January 2016 (Page 3)

Tom Challinor

Pitchcare's Tom Challinor

Going back into education at the age of 31 was a shock to the system for Shropshire businessman Tom Challinor – particularly as he was fitting his studies...

in Pitchcare News - on 18/1/16

TPC Sawgrass 2015

JD Sawgrass winners

Once again, five BIGGA members from Great Britain and a GCSAI member from Ireland will be enjoying the opportunity of a lifetime when they join the golf...

in Industry News - on 18/1/16

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Stand - and deliver!

Alice Northrop continues her somewhat occasional tour of Premiership rugby grounds by visiting Welford Road, home of Leicester Tigers, where she finds...

in Rugby - on 18/1/16

Koro FTM in action for Euro 2016

Koro at Euro 2016

Europe’s top footballing nations will compete across France in the UEFA European Championship on pitches that have been prepared using a Koro Field Top...

in Industry News - on 17/1/16

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Poweroll smoothing iron

Poweroll, best known for their range of British built cricket wicket rollers, have launched the first of two new smoothing irons for bowls greens

in Industry News - on 17/1/16

Darlington 18th green

Darlington on the move?

Members of a North-East golf club last night voted overwhelmingly in favour of a plan which could see the club move and undergo re-development

in Industry News - on 16/1/16

Aberdovey Meurig

Q&A with Meurig Lumley

Meurig Lumley - daft, kind and quiet, but nicely in tune ...

in Golf - on 16/1/16

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Aberdovey Golf Club

Recently rated as the third best golf club in Wales, Aberdovey Golf Club occupies a stunning position on Wales’ west coast, and it is hard to imagine...

in Golf - on 16/1/16

SportScotland

'Go' for sportscotland

The £12m sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde – billed as the UK’s first “fully-inclusive” residential sports training facility – has been...

in Industry News - on 15/1/16

HoneyBee

Bayer revises position

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer has said it has put forward proposals for extra protections for bees after initially accusing the Environmental Protection Agency...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/1/16

Leamington

Boss thanks volunteers

Leamington manager Paul Holleran has paid tribute to the work that has gone on behind the scenes to get the New Windmill pitch playable

in Industry News - on 15/1/16

ECBCricket

ECB flood funds

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has pledged £500,000 to facilities affected by flood damage and will begin a series of planned site visits this...

in Industry News - on 14/1/16

Pellenc Battery update

Pellenc updates

Pellenc has announced a host of new features for their new range of batteries ensuring a quiet, powerful, low vibration and low emission operation for...

in Industry News - on 14/1/16

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Trimax fit for a monarch

Trimax founder and CEO Bob Sievwright talks to Pitchcare about how far he’s brought the company from its origins in the 1980s, flail mowing the grass...

in Industry News - on 14/1/16

JohnHuxley

John Huxley retires

Crewe Alexandra’s manager Steve Davis has thanked long-serving groundsman John Huxley for his years of service after the 77-year-old retired this week...

in Football - on 13/1/16

BIGGAAwards

Pitchcare sponsor BIGGA

The BIGGA awards are nearly upon us and Pitchcare is proud to be sponsoring the award for the BIGGA Greenkeeping Achievement of the Year

in Industry News - on 13/1/16

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Steve Speed hits back

Port Vale's head groundsman Steve Speed has revealed the Valiants would have to spend around £450,000 for a modern pitch to prevent having games called...

in Industry News - on 13/1/16

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Brunton Park work

in Football - on 13/1/16

John Deere Apprentice of the Year 2015 Charlie Phipps

John Deere technicians

A record total of 35 young service technicians have graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/1/16

AstroTurf at Woodhouse Grove School

Floods ripple AstroTurf

The AstroTurf rippled under 5ft of water after the River Aire burst its banks on Boxing Day.

in Football - on 12/1/16