November 2009 (Page 1)

Wasps refuse to play at Edgeley Park

Sale Sharks’ game against Wasps had to be called off after London Wasps refused to take the field of play at Edgeley Park.

in Rugby - on 30/11/09

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Machines from John Deere's brand new 2010 product range for golf courses and amenity turf will be the centrepiece of the company’s stand at Harrogate...

in Industry News - on 30/11/09

Good News, Bad News

For those of you who can remember the late sixties (I don’t, my Granddad told me about them!) there was a band doing the rounds called ‘Family’...

in Editorial - on 30/11/09


Handling conflict

In these difficult times of increased workloads and higher anxiety levels, conflict in the workplace can so easily arise. Consultant and Conference Speaker,...

in Consultancy - on 30/11/09

Looking at greenery reduces stress, according to psychologists.

Looking at greenery reduces stress, according to psychologists. But there are exceptions. Derek Blanckensee looks at more greenery than Tarzan these days,...

in Football - on 29/11/09

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As education representative for BIGGA’s thriving Devon and Cornwall section, Graeme Gallimore knows a thing or two about tractors and their finer...

in Industry News - on 29/11/09

 Cricket: Roger Jones' contribution to Clifton CC recognised

Clifton Cricket Club chairman Roger Jones is down to the last three in the chase for a BBC Sport East Midlands Unsung Hero award.

in Cricket - on 29/11/09

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First introduced in 2008, John Deere’s 8800 TerrainCut Rotary Mower has been improved for 2009 with the introduction of new rotary decks featuring an...

in Industry News - on 29/11/09

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A new Turbine Blower marks another chapter in AgriMetal’s long history of turf care product development and gets its UK launch during BTME, 19th –...

in Industry News - on 28/11/09

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Specialist grass seed breeder Barenbrug is showcasing its brand new Sports & Amenity Grass Seeds 2010 catalogue at Harrogate Week.

in Industry News - on 28/11/09


I'm alright jack!

According to John Lockyer, STRI Turfgrass Agronomist for Southern England, the key to firm, fast bowling greens is thatch control. Thatch is best described...

in Bowls - on 28/11/09

Turf Consultant Changes his Pitch- Malcolm to play in Dubai Sevens.

SAC’s sports turf expert Malcolm Clapperton is shunning the flooded pitches of Scotland and flying to the sun of Dubai to play international sevens rugby...

in Rugby - on 28/11/09


Dennis Mowers has seen sales almost triple since 1998, and they’ve been bursting at the seams because of it – but not for much longer. Building work...

in Industry News - on 27/11/09

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John Deere’s innovative QuickAdjust cutting units have been recognised with a new product award at IOG Scotsturf.

in Industry News - on 27/11/09

Workington Reds football stadium inches from disaster

Workington Reds’ stadium was only inches from disaster in the massive floods that ripped through the town over the weekend.

in Football - on 27/11/09

New golf links on course for Irvine Bay

Plans to build a prestigious new multi-million pound links course on the west coast of Scotland close to Turnberry, Prestwick and Troon took a major step...

in Golf - on 27/11/09

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Following the successful launch of the golf and turf industry’s first hybrid greens mower in 2005, and in response to customer demand, John Deere is...

in Industry News - on 26/11/09

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John Deere turf dealer Powercut of Carmarthen in South Wales has come up with a novel way of beating the traffic when an urgent part needs delivering to...

in Industry News - on 26/11/09


Cash in hand!

Roy Rigby, Grounds Manager at the world’s richest football club, is benefiting from a huge injection of cash for new machinery and pitch rebuilding at...

in Football - on 26/11/09

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Stoke City FC’s Head Groundsman Andy Jackson has observed remarkable results from using a Scotts iTurf programme on the Britannia Stadium pitch.

in Industry News - on 26/11/09