October 2008 (Page 1)

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Fairways GM of Inchinnan, Ransomes Jacobsen‘s dealer for Scotland, has delivered an extensive package of turf maintenance equipment to Douglas Park Golf...

in Golf - on 31/10/08


Rochford GM has been appointed exclusive UK Distributor to the specialist garden machinery trade for the DJ Turfcare range.

in Industry News - on 31/10/08

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Dedicated work by Enville Golf Club’s course managerJohn Wood, and his staff has seen them win the Midlands Regional prize of the 2008 British and International...

in Golf - on 31/10/08

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Peter Marron quits

Peter Marron, the head groundsman at Old Trafford, will leave Lancashire at the end of the year to pursue other opportunities as a freelance consultant....

in Cricket - on 31/10/08


Oakley’s Groundcare has won a £500,000 contract for Hayter mowers and other equipment from Vale Royal Borough Council.

in Industry News - on 31/10/08

Campaign for Keith

Dog walkers and nature lovers have launched a campaign to reinstate a long-serving groundsman who says he was forced out of his job because of his...

in Industry News - on 31/10/08

The Forestry Commission's Community Grant Scheme

Act now… the deadline for applications is 12 noon on 6th November 2008.

in Golf - on 30/10/08


For the fourth time County Grass Cutting Services (Midlands), which was established in 1984, has renewed its mower fleet with new Hayter LT322 triple turf...

in Industry News - on 30/10/08

Vandals on rampage at Painswick Golf Club

Vandals have come under fire after going on a wrecking spree at a picturesque golf course-details inside

in Golf - on 29/10/08

Professional sprayer

The Professional Sprayer (ref PSP) has been in the SCH (Supplies) Ltd brochure since 2003, and is one of our fastest selling sprayers in the range-details...

in Industry News - on 29/10/08

Tim Mudge

The Turfgrass Growers’ Association (TGA) has written to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, urging him to utilise the benefits of turf in alleviating...

in Industry News - on 29/10/08

Rockliffe Hall

Rockliffe Hall

Due to open in June 2009, Rockliffe Hotel and Golf Resort has been built adjacent to the Middlesbrough FC training ground. Designed by Marc Westenborg...

in Golf - on 29/10/08

Football Groundsman of the Year-nominations sought

Nominations are invited by the FA for grass roots groundsmen everywhere-details inside

in Football - on 28/10/08


The first complete new irrigation system for tees, greens and fairways using John Deere parts is going in at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, following...

in Golf - on 28/10/08

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The English Golf Union has got behind Terrain Aeration’s Unsung Hero Awards by stepping in to sponsor the Greenkeeping category.

in Golf - on 28/10/08

Home win for the council in case of injured footballer

A Footballer who sued a local council claiming he was injured because of the condition of one of their pitches has lost his case.

in Football - on 27/10/08


Standing next to the Ferrari Cobram 50AR and you may be forgiven to think that it looks like a large scale model. It’s hard to believe that under the...

in Industry News - on 27/10/08

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Managing Tarmac

STRI Turfgrass Agronomist, John Lockyer, looks at the management requirements of tarmacadam tennis courts. Not the most gripping of titles I know, but...

in Tennis - on 27/10/08

Pitch Report - Shere Bangla National Stadium

The Shere Bangla Mirpur Stadium became Bangladesh's sixth, and the world's 95th, Test venue in May 2007. It is fondly known as the "The New Home of Bangladesh...

in Cricket - on 25/10/08

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John Deere’s new, award winning XUV Gator utility vehicle is available free for a year – if you have the right key.

in Industry News - on 25/10/08