May 2010 (Page 2)

Lord’s in rude health to host Bangladesh

Lord’s will look immaculate on Thursday morning. It always does for the first Test of the summer: the pitch rolled and mowed to perfection, the watered...

in Cricket - on 26/5/10


On Saturday 22nd May, the Countax Runningblade mower broke the record for the World’s Fastest Lawnmower, by travelling at 86.069mph at Pendine Sands...

in Industry News - on 26/5/10


Shropshire golf

Simon Cotterill, Head Greenkeeper at Market Drayton Golf Club, talks about his twenty years at the course, his ongoing plans to improve drainage and managing...

in Golf - on 26/5/10

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Despite the hard winter and a demanding schedule of more than 50 games, Swindon Town FC’s head groundsman Marcus Cassidy says that his pitch looks its...

in Industry News - on 25/5/10


Jane Carley talks to Hazel Peplinski, who was on secondment as Clerk of the Course at Ayr Racecourse at the time of an horrific accident turning into the...

in Equestrian - on 25/5/10

Inside Fab's Fortress

This is the first glimpse inside the incredible fortress where Fabio Capello will mastermind England's quest for World Cup glory.

in Football - on 24/5/10


Centre of Excellence

One of the most recent jewels in the crown at the Vale is the establishment of a Centre of Excellence ­ a unique and unrivalled 40-acre sports and training...

in Rugby - on 24/5/10

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The British Seed Houses/Pitchcare Fantasy football league has finally drawn to a close, winners are invited to come forward.

in Industry News - on 24/5/10

Lawnmower breaks land speed record in Pendine Sands

A British lawnmower has cut the world land speed record by reaching a new top speed of more than 86mph.

in Industry News - on 23/5/10


New Holland has launched its 4WD utility vehicle to the UK market, signalling a new era in Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) performance and versatility.

in Industry News - on 23/5/10

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The world’s oldest golf course has just bought John Deere’s newest hybrid mowers to help improve playing conditions.

in Industry News - on 23/5/10


Along with several other industry journalists, this week I visited Izaac Walton Golf Club, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to see what was on offer at...

in Industry News - on 23/5/10


Souters Sports has recently made a major investment in new plant and has expanded its equipment fleet with the purchase of four new Deutz Fahr Agrofarm...

in Industry News - on 23/5/10

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With tractor power requirements on golf courses creeping up as greenkeepers look for extra output, TYM Tractors’ workhorse model, the 43hp T433 is winning...

in Industry News - on 22/5/10


Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club is the only Open Championship qualifying venue in Wales and recently hosted a new TurfCare trade event for the North...

in Industry News - on 22/5/10


Compare the market

Creating a new product is a major undertaking. Long before the first sheet of metal is pressed the commitment is made to invest thousands of man hours...

in Industry News - on 22/5/10

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Leading sports turf contractor MJ Abbott Limited is nearing completion of Phase Two of a large-scale project at Les Aisses Golf in France.

in Industry News - on 21/5/10

Industry figures baulk at volunteer model suggestion for parks services facing cuts

Green space specialists have reacted with concern to a suggestion from the new Improvement & Development Agency (IDeA) head Rob Whiteman that parks services...

in Industry News - on 21/5/10


Support in Sport won the contract to build the pitches for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament held in Angola. In a Q&A session their Managing Director,...

in Football - on 21/5/10


Crocodile Golf Products has introduced a range of tines, aerators and slitter blades to its expanding range of specialist turfcare products.

in Industry News - on 21/5/10