August 2004 (Page 2)

Win one of five tickets to drive a Ferrari for a day!

This month Anders Plus is giving away FIVE tickets to drive a Ferrari for a day with the ‘Ferrari Driving Experience Company’. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 19/8/04

Ransomes Jacobsen announce new dealer for Scotland

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd, the Ipswich based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has confirmed that Fairways (GM) Ltd will succeed Scottish Grass Machinery...

in Industry News - on 19/8/04

New software tests tractor dependability

An advanced computer program has been adopted by SAME Deutz-Fahr UK (SDF UK) to control and analyse the dynamometer tests carried out by the company on...

in Industry News - on 19/8/04

Edgbaston Croquet Club

Edgbaston Croquet Club

Edgbaston Croquet Club is one of 130 clubs affiliated to the Croquet Association in the UK. The club has been in existence at the Richmond Hill Road site...

in Bowls - on 18/8/04

Bookapitch Launch

Local sports club managers and league/fixture secretaries where invited to the launch of Wakefield Council's new free Bookapitch online pitch booking system...

in Local Authority - on 18/8/04

RAF Cottesmore Golf Club

Cottesmore Golf Club

Royal Air Force Cottesmore is one of the few RAF stations lucky enough to have its own golf course within the station boundaries. A 9-hole/18 tee course...

in Golf - on 18/8/04

Ross-on-Wye unveils plans for new irrigation system

Ross-on-Wye Golf Club has unveiled plans to install a state-of-the-art fully automated Toro trident computerised irrigation system and has appointed specialists...

in Golf - on 18/8/04

Soil Science

Soil Science

Soil Science (Methods and Applications) By D L Rowell was published in 1994 by prentice Hall. The book provides a practical introduction to the various...

in Industry News - on 17/8/04

Hayter appoint new marketing manager

Hayter have appointed Paul Goodwin as Marketing Manager with immediate effect. This is a new position and his responsibilities will include marketing the...

in Industry News - on 17/8/04

Hayter Introduce Electronic Warranty claim system.

This season sees Hayter introduce a new on-line warranty claim system which will significantly reduce processing times and improve service levels to both...

in Industry News - on 17/8/04

Norwich Quintet Delivers Quality

The citizens of Norwich currently have good reason to be delighted. Not only is their soccer team returning to the Premiership this season, but also their...

in Industry News - on 17/8/04

Mole drainage may provide answer to costly works

Cranfield University’s Centre for Sports Surfaces and TurfTrax Ground Management Systems Ltd have recently won a substantial £62.5K research grant from...

in Consultancy - on 16/8/04

AFC Bournemouth beat the blues

With a three day concert booked at the end of July and pre-season games starting just ten days later the club followed an ever more popular route of re-turfing,...

in Football - on 16/8/04

Five Minutes of Fame  Andy Newell

Andy Newell

This five minutes of fame features Dr Andy Newell, a well-respected turf grass scientist who works for The Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI) in Bingley....

in Industry News - on 16/8/04

True story-Bunny starts fire!

A not so funny but true story covered by Reuters news agency-details inside

in Industry News - on 13/8/04

Freak storms ruin early cricket renovations

Freak storms

I’ve been a Greenkeeper and Groundsman all my working life, working outside in all weathers. But, for the fact that I witnessed the event and the damage...

in Cricket - on 13/8/04

Yorkshire school invests heavily in sports surfaces

Giggleswick Schoo

Kevin Byrne has a wide sporting portfolio as chief Groundsman at Giggleswick School – an independent school set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales....

in Industry News - on 12/8/04

New aeration machine delivers full power in tight spaces

Terrain Aeration launches Airforce Tracker, the company’s latest terralift aeration machine, following tests of the prototype in a waterlogged back garden....

in Parks - on 12/8/04

Vitax competition at SALTEX

To celebrate the success of their new fungicide, Insignia, Vitax are mounting a “guess the area” competition, with a magnum of champagne for each day’s...

in Parks - on 12/8/04

Irish Cricket Groundsmen have their day

Belfast Telegraph (subscription), UK - 1 hour ago
... Although final confirmation is yet to be announced, it is expected that the head groundsman...

in Best of the Rest - on 12/8/04