July 2014 (Page 1)


Racecourse closure fears

The closure of Hereford racecourse is leading to concerns over the safety of other local tracks

in Industry News - on 31/7/14

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New Fleet at Longhirst GC

Longhirst Hall Golf Club, situated near Morpeth in Northumberland, has recently upgraded its fleet, with a significant delivery of new equipment from local...

in Golf - on 31/7/14


Taken for granted?

Former BIGGA Chairman, Paul Worster, offers some advice on gaining more recognition of your skills and importance to your facility

in Golf - on 30/7/14


Q&A with Adam Witchell

Adam Witchell - judging by his choice of romantic date, he is very much into sharing!

in People - on 30/7/14

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All hands to the pump!

Fitness gained in the Royal Marines proved invaluable for bunker raking according to Adam Witchell during his introduction to the industry at Aberdovey...

in Football - on 30/7/14

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EU twisting Facts

EU twisting facts to fit political agenda, chief scientist Anne Glover says

in Editorial - on 29/7/14

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Spot the Ball Winner

Congratulations to the winner of our fourth Spot the Ball competition, Scott Bryan, a Groundsman at Uppingham School in Rutland, who will receive a £50...

in Pitchcare News - on 29/7/14

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Shop ’til you drop?

MRS GRASSCUTTER was extolling the virtues of shopping the other day; well, she is a woman!

in Industry News - on 29/7/14

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Pesticide harm to bees

MPs raise concerns over Government relying on research funded by pesticide manufacturers to determine the harm their products cause to bees

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/7/14

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Campey take Pride!

JSM Distribution and Campey Turf Care Systems have announced they have reached an agreement to transfer the UK distribution for the Turf Pride universal...

in Industry News - on 28/7/14

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Build winter reserves

High temperatures and dry weather conditions can result in turf stress that typically causes over 30% reduction in root mass of turf grass plants during...

in Industry News - on 28/7/14

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Wolves are on the prowl

Our editor heads to the Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground to catch up with the groundstaff at Wolverhampton Wanderers as they get stuck in to end of season...

in Football - on 28/7/14

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John Deere new manager

Antony Scott has been appointed managing director for John Deere Limited in the UK and Ireland. He replaces Richard Johnson, who has been appointed marketing...

in Industry News - on 27/7/14

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CWC reducing costs

Always a popular stop on the Windsor stand tour, Complete Weed Control on stand C70, are urging visitors to book a time slot into their ‘Weed Clinic’...

in Industry News - on 27/7/14

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Hard Surface Courts

Hard court tennis surfaces require timely and considered maintenance practices. In this article, David Cason of specialist maintenance company, HC Courts,...

in Tennis - on 27/7/14

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LTOA elect new committee

The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) have announced a newly elected Executive Committee to head up the Association for the next two years.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/7/14

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Ransomes Spider Mowers

Ransomes remotely operated Spider mowers, supplied by CLS Selfdrive of Guisborough, have resolved concerns by the Environment Agency of how to ensure safe...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/7/14


Photo Gallery Competition

Vote for your favourite photo from this month’s competition entries

in Editorial - on 26/7/14