June 2014 (Page 2)


Wimbledon 2014

As the Wimbledon Championships get under way, it is not just the tennis players who have been working hard all year to get prepared.

in Tennis - on 24/6/14

Spot the Ball Luton Hoo

Webber wins Spot the Ball

James Webber becomes our second winner of our free to enter Spot the Ball competition.

in Pitchcare News - on 23/6/14

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Campey Challenge

The inaugural Campey Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge, postponed earlier in the season because of torrential rain, finally got under way at Westhoughton club...

in Industry News - on 23/6/14

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RoSPA gold award

Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, has won a RoSPA Gold award for the second year running.

in Industry News - on 23/6/14


World Cup Blog

Although it was bitterly disappointing to see them knocked out at such an early stage, at least any England fans such as myself can now relax and watch...

in World Cup Blog - on 23/6/14

Saracens Rainbow

Allianz Park one year on

It has been one year since Saracens became the first top flight rugby team to install a synthetic pitch at their Allianz Park stadium. The anniversary...

in Rugby - on 23/6/14

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Turf Science Live...

This year’s Turf Science Live (TSL) event has been hailed as probably the best yet. Presented by Everris, Jacobsen and Syngenta, it took place at St...

in Industry News - on 22/6/14


Golf Course Renovation

Greenkeepers from all over Ireland turned out to see a dramatic transformation of a fairway at Naas Golf Course, County Kildare, using the Campey Koro...

in Industry News - on 22/6/14


Questions over 3G pitches

Halifax Town groundsman Graham Osbourne is sceptical about the use of 3G pitches in the Conference after a vote in favour of them from Football League...

in Industry News - on 22/6/14

Neal Barker

Etesia UK Promotion

Etesia UK are pleased to announce the promotion of Neal Barker to field sales assistant with immediate effect.

in Industry News - on 21/6/14

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The Course Care Cup 2014

Wessex Secretaries versus South Coast Greenkeepers

in Industry News - on 21/6/14

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Q&A with Mark Field

Mark Field - from milking cows to cricket wickets - don’t panic!

in People - on 21/6/14

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Graden UK

With immediate effect, Charterhouse Turf Machinery has taken on the distribution of the Graden range of Verticutters from R & K Kensett.

in Industry News - on 21/6/14

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Watford Grammar

Laurence Gale MSc meets the Head Groundsman at Watford Grammar School, Mark Field, whose eight year tenure has resulted in improved playing surfaces and...

in Cricket - on 21/6/14

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Brush Power

Time and labour saving, BroomEx pedestrian sweepers take the hard work out of maintaining any area from gardens and footpaths to construction and industrial...

in Industry News - on 20/6/14


Kubota 'Goes Ape'

Adventure park company ‘Go Ape’ has recently purchased a utility vehicle from groundcare equipment specialists Kubota UK for use on its Grizedale Forest...

in Industry News - on 20/6/14

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Hearsall's Total Solution

Coventry Hearsall Golf Club in Earlsdon has become the first Toro ‘Total Solutions’ customer in the Midlands after signing both a five-year machinery...

in Golf - on 20/6/14


Iain Macpherson Obituary

It is with great sadness we inform you that Iain Macpherson passed away recently after a difficult battle with cancer.

in Industry News - on 19/6/14


Henley chooses total-play

Berkshire side Henley Cricket Club is reaping the benefits of a newly refurbished practice nets facility following works carried out by ECB Code of Practice...

in Industry News - on 19/6/14

Peter Ashworth (2)

Groundsman of the year

The Football League Groundsman of the Year (League 1), Peter Ashworth, is Head Groundsman at Preston North End Football Club.

in Industry News - on 19/6/14