June 2006 (page 2)

Cricket For All?

The Disability Discrimination Act applies to all sports clubs and organisations. Immediately, most people would think about access to buildings, but what...

in Cricket - on 19/6/06

‘Flat Packed’ Spreader

Ultra Spreader International has launched a new and improved UB30 model to the existing range of spreaders, screeners and trailers which the company already...

in Industry News - on 19/6/06

Golf Course Lightning Safety

Every day thousands of golfers roam the links of Europe’s golf courses, many heedless of impending weather changes. They may wait until the sky darkens,...

in Industry News - on 19/6/06

Wasps Still Buzzing six months later

Active Leisure Contracts have recently received an official ‘thumbs up’ for their POLIGRAS Premium MT 65 third generation artificial grass surface...

in Industry News - on 19/6/06

Biostimulating Sportsturf

Nowadays, turfgrass managers are faced with the daunting task of providing excellent playing surfaces all year round, in the face of greater usage, wear...

in Training & Education - on 17/6/06

Cricket groundsmen honoured at Lord’s - 2006 Winners

Groundsmen honoured

For the third year, four groundsmen have been honoured at the home of English cricket when they each received a Cricket World & Pitchcare Cricket Groundsman...

in Industry News - on 16/6/06

Ransomes Jacobsen Form Alliance to Support Students

The Cannington Centre for Land-based Studies at Bridgwater College, one of the UK’s premier centres of vocational excellence for greenkeeping and sports...

in Industry News - on 16/6/06

Well and truly Earthquaked

Truly Earthquaked

On a recent outing to take some much needed cricket pictures I came across a local authority maintained cricket ground that was cracking up in more ways...

in Cricket - on 15/6/06

New Jacobsen Fairway Mower for Aberdeen City Council Golf Courses

The Parks & Countryside department at Aberdeen City Council have returned to their local Ransomes Jacobsen (a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company) grounds...

in Industry News - on 15/6/06

Looking for the Legend

Looking for the Legend

After speaking with a greenkeeping colleague at a recent conference and hearing his enthusiasm for a course restoration project in the Scottish Islands...

in Golf - on 14/6/06

Harrod UK Ltd Supply World Cup Squad

Lowestoft based sports equipment manufacturers Harrod UK have been called upon to supply top of the range mini soccer and full size portable goal posts...

in Best of the Rest - on 14/6/06

Harrod UK Plans Renewable Energy Project

Leading Sports Equipment manufacturer Harrod UK, has announced plans to install an on-site wind turbine as part of a renewable energy project to generate...

in Industry News - on 14/6/06

Dennis Ellicott retires after 40 Years in the Parts Business

Dennis Ellicott, Parts Manager at PJ Flegg, the South West dealer for Ransomes Jacobsen (a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company), has retired recently after...

in Industry News - on 14/6/06

A New Tool for Controlling Landscape and Pitch Irrigation

Year on year, we are all used to electronics getting cheaper and giving more value. Just take mobile phones as an example. Remember the attaché case sized...

in Industry News - on 13/6/06

What is a Drought Order?

This legislation enables Water Companies to ban use of MAINS water for commercial use such as sports grounds, golf courses, etc. It should be noted that...

in Industry News - on 13/6/06

Work Place Training at Risk?

Work place training and education is being put at risk by some training providers who are reluctant to put their trust in the system.

in Industry News - on 13/6/06

Scotts and Ipswich Town in close match at Portman Road

The annual football match between Scotts and grounds staff at Ipswich Town Football Club was a high scoring game with a nail-biting finish. Held at Po...

in Industry News - on 12/6/06

Lord's stays in control with Dennis

The world famous Lord’s Cricket Ground dates back to 1787, and in those early days the wicket would be prepared by letting sheep graze on it before a...

in Industry News - on 10/6/06

Sports Facility Construction Exhibitions and Seminars

SAPCA Forthcoming Events:

in Industry News - on 9/6/06

£500,000 Investment by Sheffield International Venues

As part of their five-year rolling replacement programme Sheffield International Venues (SIV) has taken delivery of a further £300,000 worth of golf course...

in Industry News - on 9/6/06