January 2005 (Page 2)

IOG announce new pay scales and seminar news

THE IOG has adjusted its salary recommendations (from January 1st) for the positions of Groundsman through to Grounds Manager. The revised salary bands...

in Industry News - on 28/1/05

GTC secure £1m funding

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has again helped to secure a share of £1 million in funding for Greenkeeper management training. The funding...

in Golf - on 28/1/05

Fairy tale future

Fairy ring diseases seem to have become increasingly common over the last few years. While we know that it is not always necessary or appropriate to control...

in Industry News - on 27/1/05

World at feet of Undersoil Firm

Cambridge Glasshouse Company has helped create the pitches on which some of the most famous sportsmen in the world have displayed their skills.

in Industry News - on 26/1/05

SIS win prestigious Coventry Arena contract

SIS (Support in Sport) Ltd, have won the pitch construction contract for the new Jaguar Arena in Coventry. It will be one of the most prestigious sport...

in Industry News - on 25/1/05

New for old synthetic in Keighley

Footballers in Keighley are enjoying the benefits one of the most up to date pitches thanks to a £295,000 investment by their local authority – Bradford...

in Synthetics - on 25/1/05

Rugby Challenge brings Top Turf Pitches

FORTY-ONE rugby pitches have now benefited from funding by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after the first year of the Community Club Development Project...

in Rugby - on 25/1/05

Grass Control in Heather

Grass Control in Heather

Although heather is home to some of our most vulnerable and endangered species, the plant’s presence has become severely fragmented, especially in the...

in Industry News - on 25/1/05

Blooming Heather at Branshaw GC

Blooming Heather

Branshaw Golf Club, high on the hills above the West Yorkshire town of Keighley, are proud of their heather and want to keep it in tip top condition.

in Golf - on 25/1/05

PSD Synthetics Ltd – New Consultancy Service

Two well-known companies in the Sports and Golf industry have joined together to form PSD Synthetics Ltd.

in Synthetics - on 25/1/05

Real’s training centre to be equipped with artificial grass pitches

In conjunction with its Spanish partner Opsa, Desso DLW Sports Systems will build all ten football pitches of the planned training centre for Real...

in Industry News - on 25/1/05

Lightning Strike – a bolt out of the blue

Lightning may not be the first hazard confronting golfers in the UK that springs to mind but it is very easy to forget just how dangerous and potentially...

in Industry News - on 24/1/05

SISIS Top-Gun. Again!

Congratulations to Jason Briggs SISIS Territory Manager for the Midlands who for the second time in two years has been named as SISIS TERITORY MANAGER...

in Industry News - on 24/1/05

Controlled confusion

The Scotts Advisory Service has fielded a number of pleas for help this season regarding controlled release fertilizer release rates. With more and more...

in Industry News - on 22/1/05

New Addition completes PH management range

Turf Managers suffering from high acidity in their soils should welcome Magcarb, Vitax’s new addition for pH management.

in Industry News - on 21/1/05

No time off for good behaviour

good behaviour

Christmas was an extremely busy time for us. We finished at lunchtime on Christmas Eve and went for a beer, and handed out Secret Santa gifts to each other...

in Football - on 21/1/05

New Tees at Lilleshall

New Tees at Lilleshall

My staff have been very busy this winter completing the latest phase of tee reconstructions at Lilleshall Golf Club in Shropshire, We are curently going...

in Golf - on 21/1/05

New faces at Scotts

The turf and amenity sales team at Scotts has expanded with the appointment of three new representatives-details of all Scotts representatives inside.

in Industry News - on 20/1/05

Light fantastic

Scotts UK Professional introduced delegates to BTME this month to their completely reformulated market leading turf and amenity fertilizer range – rebranded...

in Industry News - on 20/1/05

New MD for Complete Weed Control

The end of 2004 marked the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Complete Weed Control, as Richard Minton became Managing Director of the successful...

in Industry News - on 14/1/05