December 2014 (page 1)

Brooksby Hall groundsman is awarded British Empire Medal

Groundsman awarded BEM

A groundsman who has worked at Brooksby Melton College’s Brooksby Hall for more than half a century has been awarded a British Empire Medal for service...

in Industry News - on 31/12/14

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Cumbrian bowling greens

Our second annual greenkeepers seminar, in association with Pitchcare, was held at the Red River Club in Barrow-in-Furness, with the continuing aim and...

in Bowls - on 31/12/14

Beekeeping

Don’t forget the honey

Well, it’s that time of year again when my members’ focus turns away from the course, if only for a brief moment, and they start getting excited in...

in Industry News - on 30/12/14

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Trencher for Rockliffe

in Golf - on 30/12/14

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Awards and Rewards

2014 has been a much improved year, financially, for most. Talking to companies from all sections of our industry, the mood has been upbeat and customers...

in Editorial - on 30/12/14

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Clearing snow

Health and Safety Minister Lord Freud is urging a common sense approach to clearing snow from footpaths and pavements.

in Industry News - on 29/12/14

 John Deere TPC Sawgrass volunteer winners announced

JD winners announced

John Deere TPC Sawgrass volunteer winners announced

in Golf - on 29/12/14

New research shows lack of awareness of the risks of bringing back products from outside the EU

Bringing back bugs

New research shows lack of awareness of the risks of bringing back products from outside the EU

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/12/14

Sir Alex Ferguson presents best groundsman trophy to Tony Sinclair on pitch at Old Trafford

Tony gets award

Sir Alex Ferguson presents best groundsman trophy to Tony Sinclair on pitch at Old Trafford

in Football - on 28/12/14

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GreenMech factory visit

A recent press trip to Alcester, in Warwickshire enabled me to visit a family run business, GreenMech, who last year celebrated a double milestone of 20...

in Industry News - on 27/12/14

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A Greek tragedy

It started with a Chris. Or, to be more precise, a Christina Aradipiotis, the Managing Director of CMS Training Centre in Cyprus, who had been searching...

in Training & Education - on 27/12/14

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Air Force for Southport

Returning from treating Yew trees at the Battle of the Boyne site in the Republic of Ireland, Terrain Aeration’s David Green had his own fight across...

in Industry News - on 26/12/14

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Kubota skates into action

Visitors to Birmingham’s Centenary Square ice rink (Arena Ice) will have noticed the addition of a new bright orange resident this year.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/12/14

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Test wicket ready

Hagley Oval groundsman Rupert Bool backing strip ahead of test

in Cricket - on 24/12/14

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Big Game Challenge winner

The lucky winners of the Syngenta Big Game Challenge have been announced. They will now enjoy a fabulous four-ball round of the awesome Wentworth West...

in Industry News - on 24/12/14

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Surrey GC for FootGolf

A Surrey golf club has closed down its golf course and is instead focusing entirely on FootGolf, the hybrid version of football and golf that has become...

in Industry News - on 24/12/14

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Green Flag Awards

Green Flag status is becoming a popular award for parks and public open spaces.

in Editorial - on 24/12/14

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Wycombe Heights Golf

Community engagement and a host of nature conservation and enhancement measures at Wycombe Heights Golf Centre has helped the public pay-and-play facility...

in Industry News - on 23/12/14