August 2002 (page 2)

A unique insight for jobbing Groundsman

The stage was the Commonwealth Games venue of the City of Manchester Stadium. Stephen Bowes was the man in charge at the Stadium, working as a contractor...

in Industry News - on 26/8/02

The SISIS collection

Four articles highlighting some of the success stories gained from using machinery from the SISIS range of products. For more information and details on...

in Industry News - on 26/8/02

Hosting the Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

The pitch inside the Commonwealth Games Stadium was intended to be temporary, therefore the construction was very basic - goal to goal drains, laid at...

in Industry News - on 26/8/02

Experimenting at Warwickshire

t the moment we're planning to do some work on the No 1 practice area. We've relayed 20 new wickets.The old bowling ends where the bowler lands were originally...

in Cricket - on 23/8/02

Celtic Manor review

Golf and courses management Director, Jim McKenzie reviews the 2002 Welsh Open event at Celtic Manor. With the Ryder Cup booked in for 2010, the current...

in Industry News - on 21/8/02

Scarifier helps cricket club improve

Co-Head Groundsman Chris Cay,trialled a scarifier last autumn and was so impressed he bought the company-sorry he didn't really, but he did buy the machine....

in Industry News - on 21/8/02

Graden scarifier proves its worth

Groundsmen at Bradford’s premier cricket ground have made good use of their Graden scarifier.Chris Cay, co-Groundsman at Park Avenue, which is the headquarters...

in Cricket - on 21/8/02

Weather plays havoc on school square

Rain and drainage problems have played havoc with the cricket programme at Sedbergh School. Sedbergh, set in south Cumbria within easy reach of the Yorkshire...

in Cricket - on 21/8/02

Welsh open at Celtic Manor

Celtic Manor Resort

Three years ago, Celtic Manor launched the Welsh Open and is fast establishing itself as one of the best-known courses in Europe. The Wentwood Hills course...

in Golf - on 21/8/02

First birthday Celebrations

First birthday Celebrations

in Editorial - on 19/8/02

New fears on pesticide application

Pitchcare has teamed up with leading Health and Safety expert, Mark Foley to bring our members the latest information from the HSE. In his first Pitchcare...

in Industry News - on 16/8/02

Pesticide residue

An investigation, by the Health and Safety Executive into the application of pesticides, has revealed that although workers adhere to control procedures...

in Industry News - on 16/8/02

New associate director for Hayter

Hayter have announced the appointment of David Sturges as Associate Director, sales and Marketing. The appointment is with immediate effect. His responsibilities...

in Industry News - on 14/8/02

Poor summer for growth

This summer has caused big headaches for all of us involved in turf maintenance. Non-league Groundsman Chris Charles talks about how he has struggled to...

in Industry News - on 9/8/02

Latest news from the TGA

Ten companies have now confirmed their intention to exhibit alongside the Turfgrass Growers Association’s first national turf conference, taking place...

in Industry News - on 9/8/02

New conference boasts 25 world experts

Cranfield University at Silsoe and the National Turfgrass Foundation, a newly formed charitable trust with the aim of funding research projects and raising...

in Industry News - on 9/8/02

Weather and water problems at Tividale

It was interesting to read the comments of some of our peers in this industry regarding poor germination rate and development of seedlings. I work at...

in Football - on 9/8/02

New jobs every week

We have new jobs posted every week in our job section. Currently, one of the jobs available is for a Groundsman position at Fulham Football Club's training...

in Industry News - on 6/8/02

Father and son, team up for Tennis

Gary and Anthony Asquith have been working at Chapel Allerton Tennis club for nine and five years respectively. In our Tennis section, assistant Groundsman...

in Industry News - on 6/8/02

Keith looks forward

Ex-Headingley Groundsman Keith Boyce, looks forward to the end of season renovations. Although we are only just into August, this is the time to identify...

in Industry News - on 6/8/02