December 2011 (Page 1)

New Year Honours for Corbett, Bonham Carter and golf champions

Veteran entertainer Ronnie Corbett and golf champions Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy have all been recognised on the New Year Honours list.

in Industry News - on 31/12/11

Work experience at Celtic Manor

So when my news editor suggested I spend a day with the greenkeepers at the Celtic Manor Resort I have to admit I was not overly enthused at first. I mean,...

in Golf - on 31/12/11

On course for a designer career

Ballarat Courier Dec 30 2011 3:02PM GMT

in Golf - on 31/12/11

Living Standards Drop By Occupation

GMB Dec 30 2011 6:08AM GMT

in Best of the Rest - on 31/12/11

2011 is UK's second warmest year on record

Sunbathers sit on deck chairs at Brighton beach on 29 September This year saw the second warmest Autumn on record

in Industry News - on 31/12/11

Top of the League

Mickey Rourke is halfway through his nine-month training spell for the key role in the Life of Gareth Thomas movie.

in Rugby - on 30/12/11

Warwick Golf Centre groundsman wins tribunal for unfair dismissal

Warwick Courier Dec 28 2011 1:49PM GMT

in Best of the Rest - on 30/12/11

Australian crocodile Elvis steals lawnmower

Crocodile handler at the Australian Reptile Park, Tim Faulkner, explained how they would make the enclosure safe again

in Industry News - on 30/12/11

Hypro ProClean Plus 02

New induction hoppers from Watson & Brookman feature twin ProClean container rinsing nozzles

in Industry News - on 29/12/11


A picture of a cold, misty morning in Acton Park, Wrexham, was worth £100 of high street vouchers to Ben Wilkinson after his snap won a nationwide photography...

in Industry News - on 29/12/11

Warwick Golf Centre groundsman wins tribunal for unfair dismissal - Warwick Courier

Warwick Golf Centre groundsman wins tribunal for unfair dismissal

in Golf - on 29/12/11


Happy New Year

With the presents opened and (hopefully) enjoyed, the last of the turkey in a risotto, the New Year is upon us and, for many, the hope that 2012 brings...

in Editorial - on 29/12/11

Alnwick Castle GC under new management

New owner Simon Kimble, by employing head greenkeeper Alan Golding, has transformed the condition of the course

in Golf - on 28/12/11

Trees, Hedges, Birds and the Law

At this time of year our thoughts turn not to the birds and the bees, but the birds and the trees. We, therefore, make no apologies for reproducing, as...

in Industry News - on 28/12/11

Hot Shot in snow

As winter tightens its grip, Richmonds Wisconsin can offer convenient, effective solutions for snow clearance.

in Industry News - on 28/12/11


RAF Vine Lane

At seventy-three years young, Doug New came to groundsmanship late in life, following a career in Fleet Street. Here, he tells Tom James about the mistakes...

in Cricket - on 28/12/11

St Mirren fan's plea for help in wedding ring hunt

Paisley Daily Express Dec 26 2011 7:12PM GMT

in Best of the Rest - on 27/12/11

Water for life

The improvement of river water quality is a national priority and we need to ensure the understanding of those concerned with amenity is appropriate.

in Industry News - on 27/12/11

Popular cricket event may be cut to save cash

Tunbridge Wells People Dec 23 2011 1:39PM GMT

in Cricket - on 27/12/11

Sad day for golfers after popular mid Norfolk club closes

Members of a popular mid Norfolk golf club were gutted? after they played their final round at the course which closed for good today.

in Golf - on 27/12/11