May 2015 (Page 4)


Accies' tacky turf injury

Kallum Higginbotham reckons the standard of Scottish football will be torn to shreds if its future lies in plastic pitches.

in Industry News - on 13/5/15

Led lights

Are lights the answer?

Pesticides have helped improve food production and fight off insect-borne diseases, but they also have a well-documented dark side. Various pesticides...

in Industry News - on 12/5/15

Everris Leeds United May 2015

Everris all-round package

Leeds United FC’s head groundsman Kiel Barrett has praised Everris for providing him with an all-round package - from products to customer service, which...

in Industry News - on 12/5/15

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John Deere lawn tractors

John Deere is adding three new models to its extensive range of lawn tractors for 2015. These include an industry leading innovation at the top of the...

in Industry News - on 12/5/15

Sheltons Supertrencher fairway drainage 760

R&D Strategy for Success

Sportsturf drainage expert, Mick Claxton, Director at Shelton Sportsturf Drainage talks about his favourite part of the job – new machine development...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 12/5/15

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Pitch-perfect Marron’s Andy Wilson pays tribute to former Lancashire groundsman Pete Marron, who has sadly passed away aged 59.

in Industry News - on 11/5/15

Phil Day Sports

Phil's New Machinery

In their 16 years of operation Worcestershire based contractor, Phil Days Sports (PDS), believe they have worked on the majority of sports surfaces. From...

in Industry News - on 11/5/15


Trimax a hit at Open Day

Trimax Mowers proved to be of great interest to a large audience at a recent open day held in Germany by dealer Stavermann.

in Industry News - on 11/5/15

Limagrain Stoke City FC

Britannia Rules with MM60

As one of the oldest professional football teams in the world, Stoke City FC has long standing traditions and standards to uphold. It is essential that...

in Football - on 10/5/15

Carrie Taylor Complete Weed Control

New addition to CWC

Complete Weed Control, the UK’s largest weed control contractor, has announced the appointment of Carrie Taylor, who will be assisting in administrative...

in Industry News - on 10/5/15

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Expansion in the air

Trimax started as a kiwifruit production machinery manufacturer in the 1970’s, but having grown, are now a market leading brand for fine turf rotary...

in Industry News - on 10/5/15

Prestige Golfshire

The TOP Program

The TOP program brings close to one hundred turf trainees and interns to America every year, and places them at the country’s top golf courses. There...

in Golf - on 10/5/15

Wessex RMX 500 Long grass

Wessex rolls out Tri-deck

Since launching the ProLine roller mowers, Wessex International has seen a rapid increase in demand for machines in various working widths. Incorporating...

in Industry News - on 9/5/15


West Ham choose Dennis

West Ham United FC has been the surprise stand-out performers of the new Premier League campaign so far with a string of excellent opening results. Perhaps...

in Industry News - on 9/5/15

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Live in interesting times

The origin of the phrase ‘we live in interesting times’ is often traced back to a Chinese curse but these days its use is varied. It can even be used...

in Industry News - on 9/5/15

BLEC Multivator

The BLEC Multivator

It makes a great deal of sense when you need to de-compact and top dress sports turf if you can combine both without even needing to import soil. That’s...

in Industry News - on 8/5/15


Wentworth invests in TYM

World-class tournament venue Wentworth Golf Club, in Surrey, has taken delivery of eight TYM tractors, marking part of a wider £1.2m deal with Lely UK....

in Industry News - on 8/5/15


Training a success

Martin Sampson, our Senior Instructor based on the South Coast, achieved a 100% pass rate with a group of PA1/PA6A candidates last week. This was Martin’s...

in Industry News - on 8/5/15

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Busy time at the Priory

As the Aegon Classic at the Edgbaston Priory Club looms ever closer, attention to the venue's eight grass tennis courts intensifies. The Grounds Team,...

in Tennis - on 8/5/15