August 2006 (page 1)

Think of the best Tennis court in the country and most of us straight away think of the centre court at Wimbledon. One family who might not are the Slaters,...

in Tennis - on 26/8/06

With rivers and groundwater supplies severely depleted in the South of England and hosepipe and sprinkler bans hitting millions of homes, Britain’s turf...

in Industry News - on 26/8/06

For many years the application of urea buffered sulphur, or similar, to fine turf in an effort to lower the pH of a soil was commonplace. The received...

in Training & Education - on 25/8/06

The Greenkeepers’ Training Committee (GTC) technical committee has a new chairman with the appointment of Nick Bisset.

in Training & Education - on 24/8/06

Golf Environment Europe (GEE) and Ransomes Jacobsen, a subsidiary of Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT), have signed a three-year agreement where the Ipswich-based...

in Industry News - on 24/8/06

Verbally abused

in Cricket - on 23/8/06

New customer care centre allows Ransomes Jacobsen to keep orders of parts and machines moving efficiently to dealers and customers.

in Industry News - on 23/8/06

IF the current membership mix of The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) is any gauge, few women are making the turf industry...

in Industry News - on 22/8/06

Heswall Golf Club is an attractive undulating parkland course on the Wirral Peninsula on the bank of the Dee Estuary overlooking the Welsh Hills, which...

in Industry News - on 21/8/06

New stadium challenges

Its been a very hard but rewarding 10 week close season for me at Forest Green Rovers FC at our new 5 million pound muiti-purpose stadium.

in Football - on 21/8/06

Eighty six per cent of the landscaping industry now has a positive attitude towards compost produced from recycled garden waste, according to a landscaping...

in Parks - on 21/8/06

On a recent visit to Gloucester I got lost, not for the first time I hasten to add. I was on my way to meet up with Gareth Balmer at Gloucester Rugby....

in Rugby - on 19/8/06

You would be hard pushed to find a sports club that would not benefit from an extra cash injection for machinery, equipment, and projects. So, when the...

in Training & Education - on 18/8/06

Writtle College are now enrolling for the second intake on their 15 week Sports Turf Mechanics course for September 2006, after its successful launch in...

in Training & Education - on 18/8/06

The Greenkeepers’ Training Committee (GTC) has added two new colleges to its list of centres which work with the sector and within the awarding bodies’...

in Training & Education - on 18/8/06

Since the club’s arrival into top-flight rugby, Worcester has gone from strength to strength. The growth has not just been on the field of play, but...

in Rugby - on 17/8/06

The 2006 Ryder Cup will be heading to Ireland this September with the eyes of the golfing world focusing on The K Club’s Palmer Course – one of Europe’s...

in Industry News - on 17/8/06

SEED companies invest a great deal of time and money into the development of new varieties. It takes between 12-15 years to breed, select, trial and market...

in Industry News - on 17/8/06