May 2006 (Page 1)

New Iseki Compact Tractor Introduced by Ransomes Jacobsen

Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron company (NYSE: TXT), has introduced a new Iseki compact tractor, which is ideal for both private customers and professional...

in Industry News - on 31/5/06

Call for best practice water savings

Water savings

The Environment Agency is calling on water saving businesses and organisations to lead by example and show their customers how environmentally aware they...

in Industry News - on 31/5/06

Hose Ban? It’s Not All Bad News ……..

The threat of a hosepipe ban may drive the fear of dread into every grounds maintenance manager across the country. However for those lucky enough to have...

in Synthetics - on 30/5/06

New Regulations to Protect Wildlife Come into force

Certain wild birds will be afforded increased protection under the law as of tomorrow (Wednesday, 31 May) when new provisions under the Natural Environment...

in Industry News - on 30/5/06

A fair question to ask?

A fair question to ask?

Recently I have seen and heard of specifications written by consultants for stadium pitch renovations that will involve the clubs using far less efficient...

in Football - on 29/5/06

The Appliance of Science

It has been a tough few years for sports turf businesses. Commercial pressures on golf, football and sports clubs have risen due to competition, rising...

in Industry News - on 29/5/06

Ransomes-Jacobsen provide shuttle Vehicles for Eurovision Song Contest

The Athens' Olympic arena was the venue for last week’s Eurovision Song Contest, won by the Finnish hard rock band Lordi with ‘Hard Rock Halleujah’,...

in Industry News - on 28/5/06

Sensor Grip for niche market course

Mount Pleasant Golf Course is a niche market course offering players the opportunity to play either nine or eighteen holes from their twin tee facility....

in Industry News - on 28/5/06

Garside Sands launches new literature

Garside Sands, a leading producer of specialist graded silica sands, has introduced an up-to-date listing of products to provide customers with a comprehensive...

in Industry News - on 28/5/06

Lloyds appoint new Southern Area Manager

Lloyds of Letchworth have appointed Geoff Roberts as their new Southern Area Manager. Initially a mechanic at Huxleys in 1980, Geoff is best known for...

in Industry News - on 27/5/06

Youth Hostels win first Green Awards

Two youth hostels have become the first UK winners of a top European green award.

in Industry News - on 27/5/06

Grassfelt's Chelsea Hatrick

Three designers used Lindum’s Grassfelt, (living grass on a reinforced felt base) gaining awards at Chelsea Flower Show.

in Industry News - on 27/5/06

BLEC Ladies Race for Life

On Sunday 14th May 2006, a team of ladies from BLEC Specialist Landscaping and Turf care Equipment took part in the ‘Race for Life’ event in support...

in Industry News - on 26/5/06

How Low Can You Go?

How Low Can You Go?

With an ever increasing demand for Augusta-quick greens all year round, the STRI has been carrying out a countrywide survey to record present day cutting...

in Golf - on 26/5/06

21” Paladin Bowls 'Em Over!

The picturesque Baldock Town Bowls Club was formed in 1952 and has around 75 members with a split of 77% male and 23% female players. Sportsturf Manager...

in Best of the Rest - on 26/5/06

Rolawn Turf and Topsoil help promote gold medals at Chelsea Flower Show

Rolawn is once again celebrating being the first choice for some of the country’s top garden designers at this years Chelsea Flower Show.

in Industry News - on 26/5/06

Greenlay scores a century

John Deere commercial & consumer equipment dealer Greenlay Ltd of Choppington in Northumberland has sold over 100 mowers worth approaching £250,000 in...

in Industry News - on 26/5/06

Key Issues raised in DEFRA's departmental annual report

Environment Secretary David Miliband highlighted seven key achievements of his new department in Defra’s annual report today.

in Industry News - on 26/5/06

Red Thread Disease

Red Thread Disease

Red thread is an extremely common turfgrass disease that can develop at any time of the year during cool, wet weather, but frequently appears most severely...

in Consultancy - on 25/5/06

Rolawn Turf and Topsoil First at Chelsea

First choice for Award Winning Gardens and Exhibitors at the Chelsea Flower Show 2006

in Industry News - on 25/5/06