May 2014 (Page 3)

King Edwards

The New-Way Weedspray

Head Groundsman and Site Manager at Southampton’s King Edward VI School, Kevin Wright, has had problems with moss control on their artificial playing...

in Synthetics - on 20/5/14

Christian Klaus Dreyer Geburtstag MG 5356 20

Double Birthday

It’s true, father and son were both born on May 7th, one in 1934 and the other one in 1964 and they have now jointly reached 130 years: Klaus Dreyer,...

in People - on 20/5/14

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Alan Ferguson interview

In this question and answer session, Alan Ferguson explains how things have moved on since his appointment at the FA's St George's Park complex and the...

in Football - on 20/5/14

Ian Forman

New Assistant for NSTS

Ian Forman has taken up the role of Assistant Manager for the NSTS. Before joining the NSTS team Ian managed a 2,300 acre arable farm in Norfolk, having...

in Industry News - on 19/5/14

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New sales managers

Harvey Doughty and Robert Hayward, both former Product Demonstrators at Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment,...

in Industry News - on 19/5/14

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New Reelmaster 3100

The National Trust has brought in a new Toro Reelmaster 3100 riding mower for fine turf cutting in the magnificent gardens at Anglesey Abbey, near Cambridge....

in Industry News - on 19/5/14

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Little Wonder at Blenheim

Cast an eye on a sunny day across the Capability Brown landscape at Blenheim Palace and the sun reflects off the famous lake amid the rolling slopes of...

in Industry News - on 18/5/14

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Slitters for golf

Angus Macleod, Course Manager at The Belfry, has selected SISIS Megaslit and Multislit tractor mounted deep slitters for maintaining the greens surrounds,...

in Golf - on 18/5/14

PR4183 4 Cylinders

Toro's quality cut

Only a genuine Toro cylinder ensures tough-cutting success, says Lely

in Industry News - on 18/5/14

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A good career move ...

Women working in the turfcare industry are a rarity, so much so that one post on the Pitchcare message board posed the question “why aren’t there more...

in People - on 18/5/14

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Summer stress

As grass cuts reach their lower summer heights, Bayer’s Technical Manager, Dr. Colin Mumford explains that, while this might please club members, it’s...

in Industry News - on 17/5/14

Wallasey Golf Club John Deere 2500E

Greenkeepers go electric

Greenkeepers in the north-west of England are preserving the peace and tranquility of their courses, thanks to John Deere’s 2500E hybrid electric triplex...

in Industry News - on 17/5/14

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New Dealer appointment

The Grass Group have continued their programme of developing representation through local area dealers.

in Industry News - on 17/5/14


Dundee’s pitch advantage

Dundee have splashed out £35,000 to ensure Dens Park has a playing surface fit for the Premiership next season.

in Football - on 16/5/14

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Aerating at Barton on Sea

Barton-on-Sea Golf Club is a stunning, cliff-top golf course between Highcliffe and Milford-on-Sea with views across the Solent to rival anything on the...

in Golf - on 16/5/14

Michael J O\'Connor John Deere lawn tractor

Oldest customer?

You’re never too old to drive a John Deere lawn tractor. That’s certainly the case for Killarney resident Michael J O’Connor, who has taken delivery...

in Industry News - on 16/5/14

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Cricket’s Canterbury Tale

Simon Williamson, may be West Bromwich born and a lifelong Baggies fan, but he’s a ‘Man of Kent’ if ever there was one. Neville Johnson went to the...

in Cricket - on 16/5/14


Vandalised bowling green

Bowlers at Corporation Park say that their green is at risk of closure after the latest in a string of anti-social behaviour incidents left the ground...

in Bowls - on 15/5/14

Fairways GM and ISS

New contract agreed

Investing in new specialist machinery is just one of the ways in which ISS Facility Services Landscaping continues to commit to maintaining customers’...

in Industry News - on 15/5/14


Brazil ready for summer

With a few weeks before kick-off in Brazil the pitches are in good shape and fit for play. The pitch preparations have included overseeding with a top...

in Industry News - on 15/5/14