April 2016 (Page 4)

Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Shrewsbury Town Training

In the recent Shrewsbury Town accounts shareholders were asked to back a motion that would see the football club take over ownership of the training ground...

in Football - on 11/4/16

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Hampden get new pitch

Hampden Park is to have a new pitch laid on Monday free of charge in time for next weekend's Scottish Cup semi-finals.

in Football - on 11/4/16

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Highspeed promotion

Highspeed Group Ltd have launched a Big Discount Carbery Fuel King Spring Promotion on their Bundedtanks.com website

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/4/16

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INNSA Japanese Knotweed

The Invasive Non-Native Specialists Association (INNSA) is to take over the ongoing administration and updating of the Japanese Knotweed Code of Practice....

in Pests & Diseases - on 10/4/16

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Burton Albion £1m project

A proposal to build a £1m (US$1.4m, €1.2m) sports facility at Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium has been accepted by the local council.

in Football - on 10/4/16

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Operator Instruction Book

In this article for his former employer, Ian Mitchell looks at that much maligned item of equipment - the Operator’s Instruction Book - and its importance...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/4/16


Artificial for Worcester

Worcester Warriors will become the third Premiership Rugby club to lay an artificial pitch at its home ground ahead of the 2016/17 season.

in Rugby - on 9/4/16

Member's Choice allows BIGGA greenkeepers to shape BTME 2017 learning programme

BIGGA member's choice

BIGGA members are being invited to help shape the education programme that will be delivered at Europe’s largest convention dedicated to the turf management...

in Industry News - on 9/4/16

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Championship ready

Gary Barwell, head groundsman at Warwickshire County Cricket Club, is in charge of getting the Edgbaston pitch ready to play at least 20 Warwickshire matches...

in Cricket - on 8/4/16

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Fire saves cricket game

A cricket groundsman in Australia wasn’t about to let a rain-soaked pitch prevent the first game of a new season being played – he set fire to it.

in Cricket - on 8/4/16

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Wildlife World bat box

Wildlife World has partnered with the Vincent Wildlife Trust to produce a new roosting site for the UK’s declining bat population.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/4/16


Mole Ploughing

Rob Bayliss, Course Manager at Weymouth Golf Club, offers a practical guide to mole ploughing and the benefits it has brought to his course

in Golf - on 8/4/16

Celebrating Nigel Colemans 21 years service

21 years at Highspeed

Nigel Coleman is the now longest serving member of the Highspeed team and has been responsible for sales of the company’s products and services for over...

in Industry News - on 7/4/16

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Invasive weeds spotlight

Control of invasive weeds is an increasing issue for managers of sports and leisure facilities as well as amenity areas and a recent conference held by...

in Industry News - on 7/4/16

Ogbourne Downs

Toro for Ogbourne Downs

Already an exclusive Toro user, when the need arose for a new rough mower and sprayer, Simon Plummer, course manager at Wiltshire’s Ogbourne Downs Golf...

in Golf - on 7/4/16


Two awards from Toro

This year Toro’s Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards will become two awards in one; offering, for the first time, a second category, for students...

in Golf - on 6/4/16


ATT electric mowing

Stadium owners worldwide are recognising the financial rewards and brand value that can be gained by being environmentally friendly. That includes the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/4/16

Spraying advice from Complete Weed control

CWC advice

Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control gives turf managers advice as we enter the spraying season.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 6/4/16

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Driven by the membership

When I first contacted Rob Bayliss, Course Manager at Weymouth Golf Club in west Dorset, his immediate reaction was “We are only a small club. I’m...

in Golf - on 6/4/16

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Spot the Golf Ball

Spot the Ball competition: 2016 Masters

in Golf - on 5/4/16