December 2009 (Page 1)


Perfectly True!

The STRI’s ‘Dynamic Duo’, Richard Windows and Henry Bechelet, are back again, and this time it’s all on the level!

in Golf - on 31/12/09

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With the introduction of the new EU Water Framework Directive now is the time to plan to upgrade your wash-off area. Our Waste2Water Recycling Wash-Off...

in Industry News - on 30/12/09

Football snow stories

Couldn’t help but laugh at the weather-related stories coming from the official Leeds United site and official Stockport County site over the last few...

in Football - on 30/12/09

Revolutionary electric undersoil heating system chosen by AFC Ajax

Timtrade Heating International is proud to announce that their revolutionary electric undersoil heating system has been chosen by AFC Ajax, in Holland,...

in Football - on 29/12/09


Bowl'dly Going ..

In twenty years with Hampshire CCC, Nigel Gray has seen the club develop facilities that are set to place it in the premier league of international cricket....

in Cricket - on 29/12/09


Following the awarding of the Case IH franchise to its Esher location, the Doe Group is re-branding the branch under its Ernest Doe Power banner effective...

in Industry News - on 29/12/09

Oxford United to seek compensation

Oxford United are likely to demand compensation from the Kassam Stadium company after the farce which resulted in their Boxing Day game against Rushden...

in Football - on 28/12/09

A disaster waiting to happen

What led to the pitch fiasco at the Kotla on Sunday?

in Cricket - on 28/12/09

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Fusarium Patch,

Fusarium Patch will have been developing on turf surfaces, insulated under the blanket of snow. As the big thaw goes on, disease can quickly breakout on...

in Consultancy - on 28/12/09

Ground for celebration

For THE second year running Market Harborough Cricket Club are celebrating having been adjudged as having the best pitch and outfield in the league.

in Cricket - on 28/12/09


Yorkshire's hidden gem ..

Matt Houseman, Head Greenkeeper at Scarcroft Golf Club, talks to Laurence Gale MSc about the changes taking place at Yorkshire’s ‘hidden gem’

in Golf - on 27/12/09

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Symbio is pleased to welcome Alan Sharp as its regional technical manager for Kent, Essex, East Anglia and Cambridgeshire

in Industry News - on 27/12/09


Well, it is Christmas! Here's a light-hearted look at the rules of golf from a golfers perspective, and they are certainly easier to understand than the...

in Golf - on 26/12/09

Lord's in winter:

This is the second interview in our series 'Lord's in Winter'.

in Cricket - on 26/12/09


Along with a number of other turf industry journalists, I recently attended a Polaris press day held at the Heart of England Conference & Event Centre...

in Industry News - on 26/12/09

Rayer praying weather permits Boxing Day clash

Bedford Blues are hoping Mother Nature does her bit in the next few days so that the Boxing Day clash with London Welsh can go ahead as scheduled.

in Rugby - on 25/12/09


Anti Social Behaviour

Probably the most annoying insect on the planet, wasps have the ability to ruin any outside event just by their sheer persistence. Considered to be ‘social’...

in Best of the Rest - on 24/12/09

Save £1000s through refurbishment and not re-surfacing

Imjin Barracks in Gloucestershire, formally known as RAF Insworth sport facilities, are managed by the FM Company, Debut, where Technical Surfaces was...

in Industry News - on 24/12/09


Polaris has introduced the world’s first 4 x 4 electric utility vehicle, the all-new RANGER EV electric Side-by-Side.

in Industry News - on 23/12/09


Jimmy Lea, Groundsman at Bollington Cricket Club, won this year’s Pitchcare/Cricket World Groundsman of the Year award in the Local Authority category....

in Cricket - on 23/12/09