February 2015 (Page 1)

STB Feb2015 Ball

James Webber wins

James Webber wins our Spot the Ball competition for the second time to win a £50 Pitchcare Voucher

in Cricket - on 28/2/15

Carin Koch & Simon Elsworth

Carin Koch golf Q&A

Carin Koch, the 2015 European Solheim Cup Captain, will join leaders at the Golf Business & Industry Convention (GolfBIC) on March 16 for a special seminar...

in Industry News - on 28/2/15


Save bees - with tobacco

Chomping on tobacco is not the first thing that springs to mind when considering how to lead a healthier life – yet the nicotine-rich plant is exactly...

in Industry News - on 28/2/15

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Unsung heroes

There’s something about the FA Cup that is absolutely magical; it conjures up great giant killing feats as minnows swim, albeit briefly, in the same...

in Football - on 28/2/15


BIGGA’S CPD reach 1000

BIGGA’s CPD (Continuing Professional Development) programme was relaunched 18 months ago to ensure it was more inclusive, easy to use and maintain and...

in Industry News - on 27/2/15

Dennis and SISIS Cricket Groundsman's Seminar

HOWZAT! Dennis and SISIS

Over 200 cricket groundsmen made their way to Dennis and SISIS’ cricket seminar hosted by St Albans School Trust where they refreshed their education...

in Industry News - on 27/2/15

Carin Koch & Simon Elsworth

Syngenta and Carin Koch

Syngenta has welcomed 2015 Solheim Cup Captain and leading Ladies European Tour (LET) professional Carin Koch as its first Golf Ambassador.

in Industry News - on 27/2/15

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The Tigers on 3G pitches

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill believes Cardiff's artificial surface could have played a part in Owen Williams' season-ending knee...

in Industry News - on 26/2/15

Football League says clubs will not reintroduce artificial pitches

Football League says no

The Football League has announced that its clubs have decided against the reintroduction of artificial pitches.

in Industry News - on 26/2/15

Royal St David's

Royal St David's GC fleet

As a loyal Toro user for approximately 40 years, Royal St David’s Golf Club has yet again made a considerable investment in new Toro equipment, as well...

in Industry News - on 26/2/15

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End of season rens

I always find February one of the most challenging months in terms of maintaining grass cover on winter pitches. The combination of poor weather and constant...

in Football - on 26/2/15

Wessex Verge Back Cover

Wessex - On the verge?

Anyone considering which verge mower to choose could well have the decision made for them with the new range from Wessex International

in Industry News - on 25/2/15

Long Ashton

Toro helps Long Ashton GC

Following extensive course reconstruction and the deployment of a Toro ProCore 648 aerator, Long Ashton Golf Club, near Bristol, has alleviated a waterlogged...

in Industry News - on 25/2/15

Kingston park

Injury risk on artificial

New study of injuries in professional rugby explores the impact of artificial pitches, like the one Newcastle Falcons have had installed

in Industry News - on 25/2/15

Machno United

Machno United saved

Machno United Club's 85-year history in turmoil as farmer planned to sell off field

in Industry News - on 24/2/15


The INNSA conference

The Invasive Non Native Specialists Association (INNSA) Conference which is being held at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester on 24th March...

in Industry News - on 24/2/15

Now ash trees under threat from beetles

Ash trees threatened

An invasive beetle that has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees in the US could pose a lethal threat to struggling native trees in the UK

in Industry News - on 24/2/15


Ransomes supports R&A

Last November saw the launch of a very successful Greenkeeping machinery workshop in Kenya. Our distributor in the region for the past 21 years, Sunny...

in Industry News - on 24/2/15


Toro at Channels GC

Channels Golf Club in Chelmsford, Essex, has brought in new Toro turf equipment for the first time as expansion plans for the construction of an additional...

in Industry News - on 23/2/15

Rugby School Lebanon 12 6 24 newsletter

Oldest Rugby Pitch

With the 2015 Rugby World Cup rapidly approaching, Head of Grounds at Rugby School, James Mead has recently used new ‘LebanonTurf’ fertiliser to help...

in Industry News - on 23/2/15