January 2008 (Page 1)

BSH offers Floranid fertilisers alongside core seed range

British Seed Houses now offers the full range of Floranid slow-release fertilisers to compliment its comprehensive seed range.

in Industry News - on 31/1/08

Two New Sales Managers for Turfmech

Turfmech has appointed two new sales managers with responsibility for the entire range of Turfmech turf and grounds maintenance equipment and for Allett...

in Industry News - on 31/1/08

Old Trafford to have new pitch

Manchester United's Fergie Demands New £250k Old Trafford Pitch - 4 hours ago. But the Tottenham game proved the final straw, and groundsmen have been...

in Best of the Rest - on 30/1/08

Pellenc Launch Professional Electric Pole Saws

Pellenc has launched a range of four electric pole saws - the Selion which have been designed for professional tree surgeons, landscapers and...

in Industry News - on 30/1/08

Taking pride in Framlingham

Pride in Framlingham

MIKE RUTTERFORD is Head Groundsman at Framlingham College, a position he took over from his brother. Set in beautiful Suffolk countryside the college is...

in Cricket - on 30/1/08

Decompaction experts join forces

John Reynolds has joined Blec as Sales and Marketing Manager.

in Industry News - on 30/1/08

New Sports Mixtures get a Green Light

An investment of 7 million euros in Research and Development by leading grass seed organisation DLF Trifolium means new material and ideas are guaranteed...

in Industry News - on 29/1/08

Dave Saltman

Attack of the clones!

It is six and a half years since Pitchcare was launched. In that time we have seen a steady growth in membership and, by the time you read this, we could...

in Editorial - on 29/1/08

Glenn Bray

Glenn Bray, Chairman and Customer Services Director for Lloyds & Company Letchworth Ltd, died suddenly on Sunday 20th January 2008 from a heart attack...

in Industry News - on 28/1/08

Dial-In for New York, courtesy of Vitax

Nigel Couchman, course manager at Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Golf and Country Club could be winging his way to New York (with the chance to play golf on two...

in Industry News - on 28/1/08

Technical Surfaces Help Youngster Go From Lead to Gold

Synthetic maintenance specialists Technical Surfaces were recently asked to provide the maintenance programme to an all-weather sports pitch in the village...

in Synthetics - on 28/1/08

Cavanaugh Brothers head Floratine

Kevin and Michael Cavanaugh are the new heads of Floratine Products Group having taken over as President and Vice President in October last year.

in Industry News - on 28/1/08

Five Years of Unsung Heroes

Kester Clarke, Head Groundsman of Ipswich Cricket Club, Suffolk and Tim McCreadie, Course Manager of Royston Golf Club in Hertfordshire are the latest...

in Industry News - on 25/1/08

How can golf clubs retain ‘nomadic’ golf members?

The GTC has recognised a growing expectation amongst golfer’s seeking to play on golf courses in pristine condition for as near to 12 months a year as...

in Golf - on 25/1/08

Forest trumps!

Forest trumps!

When Nottingham Forest’s previous incumbent packed his bags and headed for the bright lights of the big city, in stepped Ewan Hunter to take on the role...

in Football - on 23/1/08


Street Scene

Street Scene has a team of around forty full time staff, a far cry from the department that once employed around 205 before CCT was introduced

in Local Authority - on 23/1/08

Colin Robinson goes AWOL

When did I first have thoughts of packing my job in and travelling the world? Was it when I was getting up at 4.30am on a wet Saturday morning to change...

in Golf - on 23/1/08

Look forward to better turf disease control

Turf managers can look forward to better turf disease control now and in the future, thanks to new developments in disease forecasting systems set to make...

in Industry News - on 22/1/08

Mark’s time at Fulford

Mark’s time at Fulford

It is the golf course where Bernhard Langer famously played a televised shot out of an ancient ash tree. It is also where seven crew members of a Halifax...

in Golf - on 21/1/08

 Lloyds-Maredo Greensmower Turfcare System

Following the successful launch at IOG Saltex Windsor of the Lloyds-Maredo Turfcare System, a pedestrian power unit with multi using range of attachments,...

in Industry News - on 21/1/08