September 2009 (Page 3)

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The world’s first commercial supplies of the revolutionary new Syngenta herbicide for turf, Rescue, have arrived in the UK, with the first bottles delivered...

in Golf - on 19/9/09



Steve Rouse’s preparations for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston were plagued by bad weather, resulting in delayed starts, abandoned play, sleepless...

in Cricket - on 19/9/09

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) – its all change!

It is all change in the world of work based qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

in Training & Education - on 18/9/09

 League cricket is set to return to Duntisbourne Abbots CC next season after a gap of eight years.

Two local lads, University of Gloucestershire student Toby Harris and Dan Robbins, who works at Rendcomb College, have been the prime movers in the resurrection...

in Cricket - on 18/9/09

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Groundstaff awards

A fitting ceremony to celebrate the hard work, dedication, resourcefulness and commitment of so many practising groundsmen representing clubs from the...

in Football - on 18/9/09

Council cuts to leave us in a mess

A raft of new council budget cuts could lead the district needing to change its image to 'Mucky Valley'.

in Local Authority - on 17/9/09

Lebanon Seaboard Acquires Roots Turf and Landscape Business from Global Biotech Leader Novozymes

Lebanon Seaboard Corp. announced that it has acquired the turf and landscape business from Novozymes, a global leader in biotechnology solutions across...

in Industry News - on 17/9/09

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Students often dread the start of the new academic year and who can blame them? Long lie-ins and lazy sunny days are replaced by early starts and homework....

in Synthetics - on 17/9/09

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BIO-LIME, from the Viano organic range, is a lime fertiliser mixed with bacteria (Bacillus sp).

in Industry News - on 17/9/09

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It’s a Knock- Out’ was the main attraction at Hertfordshire based John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Limited’s 40 year celebrations.

in Industry News - on 16/9/09

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The versatile XD6 deep fast aerator has a 1.6 metre working width, and combines excellent productivity with a depth down to 275 mm.

in Golf - on 16/9/09

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At this year’s SALTEX, Etesia launched a revolutionary new product which is totally unique. It holds two patents. The concept comes from Etesia’s own...

in Industry News - on 16/9/09

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Many green keepers will be using the innovative new selective herbicide for the first time this autumn.

in Golf - on 16/9/09

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RECOVERY, from the Viano stable of organic fertiliser products, is formulated to help turf overcome stressful conditions associated with drought, flood...

in Industry News - on 15/9/09


Renovations snapshot

As the end of the cricket season fast approaches, what are groundsmen up and down the UK - from Aberdeen to Jersey - planning? We take a snapshot of the...

in Cricket - on 15/9/09

R& A unveils grants to African golf programmes as part of ongoing support

St. Andrews, Scotland -- The Royal & Ancient Club has announced grants awarded to golf initiatives in southern, eastern and northern Africa of $87,000,...

in Golf - on 15/9/09


Who are U's?

Colchester United’s move to their new ground in time for last season put head groundsman, David Blacknall, under the local spotlight. He appears to have...

in Football - on 15/9/09


Having had a ‘year out’ to travel around the world, Colin Robinson returned to take up the position of Course Manager at King’s Lynn Golf Club in...

in Golf - on 15/9/09

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Campey Turfcare Systems is renowned for bringing the very latest innovations in turf management to market and they continue this tradition in 2009 unveiling...

in Parks - on 14/9/09

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Wiedenmann UK unveils the Terra Slit at Saltex for slitting, spiking and aerating sports surfaces, including golf courses, estates and parkland.

in Parks - on 14/9/09