April 2014 (Page 3)

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Airport wood waste

Manchester Airport is a significant landowner and the 3rd busiest airport in the UK. Hugh Bunting goes back 34 years with the site and is the Landscaping...

in Industry News - on 17/4/14

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JSM Challenge Cup returns

Following successful tournaments in 2008, 2010 & 2012, JSM (John Shaw Machinery) are once again organising a one day five-a-side football tournament to...

in Industry News - on 17/4/14

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Toro again for the Belfry

Owner KSL Club Corp invests over £200,000 in Toro equipment.

in Industry News - on 17/4/14

'Dangerous' giant bird turns up on Home Counties golf course

'Dangerous' giant bird

A South American rhea on the loose in Hertfordshire, turns up on local golf course

in Editorial - on 17/4/14

Gary Mumby, md of BLEC Global, with seeders at the Loughborough Grammar School

BLEC at Pitchcare trials

BLEC GLOBAL put four sportsturf seeders through their paces for turf professionals at Loughborough Endowed Schools.

in Industry News - on 17/4/14

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Spring weed control

The welcome arrival of spring heralds the end of a long winter.

in Industry News - on 16/4/14

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Q&A - Spencer Lloyd-Pye

Spencer Lloyd-Pye - it’s a good job we don’t call this feature ‘Twenty Questions’ anymore!

in People - on 16/4/14

Cricket's groundsmen, if not players, have always loved the heavy roller

Love the heavy roller

The familiar sound of the big one's motor coughing into life near the end of an innings may become less frequent after yet more tinkering with regulations...

in Cricket - on 16/4/14

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The great underachiever!

When Spencer Lloyd-Pye’s college lecturer called him “the greatest underachiever he had ever met”, little did they both know that they would become...

in Golf - on 16/4/14

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Planning carefully

Anyone planning the installation, extension or upgrade of an irrigation system should think seriously about water availability and storage capabilities...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 15/4/14

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The Scrubmaster

Where dense brush and scrub need clearing the Wessex Scrubmaster rotary slasher has been described as unstoppable.

in Industry News - on 15/4/14

Everris trial plots

A balanced approach

Everris’s grass variety breeding and selection programme is driven by its philosophy of integrated turf management.

in Industry News - on 15/4/14

Water debate to take place at the Amenity Forum’s annual conference

Forum's water debate

The Forum’s plans for its annual sector conference are well advanced and indeed bookings are already being taken.

in Industry News - on 14/4/14

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The recent outbreak of tree diseases in the UK and Ireland has raised the awareness of the general public to the potential impact of alien pests and pathogens...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/4/14

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Instrata approval assured

Greenkeepers have been assured of the continued use of Instrata fungicide, with confirmation of a new approval as part of the EU pesticide registration...

in Industry News - on 14/4/14

CWC Alan Abel

What a difference

It’s only been 30 days since we were talking about saturated ground and not being able to travel on it. Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control gives his...

in Industry News - on 14/4/14

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SCORE renew partnership

The Facility at SCORE by Leyton Orient have renewed their service agreement with artificial sports maintenance specialists Replay Maintenance for a further...

in Industry News - on 13/4/14

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No extra land at the Rec

Bath Rugby's planned new stadium at The Recreation Ground looks likely to have to be built on the club’s current site after a tribunal vetoed plans to...

in Industry News - on 13/4/14

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Dennis G860 for Hibernian

Scottish Premiership football club Hibernian have become the latest top flight club to purchase a new Dennis G860 34” professional mower with a range...

in Football - on 12/4/14

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‘Growing Golf in the UK’

‘Growing Golf in the UK’, a comprehensive market research study that aims to help clubs and courses retain, attract and grow their customer base, has...

in Industry News - on 12/4/14