December 2006 (Page 1)


Grundfos has just signed an agreement to acquire Watermill Products Ltd. Based in the south of England. Watermill’s product base comprises mainly of...

in Industry News - on 28/12/06

alpa plus

John Deere’s commercial & consumer equipment dealer for north east Scotland, Alpha Plus Groundcare, has opened its new dealership premises at West Broomhill,...

in Industry News - on 28/12/06


In a bid to maintain the highest standards of quality on its 18-hole course, Long Ashton Golf Club, near Bristol, has signed a seven-machine Toro deal...

in Industry News - on 28/12/06

abbey wood cc

John Deere has been appointed a preferred supplier for compact tractors, utility vehicles and mowers to all Caravan Club sites in Great Britain. The Club,...

in Industry News - on 27/12/06

iceland  golf

Ransomes Jacobsen and their local distributor MHG of Reykjavik sponsored the Icelandic Greenkeepers Association’s annual golf tournament, held at Golfklubbur...

in Golf - on 26/12/06

ballards Gore

Toro was first choice for Ballards Gore Golf Club, in Essex, when earlier this year new owners brought in much-needed investment in machinery for the 18-hole...

in Industry News - on 24/12/06

canadian aerator

Myerscough College’s Sportsturf department have recently taken delivery of an AerWay Sportstine aeration machine.

in Training & Education - on 23/12/06

One Day Cricket Seminar Series for 2007 From STRI

STRI is holding a series of one day cricket seminars throughout 2007. The topic ‘Advances in Cricket Performance Management’ looks at the future of...

in Training & Education - on 23/12/06

Bigcat dozer

Leading sportsturf specialist, White Horse Contractors, has purchased its sixth bulldozer, a Caterpillar D5N LGP, to meet increased demand for its specialist...

in Industry News - on 23/12/06

Ian takes control at Brocton Hall

Ian takes control

There are not many golf courses that can claim that their course record has remained unbeaten for nearly 37 years, especially with all the recent advances...

in Golf - on 22/12/06

beamrider 2

The BeamRider laser guided line marker has recently been purchased by Loughborough University for use on their multi-sport pitches throughout the...

in Industry News - on 22/12/06


Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron Inc (NYSE: TXT) company, have upgraded their Ransomes Mastiff, the stalwart football pitch and stadium mower with a 91cm (36”)...

in Industry News - on 22/12/06

dumper 1

Leading dumper manufacturer Thwaites is launching its largest capacity front tip machine ever - the Alldrive 10 tonne. Its totally new design and outstanding...

in Industry News - on 21/12/06

gareth woosnam

Meeting People

When Pitchcare’s Laurence Gale MSc attended a Golf Education Day, organised by the English Golf Union, he bumped into Gareth Woosnam, Head Greenkeeper...

in Golf - on 21/12/06


Industry specific training materials developed by the GTC played a key role in valuable management training offered to greenkeepers earlier this year.

in Training & Education - on 21/12/06

Blues set to install Wembley turf

Blues are making sure that their promotion bid is not undermined by the state of the St Andrew's pitch - by turning it into Wembley.

in Football - on 21/12/06

Ransomes Jacobsen equipment helps to provide better playing conditions

New members are joining Warley Park Golf Club near Brentwood in Essex as a direct result of the improved playing conditions following the club’s purchase...

in Golf - on 21/12/06

UK National implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants

The UK Government today published a consultation paper on a draft National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants...

in Industry News - on 21/12/06


Ever since it invested £300,000 in Toro turfcare equipment, Windmill Village Hotel Golf & Leisure Club has seen huge improvements in quality on its 18-hole...

in Industry News - on 20/12/06


With immediate effect all Hayter ride-on machines will be supplied as standard with ROPS.

in Industry News - on 19/12/06