May 2008 (Page 1)

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Biofuels - good or bad?

Also known as agrofuel, biofuels are mainly derived from biomass or bio waste. These fuels can be used for any purpose, but the main use is in the transportation...

in Industry News - on 30/5/08


A groundsman has done the double after winning an FA award for being the best groundsman in League One.

in Football - on 30/5/08


It makes a refreshing change that positive financial success in the USA results in price reductions for the UK. However, JSM Distribution has announced...

in Industry News - on 30/5/08

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Lindum’s Grassfelt and Wildflower have helped two Chelsea show gardens gain prestigious RHS awards.

in Industry News - on 30/5/08


Snakes & Ladders

The R&A’s highly laudable drive toward best practices for golf courses uses a ladder as an analogy for showing progress toward a sustainable golf course,...

in Golf - on 29/5/08

Chard RFC youngster given Twickenham opportunity

A 16-year-old from Chard RFC will be given the work experience opportunity of a life-time next weekend when he gets to grip with the hallowed turf of Twickenham...

in Rugby - on 28/5/08

Stade Rennais to lay a Plastic Pitch

Stade Rennais have been granted permission by the LFP to give their pitch a drastic summer overhaul, laying down an artificial surface as the Council of...

in Synthetics - on 28/5/08


Rodney Heyhoe was mowing the outfield at Lightcliffe Cricket Club when the Telegraph & Argus reporter and photographer arrived late morning.

in Cricket - on 26/5/08

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The story of a Gingerbread Man

in Golf - on 26/5/08


Spring is a great time of year. It’s when all the misery of winter and the “will it ever end” feeling starts to change to optimism about the season...

in Industry News - on 26/5/08

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Three Massey Ferguson compact tractors helped add an extra splash of colour to one of the country's best-known floral festivals held in Lincolnshire earlier...

in Industry News - on 25/5/08

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Paul on a mission!

Climbing the ‘sustainable ladder’ whilst still reaching the high expectations of members will always be difficult, but this is the mission at Bromborough...

in Golf - on 25/5/08


Derek Patch, Director of the Arboricultural Advisory and Information Service (AAIS) is to conduct a comparison study to determine the effects of one-metre...

in Industry News - on 24/5/08

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Still a young man, David Procter has followed an interesting career path thus far. His current position at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club...

in Tennis - on 24/5/08

Riders to jump for joy at high-tech venue

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is sparing no expense in its meticulous planning for the Olympics this August, pouring HK$22 million into its dressage and jumping...

in Industry News - on 23/5/08

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Toffee delight!

Everton Football Club have recently moved from their former training ground at Bellefield, built back in the 1960s, to a moderrn £14 million training...

in Football - on 23/5/08


The Luzhniki turf exceeded expectations, according to David Saltman

in Football - on 22/5/08

Hard greens will be hard work

The biggest tournament of their centenary season, the Durham County Championships, will be staged this weekend with head greenkeeper, Barrie Lee, hoping...

in Golf - on 22/5/08

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Going to extremes

I spend a fair bit of my time visiting sporting facilities across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. In many instances their location has a bearing...

in Industry News - on 22/5/08


The Open Championship is returning to Royal Birkdale, following a 10 year preparation programme to extend and upgrade standards on the course.

in Industry News - on 22/5/08