January 2010 (Page 1)

Leighton Park in the Snow

In the week leading up to Christmas, Leighton Park experienced around 300mm of snow. Many staff including myself were snowed in for a couple of days.

in Schools & Colleges - on 31/1/10

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The Crichton Development Co., responsible for the estate and buildings management at the Crichton in Dumfries, have taken delivery of a Ransomes Spider...

in Industry News - on 31/1/10

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Pitch protection

Groundsmen across the country are expected to have their pitches in mint condition throughout year, no matter how severe the weather conditions, to enable...

in Industry News - on 31/1/10

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Greenkeeper and golf course constructor team up to launch new device which eliminates bunker flooding

in Golf - on 30/1/10


Sussex groundsman Andy Mackay is on a mission. He is as fed up with the slow, low-bouncing nature of the Hove wickets as players and spectators alike and...

in Cricket - on 30/1/10

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Following heavy snowfall leaving golf courses and sports pitches suffering from standing water, Agronomic Services has produced the perfect solution for...

in Industry News - on 30/1/10

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A revolution in seed technology is set to help sports turf professionals improve dramatically the efficiency of overseeding.

in Industry News - on 30/1/10

Sarah Nuttall joins RCA as Communications Executive

Sarah Nuttall will join the RCA on 1st February 2010 in the newly created position of Communications Executive. Sarah was part of the BHA Communications...

in Equestrian - on 29/1/10


Bert Brace, Vice President/Formulator of Aqua-Aid USA was on hand during Harrogate Week to re-launch Vitax OARS Curative and dispel any lingering confusion...

in Industry News - on 29/1/10

Three courses well-suited for wet & wild play

After last week's storms, which dumped over five inches of rain, and Tuesday's rainy weather, each of the three venues for the upcoming AT&T Pebble Beach...

in Golf - on 29/1/10

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Kubota has unveiled its first new machine of 2010; the new B2420. An addition to the popular 12, 16 and 18hp B20 Series launched last year, this range-topping...

in Industry News - on 29/1/10


The Irish manufacturer of the multipurpose utility vehicle Multihog is launching its new Multihog 4WD 90 model onto the UK market on stand M5 at Harrogate....

in Industry News - on 29/1/10


Flat out at Salisbury!

With Pitchcare, ALS and Fornells Fencing sponsoring the Neil Wyatt Racecourse Groundstaff awards for the next three years, we thought it would be timely...

in Equestrian - on 29/1/10

R & K Kensett Ltd & Arun Mowers – Open Day at Seaford College

R & K Kensett & Arun Mowers are holding an Open Day in conjunction with Syngenta, Scotts, the STRI and DLF Trifoluim at Seaford College on Wednesday 17th...

in Industry News - on 28/1/10

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In 2009 STRI began to look at ways to measure greens in an ‘objective’ way, rather than subjective, and ran a pilot study across 86 golf clubs to work...

in Industry News - on 28/1/10

Dave Thompson won't blame the Kingston Park pitch

Dave Thompson admits Newcastle Falcons must not use the Kingston Park pitch as an excuse - and revealed problems with the turf are being addressed.

in Rugby - on 28/1/10

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Croke Park

Remove your pitch mid season, host the world’s biggest rock concert, returf the pitch in just two days, host six fixtures 24 hours later, go on to play...

in Industry News - on 28/1/10

Loch Lomond

John Deere's pioneering hybrid technology for golf course and amenity turf maintenance was featured on three different machines on the company’s stand...

in Industry News - on 28/1/10

The Best Cut in the Business just got better!

Toro debuts new Reelmaster 3100-D mower complete with DPA blades,plus demos renowned cutting units at Harrogate Week

in Industry News - on 27/1/10


St Andrews Links has become one of the first golf venues committed to achieving GEO Certification, the internationally recognised accreditation from the...

in Golf - on 27/1/10