May 2010 (Page 1)


The fact that The Royal Opera House has had to move it’s stage building facilities from their old home within the Olympic Park to a 14 acre site in Purfleet,...

in Industry News - on 31/5/10


The environment at some of the UK’s most pristine nature reserves has been given a helping hand by a special eight tonne Kubota KX080-3 excavator, which...

in Industry News - on 31/5/10


Green Thinking

Charles Henderson, STRI Turfgrass Agronomist for the South East, outlines what renovation work is required to achieve good playing quality throughout the...

in Bowls - on 31/5/10


Dick Timmons - Claudia Shiffer won’t return his calls ... and Laurence Gale won’t stop phoning!

in People - on 30/5/10

Ransomes Jacobsen Continues support for

Following a successful first year in bringing together employers and those seeking employment in the European golf sector, has received...

in Industry News - on 30/5/10


Fat, slow and old ...

Volunteers are the lifeblood of grass roots sport in the UK. Here, Dick Timmons, groundsman at Warley Rugby Football Club, charts the Damascus Road moment...

in Rugby - on 30/5/10

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First club in northeast Essex take advantage of new technology

in Industry News - on 29/5/10

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Seven months on from the purchase of a second Wiedenmann deep aerator, the greenkeeping staff at Woodbridge Golf Club in Bromeswell Heath says it has proved...

in Industry News - on 29/5/10


Good, Bad and The ugly

Soil micro-organisms are frequently referred to when the subject of soil is raised, but this substantial subject is seldom covered in more than superficial...

in Consultancy - on 29/5/10

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Following a successful demonstration of the Sweep-N-Fill top dressing brush Cameron McMillan, Course Manager at Queenwood Golf Club, had no hesitation...

in Industry News - on 28/5/10


American-owned Ariens Company purchased a majority shareholding of the Oxfordshire, United Kingdom-based ride-on mower manufacturer, Countax Ltd.

in Industry News - on 28/5/10

Can America Catch the Cricket Bug?

For a team sport to succeed in the United States, it usually needs to have been born there. A sport that can last for ages; sometimes doesn't produce a...

in Cricket - on 28/5/10

New Campey Website showcases extensive machinery range

Leading machinery distributor Campey Turf Care Systems has launched a new website at

in Industry News - on 28/5/10


Ray Norris - would go into hiding if he were to win the lottery ... possibly with Kate Winslett!

in People - on 28/5/10


A tale of two turfs

Under assault by the powers that be, grass courts can make just as much financial sense as synthetic ones, given the right maintenance regimes, Tom James...

in Tennis - on 28/5/10


Seppi groundscare and forestry distributors from across the world recently visited the company’s Head Quarters for their annual conference & training...

in Industry News - on 27/5/10

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A Merseyside golf course has achieved stunning all-fescue greens using specialist grass seed breeder Barenbrug’s BAR 2, supplied by Lancashire Turf...

in Golf - on 27/5/10


Mick Hunt is celebrating twenty-five years as head groundsman at one of the most prestigious sporting venues in the world, the iconic Lord’s. Tom James...

in Cricket - on 27/5/10

New pitch for Toon’s return to Premier League

Now the season has drawn to a close, the Magpies’ ground staff are working to get the playing surface in perfect condition for the next campaign.

in Football - on 26/5/10

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For customers who have the grounds staff on site to perform the day-to-day requirements of maintaining their synthetic sports surface, Technical Surfaces...

in Synthetics - on 26/5/10