December 2008 (page 4)

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In the current climate it’s good to report that there are companies such as Dennis, makers of the world famous pedestrian mowers based in the Midlands...

in Industry News - on 12/12/08

Prime Minister supports calls for impact assessment

Prime minister Gordon Brown has added his voice to the lobby for a full assessment throughout Europe on the impacts of the proposed EU legislation...

in Industry News - on 12/12/08

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Twins Roger and John Kerry have, jointly, spent sixty years tending one of the finest links courses in the world. Ecology is high on their list of...

in Golf - on 12/12/08

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The Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf and Spa, set in peaceful private grounds just 20 miles from Chester and Shrewsbury, has taken delivery of a fleet...

in Industry News - on 12/12/08

Derek on course for USA trip

A former Lochmaben green keeper has been selected to travel to America to take part in a major golfing event.

in Golf - on 11/12/08

Unsung Heroes - Calling All Cricketers, Footballers, Rugby Players, Groundsmen and Club Chairman

Calling All Cricketers, Footballers, Rugby Players, Groundsmen and Club Chairman

in Industry News - on 11/12/08

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Health and safety is crucial to the overall well-being of a synthetic sports surface. It is also something that, if left unchecked, can be jeopardised...

in Synthetics - on 11/12/08

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David Lamb has joined Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, as Quality Manager.

in Industry News - on 10/12/08

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To win one high calibre award is an achievement any company would be rightly proud of, but winning three top level awards in the space of two weeks is...

in Industry News - on 10/12/08

Leisure centre benefits from £200,000 boost

Leisure centre users have reacted with delight to news that new pitches will be built in Ongar following a £200,000 grant from Essex County Council.

in Cricket - on 10/12/08

The Never Ending Summer

Never Ending Summer

Jamie Smith has experienced the best of both worlds. Looking after cricket wickets in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Here Jamie introduces himself...

in Cricket - on 10/12/08

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Australia's rugby authorities are launching an investigation into whether the Wembley pitch contributed to two Wallabies being injured last week.

in Rugby - on 10/12/08

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Kings School in Ely have recently purchased two brand-new Kioti compact tractors to help with the maintenance and upkeep of their extensive 120 acre grounds....

in Industry News - on 9/12/08

Diversity is the key to Success

Visitors from around the world will be gathering in Harrogate, England, this January, for Harrogate Week 2009, the premier fine turf exhibition and education...

in Industry News - on 9/12/08

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Speedcut Contractors of Oxford, exhibiting at BTME, Harrogate (stand A19), had a busy year with a wide variety of sportsturf projects – including many...

in Industry News - on 9/12/08

Call-off fiasco leaves a bad taste with Dons and fans

Aberdeen will await the findings of the SPL inquest into the postponement of Saturday’s match at Kilmarnock before deciding whether to pursue the Rugby...

in Football - on 8/12/08

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Over 40 City & Guilds NPTC assessors recently visited Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, for a one-day seminar...

in Industry News - on 8/12/08

Where are we now – a European update.

A European update.

Discussions and votes on the final wording and implications for amending the directive 91/414 (“the pesticide rules”) and The Thematic Strategy For...

in Industry News - on 8/12/08

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Bearwood Lakes Golf Club added to its trophy cabinet by picking up two environmental awards from BIGGA (British and International Golf Greenkeeping...

in Golf - on 8/12/08

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A gentle giant who could head a ball better than Andy Gray. Mind you, he appears to be full of wind!

in Industry News - on 7/12/08