December 2005 (Page 1)

Have a very happy New Year

happy New Year

With the celebrations of Christmas already seeming like an age ago. We look forward to 2006 with renewed vigour and hope-article inside

in Editorial - on 31/12/05

Beat the winter weather

Already during the Christmas period a number of sporting fixtures have succumbed to the cold weather. Why not be prepared in advance and give yourself...

in Industry News - on 29/12/05

Efficient Recruitment with Pitchcare

Are you looking to recruit personnel in 2006? If the answer is yes consider the posting your job advert on the Pitchcare website. With nearly 17000 members,...

in Industry News - on 27/12/05

Maximum use from Millennium Stadium

It is way back in March that I last wrote an article about the on goings at the Millennium Stadium. Since that eventful Welsh Grand Slam win on the 19th,...

in Industry News - on 23/12/05

Pitchcare Super Store for 2006

The Pitchcare online shop is being redesigned for 2006. The launch of the new shop coincides with the recent addition of over 3000 products to the Pitchcare...

in Industry News - on 23/12/05

Win a brand new Allen Hover Mower

Allen Hover Mower

By entering our FREE online draw. From now and throughout the month of January, everyone who enters will be put into the hat for a free draw which will...

in Industry News - on 22/12/05

Plumpton College student wins top award, A Greenkeeper above par

Alan Pierce, a student on an NVQ level 3 programme at Plumpton College, East Sussex has won the Top Student Greenkeeper of the year award. The “Toro...

in Best of the Rest - on 21/12/05

Allen announce big blow for Backpack users

Allen Power Equipment has introduced a new 71.99cc backpack blower to their range, the EBZ8000. This new Komatsu Zenoah product is fitted with the KZ Strato-Charged...

in Industry News - on 21/12/05

The value of Woodlands

With little over 7% of the country left covered in woodland. it is vitally important that we, at every opportunity try and maintain and sustain our remaining...

in Golf - on 20/12/05

Calculating green sizes

Many Greens are roughly elliptical (egg-shaped). If your Green is like this, you can estimate its area and perimeter using a couple of quick measurements...

in Golf - on 20/12/05

Don’t Get Caught Out by the Winter Weather

To help beat the frost and snow this Winter the Pitchcare shop is now stocking Rock Salt, Hand Snow Ploughs and an effective new Snow and Ice Melting Compound,...

in Best of the Rest - on 20/12/05

Myerscough College sign five-year preferred supplier agreement

Myerscough College, the Further and Higher Education centre of excellence for land-based professions, has signed a five-year preferred supplier agreement...

in Industry News - on 20/12/05

Renovating Down Under

Renovating Down Under

Melbourne is at the bottom end of Australia. Earlier in the year it was voted the world’s number one city in which to live based on a whole host of criteria...

in Industry News - on 20/12/05

Beamrider saves time in Hamburg's AOL Arena

The multi-award winning BeamRider laser line marker has just returned from Germany were it was used to over-mark the existing lines at Hamburg’s new...

in Industry News - on 19/12/05

Golf Foundation raises £80,000 in Annual Appeal

Members of golf clubs all over Britain have played their part in raising around £80,000 for the Golf Foundation’s annual appeal for 2005. Golf clubs...

in Golf - on 16/12/05

Winter Weed Control

Winter Weed Control

The non-grass growing months are an ideal time to tackle those nagging weed control tasks.

in Industry News - on 16/12/05

Sports Turf Apprenticeship - on track to beat national completion rate average by over 50%

Chris Robson, Manager of Zenith Apprenticeships at Warwickshire College, said, “Warwickshire College’s completion rate for the Sports Turf Apprenticeship...

in Training & Education - on 16/12/05

New Double act at under £10,000 from Imants…

Imants have announced a new package deal on two of their most popular products, which they say, “Will solve all of your compaction and aeration problems...

in Industry News - on 16/12/05

Syngenta names new Business Manager

Syngenta has named Simon Elsworth to be its business manager for professional products in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland (Eire). Elsworth will...

in Industry News - on 15/12/05

Gower Power to Customer Power

Customer Power

I still remember as a young lad, sitting watching the test match on the BBC seeing a young batsman walk to the crease to begin his first innings for England....

in Cricket - on 15/12/05