June 2014 (Page 1)

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World Cup Week

This recent, very eventful, week in the World Cup included this nation of 203 million holding its breath during the Brazil v Chile epic.

in Football - on 30/6/14

Poor pitches killing English T20

Poor pitches killing T20

"Take me to Lord's to see someone I've never heard of, nurdle someone else I've never heard of off their legs for a single," is an expression no child...

in Industry News - on 30/6/14

St Asaph\'s flooded ground

After the floods ...

With the wettest winter on record behind us, sports surface specialist total-play Ltd offers advice on what cricket clubs should be doing now to help rescue...

in Cricket - on 30/6/14

Murray Long and Ian Walton

A brand new company

Golf Course Development Ltd is a brand new company, launched to assist golf clubs and their Course Managers in achieving the maximum potential from their...

in Industry News - on 29/6/14

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Battery maintenance

Hanfried Sievers is the Training Manager at Cutting Edge Training and, in this article, he discusses the importance of battery maintenance and the problems...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/6/14


One man went to mow

For two decades Brian Ellis covered Preston North End from on high in the pressbox. Today he gets down to grassroots to kick off a weekly series as Evening...

in Industry News - on 28/6/14

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Replay sort out courts

When a private artificial tennis court in Yorkshire began to show signs of deterioration in both its ability to drain and its performance levels, the owners...

in Tennis - on 28/6/14

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SnowEx spreads even wider

Winter may seem a while off, especially with the bouts of warm weather we’re experiencing.

in Industry News - on 27/6/14


New website for Mantis

Mantis has launched a dedicated website for the Mantis BunkerMaster. Bunkers are often less than 2% of a golf course’s playing area but can represent...

in Industry News - on 27/6/14

RievaulxAbbey MickWilson

The best job in the world

English Heritage’s north territory includes the guardianship of some of the finest historical sites in the country, amongst them the abbeys of Rievaulx...

in Public Places - on 27/6/14


He's a huge fan!

Each year, the standard of staff at Wimbledon really does reach new heights. Take this 7ft groundsman for example - who has been a real hit with celebrities...

in Tennis - on 26/6/14


Cannibal ladybirds

Invasive harlequin ladybirds are cannibals and are eating their native British cousins, DNA analysis has shown.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/6/14

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Clemson Uni chooses SISIS

A SISIS Veemo tractor mounted heavy duty de-thatcher and SISIS Multislit tractor mounted deep slitting aerator are helping Clemson University in South...

in Industry News - on 26/6/14

Synthetic Turf

Consider the x factor

There has been a great deal of development in synthetic turf pitches in recent years; carpet technology has adapted, the requirements for surfaces have...

in Synthetics - on 26/6/14

Anthony Parker unlikely to captain Shropshire on full-time basis

Anthony Parker

Shropshire cricket captain Anthony Parker today revealed he’s unlikely to lead the team on a full-time basis.

in Cricket - on 25/6/14

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Toro at Pangbourne

Two Toro Groundsmaster rotary mowers brought in by head groundsman Ian Osbon have reduced cutting time by almost half at Pangbourne College near Reading...

in Industry News - on 25/6/14


Impacts of neonicotinoids

Neonicotinoid pesticides are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species and are a key factor in the decline of bees, say scientists....

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/6/14

Maruyama Harou&Dave

Made in Japan

Visiting a country for the very first time can often leave a lasting impression. That was certainly the case when Dave Saltman headed for Japan to see...

in Industry News - on 25/6/14


US sets up bee task force

The White House has set up a taskforce to tackle the decline of honey bees.

in Industry News - on 24/6/14

Anthony Burton

New at Total-play

Sports surface specialist total-play Ltd has continued the ongoing expansion of its team with the appointment of Anthony Burton in the role of Product...

in Industry News - on 24/6/14