March 2015 (Page 5)

Myersough Oldham Apprentices with WB Tutor David Hilton WEB

Myerscough Apprenticeship

As we step into spring and once again remember why we love working outdoors, it’s an opportune time to think about nurturing growth and new talent and...

in Training & Education - on 10/3/15


Kubota F3890 mowers

Gloucestershire-based equipment company, E.Buckland Garden Machinery, has supplied five of Kubota’s F3890 front deck mowers to grounds maintenance specialist...

in Industry News - on 9/3/15

Crop spray rule changes: Are you qualified?

Crop spray rule changes

Farmers are being warned only recognised certificates will qualify them to spray chemicals legally in the UK under changes to pesticide laws due later...

in Industry News - on 9/3/15

John Deere XUV 855D Gator

JD Experience Days 2015

From the power and performance of the popular Gator utility vehicle and new TerrainCut front rotary mowers to the versatility of the R Series compact tractor...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/3/15

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Blackburn club tribute

Talented sporting all-rounder turned master groundsman Roy Townsend has died, aged 67.

in Industry News - on 8/3/15

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Rugby World Cup 2015

With just over six months to go until the start of the Rugby World Cup, the English tourism industry is gearing up to welcome as many as 466,000 international...

in Rugby - on 8/3/15

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Rain stops play

Scottish football clubs began to be formed in the late 1860’s making Duns Football Club in the Scottish Borders one of the earliest teams, with suggestions...

in Football - on 8/3/15

Operation Pollinator Bee on flower

Operation Pollinator

Anthony Darker, First Assistant Greenkeeper at Elsham Golf Club, explains how the club got involved in Syngenta’s Operation Pollinator programme and...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/3/15

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Campey Competition

Campey 2015 Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge to be held again at Hart Common Golf Club, Bolton

in Golf - on 7/3/15

Scrubmaster Up Hill

Scrub stands no chance

The answer to clearing areas of dense vegetation and heavy scrubland is to find yourself a rotary slasher tough enough for the task.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 7/3/15


Footgolf takes off

A Surrey club has abandoned golf in favour of FootGolf, in what is thought to be the first time it has happened in the UK.

in Golf - on 7/3/15

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New threats for bees

Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 6/3/15

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New GK for RJ National

James Gotts has been appointed as greenkeeper of the RJ National, Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course located at their European headquarters and...

in Golf - on 6/3/15


Mayhem as moles invade

Moles are causing mayhem at Smallfield Cricket Club's ground. According to members, the small mammals are regular visitors to the Plough Road club and...

in Industry News - on 6/3/15

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King George V Fields

Working at the same venue for over thirty years is a rarity, but that is what Keith Wilcox, Head Groundsman at King George V Playing Fields (KGV) in Ferndown...

in Local Authority - on 6/3/15

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Vitax new portfolio

The complete and comprehensive portfolio of Vitax products for those charged with managing and maintaining sports and amenity is contained in the first...

in Industry News - on 5/3/15

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Toro Groundmaster

With a big increase in footfall expected this summer, Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club now has the latest Toro Groundsmaster 4500-D rotary in its armory...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/3/15

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Seeing is believing

The introduction of Wessex ProLine roller mowers in 2007 heralded a new dimension in sports and amenity turf maintenance.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/3/15

Alan Pierce Godfreys Golf & Turf

Alan Pierce MG

Godfreys Golf & Turf, the leading John Deere turf equipment dealer in south-east England, is delighted to announce that Alan Pierce MG (Master Greenkeeper,...

in Industry News - on 5/3/15

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BBC reporter soaked

Match of the Day regular Jonathan Pearce gets drenched by sprinklers just before he previews the Arsenal versus Everton game

in Industry News - on 4/3/15