August 2004 (Page 1)

Electricity vehicles for Newcastle City Parks

A fleet of electric vehicles has been introduced in Newcastle-upon-Tyne’s inner city parks to help the grounds care team make them more attractive to...

in Industry News - on 31/8/04

The power to perform-John Deere's, 'One stop shop'

At SALTEX 2004, John Deere will be offering a series of new machines. During the show you will be introduced to a range of tractors, Gators and zero turn...

in Industry News - on 30/8/04

Industry backing for international endurance test.

Three major companies back the MD of another this month (Sept.) as Mike Seward literally takes on the world.

in Industry News - on 27/8/04

Driver training for  HMP Leyhill prisoners

An expanded programme of industrial vehicle training is helping the employment prospects of prisoners at Leyhill open prison in Gloucestershire.More...

in Industry News - on 27/8/04

Unsung Heroes 2004 - Opening Ceremony

SALTEX sees the opening of nominations for Terrain Aeration’s Unsung Heroes awards for greenkeepers and groundsmen. The opening ceremony will take place...

in Industry News - on 27/8/04

BASIS launch new web site

BASIS launch new web site

in Industry News - on 27/8/04

No Grass No Match

No Grass No Match

SPL Football Club Dunfermline were expecting to play their return second leg match against Hafnardfjordur at home at their East End Park pitch this Thursday...

in Football - on 26/8/04

Daily dose of Disease: Marasmius oreades (fairy Rings)

Diseases generally become more prolific when the right conditions prevail. Late August -October are prime times for diseases to show themselves, mainly...

in Consultancy - on 26/8/04

Cheltenham Rugby Club RFU pitch improvements.

Cheltenham is one of many rugby clubs in England, who have benefited from the Rugby Football Union's (RFU) Foundation funding opportunities.

in Rugby - on 26/8/04

Sales of LPG golf cars Accelerate in The North of England

Sales of the E-Z-GO LPG-powered TXT golf car have taken off in the North of England following a determined sales drive by Rickerby Ltd, Ransomes Jacobsen’s...

in Industry News - on 25/8/04

Rejuvenated pitch for Hartlepool United

Hartlepool United’s pitch is in tip top condition for the start of the Coca Cola League season after it was stripped and re-seeded during the summer....

in Football - on 25/8/04

Recycled Glass Could Help Struggling Golfers

The Sports Turf Research Institute found that replacing traditional sand on the golf course with sand derived from recycled glass improves the chances...

in Industry News - on 25/8/04

ELEIT Chooses Briggs & Stratton engines.

One of the leading garden and landscaping equipment manufacturers in Europe has announced it will only use Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines in...

in Industry News - on 23/8/04

ECB grant provides new drainage scheme for Yorkshire club

Kirkstall Educational are reaping the benefits of a radical drainage scheme they undertook last winter. The club celebrated their 150th anniversary with...

in Cricket - on 23/8/04

The benefits of testing materials for sportsturf use

Testing materials

Year round play has led to increasing demands on golf courses and sports grounds. In the 1960’s the United States Golf Association began research that...

in Consultancy - on 23/8/04

Weed of the Week:  Horsetail  Equisetum arvense

Weed of the Week:  Horsetail Equisetum arvense. More Inside

in Consultancy - on 23/8/04

Government minister knows best !?!?

This week, Sports Minister Richard Caborn admitted the Government was still selling off school playing fields. He was quoted as saying 'children no longer...

in Industry News - on 20/8/04

Remnants of hurricane Danielle to hit the UK on Sunday

The weekend weather looks likely to be affected by high winds and heavy rain, as hurricane Danielle hits the South West first early on Sunday morning-details...

in Industry News - on 20/8/04

Woodrush Rugby Football Club

Woodrush RFC

Woodrush RFC was formed in 1966 when Mr Williams (Taffy) the maths teacher at Woodrush County Secondary Modern School was asked by several ex pupils of...

in Rugby - on 20/8/04

Garside Sands announce new Scholarship for Sports Surface MSc

Full-time students wishing to enrol on Cranfield University’s unique Sports Surface Technology MSc will have even more incentive, thanks to a new scholarship...

in Training & Education - on 19/8/04