January 2015 (Page 5)

Belvedere Sports Club pitch

Vandals ruin pitch

Mindless hoodlums have ripped up an amateur football club’s pitch by driving a car across it over Christmas. The second team pitch at Belvedere and Calder...

in Industry News - on 8/1/15

Burnley Dennis

Q&A with Paul Bradshaw

Paul Bradshaw - hobbies include junior football and tea parties; if he can get organised!

in Football - on 8/1/15

Burnley Dennis

A sea of Claret and Blue

'Little old Burnley’ are enjoying life in the Premier League once again. None more so than their Head Groundsman, Paul Bradshaw, who is relishing preparing...

in Football - on 8/1/15


Photo Competition 2014

What makes a great photo is open to conjecture. Often, it is simply a case of what 'fits the eye', and it would appear that the Pitchcare members have...

in Editorial - on 7/1/15

GPutnam Oct 14

Ransomes role changes

Ransomes Jacobsen’s former Director – Marketing and Communications, International has returned to the USA to manage Jacobsen’s new direct distribution...

in Industry News - on 7/1/15

The Shed 004

Mick Mayall wins!

Congratulations to Mick Mayall, winner of the December Photo Competition who will receive £100 Pitchcare Voucher to spend in our Online Store.

in Pitchcare News - on 7/1/15

Teams should leave preparation of cricket pitch to groundsmen

Trusting the groundsman

THE New Year’s Test at Newlands has regained its status and sense of occasion in the South African sporting calendar, despite the misery of Monday’s...

in Industry News - on 6/1/15

Toby Clarke and Roger Moore Dennis Mowers and SISIS Equipment

Dennis and SISIS

Dennis and SISIS, divisions of the Howardson Group, a leading British manufacturer of innovative world class turf maintenance equipment, has announced...

in Industry News - on 6/1/15

Group Shot

GreenMech Press day

GreenMech, supported by dealers Orange Plant, recently opened up their Alcester factory for a press visit and played host to a wide array of the media....

in Industry News - on 6/1/15

Culham Court 423

Classic estate

Just thirty-eight miles from the centre of London, Culham Court Estate enjoys as glorious and unspoilt a setting as can be imagined.

in Public Places - on 6/1/15

Australian Open

Australian Open new roof

The Australian Open is now "weatherproof", after the installation of a third retractable roof at Melbourne Park, Tennis Australia says.

in Industry News - on 5/1/15


Kew's 50th anniversary

The new year is a very special one for an internationally-respected botanic garden and home to conservation as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew marks the...

in Industry News - on 5/1/15

Amenity Forum

Amenity Forum events

During the months from January through to April, the Amenity Forum is holding free updating events across the UK.

in Industry News - on 5/1/15

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Groundsman awards

Northamptonshire Football Association launches annual awards to find county’s best groundsman

in Football - on 4/1/15

Ed Smith Bala

Grass roots

After finishing my degree in Sport and Exercise sciences, I knew that I wanted to develop my skillset from a business point of view, so when the opportunity...

in Industry News - on 4/1/15

Shelton Gravel Band Draining at the Olympic Park

Drainage Maintenance

Whether it’s football, rugby, cricket or golf, the benefits of efficient drainage on any form of sportsturf are evident, but once the work has been carried...

in Industry News - on 3/1/15

Former Royal Marine Commando takes over Helston Golf Club

New man at Helston GC

Former Royal Marine Commando takes over Helston Golf Club

in Golf - on 3/1/15

STB xmas Ball2

Spot the Bauble winner

Daniel Dumbrill wins our Christmas Spot the Bauble competition

in Editorial - on 2/1/15

Wembley keep off grass

Oxymorons or just morons?

Our anonymous groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, believes there have been some strange decisions taken by football’s hierarchy.

in Industry News - on 2/1/15


Save our Spaces

Whilst Greg Dyke’s idea for Premier League ‘B’ teams playing in the lower leagues was roundly, and rightly, poo-pooed, his suggestion of installing...

in Industry News - on 2/1/15