October 2011 (Page 5)

Filton College purchase Jacobsen AR3 Mower for prestigious pitches

Filton College, the centre of academic and sporting excellence for the southwest of England based on the outskirts of Bristol, has purchased a Jacobsen...

in Industry News - on 11/10/11

Leicestershire Undertake Winter Revamp

Leicestershire CCC have announced that the whole of their outfield is to be reseeded this winter following complaints by players about its unevenness.

in Cricket - on 11/10/11

Rare stadium birds 'may be breeding'

Leicester Mercury Oct 10 2011 9:11AM GMT

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How did it get to this?

How does a new grass seed come to market? Laurence Gale MSc follows the trail from collecting initial species to harvesting the final plant

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Rise in mole numbers across UK

There has been a sharp rise in the number of moles this year, causing more problems than usual for golf courses, green keepers and gardeners across Britain....

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Kubota Compact Tractors Help To Rejuvenate Synthetic Turf

With a reputation for excellence in the turf care market, two Kubota tractors are now playing a role in the rejuvenation of synthetic grass surfaces.

in Industry News - on 10/10/11

“Wiedenmann Terra Spike XF6 - one of best tools we’ve ever had” says Twickenham’s Keith Kent

Just four days ahead of the RBS Six Nations’ England v France game in February, the groundstaff at Twickenham took delivery of their Wiedenmann Terra...

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roto 3

Course Manager, Dominic Lewis of Harewood Downs Golf Course is delighted with the performance of the Imants RotoBlast blower recently purchased from Campey...

in Industry News - on 10/10/11

Focus on Kawasaki’s New FJ-D Engines

Global manufacturer, Kawasaki, has unveiled the new FJ-D range of air cooled, 4 stroke horizontal shaft range of Engines. The Engines are the result of...

in Industry News - on 9/10/11

SGM Celebrates Parks Team Success

The APSE Annual Seminar and Service Awards took place in Bristol on 7-8 September 2011. Once again, SGM Contracts LLP sponsored the award for 'Best service...

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Funding Grassroots Sports

In a Q&A session, Alex Welsh, Chief Executive of the London Playing Fields Foundation discusses the Olympic legacy and suggests that professional sportsmen...

in Industry News - on 9/10/11

Reading FC groundsman lands dream job - Wokingham Times

Groundsman Greg Bolton spends so much time tending to the lush Madejski Stadium turf that he has let standards slip in his own garden.

in Football - on 8/10/11

Matt Perks wins Toro Student Greenkeeper of the year award

Matt Perks, first assistant greenkeeper and mechanic at Ham Manor Golf Club in West Sussex, has followed in his mentor’s footsteps by winning the title...

in Industry News - on 8/10/11

Rugby club's legal battle over payout to ex-player

A rugby club is appealing against a court's decision to award a former youth player £54,000 compensation after he broke his kneecap when landing on debris...

in Rugby - on 8/10/11

New Roller from Swillington

The new cricket and sportsfield roller from Swillington Rollers has been designed and built by the Yorkshire based company.

in Cricket - on 7/10/11

Mark Harrod Ltd now exclusive supplier to the FA Futsal Fives

Mark Harrod Ltd is proud to announce that it has become sole supplier to the FA’s Futsal Fives.

in Industry News - on 7/10/11

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A Capital Investment

As grass-roots sport struggles to thrive in the face of austerity, Tom James visits a centre that has developed a model for success in its community

in Industry News - on 7/10/11

London 2012: Lord's set to reap the benefits of Olympic archery

More than the games Oct 4 2011 8:52PM GMT

in Industry News - on 6/10/11

Rotadairon overseeder achieves impressive coverage

With demand for golf year-round and ever higher expectations from members, improving greens is an ongoing task for Greenkeepers.

in Industry News - on 6/10/11

 Drainage upgrade for Clifton College

Following a highly competitive tendering process, leading sportsturf contractors Agripower Contractors have been chosen to install a bespoke drainage system...

in Industry News - on 6/10/11