March 2009 (Page 2)

Funding dearth forces Vale to drop Birmingham deal

Vale Contract Services has pulled out of a grounds maintenance deal with Birmingham City Council after being unable to raise the required finance.

in Local Authority - on 25/3/09

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Ransomes Jacobsen has appointed Nick Brown to the position of UK and Ireland Corporate Account Manager - Golf, with immediate effect.

in Industry News - on 25/3/09


Keeping Up Appearances

Spearheading changes in football playing surfaces for the top flight can be a precarious occupation, especially when you run the risk of being cruelly...

in Football - on 25/3/09

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Simon Hardcastle has joined Scotts Professional as Area Sales Manager for the North of England.

in Industry News - on 24/3/09

Margaret Beckett announces £1m fund to recruit apprentices

Margaret Beckett announces £1m fund to recruit new parks and green-space apprentices

in Local Authority - on 24/3/09

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Ransomes Jacobsen, has introduced a new Turf Groomer™ to fit all Eclipse walking greens mowers.

in Industry News - on 24/3/09

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Berkshire contractors, Shorts Group, based in Ascot, has added a second Wiedenmann Terra Spike deep fast aerator to its equipment list in readiness for...

in Industry News - on 23/3/09

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Simon Watson has joined the Syngenta turf and amenity team as the businesses’ new Technical Manager. Formerly a Turf Agronomist with the STRI, covering...

in Industry News - on 23/3/09

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The Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club have recently purchased a brand new Kioti tractor to help them with the maintenance of their extensive hotel...

in Industry News - on 23/3/09


Soil Sampling

One of the most important tasks of a turfcare professional is to inspect soil properties by taking samples on a regular basis. Here we look at the various...

in Industry News - on 23/3/09

Fungus forces Napier pitch to be moved

A fungus growth has forced curators at McLean Park to shift the pitch for the second Test between New Zealand and India so as to keep the affected areas...

in Cricket - on 23/3/09


Two Course Managers, 80 miles apart have thriving washed turf on their new golf greens despite experiencing drastically different weather conditions during...

in Industry News - on 22/3/09


Pitch Doctoring

Cheating or home advantage? Stuart Kerrison, Head Groundsman at Essex County Cricket Club, suggests that it is in the club’s interest to use all the...

in Cricket - on 22/3/09

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The recession deepens, funds are tight and we are all searching for ways to reduce our costs. Course Care fully realise this and that there are many products...

in Industry News - on 22/3/09

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Ransomes Jacobsen, has launched an additional range of longer lasting tines for its GA24, GA30 and GA60 aerators. Branded as DuraTineTM, this new range...

in Industry News - on 21/3/09


Bunker Drainage

As news headlines continue to be dominated by climate change most people already know that the predicted effects on European weather patterns will not...

in Golf - on 21/3/09

Council agrees to 4m high fence at Arnold Town

Young footballers could soon be allowed to play at their new ground after a council backed down in a safety row.

in Football - on 21/3/09

Cricket club hit by arson attack

Royton Cricket Club officials have been left dismayed after arsonists burned down a storage unit containing around £5,000 of equipment.

in Cricket - on 20/3/09

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Richard Campey of Campey Turfcare Systems was delighted to present the recently re-named Bert Cross Memorial Trophy to Mr. Peter Hogan, winner of the Bert...

in Industry News - on 20/3/09

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Dutch Cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam go to X-Tremes for clean synthetic surfaces.

in Industry News - on 20/3/09