June 2008 (page 1)

‘It’s a lot like arthroscopic surgery, the machine makes a small hole on top but a larger one underneath to work within.’

in Industry News - on 30/6/08

With environmental issues becoming more topical and harder to ignore, the argument in favour of natural turf strengthens all the time.

in Industry News - on 30/6/08

I’m gradually coming to realise that brushing on artificials can often be counterproductive. Very often the state of a pitch, or tennis court, after...

in Synthetics - on 30/6/08

Shrewsbury Town FC

Shrewsbury Town FC’s 2007-08 season kicked off at the aptly named New Meadow Stadium with high hopes of gaining promotion. However, a disappointing campaign...

in Football - on 30/6/08

The Sweet Solution

Continuing the ‘sugar’ debate, agronomist Mark Atkins of Soil Harmony, suggests that sugars need some help to achieve success. Recent warm weather...

in Consultancy - on 30/6/08

Former England paceman Andrew Caddick has criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board for aiding touring sides by instructing groundsmen to produce...

in Cricket - on 30/6/08

Leading sportsturf contractor MJ Abbott Limited has appointed Nigel Pritchard as Purchasing and Direct Sales Manager.

in Industry News - on 30/6/08

Plymouth City Council have introduced a unique combination of the latest Ransomes ride-on out front-rotary and Scag walk-behind rotary, all contained within...

in Local Authority - on 30/6/08

Hamilton boss Billy Reid reckons Colin Fraser could be a crucial signing as his side prepare for their return to the top flight.

in Football - on 30/6/08

A SEMI-professional Stockport football club has been victim to vandals.

in Industry News - on 28/6/08

In 1994 Designer and manufacturer Terry Rowlands came up with the idea of a pedestrian dumper truck for use by constructors, landscapers, hire companies...

in Industry News - on 27/6/08

Kingston Lacy, the former Bankes family estate occupying some 8,000 acres near Wimborne Minster in Dorset, has purchased a Ransomes HR3300T to maintain...

in Industry News - on 26/6/08

Many is the time when a winning captain goes to great lengths to stress the vital role the groundsman has played in his team’s success, and never was...

in Cricket - on 26/6/08

Civic chiefs in Shaftesbury have pledged to learn the lessons of the town council's unfair dismissal of its head groundsman and move on.

in Local Authority - on 26/6/08

In the knowledge that children are our future, lawnmower manufacturer Etesia UK Ltd has taken the initiative to help an inspired former Local Authority...

in Industry News - on 25/6/08

A long-serving Lothians greenkeeper who had his career ended by a stroke is to benefit from a testimonial later this year.

in Golf - on 25/6/08

A SR72 Soil Reliever is leaving a perfect finish at the new Hibernian FC training facility. The facility was constructed and now maintained by Alan J Bain...

in Football - on 25/6/08

The Reds have been allowed to proceed with the construction process under license until September while talks over the 999-year lease deal continue.

in Football - on 24/6/08