November 2015 (Page 1)

BTME 2016

BTME 2016 stage set

Only weeks remain before the turf management show of the year – and BTME 2016 is set to be one of the biggest yet with five Halls of exhibitors, a bumper...

in Industry News - on 30/11/15


No place for plastic!

Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald says there's no place for plastic pitches in Scottish Premiership

in Industry News - on 30/11/15


3G pilot scheme

A national Football Association (FA) grassroots scheme, in which Sheffield is leading the way nationally, is set to take a further step forward

in Industry News - on 30/11/15


Chancellor protects sport

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, in the 2015 Spending Review, confirmed that funding for sport has been protected in real terms throughout...

in Industry News - on 29/11/15


Andy Fogarty honoured

Yorkshire’s domination of the County Championship continued at last night’s Groundsman of the Year Awards in Derby, as Andy Fogarty’s pitches at...

in Industry News - on 29/11/15

Wessex Brine ATV Winter Snow ADJUST 2014

Liquid brine time

Economical and ideal for icy paths, pedestrian walkways and amenity areas, liquid brine spraying has many more advantages over granular salt

in Industry News - on 28/11/15

Universe Rotor (1)

Campey patent granted

British Patents have been granted for Campey Turf Care Systems Universe® Rotor for its unique action with the Koro Field TopMaker (FTM) as a maintenance...

in Industry News - on 28/11/15


Soil biology revolution

In the first of a series of articles, Symbio’s Managing Director Martin Ward looks at how healthy soil works and why natural grass systems remain friable,...

in Golf - on 28/11/15

Black Layer

Black Friday -Black Layer

Whilst hordes of eager shoppers excitedly jostle for position at the shops or alternatively sit in their pyjamas at home accompanied by a cup of tea and...

in Pests & Diseases - on 27/11/15


Michael Simmonds retires

A loya groundsman renowned for his "excellent attitude" and being "enormously popular" is retiring after 49 years of service at Salisbury Racecourse

in Industry News - on 27/11/15

Carin Koch presentation mr

Females first at GCMA

Syngenta Golf Ambassador Carin Koch was among the expert speakers for a keynote presentation and panel discussion on female participation in golf in the...

in Industry News - on 27/11/15

Wiedenmann extra wide 4.6m Terra Rake at Tillers Turf

Terra Rake boost

Wiedenmann UK’s newest fleet addition – the 4.6m wide Terra Rake-has had a huge endorsement from the first clients who took delivery in July

in Industry News - on 26/11/15

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"Grandfather rights" ends

European legislation has come into force today and requires all users of professional pesticides to hold a recognised certificate.

in Industry News - on 26/11/15


Duncan Ross at Egremont

2015 marked a moment in history for Egremont Amateur rugby league football club (ARLFC). This was the year when they were finally able to officially open...

in Consultancy - on 26/11/15

The Reman Sports and Social Club

Shrewsbury club closes

A Shrewsbury sports and social club will close later this year after the committee ran into financial difficulties.

in Industry News - on 25/11/15

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Dennis at Murrayfield

Jim Dawson, head groundsman for Scottish Rugby at the BT Murrayfield Stadium, has praised the role of the Dennis G860 professional mower in helping him...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/11/15

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Building for success

During 2015 the ALS Contracts team have invested in a number of new items of equipment designed to take the business forward both in terms of innovation...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/11/15

Queens Park Loughborough

Paradise Lost?

In this, his third article in the series, Bernard Sheridan argues that, despite being a target for further draconian austerity cuts, they should, in fact,...

in Local Authority - on 25/11/15


Pesticides & butterflies

The use of nicotine-like pesticides may be contributing to the decline of butterflies in the UK, research by the University of Stirling has revealed.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/11/15


CWC-Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers FC, the world’s most sustainable football club, has chosen to obtain the services of Complete Weed Control.

in Football - on 24/11/15