August 2014 (Page 1)

Honey Bee

Failing bees a warning?

It’s become something of a rite of spring. Every March, newspaper stories sprout about local beekeepers opening their hives to find an ongoing environmental...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 30/8/14


Unsafe use of goalposts

The aim of this article is to help prevent serious incidents from occurring due to the incorrect or unsafe use of goalposts.

in Industry News - on 30/8/14

TrinityCollege DavidHackett

In Dublin's fair city

Situated in the heart of the city on the south side of the River Liffey, Trinity College Dublin has an enviable worldwide reputation for excellence. Responsible...

in Football - on 30/8/14


Fairhaven Golf Day

Greenkeepers from across the North West gathered at Fairhaven Golf Club Lytham recently for a chance to play the well regarded James Braid designed course....

in Industry News - on 29/8/14

Wakefield Jacobsen

Greens cutting technology

It’s been two years since the arrival of the Jacobsen Eclipse 322 hybrid greens mower and, after much anticipation and speculation, it’s been a rather...

in Industry News - on 29/8/14

Wiedenmann UK Terra Rake

Wiedenmann launch

Wiedenmann UK has a limited time offer on blowers and rakes coinciding with their 23rd consecutive appearance at Windsor.

in Industry News - on 29/8/14

Hurst Green

Hurst Green pitch in

Barry Bolton is a purposeful, friendly and energetic man. The handshake is firm and talking to him you sense a huge enjoyment of his career which he wants...

in Football - on 28/8/14

Wirral Council Turf Tidy 3000

Twin Turf Tidys

Not many parks are twinned, and not with anywhere as prestigious as Central Park in New York, but Birkenhead Park is! To keep it looking as pristine as...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/8/14

Stephen Green, Dixie Grammar School

ProTurf scores top marks

The Head Groundsman at The Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, says he has taken the health and presentation of the school’s sports...

in Industry News - on 28/8/14

Glyphosate ATV

Glyphosate formulation

Glyphosate is a topical subject, so we thought we’d take a look at how it works, what a ‘Bio’ formulation actually means and what we, as an industry,...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 28/8/14

BEVERSBROOK IMAGE   The 250 litre Professional Specification Demount Sprayer from Martin Lishman Ltd

Rewards at Beversbrook

Beversbrook Sports and Community Facility, near Swindon, winners of the Best Grassroots Sports Facility of 2013, recently introduced a Martin Lishman sprayer...

in Industry News - on 27/8/14

Hauler PRO 1000 Blue 3 qtr (Medium)

New Cushman Hauler

Ransomes Jacobsen, the UK and European distributor of Cushman utility vehicles, has introduced the all-electric Cushman Hauler PRO and PRO X, which feature...

in Industry News - on 27/8/14

Abbottskerswell Square

Abbotskerswell CC

Our editor calls in unannounced on the volunteer members at Abbotskerswell Cricket Club in South Devon and finds a hive of activity as they prepare for...

in Cricket - on 27/8/14


August Photo Competition

Vote for your favourite photo from this month's competition entries.

in Pitchcare News - on 26/8/14


FA award for Dereham

A long-serving groundsman has reaped the rewards for his hard work after being recognised with a national award

in Industry News - on 26/8/14

Gianni Ferrari mowers supplied by specialist grounds care equipment supplier Double A

Gianni Ferrari boost

A major order for 11 Gianni Ferrari model T4 professional mower collectors from a large Scottish local authority continues the success The Double A Trading...

in Football - on 26/8/14

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Turf Roller Selection

Senior Training Technician at Cutting Edge Training, Ian Mitchell, discusses the importance of selecting the correct roller from the range of options...

in Golf - on 26/8/14

MP three quarter cut out

Ransomes launch new mower

Ransomes Jacobsen has a launched the first two machines in a series of new mowers, manufactured at their European headquarters in Ipswich.

in Industry News - on 25/8/14

Harrow 4

Everris at Harrow School

Groundsmen from independent schools across the south and the midlands went to Harrow School in July to attend the second annual turf care seminar staged...

in Industry News - on 25/8/14

Kingsbarns Wiki

Women's British Open

Kingsbarns Golf Links is delighted to announce its selection to host the Ricoh Women’s British Open in 2017.

in Industry News - on 24/8/14