October 2012 (Page 1)

Substandard greens jeopardise champs

Dunedin bowling clubs will not be used to host next year's New Zealand championships if their greens are not up to standard.

in Bowls - on 31/10/12

Saltwood before

When Kent Regional League club Saltwood CC was looking to replace its practice nets the club didn’t anticipate the issues that its chosen site would...

in Industry News - on 31/10/12


AshTag app launched in bid to stop spread of deadly disease AshTag app launched in bid to stop spread of deadly disease

in Industry News - on 31/10/12


Rosebay Willowherb

Rosebay willowherb is a quick coloniser of woodland clearances or disturbed land, and grows happily around water hazards and ponds and along ditches and...

in Best of the Rest - on 31/10/12


The Amenity Forum announced the launch of a major campaign at SALTEX 2012.

in Industry News - on 30/10/12

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Quietier times

The 42-acre Hurlingham Club beside the Thames at Fulham in west London, probably the most prestigious private sporting club in the country, is introducing...

in Industry News - on 30/10/12

Wakefield 3497

Damian Wormald, course manager at Wakefield Golf Club, demonstrated the club’s commitment to the new technology in Jacobsen’s Eclipse range of greens...

in Industry News - on 30/10/12

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New year review

Most of you will, no doubt, have noticed that the Pitchcare website has had a facelift. Our web development department have been busy (and amazingly quiet)...

in Industry News - on 30/10/12

Homer is groundsman of the year at Silkmore Lane

Brocton FC have been celebrating a prestigious ground award from the Football Association. Football 3

in Football - on 29/10/12


Downpours, floods and - to top it off - slashed budgets! But is it all doom and gloom for public sector groundcare services?

in Local Authority - on 29/10/12

Notts Sport

Notts Sport is celebrating a new partnership which has strengthened the distribution network for its top-quality cricket products.

in Industry News - on 28/10/12

Thorpe Park Gators

Thorpe Park at Chertsey in Surrey not only boasts more thrill rides than any other theme park in the UK, it has also been using John Deere Gator utility...

in Industry News - on 28/10/12


Following extensive excavation works Craig Gilholm, Links Manager for Royal Liverpool Golf Club, hired a contractor with a soil screener to process around...

in Golf - on 28/10/12

Work to improve Bromsgrove sports pitches get underway

The £107,000 project to improve the sports pitches at Bromsgrove Rugby Club (BRC) is being funded by self-generated finance from club members and through...

in Rugby - on 28/10/12


Award winning Groundsman Rob Brooks relies on his Dennis Premier mower to get the pitch at Alfreton Town FC in the perfect playing condition required for...

in Industry News - on 27/10/12

Ban on ash imports

The Horticultural Trades Association has submitted its formal response to the consultation on the risk assessment for Chalara fraxinea and on the future...

in Industry News - on 27/10/12

West Lancs GC Delivery 002

West Lancashire Golf Club has recently opted to change from powered mowers to a set of Leda fairway gang mowers supplied by Lloyds of Letchworth.

in Golf - on 27/10/12

USOpen Fairway Mowing2

What had started as a dream, twelve months previously, for Simon Blagg became a reality on the 9th June 2012. This was when he and his colleague, Stephen...

in Golf - on 27/10/12

ransomes 2 day

Once again, the Ransomes Jacobsen Open Days proved to be a great success; the weather stayed fine and visitors were kept busy with educational events,...

in Industry News - on 26/10/12

 JCB Prepares for further growth in India with Jaipur investment

JCB today unveiled plans to expand its manufacturing operations in India by investing £62 million in a new world-class construction equipment factory...

in Industry News - on 26/10/12