August 2009 (page 5)


When trading began in 1874 during the reign of Queen Victoria no-one could have envisaged the future history and enviable reputation of the ‘Crocodile’...

in Industry News - on 5/8/09


The Frost Report

Phil Frost is one of the longest serving cricket groundsmen on the County circuit. Here he talks about his time at Somerset CCC and the challenges he faces,...

in Cricket - on 5/8/09


A new three-section shrouded boom cover from Techneat Engineering, to be launched at SALTEX 2009, gives greater flexibility for the company’s self-propelled...

in Industry News - on 5/8/09

Tatton Park

Chris Beardshaw has used Lindum’s Grassfelt for his ‘best in show’ Tatton Park show gardens for the last two consecutive years.

in Industry News - on 4/8/09


Profile of Keith Cann-Evans

in People - on 4/8/09

St Joseph's College

A John Deere 2653B triplex cylinder mower is making life a lot easier for head groundsman Ben Connell and his team at St Joseph’s College in Ispwich,...

in Schools & Colleges - on 3/8/09


Ampleforth College, the largest private Roman Catholic mixed boarding school in the United Kingdom located near Thirsk in North Yorkshire, has taken delivery...

in Industry News - on 3/8/09

Dawn Gough

Dawn Gough, Personal Assistant to David Withers Managing Director of Ransomes Jacobsen, has recently celebrated 25 years of employment at the company.

in People - on 3/8/09


Northop Hall CC

Pitchcare Oceania’s Simon Kars talks about his ‘year out’ at Northop Hall Cricket Club in North Wales, as a player and groundsman. He reckons the...

in Cricket - on 3/8/09

Fineturf on Course, from Tee to Green

When the pros who are bidding for the Midland Professional Trophy at the De Vere Belton Woods smash a tee shot 300 yards down the fairway they might not...

in Golf - on 1/8/09


Mission Possible

The STRI’s ‘Dynamic Duo’, Richard Windows and Henry Bechelet, are at it again! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to achieve firm,...

in Golf - on 1/8/09