March 2015 (Page 2)

Stewart Jeffs

Lely expands

As part of continued plans to build a specialist groundscare sales team, Lely UK has further strengthened its offering to councils, contractors and landscapers...

in Industry News - on 26/3/15

Ryder Cup Europe officials to visit PGA Catalunya Resort

Ryder Cup Visit

The Royal Spanish Golf Federation (RFEG), together with the Generalitat de Catalunya and other public Spanish and Catalan stakeholders, will welcome The...

in Golf - on 25/3/15

Improvement fund

Improvement Fund

Between 2012 and 2017, the Improvement Fund will invest £45m of National Lottery funding into medium-sized projects that will improve the quality and...

in Industry News - on 25/3/15

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TGA members spring meet

Turfgrass growers gathered near Congleton in Cheshire recently for their spring meeting. The annual event, sponsored this year by Campey Turf Care, looked...

in Industry News - on 25/3/15

At the Bernhard stand

BIGGA/Bernhard Texas trip

Past delegate, David Gray, Head Greenkeeper from Ladybank Golf Course said, “3 years have passed since my trip to the GIS Las Vegas and they have undoubtedly...

in Industry News - on 25/3/15

The Royal Parks - Major Events Schedule 2015

The Royal Parks

This year's Major Events Schedule sees the Royal Parks host some of the most prestigious musical, cultural and sporting events in the country including...

in Industry News - on 24/3/15

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LDCA’s ‘30th Anniversary’

This year is the LDCA’s ‘30th Anniversary’ and Bruce Brockway has been Secretary of the Land Drainage Contractors Association for most of that time....

in Industry News - on 24/3/15

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Waltham Windmill GC

WALTHAM Windmill Golf Club are delighted to welcome Rob Welford into the position of head greenkeeper.

in Industry News - on 23/3/15


Roots of your health

Earlier this year, US soil microbiologist Elaine Ingham, of Soil Foodweb Inc. fame, caused several gasps at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with her...

in Industry News - on 23/3/15


Amenity Register launched

BASIS has launched a new Professional Register for individuals in the amenity sector that are required to demonstrate a level of competence and understanding....

in Industry News - on 23/3/15

DavidRhodes Athletics

Artificial procurement

Procurement of an artificial facility can be influenced by internal and external factors, such as governing bodies, charities or even individuals. Consultant...

in Football - on 23/3/15

Souters Sports

Souters Sports impresses

Following tell-tale signs of sand contamination, the De Vere Carden Park Golf Resort near Chester, has recently called upon the services of leading natural...

in Industry News - on 22/3/15

Jack peters

John O'Connor Apprentice

An apprentice from John O’Conner Grounds Maintenance Ltd met Skills and Equalities Minister Nick Boles as part of a unique celebration of apprenticeships...

in Industry News - on 22/3/15


RUFC- New York Groundsman

Rotherham United Groundsman Dave Fellowes has been nominated for the Championship Groundsman of the Year.

in Industry News - on 22/3/15

Paul Singleton

Paul Singleton moves on

Paul Singleton, who has held a number of key roles for BASIS over many years, and is known to many members, has made the decision to accept a new opportunity....

in Industry News - on 22/3/15

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Grit blasting weeds away

The timeless struggle against weeds is especially tough for organic farmers, who avoid using highly concentrated toxic herbicides in favour of chemical-free...

in Industry News - on 21/3/15

rabbit on golf

GC shoot rabbits backlash

A Tyneside golf club has received local negative publicity for shooting rabbits on its greens.

in Industry News - on 21/3/15

2 New TYM T503 with school's existing Toro Groundsmaster 4500 D   Stewar...

Spratton Hall-Tym Tractor

Independent prep school Spratton Hall has taken delivery of a new TYM T503 tractor – an investment that’s quickly shown its worth since it arrived...

in Industry News - on 21/3/15

BathCC Rolling

Pre-season rolling

Pre Season rolling, what a chore, a boring and mind numbing experience, so why do we do it?

in Cricket - on 21/3/15

BASIS Sponsor INNSA Conference

INNSA Conference

The Invasive Non-Native Specialists Association (INNSA) is the industry body for companies involved in controlling and eradicating non-native species in...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 20/3/15