September 2009 (Page 5)

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Tom Peirce has been announced as the 2009 winner of the Wembley Stadium Turf Scholarship.

in Football - on 7/9/09

Green flag for Yarmouth park

Great Yarmouth's St George's Park has scooped the coveted Green Flag Award for a second year.

in Local Authority - on 7/9/09


In Clover!

Concern over the viability of intensively used community turf sports pitches is fuelling a drive to switch to alternative surfaces in a bid to ensure play...

in Football - on 7/9/09

Industry deal with Environment Agency may stop pesticide ban

Prohibition of the use of pesticides in "huge buffer zones" around bodies of water could be avoided following an agreement between the Environment Agency...

in Industry News - on 6/9/09


Bowls groundsman, Vic Purse, has taken the unusual step of using a triple mower to cut the fourteen bowling greens he looks after. What were the logistics...

in Bowls - on 6/9/09

New Event For Scotland's Horticultural Industries

A new event is to be launched this autumn for everyone connected with the horticultural industry in Scotland.

in Industry News - on 5/9/09

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Notts Sport Cricket has played a key role in the refurbishment of one of the best indoor cricket facilities in the country.

in Cricket - on 5/9/09


An holistic approach

Trials underway on the golf course at Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club in East Sussex are giving very encouraging results on the benefits of a new product...

in Golf - on 5/9/09

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Highspeed Lubricants Ltd created the Course Care brand in 1989 as a division of the company and the name is now established in the turf maintenance field....

in Industry News - on 4/9/09

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‘Summer this year is going to be warm and dry.’ Regardless of the accuracy of our long-range weather forecasters, we still have to contend with the...

in Industry News - on 4/9/09

Lancs and ECB disagree over washout

Lancashire and the ECB are at loggerheads over Tuesday\'s abandoned Twenty20 international at Old Trafford.

in Cricket - on 4/9/09


Technical Surfaces is continuing to work in consultation with Richard Norton, Grounds Manager at Bolton Wanderers FC, to implement the best maintenance...

in Synthetics - on 4/9/09

Clubs who dump managers not operating in real world

Last week I dubbed the golf club secretary-managers as "the most endangered species in the country." My point was that in their haste to cut costs, club...

in Golf - on 3/9/09


Bowling Green Rens

During the course of bowling green advisory work, one of the most common problems is that of slow and heavy bowling surfaces. Unfortunately, many bowlers...

in Bowls - on 3/9/09

Old Trafford crowd are left frustrated

Lancashsire boss Jim Cumbes slammed the decision to abandon England’s Twenty20 international without a ball being bowled.

in Cricket - on 2/9/09


Now in its sixth year, Cricket World® and are pleased to announce that over 100 nominations were received for the Cricket Groundsman of...

in Cricket - on 2/9/09

Golf club man died in mower accident

Investigations are taking place into the death of a man who was trapped by a grass mower at a Derbyshire golf course.

in Golf - on 2/9/09

School Groundsmen Association - Open Meeting

Invitation to attend a meeting at Saltex.

in Schools & Colleges - on 1/9/09

Community comes together to defy cricket pitch vandals

Vandals badly damaged Keyworth's cricket square ahead of a Bank Holiday fund-raising match.

in Cricket - on 1/9/09

Croker chief admits pitch problems

Croke Park Stadium Director Peter McKenna conceded that there were problems with the pitch, when speaking at an impromptu media briefing in the press box...

in Industry News - on 1/9/09