December 2012 (Page 2)


Meetings at work

Trainer and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, has been helping people to get better results in the turfcare sector for over twenty years. He is convinced...

in Consultancy - on 22/12/12

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Nefyn & District Golf Club in North Wales has met the challenge of maintaining a Top 100 rated course and controlling the costs of machinery replacement...

in Golf - on 21/12/12

Rules Conference Group Photo

Thirty-five delegates from seven European golf federations, The Professional Golfers Association, The R&A and The European Tour, as well as volunteer officials...

in Golf - on 21/12/12

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Shrewsbury School

... and that’ll get composted! The sports curriculum at public schools ensures that pupils are provided with endless hours of opportunities to hone their...

in Schools & Colleges - on 21/12/12


Campaigners complain cuts to park budgets risk damaging the fabric of green spaces inherited from the Victorians. But what is the classic British park?...

in Local Authority - on 20/12/12

Campey Imants Jonathan Calderwood Football

Aston Villa Star Groundsman Jonathan Calderwood has scooped the Campey/Imants sponsored 2012 IOG Award Professional Football Groundsman of the Year.

in Football - on 20/12/12

ECB Award Bill Gordon

Bill Gordon, the recently retired Head Groundsman at Surrey County Cricket Club’s Kia Oval, is the recipient of the England & Wales Cricket Board’s...

in Cricket - on 20/12/12


Following the successful ‘Mowerthon’ challenge last month, the Etesia H124 ride-on mower that completed the 1250 miles will be sold to the highest...

in Industry News - on 19/12/12

Police investigate golf club break-in

Police are investigating the theft of £3,000-worth of equipment at a North-East golf club.

in Golf - on 19/12/12

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London Gardens Online provides public access to a wealth of information on over 2,500 parks, gardens, squares, churchyards, cemeteries and other sites...

in Industry News - on 19/12/12

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Leicester racecourse

The ‘non-summer’ that Britain endured this year affected many sporting fixtures, with racing particularly hard hit. Jane Carley visited Leicester Racecourse...

in Equestrian - on 19/12/12


Pest & Disease threats

With a recent increase in findings of new pests and diseases, it is clear that Britain's trees are facing unprecedented threats.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/12/12

BE PX snow clearance.

It’s generally acknowledged that unswept areas are unsafe areas that can cause slips and trips, leading to injuries and work absences or even damage...

in Industry News - on 18/12/12


Artificial injury concern

Saracens will play their first home game on the brand new artificial pitch at Allianz Park in North London (pictured) when they take on Cardiff Blues in...

in Rugby - on 18/12/12

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The Welsh Rugby Union is thinking about replacing the pitch at the Millennium Stadium with an artificial surface.

in Rugby - on 18/12/12

Cycling, triathlon and netball will get extra Sport England funding

Cycling, triathlon and netball have been given increased grassroots funding, but tennis, cricket and rugby have seen their money cut.

in Industry News - on 17/12/12

World Soil Day highlights need to protect soils

Wednesday (5th December) marked World Soil Day, a celebration of one of the Earth's most valuable assets. However, the day is also an opportunity to highlight...

in Industry News - on 17/12/12

Science Live 097

Pesticide sales globally topped $40.5b (£25.18b) in 2008, and of those sales, 47% were generated from herbicides.

in Industry News - on 17/12/12

 Hereford bows out with bumper attendance

Hereford, a city which has staged horse racing for over 240 years, hosted its last meeting for the foreseeable future, perhaps ever, on Sunday in front...

in Equestrian - on 17/12/12

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Leamington Football Club

Since rising from the ashes at the turn of the century, Leamington Football Club is currently enjoying a high spot in its checkered history. Now, firmly...

in Football - on 17/12/12