April 2009 (Page 2)

Money talks - that's the Wembley way

What was the point of building the new stadium if sporting excellence was never going to come first, asks Simon Barnes

in Football - on 27/4/09

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Manchester City Football Club has credited Barenbrug’s BAR 50 SOS with improving grass coverage at its main stadium pitch.

in Football - on 26/4/09

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Sailing for the disabled on one of Europe’s largest man-made reservoirs has become easier and more convenient following the arrival of a new Massey Ferguson...

in Industry News - on 26/4/09

Wembley axe groundsman

Wembley head groundsman Steve Welch paid the price for the shocking state of the £757million national stadium's controversial pitch.

in Football - on 26/4/09

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Growing in pitches

The STRI's Steve Gingell examines the problems commonly found when growing in winter sports pitches and discusses a number of solutions. He says that it...

in Football - on 26/4/09


SISIS Equipment (Macclesfield) Limited are pleased to announce a new scarifier to be added to their range of pedestrian scarifiers.

in Industry News - on 25/4/09


Specialist grass seed breeder Barenbrug has seen the first of its amenity trial plots sown at its UK amenity research site at Cropvale in...

in Industry News - on 25/4/09


Sand and Deliver

Paul Copsey has been the Course Manager at Orpington Golf Centre since August 1994. Comprising of two courses, Cray Valley and Ruxley Park, the two clubs...

in Golf - on 25/4/09

 Wembley to re-lay turf for finals

The state of the Wembley pitch has been a source of concern since the stadium re-opened in 2007

in Football - on 24/4/09

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Hopes are running high that a problem football pitch serving over 300 aspiring young players in the South West will return to full commission following...

in Industry News - on 24/4/09

Cricket Pitch Mini Clinics

The Surrey Cricket Groundsmans Association are holding two mini clinics at Caterham School on Wednesday 27th May and Guildford Cricket Club on Tuesday...

in Industry News - on 24/4/09

Delay to Old Trafford square being turned

Lancashire have put back plans to turn the Old Trafford square.

in Cricket - on 24/4/09


Calderdale Council Parks and Street Scene Staff have recently taken part in a training NRoSO road show event which is part of the national voluntary initiative...

in Local Authority - on 23/4/09

Two teams of intrepid cricketers took part in the world's highest match

Two teams of intrepid cricketers took part in the world's highest match today – on the side of Mount Everest.

in Cricket - on 23/4/09

Why is the Wembley pitch so poor?

"Spongy" and "a disaster" are just two of the words used by Premier League managers to describe the once envied pitch at England's national football ground....

in Football - on 23/4/09


An exciting new addition to the already successful Ferrari range of models has just been unveiled to the UK market by Lamberhurst Engineering, the UK distributor...

in Industry News - on 21/4/09

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For sale, heavily modified John Deere X740 lawn tractor, capable of speeds up to 40mph, one very careful owner (any resemblance to The Stig is entirely...

in Industry News - on 21/4/09


The tide is high!

Royal West Norfolk Golf Club has a postal address of King’s Lynn but is, as the crow flies, closer to Skegness on the other side of the Wash. It is a...

in Golf - on 21/4/09

 FA to address Wembley pitch issue

The Football Association has admitted improvements are needed to the Wembley pitch after criticism of the surface.

in Football - on 20/4/09


Playing fields at Guildford Grammar School have benefited from Soil Harmony’s unique Health Check, which precisely identified their nutritional needs...

in Industry News - on 20/4/09