May 2012 (page 2)

Pesticides in the UK: 2011 report on the impacts & sustainable use of pesticides

The Pesticides Forum has published its latest annual report ‘Pesticides in the UK – the 2011 report on the impacts and sustainable use of pesticides'....

in Industry News - on 26/5/12


Marcel Hendriksen from Hendriksen Contractors in Skye, Australia was already involved in sports pitch drainage, but sub-contracting the work out.

in Industry News - on 26/5/12

UK Golf Course Owners Association supports 5% VAT rate for all golf facilities

Over the past few months, there has been significant debate and activity relating to the issue of tax inequality in golf.

in Golf - on 26/5/12


Artificial Surfaces

The Football League’s decision to formally discuss a proposed re-introduction of artificial surfaces has caused quite a stir. From players and managers...

in Football - on 26/5/12

The'new' pitch involves quite an operation.

It will start on Monday, when Devon Garden Machinery will move in with a machine that takes off the current surface, down to a depth of an inch.

in Football - on 25/5/12

The Association of Golf Writers pays tribute to Chris Kennedy

The Association of Golf Writers today paid tribute to Chris Kennedy, the retiring Golf Courses Manager at Wentworth Club, during their annual lunch at...

in Golf - on 25/5/12

Belfry Sunburst1(e)

With forecasters predicting a hot summer ahead of us, members of the public will soon flock to parks, public sports and amenity sites and general green...

in Industry News - on 25/5/12

FF winners

The 2011\2012 Pitchcare & Limagrain Fantasy Football League prize winners. Did Greenkeepers reign supreme with their footballing knowlege over Groundsmen...

in Football - on 25/5/12

Vandals target golf club

One of the county’s leading golf clubs is facing a £50,000 repair bill after vandals ran amok overnight on its course.

in Golf - on 24/5/12

Ryegrass in Fescue mr

Coarse grasses are a real problem in golf greens, particularly at this time of the year when finer leaf species are slower to start growing causing uneven...

in Industry News - on 24/5/12

The Etihad prepares for Super League’s ‘Magic Weekend’

Newly crowned English Premier League Champions Manchester City prepare for further excitement this weekend as they host Rugby League’s Magic Weekend....

in Rugby - on 24/5/12


Sportsturf drainage machinery specialists Shelton pride themselves on excellent service and listening to their customers needs, as do all successful businesses....

in Industry News - on 24/5/12

PR 10 New premises

Sports, leisure and play surface manufacturer Playrite is proving that the current economic trend doesn’t have to be a barrier to success, by moving...

in Industry News - on 24/5/12

IMG 7260

Perfect for use behind ATV’s, UTV’s, 4x4’, in fact any vehicle with a ball or clevis hitch, Wessex Country FS170T trailed spreaders will take care...

in Industry News - on 24/5/12

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JCB today announced it had won a deal for 550 machines worth £16 million from one of the UK’s leading rental firms – with the promise of more orders...

in Industry News - on 23/5/12

Mark Clarke at Hatchford Brook 2

In the first month since it took on management of all seven of Birmingham City Council’s public golf courses, Mytime Active has already invested £1million...

in Golf - on 23/5/12

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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), also known as White Finger, is a condition affecting nerves and circulation caused by vibration. The effect is cumulative...

in Industry News - on 23/5/12

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A range of course maintenance equipment from SISIS is helping Lutterworth Golf Club get its turf in superb condition. The 18-hole parkland course, just...

in Industry News - on 23/5/12


Corsham Town Council groundsman Matthew Leighton-Fry, 50, carried the Olympic torch in Frome today and said it was an unforgetable experience.

in Industry News - on 23/5/12

Corne Kempenaar

Going Dutch

A review of weed control management practices in Holland indicates how methods are likely to change in the UK over the next few years, driven by European...

in Industry News - on 23/5/12