February 2014 (Page 1)

Crawley make head groundsman redundant

Groundsman made redundant

Crawley have taken the drastic step of making their head groundsman redundant after being ordered to explain a series of postponements by the Football...

in Football - on 28/2/14

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Limagrain Colour Splash

Groundsmen looking for low maintenance bedding options for parks, roundabouts and golf courses should try some of Limagrain UK’s Colour Splash range...

in Golf - on 28/2/14

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Kubota spring offer

Tractor and groundcare machinery specialists Kubota has re-introduced its spring cashback offer on a number of its market leading and high performance...

in Industry News - on 28/2/14

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Jacobsen Tri-King mower

The Broadlands Estate near Romsey in Hampshire, has purchased a Jacobsen Tri-King triplex mower from local dealer TH White Ltd, to maintain the formal...

in Industry News - on 28/2/14

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Contractor chooses SISIS

Natural and artificial sports ground contractor, White Horse Contractors, continually invest in specialised plant and machinery.

in Industry News - on 28/2/14

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Swearing allegiance!

I can’t help but have total empathy with all of you involved in trying to keep playing surfaces open and playable during the past two months

in Editorial - on 28/2/14

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Little Wonder has edge

Cutting clean, crisp edges along paths, borders and drives is an essential part of every landscaper and gardener’s work, to ensure you maintain structure...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/2/14

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New Toro customer

Trentham Golf Club is respected as being one of the oldest clubs in the country and it is now the newest Toro ‘Total Solutions’ customer.

in Industry News - on 27/2/14

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Flood relief fund

Sport England has announced a special £5m flood relief fund to help restore pitches and repair sports facilities damaged by the recent floods and storms....

in Industry News - on 27/2/14

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In Myerscough we trust

During a recent visit to Manchester City’s superb Etihad stadium, Myerscough College National Training Manager Phil Lomas worked alongside the Grounds...

in Football - on 27/2/14

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Marl and me!

Long Ashton Golf Club has recently undertaken one of the largest projects since the club was built 120 years ago. Under the stewardship of their Course...

in Golf - on 27/2/14

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Yobs wreck pitches

A groundsman who has spent eight years tending award-winning pitches in Coventry has blasted the hooligans who wrecked them in 20 minutes.

in Industry News - on 26/2/14

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Souters complete pitches

Souters Sports, one of the UK’s leading natural sportsturf contractors have recently completed the regeneration of the Rhys Jones sports pitches in Croxteth,...

in Public Places - on 26/2/14

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Campey donates ShockWave

Campey/Imants generously donated the use of an Imants ShockWave for a year, to the STMA charity auction on behalf of SAFE a charitable foundation for the...

in Industry News - on 26/2/14

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Pellenc launch floodlight

Once again, Pellenc is proving that it is technologically ahead of the field with the launch of the Lumenion – a mobile, self-powered LED floodlight,...

in Industry News - on 26/2/14


Here come the girls

Our editor spends a day with Telford United’s Head Groundsman, Mick Conway, as he prepares for two matches in the UEFA Women’s U17 Championship

in Football - on 26/2/14

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Flood support to Avon RFC

RFU head groundsman Keith Kent will drop in on Avon RFC today as part of a series of visits to rugby clubs who have been affected by the recent flooding....

in Rugby - on 25/2/14

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Bumblebees infected

The beleaguered bumblebee faces a new threat, scientists say.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/2/14


Golf research underway

All golf clubs in the country have been invited to take part in biennial England Golf research which will help to grow the game.

in Golf - on 25/2/14

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Loughborough experiment

November was anything but dull for Loughborough University’s Head Cricket Groundsman, Will Relf, as he and his team have helped pioneer natural turf...

in Cricket - on 25/2/14