October 2008 (page 5)

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shley Wood Golf Course, near Blandford, Dorset, has enjoyed almost 10 years of service from New Holland tractors, relying on them for the ongoing development...

in Industry News - on 7/10/08

Suspicious fire at Castle Point Golf Club

AN early-morning fire destroyed £300,000 worth of equipment at a golf course. Dozens of calls were made to the fire service after the blaze started in...

in Industry News - on 7/10/08

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Aston Villa FC

Aston Villa FC is one of the oldest and most famous football clubs in England. Their heritage is impressive to say the least having seven First Division...

in Football - on 6/10/08

Water Primrose nipped in the bud

Fast growing flood-risk plant being eradicated in Britain’s waterways

in Industry News - on 6/10/08

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As concerns about global warming continue, the need to protect our environment and keep air pollution to a minimum becomes imperative.

in Industry News - on 6/10/08

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The bowling season may now be over, with Club Championships won and lost, but for greens’ managers it’s the work over the coming months on which their...

in Bowls - on 6/10/08

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Ransomes jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf equipment manufacturer, supplied the fairway mowers used at Royal Birkdale by Chris Whittle and his greenkeeping...

in Industry News - on 5/10/08

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London Calling!

The sheer logistics of hosting a major golfing event are immense. It’s not just a case of providing a well-manicured golf course The London Golf Club...

in Golf - on 5/10/08

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Dates and venues for Britain’s first series of half-day roadshows to highlight the benefits of spot weeding using infrared technology have been...

in Industry News - on 4/10/08

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Rebirth for the Marshes

Hackney Marshes, one of Britain’s most renowned community sports resources, is to receive a multi-million pound facelift under plans newly unveiled....

in Football - on 4/10/08

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A Young greenkeeper has won a trip to America to hone his skills.

in Golf - on 3/10/08

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Tackling reseeding?

Then don’t side-step on quality says Simon Hutton of Fineturf as he helps Dave Balmer, Head Groundsman at Gloucester Rugby Football Club, tackle his...

in Rugby - on 3/10/08


With gloomy news headlines predicting a recession, Etesia is bucking economic trends through supporting its UK dealers at Open Days and gaining orders...

in Industry News - on 3/10/08

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A five year contract hire with maintenance package from John Deere Credit has allowed The Oaks Golf Courses at Oaks Park in Carshalton, Surrey to acquire...

in Industry News - on 3/10/08

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Sherriff Amenity, one of the largest national amenity distributors in the UK, is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Wood as an Amenity...

in Industry News - on 2/10/08

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Stand bookings are now being taken for the 2009 TGA Turf Show which will be held at Q Lawns on Wednesday 24th June.

in Industry News - on 2/10/08

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Identifying talent in football is a common trait with many clubs, and even smaller non-league teams are realising that their future depends on this source....

in Industry News - on 2/10/08

Chipping away at Hurst golf club is driving a wedge

Golfers in Hurst have taken a swing at council bosses who they say are driving them off their course.

in Golf - on 1/10/08

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Campey Turfcare is nurturing an unusual talent amongst its ranks, with Sales Demonstrator Lee Morgado ranked 10th in Britain in the sport of Muay Thai...

in Industry News - on 1/10/08

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The life, work and inventive genius of tractor pioneer, Harry Ferguson, have been officially recognised in the creation of a memorial garden less than...

in Industry News - on 1/10/08