December 2003 (page 1)

Cricket aeration with Sugar

Cricket aeration

A pan 4 inches deep, aeration and the use of sugar. Clive Liddiard has his own inimitable way of doing things. Read about his results.

in Cricket - on 24/12/03

Fixtures lost due to compaction

24 football fixtures cancelled on Saturday, and the underlying cause could be compaction. More inside.

in Football - on 23/12/03

Ridge and furrow fairway demands innovative solution

Ridge and furrow drainage has demanded innovative solutions on a West Yorkshire golf course.

in Golf - on 23/12/03

Inturf Announcements

Inturf Announcements

New Regional Coordinator and launch of new fibre reinforced turf from Inturf. More inside.

in Industry News - on 23/12/03

Management buyout at Ransomes

A management buyout at Ransomes Jacobsen’s Selby branch has been successfully concluded.

in Industry News - on 22/12/03

Conquering hero tackles the slopes

We used to spend 72 hours every week cutting our tee banks by hand and we now cut the whole lot in just 24 hours-full details inside

in Golf - on 19/12/03

Xmas weather warnings-email/faxed forecasts

Xmas weather

Do you need countrywide/local area forecasts that will contain a detailed appraisal of the weather of the holiday period - with particular attention to...

in Industry News - on 19/12/03

Current jobs available

We have eight vacancies available in our job section at the moment, so if you're looking for a new career, a step up or a change of scenery in the new...

in Industry News - on 14/12/03

Revolutionary driving range aid

Playing on rain-softened natural grass is OK; otherwise it’s a case of hit and wince, especially for those suffering with arthritis. With driving range...

in Golf - on 13/12/03

Former pitch of the year put to good use

The Manchester Academy is a new type of all ability school that opened its doors to the public in September 2003.Based in Moss Side, it is one of 12 Academies...

in Football - on 13/12/03

Football League gives backing to Groundsmen

The Football League have responded to the results of the Pitchcare survey, and they have come out in support of the groundsmen.

in Football - on 12/12/03

Free Body Warmer courtesy of Rigby Taylor

Just a few days to get your name into the hat for a Free Integrate Body Warmer.

in Industry News - on 12/12/03

Only one application required a year

A major problem for many golf and amenity area managers is to achieve long-term weed control in recreational areas. A once only application per season...

in Industry News - on 12/12/03

Rampant rabbits

The ever-changing climatic conditions in recent years have not only caused confusion to us humans but also to our living environment. Breeding seasons...

in Industry News - on 10/12/03

Busy stadium schedule

Groundsman Phil Redgwick is pleased there will be a gap in the demanding fixture list next spring to do some essential renovation work-details inside

in Football - on 10/12/03

Congratulations Alison!

Congratulations Alison!

Alison Britton, representing Salisbury-based publishing company Nelson Communications (publishers of Turf Professional), has won The Times J P Morgan Fleming...

in Industry News - on 10/12/03

Mobile Irrigation Beats Drought

J Pugh-Lewis, the Chesterfield based sports ground constructors and drainage experts offer a new service for 2004 aimed specifically at non-league football...

in Industry News - on 10/12/03

Training providers back GTC drive

The Awarding Bodies, City and Guilds and the Scottish Qualifications Authority have already given their backing to the GTC initiative, which is intended...

in Golf - on 5/12/03