November 2013 (Page 4)

Lee & Richard

Closing the circle ...

In this concluding article, Richard Comely and Lee Kristensen of Ransomes Jacobsen explain how new equipment is marketed, delivered and finally installed...

in Industry News - on 14/11/13

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Kubota chosen by Kew

Kubota’s B2530 compact tractor has been chosen as the ideal groundcare solution for the world-famous Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, following the purchase...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 13/11/13

Don Harradine Memorial Trophy 2013

Everris sponsor memorial

Held at the 18-hole Bled Golf & Country Club in Slovenia this year, the 14th Don Harradine Memorial Trophy drew golf course greenkeepers from right across...

in Industry News - on 13/11/13

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Promotions at Ransomes

Ransomes Jacobsen, the commercial mower and turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, has instigated several management changes at its European head office...

in Industry News - on 13/11/13

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White Horse boost sport

With their continued success in the natural and artificial sportsturf sector, White Horse Contractors (Northern) have announced their latest completed...

in Industry News - on 12/11/13

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Heat pump for Pavillion

The community of Winterton in North Lincolnshire is feeling the benefits of sustainable energy, thanks to two innovative ground source heat pumps from...

in Industry News - on 12/11/13

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Ambitious rebuild

An extensive four-year programme of redevelopments at Haydock Park Racecourse has enabled this popular northern track to offer consistently improved going...

in Equestrian - on 12/11/13

Improving Your Rugby Union Facilities

Funding for facilities

The RFU is committed to raising the standard of facilities at sustainable community rugby clubs around England, increasing the opportunities to access...

in Rugby - on 11/11/13

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Cricket net revolution

There have been some interesting innovations and the development of better machinery to aid groundsmen in the preparation and maintenance of their cricket...

in Cricket - on 11/11/13


County ins & outs

Stay up-to-date with the latest player releases, signings and speculation from all the counties.

in Cricket - on 11/11/13

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Marshalling his 'troop'

Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium pitch is in the care of Head Groundsman, Simon Marshall. Now in his six season, the last four in the Football League,...

in Football - on 11/11/13

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Wild boar digs up pitch

Wild boars have caused havoc at the home ground of a non-league football club by tearing up the pitch twice in the space of one week.

in Football - on 10/11/13


Tree canopies

Allowing forest canopies to grow over could help some flora species cope with rising temperatures

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/11/13

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Malahide ODI debut

We revisit the new ‘home of Irish cricket’ at Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin following the ground’s first International fixture in September against...

in Cricket - on 10/11/13


Funding for rugby

The Rugby Football Union has announced a new £10 million investment to help clubs improve the quality of their clubhouses and pitches in the coming four...

in Rugby - on 9/11/13

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Funding for sport

No matter the size, location or sport that is played, funding is vital to the success of any sports project. Therefore, we invest millions of pounds each...

in Industry News - on 9/11/13

Frank Newberry

Difficult situations

Trainer and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, looks at how we all need to shift our perspective sometimes in order to get a more objective view of...

in Consultancy - on 9/11/13

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Nematodes in Edinburgh

The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has revealed that the Murrayfield pitch has been beset by parasites in the run up to this year’s autumn internationals...

in Industry News - on 8/11/13

Golf equipment

Interest free finance

John Deere Financial has announced three new interest free finance programmes for UK and Irish customers this winter.

in Golf - on 8/11/13

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Spray Drift

BCPC has responded to the recent Chemical Regulation Directorate (CRD) consultation on the adoption of low-drift nozzles within updated interim measures...

in Industry News - on 8/11/13