July 2013 (Page 5)

Andy Murray!!

The grass tennis courts where Andy Murray made his first attempt to qualify for Wimbledon could be axed to make way for a new artificial football pitch....

in Tennis - on 12/7/13

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Ransomes production line

In the last article, Richard Comely and Lee Kristensen of Ransomes Jacobsen looked at the concept and design phases in the life of a commercial mower....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/7/13


To further increase the technical and product knowledge of their European Distributor network, Kawasaki Engines have designed an all new intensive training...

in Industry News - on 12/7/13

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At the official launch of their brand new range of compact and high performance all terrain utility vehicles, Kubota's new MD, Dave Roberts, talked about...

in Industry News - on 11/7/13


When George Cadbury began building the Bournville village in 1893, he was concerned for the wellbeing of his workforce, and wanted to allow them access...

in Industry News - on 11/7/13


Government called to act over wildlife decline Conservation groups urge PM to take ‘urgent action’ after a report revealed half of Britain’s wildlife...

in Industry News - on 11/7/13

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Soft capping our heritage

In the latest in our series of articles on English Heritage sites, our editor visits Hailes Abbey to see the important work being undertaken to preserve...

in Public Places - on 11/7/13

Medals for APL Low Cost, High Impact gardens

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) is proud to announce all four of the Low Cost, High Impact gardens have won medals at this year’s...

in Industry News - on 10/7/13

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MPs support local golf club over misleading weather forecasts TWO Conservative MPs have supported a call by a golf club manager for the Met Office to...

in Golf - on 10/7/13

Bumblebee on a flower

‘Extinct’ short-haired bumblebees due to be released in Kent

in Industry News - on 10/7/13

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New season, new square

Tim Clare, Head Groundsman at Allscott Cricket Club, details the work undertaken after cows invaded the ground and how a NatWest Cricket Force day fired...

in Cricket - on 10/7/13

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A groundsman was airlifted to a Cambridge hospital fighting for his life last today after driving his lawnmower into a lake on the Queen’s Sandringham...

in Industry News - on 9/7/13

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Taunton Racecourse

After the wettest winter on record, a new irrigation system takes pride of place at Taunton Racecourse! But it will help deliver that essential good ground...

in Equestrian - on 9/7/13


Sport England identify playing fields as one of the most important resources for sport in England but many of them are waterlogged or in a state of disrepair....

in Industry News - on 9/7/13

Grandfather Rights for Pesticide Users

A current exemption in UK law, commonly known as “grandfather rights”, allows anyone born before 31 December 1964, to use plant protection products...

in Industry News - on 9/7/13


Theories and relativity!

Latest report on Global Climate Change leaves many questions unanswered

in Editorial - on 9/7/13


Lancashire League CC

Our editor meets two groundsmen plying their trade in a traditional hotbed of cricket - the Lancashire Leagues - and finds that both are putting their...

in Cricket - on 8/7/13



The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon is delighted to announce the return of the Grass Court Seminar which will be led by Head Groundsman, Neil Stubley...

in Industry News - on 8/7/13

Tony's life on the Pitch

Head groundsman Tony Sinclair epitomises the hard work and dedication behind the scenes to ensure Manchester United are successful; his chief duty is the...

in Football - on 8/7/13

X754 lawn tractor studio

Improved air management, attachment of implements and operator comfort are features of three brand new X700 Series diesel lawn tractors from John Deere....

in Industry News - on 8/7/13