April 2014 (Page 2)

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New pitches in Bolton

The diggers have arrived at Hulton Lane playing fields ready to kick-start work building four new football pitches.

in Industry News - on 24/4/14


Seven years of projects!

It’s been nearly seven years since we visited Taunton School and, in that period, Head Groundsman, Mark Jolliffe has undertaken a number of projects...

in Cricket - on 24/4/14

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Etesia's test of time

A range of Etesia mowers, including two new Duocut RMHB 46cm pedestrian mowers, are helping to maintain the green space areas surrounding and including...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/4/14

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Tested in Leicester

Little did Geoff Lake, the now retired former Area Parks Manager for Leicester City Council know, in two thousand and nine, when he first added Shibaura...

in Industry News - on 23/4/14

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Wessex three into one

The Wessex ProLine STC is living proof you can have three machines in one working all-year round for you. One minute it’s a sweeper collector that picks...

in Industry News - on 23/4/14

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Photo competition

We are now coming to the end of our April Photo Competition, aptly themed April Showers. With the current weather forecasting heavy rain showers over the...

in Editorial - on 22/4/14

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Improvements at Bradford

The recent purchase of a SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator by Mick Doyle, head groundsman at Bradford City Football Club, has seen a dramatic...

in Industry News - on 22/4/14

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Exploring artificial turf

With stakeholders in the sports sector looking to safeguard their investment in outdoor spaces, the artificial turf industry continues to develop systems...

in Synthetics - on 22/4/14


Restoring pride

Ambitious plans to restore an ailing Victorian community football club to its former glory have been unveiled.

in Football - on 21/4/14

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Invasive alien species

One of the worst threats to Europe's biodiversity and ecosystems is plant and animals species coming from other countries and continents, which often cause...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/4/14

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Antony Alexander promoted

Antony Alexander, a former Product Support Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, has been promoted...

in Industry News - on 20/4/14


To bee or not to bee

Bumblebees are among the most loved and familiar of garden insects. The sight and sound of them buzzing from flower to flower is a quintessential part...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/4/14

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University Challenges

CURUFC is a wholly amateur student rugby club aiming to offer a rugby environment that is as ‘professional’ as possible. Equally being as professional...

in Rugby - on 20/4/14

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Schiller appoint IGM

Schiller Grounds Care are pleased to announce the appointment of Irish Grass Machinery as Republic of Ireland distributors for their full range of products....

in Industry News - on 19/4/14

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Olympic Park rescue

Stuart Taylor rides to Olympic Park rescue with Gianni Ferrari for royal opening

in Industry News - on 19/4/14

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Dennis G860 for Eagles

Barclays Premier League side Crystal Palace has become the latest top flight club to purchase a Dennis G860 mower complete with a range of interchangeable...

in Industry News - on 19/4/14

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Pitch transformation

Campeys invite you to witness a complete pitch transformation at Macclesfield Town FC.

in Football - on 18/4/14

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Ransomes for Fife Council

Fife Council has upgraded its fleet of mowers with the recent addition of a fleet of Ransomes Parkway 3 cylinder mowers and an HR300 rotary mower with...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/4/14


Q&A with Paul Brown

Paul Brown - stabilisers removed at an early age; must have had the ‘balls’

in People - on 18/4/14

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Stand and Deliver ...

Built on the site of a famous haunt for highwaymen, Fulwell Golf Club occupies 132 acres of open space just a couple of miles from RFU Twickenham and close...

in Golf - on 18/4/14