October 2004 (page 1)

Oakley's Groundcare Day

A window of fine weather blessed all the visitors who attended the recent Oakley's Groundcare sports turf seminar held at Shifnal Golf Club. Well over...

in Industry News - on 29/10/04

Rangers player speaks out about synthetic surface

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in Football - on 29/10/04

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College

A recent trip to Yorkshire enabled me to meet up with an old college companion, Steve Prinn, who is currently Deputy Section leader for horticulture and...

in Training & Education - on 29/10/04

£400,000 investment by Gilnahirk Golf Club

Castlereagh Borough Council have invested a further £400,000 in new turf maintenance equipment at their prestigious golf club at Gilnahirk on the outskirts...

in Local Authority - on 29/10/04

Engineering lecturer wins top STAR award

Brooksby Melton College lecturer Richard Trevarthen, who manages the John Deere Ag and Turf Tech apprentice engineering training schemes, is the winner...

in Industry News - on 28/10/04

Part time student graduates with MSc

Colin Robinson has graduated from his part time MSc in Sports Surface Technology. Colin was a student at Cranfield University in 2003/04 but began working...

in Golf - on 28/10/04

Wessex become Melcourt Bark stockist

Wessex Horticultural Products, founded almost 40 years ago and based in Wiltshire, are proud to announce that they are now stockists of 2 popular grades...

in Industry News - on 28/10/04

More photos please

More photos please

Goalkeepers continue taking the p*** out of Groundsmen (and the Football League).

in Football - on 28/10/04

Permanent white line demonstration-1st November

BTM (Sports Services) Ltd would like to invite you to witness the latest technology in pitch marking. The installation of the first turfed pitch in the...

in Industry News - on 27/10/04

Deep scarifing croquet lawns

Scarifing croquet lawns

Our green clearly shows the thatch layer, we are advised that this leads to dry patch and fusarium, apart from a slower playing surface. As we aim for...

in Industry News - on 27/10/04

The Turfgrass Industry, 75 Years and Still Growing

Over 200 representatives from across the Turfgrass Industry met up at Bingley on 12th October, to celebrate 75 years of progress, on STRI’s official...

in Industry News - on 26/10/04

New Kubota tractors

A three model range of stylish, yet highly functional compact tractors has been introduced by Kubota into the UK and Ireland-details inside

in Industry News - on 26/10/04

Chapel Allerton Tennis Club

Anthony Asquith has recently been promoted to Head Groundsman at Chapel Alleton. Taking over from his father (a role reversal). They have been working...

in Tennis - on 22/10/04

One man, one international airport-300 acres of grass

Airport Maintenance

An insight into the grass maintenance at Cardiff International Airport from Head Groundsman Richard Bailey

in Editorial - on 21/10/04

Deep Aeration saves mature trees

An 80 to 100 year old Himalayan Cedar and 24 mature Evergreen Oaks are recovering their health in Southern Ireland, following deep, compressed air de-compaction...

in Industry News - on 21/10/04

Sports Turf Seminar & Demonstrations

Oakley's Groundcare have organised a free sports turf seminar and demonstration day at Shifnal Golf Club, Nr Telford, Shropshire which will be taking place...

in Industry News - on 21/10/04

Winning at Luton Town

Winning at Luton Town

Its not just the Hatter's who are on a winning streak, their Groundsman Richard Bird is winning the war on Poa annua (annual meadow grass). The club have...

in Football - on 21/10/04

Pele to speak at Stadia Sports Turf Summit

Pelé, the former Brazilian footballer widely regarded as the world’s greatest ever player, has been confirmed to speak at Stadia’s Sports Turf Summit...

in Industry News - on 20/10/04