 (page 1)

Gearing up to the new season, Len Smith, Head Groundsman of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, is putting the finishing touches to his pitches - which won...

in Cricket - on 1/5/02

It has been dubbed the Wembley of crown green bowls. Up to 2,000 bowlers enter the open handicap at Blackpool’s famous Waterloo green, hundreds watch...

in Bowls - on 1/5/02

Horrocks Bowls

Have equipment will travel is Ray Horrocks’ motto as he travels around the Huddersfield and Wakefield areas maintaining bowling greens.It is unusual...

in Bowls - on 1/5/02

Fancy a change of routine or a new challange,there are regular new jobs posted in our jobs section, this weeks selection includes two Contract Manager...

in Industry News - on 29/4/02

Well, with the two finalists of the FA cup now known and the Nationwide league all but finished bar the play offs, it is nearly time to get down to the...

in Football - on 26/4/02

Pitchcare are very lucky to welcome on board Dave Bracey, the Industry's very own 'Mr Bowls'. Dave's expertise and life long experience in this important...

in Industry News - on 25/4/02

Harrod UK track records earns them gold at Commonwealth Games. The Lowestoft based company have been chosen as the preferred supplier for all the sports...

in Industry News - on 25/4/02

Bowls maintenance

I recently sprayed the green to remove Clover and Parsley Piert, there were also a few patches of moss, not enough to warrant spraying the whole area,...

in Bowls - on 25/4/02

On Friday 3rd May, a charity football match is taking place at the home of Northampton Town's, Sixfields Stadium. The match, in aid of Cancer Research,...

in Industry News - on 22/4/02

With the first game on Wednesday, Mick and the team are getting on with last minute preparations. One of the jobs under way is the weeding out of some...

in Industry News - on 22/4/02

With our first Championship game starting on Wednesday, it is very much all hands to the pump, doing our final preparations to the pitch. As with the...

in Cricket - on 22/4/02

Too much Pressure?

Too much Pressure?

in Editorial - on 22/4/02

Craig Wooding, Head Groundsman at the Spotland Stadium, Rochdale, talks about the joint use of the stadium by both the Rugby League and Football Clubs

in Industry News - on 20/4/02

The Spotland stadium plays host to both Rochdale Football Club and The Hornets Rugby League team, since May last year the pitch has seen in excess of sixty...

in Rugby - on 20/4/02

Wimbledon Update

Very little mowing has been done this week because the temperatures have remained quite cold and growth has been slow.We had left the grass longer in the...

in Tennis - on 20/4/02

Inside: Head Groundsman Dave Roberts is prepared for the end of season works planned at St Mary's and the Southampton FC training ground. Also Richard...

in Industry News - on 19/4/02

Unbeatable – Tiger Woods - and the prices of the SISIS hand tools and machines now on sale in the Pitchcare shop. To celebrate their addition to the...

in Industry News - on 19/4/02

The current mood is very good within the club at the moment. There are no worries about relegation as we've had in the past. It's a great weight off everybody's...

in Football - on 19/4/02