November 2008 (Page 4)

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The Earl of Mar Estate near Glasgow is already home to one of Scotland’s leading luxury hotels, Mar Hall. But this historic site will soon boast a brand...

in Industry News - on 16/11/08


Ransomes Jacobsen has introduced a new compact tractor, the Iseki TH4335, powered by a 32 PS, three-cylinder, liquid cooled diesel engine operating at...

in Industry News - on 16/11/08

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Just back from Scotsturf - Etesia reports that there are no signs of a downturn in business opportunities North of the Border

in Industry News - on 15/11/08

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Back to basics

One of the most popular threads on the Pitchcare message board recently was from a member wanting help in understanding the ‘basics’ of fertilisers...

in Consultancy - on 15/11/08

 Amenity sector urged to lobby MEPs as regulations deliver double blow

The amenity sector is being dealt a double blow through the proposals set out in the EU Thematic Strategy for Pesticides.

in Industry News - on 15/11/08

Three awards for The Castle Course at St Andrews

The Castle Course in St Andrews has received three prestigious international awards in its inaugural season.

in Golf - on 14/11/08

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Norma McNeill is not happy. Out for a brisk walk among the dunes with her dog, she contemplates the small collection of vehicles about her, bristles and...

in Golf - on 14/11/08

MJ Abbott TV slot confirmed

The episode of How Do They Do It? featuring MJ Abbott will be broadcast on Thursday 20th November

in Industry News - on 14/11/08

Industry united against pesticide proposals

The potential for massive losses of pesticides and increasingly restricted use through proposed EU legislation have brought together all sectors of the...

in Industry News - on 14/11/08

Fears for industry after pesticide vote

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) and Crop Protection Association (CPA) have expressed concern over the European Parliament’s vote to approve...

in Industry News - on 14/11/08

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Fairways GM, the Scottish dealer for Ransomes Jacobsen turf equipment, has delivered a package of machinery to Scottish League Division One football club,...

in Football - on 13/11/08

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Testing times

One year on Paul Lowe, Head Greenkeeper at Bromborough Golf Club on the Wirral, talks about how his move to sustainability is going and offers some sound...

in Golf - on 13/11/08

New Rec group membership tops 600 mark

A pressure group set up to back the idea of a new sports stadium at The Rec has signed up more than 600 members in just a few days.

in Rugby - on 13/11/08


The Queen's Scottish summer residence is seeking a new gardener with excellent general experience and knowledge of fruit and vegetables

in Industry News - on 12/11/08

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One of Northern Ireland’s best-known and most spectacular golf courses is finding considerably more uses for its Massey Ferguson 1547 compact tractor...

in Industry News - on 12/11/08

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The floodlights, corporate boxes and big screens at sports stadiums are all massive power sappers - but there's an increasingly popular technology which...

in Football - on 12/11/08

Police hunt launched after sports venues vandalised

Police are appealing for information after two popular sporting venues in Moray were vandalised over the weekend.

in Industry News - on 12/11/08

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Carbon smart sportsfields

We hear a lot about sustainable golf course management in the turfcare industry, but the topic of sustainability is not widely discussed within sportsfield...

in Consultancy - on 12/11/08

Muck-truck at the 2009 Hire Show.

Muck-truck, the market leader in pedestrian dumper trucks, is again on stand A105 at the 2009 Hire Show held in January at the Ricoh Centre,

in Industry News - on 12/11/08

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Laurence McCrory, Course Manager at Bicester Golf Club, has recently taken delivery of two Jacobsen Eclipse mowers, the latest pedestrian greens mower...

in Golf - on 11/11/08