August 2015 (Page 3)

Dennis Margate

Dennis for Margate FC

Margate, the birthplace of the British seaside is undergoing something of a renaissance and the town is set to boom, and so too is the town's football...

in Industry News - on 19/8/15


Steve in Swedish video!

Just to clarify, the footage in question shows the groundsman in a television commercial promoting natural grass pitches

in Industry News - on 19/8/15

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ECHO top with pros

There is much debate among professional arborists about the top handle chainsaw

in Industry News - on 18/8/15


FA Award for Rodney Neale

Shepton Mallet Football Club has picked up its first trophy of the season – thanks to the groundsman

in Industry News - on 18/8/15

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Ransomes apprentice wins

Liam Taylor, an apprentice at Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, Ernest Doe and Son Ltd, has won the prestigious Apprentice of the Year accolade at South Worcestershire...

in Industry News - on 18/8/15

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Q&A with Martyn Savident

Martyn Savident - warm smell of colitas rising up through the air ... and cheese!

in Golf - on 18/8/15

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La Grande Mare, Guernsey

For Martyn Savident, Course Manager at La Grande Mare Golf Club on Guernsey, things took a decided turn for the worse, which saw him spend a considerable...

in Golf - on 18/8/15

Andy Nunn

Andy Nunn gets 3rd place

Former playing favourite Andy Nunn picked up third place in the Vanarama Conference Groundsman of the Year awards.

in Industry News - on 17/8/15

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Wessex STC converts

Autumn may be round the corner but any professional with a Wessex STC sweeper collector will be well prepared for leaf fall

in Industry News - on 17/8/15

Southampton v Everton Premier League

Andy goes crazy at Saints

Saints played Everton in the day's early kick-off, and lost, but the pitch looked nice again!

in Industry News - on 17/8/15

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Polaris Sportsman

Get ready for winter and save more than £315.00 on Polaris Sportsman accessories.

in Industry News - on 16/8/15

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Control

Japanese Knotweed is one of the best known invasive weeds and has been increasingly in the news recently. We look at the latest techniques and control...

in Industry News - on 16/8/15

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Laird of the Kingspan

One of the hardest working and successful rugby teams in the UK is Ulster Rugby, based in Belfast. Thanks to a new sponsorship deal, the team play at their...

in Rugby - on 16/8/15

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Dennis Excell retires

London Golf Club workshop manager Dennis Excell is leaving behind the Toro machines he has had the pleasure of working with since his career began and...

in Industry News - on 15/8/15

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Ransomes Spider Mowers

Ransomes remotely operated Spider mowers, supplied by John Osman Groundcare of Oswestry, have been delivered to Conwy County Borough Council to help maintain...

in Industry News - on 15/8/15

Pete Temmen Nantwich Town groundsman

Nantwich groundsman award

Nantwich Town groundsman Pete Temmen has been awarded the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Groundsman of the Year by the FA.

in Industry News - on 14/8/15

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Dog poo danger

A rugby player who almost lost his foot after picking up an infection from dog mess left on the pitch today urged pet owners to take responsibility for...

in Rugby - on 14/8/15


FA invest £260m

The Football Association (FA) will invest a record £260m into grassroots football over the next four years – a £60m increase on the funding allotted...

in Industry News - on 14/8/15

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A life less ordinary

Northampton Saints Head Groundsman and former England rugby player, David Powell, retires this summer after a fifty-five year association with Franklin's...

in Industry News - on 14/8/15

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Brushcutter from Pellenc

Pellenc has launched the City Cut for use on the Excelion 2000 brushcutter which is particularly suited to the maintenance of urban spaces and weeding...

in Industry News - on 13/8/15