November 2015 (Page 4)


Bryco milestone

Kubota UK’s longest standing engine dealer is this year celebrating 30-years in partnership with the brand having sold Kubota’s full diesel engine...

in Industry News - on 10/11/15

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Lely's strategic review

Lely UK says it has reached agreement with three of its Toro dealers in Central Scotland to relinquish their contracts at the end of May 2016

in Industry News - on 10/11/15

Sports bodies' last-ditch effort to protect grass-roots funding

Grass-roots funding

The Football Association, Rugby Football Union and England & Wales Cricket Board have written to the Prime Minister as part of a last-ditch attempt to...

in Industry News - on 10/11/15

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Hong Kong pitch tears up

Hong Kong Stadium's new HK$31m pitch had its first workout on Saturday and it was difficult to see where the money was spent, with the turf almost instantly...

in Rugby - on 9/11/15

vegetable garden

Organic gardening

When it comes to growing your own food, you want to consume the healthiest produce and ensure that you are continuing the safest practices possible.

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/11/15


Social Media Savvy?

One of my colleagues recently called me a ‘dinosaur’ for not embracing social media

in Editorial - on 9/11/15

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Boxing for the Boks...

As the summer ended, the attention of the sporting world switched to England’s staging of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Pitchcare went to Eastbourne College...

in Rugby - on 9/11/15

The Grove

Buffalo Bills Hotel pitch

Yahoo Sports got an all access tour of The Grove, London's Country Estate where the American National Football League stay and play when they are in the...

in Synthetics - on 8/11/15

Rob Fox

Rob Fox for Kubota

Kubota UK is pleased to announce that Rob Fox, who has worked in the company’s service and aftersales team for the last 11 years, has taken up a new...

in Industry News - on 8/11/15

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RWC final numbers

The emotion of last weekend’s final has had time to subside and the misty eyes have cleared but the cold, hard facts support the assertion that this...

in Rugby - on 7/11/15

Poppy and Cadets

Vitax and the giant poppy

A giant poppy painted on a sportspitch is helping raise funds for The Royal British Legion.

in Industry News - on 7/11/15

Myerscough Grounds Team BWFC

Apprenticeship revolution

The start of a new academic year is always an exciting time at college. It’s always great to see more young people enter into the world of landbased...

in Training & Education - on 7/11/15

Blec Multiseeder

The Blec business

The Redexim Group in Holland has announced its plans for the future of the Blec range of products for the UK and Export markets. Production is being set...

in Industry News - on 6/11/15

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ATT & Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers Football Club in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, is unique in that it is the only club in the UK to have an organic pitch. They don’t...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/11/15

Flooded Pitch

Synthetics in the Winter

Autumn brings with it a new range of challenges and tasks for maintaining a synthetic sports surface. Being proactive in this period helps to ensure consistent...

in Synthetics - on 6/11/15


Advice from Alan Abel

Alan Abel, a Complete Weed Control franchisee for over thirty years, gives his advice for turf managers over the winter period.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 5/11/15

Groundsmans Guild Guernsey

Grounds Guild of Guernsey

Pitchcare were delighted to arrange a guided tour for eight members of the Grounds Guild of Guernsey around the newly developed Sir Jack Hayward Training...

in Pitchcare News - on 5/11/15

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Vitax Swozi system

GPS is set to transform the world of linemarking with the launch of the Vitax Swozi system, bringing new levels of accuracy to one of the most fundamental...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/11/15

Kazakhstan The finished pitch

Eamonn in Kazakhstan

As Grounds and Gardens Manager at one of the UK’s leading independent schools, Eamonn Murphy is certainly never bored. His role at Haileybury, a co-educational...

in Rugby - on 5/11/15


#Pitchscare winner!

The #Pitchscare competition winner.

in Pitchcare News - on 4/11/15