June 2014 (Page 4)


New Blec at ALS Contracts

Midlands based sports turf contractor ALS have added a new Blec Power Box Rake to their contracts machinery portfolio.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 13/6/14


New blades for the Blades

Sheffield United F.C.’s Bramall Lane is the oldest major league ground in the world and home to the Blades, the nickname associating the team with Sheffield’s...

in Industry News - on 13/6/14

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Kubota at Thame Carnival

Thame based manufacturer, Kubota UK, will continue its 35-year celebrations this month by taking part in the Thame Carnival which is to be held in the...

in Industry News - on 13/6/14

The BLEC heavy duty disc seeder   added to Bancroft Amenities fleet

Seeder added to fleet

BLEC Global has delivered a heavy duty disc seeder to Bancroft Amenities, the leading sports surface and golf course contractor based in Manchester.

in Industry News - on 13/6/14

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The appliance of science

When John Heyworth began hearing diverse opinions on why Aspatria RUFC’s pitch suffered from standing water and muddy conditions, he volunteered to get...

in Rugby - on 13/6/14

Spot the Ball - Hoo is up for the challenge?

Spot the Ball - Golf

To coincide with the US Open Golf Championship at Pinehurst 2, here's another 'Spot the Ball' competition for you to have a go at.

in Editorial - on 12/6/14


US Open interview

Chris Hartwiger, senior agronomist for the USGA, chats with Golfdom TV about the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2

in Golf - on 12/6/14


44 years with Liverpool

After answering an advert in the ECHO, Reg - an Evertonian - spent 30 years at Anfield before working at Melwood and Kirkby now after 44 years he is retiring....

in Football - on 12/6/14

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Poor England Pitch

The groundsman responsible for the pitch at the Manaus stadium which will host England’s clash with Italy on Saturday admitted the playing surface is...

in Football - on 12/6/14

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Golf Club bounces back

October 2013 was a sad time for Seckford Golf Club as the Administrators were brought in. Despite the club thriving, the company had got into difficulty...

in Industry News - on 12/6/14

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New WTA event in Mallorca

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced that the WTA Board of Directors has approved a new grass court International event in Mallorca, Spain...

in Tennis - on 11/6/14


EU wildlife grants swap

Grants designed to protect the countryside may be controversially switched to pay England's farmers to grow beans and peas.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/6/14


Hampden ready for games

Work has been completed to transform Scotland's national football stadium into an athletics venue in time for next month's Commonwealth Games.

in Industry News - on 11/6/14

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NPK-A Fertiliser Question

Signifying the percentage content, in order, of Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium of the fertiliser product.

in Consultancy - on 11/6/14

Brazil Quest

Corinthians pitch

CRL will be featured on a Discovery Channel documentary charting their progress and work for the Brazil 2014 World Cup tournament. The programme will air...

in Football - on 10/6/14


Ash dieback unstoppable

Experts say Britain’s ash trees are ‘doomed' and their demise threatens hundreds of insects, mosses, lichens and birds

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/6/14


Our man in Brazil

After arriving in Brazil at the end of May, I will do some travelling around the country during the time the World Cup is taking place.

in World Cup Blog - on 10/6/14


Pitch renamed in honour

Freeland’s football and cricket pitch is set to be renamed to commemorate a groundsman who died last year.

in Industry News - on 10/6/14

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Pitchcare at Waterloo

Back in February this year, Pitchcare were made aware of the plight of the Waterloo Bowling Green in Blackpool, home of the sport’s most prestigious...

in Industry News - on 9/6/14

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Beer for Groundsman

Three men described as the ‘unsung heroes’ of the Warrington Wolves have had a trio of beers named in their honour.

in People - on 9/6/14