October 2014 (Page 1)


Visitors not moo-ving

TWO unwanted guests are causing a stink at Moorside Cricket Club and are as stubborn as a couple of cautious batsmen.

in Industry News - on 31/10/14


Rochford pitch critics

ROCHFORD Council has been criticised over the state of the district’s football pitches.

in Industry News - on 31/10/14

Wessex Brine ATV Winter Snow ADJUST 2014

Ice and easy

Spraying brine has become an increasingly popular and easy method of ice and snow ice control. Ideal for paths, pedestrian walkways and other areas with...

in Industry News - on 31/10/14

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Psycho Analysis!

Whisper it quietly, but the reuniting of Psycho and Forest appears to be having the desired effect as the Championship club, once again, presses for Premier...

in Football - on 31/10/14

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Parks and leisure centres

The LGA warns that council-run parks and physical activity services could be under threat due to a social care funding shortfall.

in Industry News - on 30/10/14

Christine Walkden champions tree planting this November

Tree planting season

November is a great month to start thinking about the year ahead and is often considered as nature’s time to plant, due to moderate temperatures and...

in Industry News - on 30/10/14

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SnowEx liquid de-icing

At the first sign of icy conditions the increasingly popular practice of spraying brine solution comes into its own.

in Industry News - on 30/10/14

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Fifth lease for Ransomes

Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club have taken delivery of £300,000 worth of new golf course maintenance equipment following their fifth consecutive...

in Industry News - on 30/10/14

SIS Pitches handing over pitch at St George's Park

SIS Pitches launched

SIS Pitches has joined forces with The FA’s National Football Centre, St. George’s Park, on a brand new facility that will help the England Blind Squad’s...

in Football - on 29/10/14

Continue to Learn

Continue to Learn

Continue to Learn 2015 at BTME 2015 is off to a flying start with bookings pouring in - and if you’re a young greenkeeper looking to improve your career...

in Golf - on 29/10/14

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Hamilton receives award

The team at Hamilton Park Racecourse are celebrating after the Racecourse Association (RCA), in association with Pitchcare, ALS and Watt Fences, announced...

in Equestrian - on 29/10/14

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Marcela Munoz at Syngenta

Marcela Munoz is a turfgrass specialist with experience from US and South America – Successful delivery of FIFA World Cup pitches – Initiating pioneering...

in Industry News - on 29/10/14


Winners... and losers?

It was, with some interest, that I heard the announcement that the IOG, as from November 2015, will be exhibiting under the roof of the NEC, just a matter...

in Industry News - on 29/10/14

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Coping with Slopes

Simon Richard Ltd report a busy day at the Draycote Water ‘Coping with Slopes’ event, organised by Bali and NCF in response to high profile ground...

in Industry News - on 28/10/14


Rare-plant thieves

The theft of endangered and rare flowers has led botanical gardens to go to extreme measures to protect their plants, locking them down with cables and...

in Industry News - on 28/10/14

RCA awards Judges

RCA announce winners

Plumpton, Hamilton Park and Carlisle named top Jump, Flat and Dual Purpose groundcare teams at the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards 2014

in Equestrian - on 28/10/14

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England's lost grounds

West Ham United are due to move to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford from Upton Park in 2016 while Tottenham Hotspur, who have plans for a new stadium next...

in Golf - on 28/10/14


October voting open

The voting for the October Pitchcare Photo Competition is now open.

in Pitchcare News - on 27/10/14

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Complete Weed Control

Complete Weed Control, the UK’s leading specialist contract service for the eradication of all problem weeds, is pleased to announce that Jamie Onslow...

in Pests & Diseases - on 27/10/14

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York Racecourse picks DLF

After a considerable renovation programme last year York Racecourse were looking for a fast return to usability.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/10/14