May 2016 (page 4)

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Glyphosate inappropriate!

The European Parliament’s MEPs Against Cancer group has hosted a briefing on “Cancer and Glyphosate”, a chemical substance most used in herbicides...

in Industry News - on 12/5/16

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Bushranger has the edge

DJ Turfcare has introduced the new Bushranger Edger E35, specifically designed for local authority and contracting work. This is an extremely robustly...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/5/16

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CWC invests in equipment

As business continues to rapidly increase, Simon Akerman, Complete Weed Control area manager for London South East, London Central and London North East...

in Industry News - on 12/5/16

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Redexim Coring equipment

Knotty Hill Golf Centre was founded 24 years ago as a driving range – today it spans 560 acres and comprises three 18 hole courses and 27 holes of football...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/5/16

Clear waters

Otterbine advice

With a warm British Summer Time in full swing, water management specialist Otterbine is advising greenkeepers to aerate water hazards now, before oxygen...

in Golf - on 11/5/16

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Etesia for Robin Taylor

Robin Taylor, a volunteer groundsman for Grendon Rangers, a FA Charter Standard Club, has sworn by his Etesia Hydro 100 for the last twenty-one years....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/5/16

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Ten Ground Rules

Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry keeps the promise he made in his last article and gives us ten ground rules (ways of working) for teams...

in Consultancy - on 11/5/16

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Tarmac joins BIGGA

Tarmac’s Topsport, which has contributed to some of the biggest construction projects in the UK, has become the latest organisation to join the BIGGA...

in Golf - on 10/5/16

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Classen machines

The combination of three Classen machines, the Aerator, Turf Rake and Overseeder are precisely what turf professionals need as the late spring grass growth...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/5/16

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Thornton Sports ceases

Almost 50 people have been made redundant as a result of artificial pitch manufacturer Thornton Sports Group being placed into administration.

in Synthetics - on 9/5/16

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Watt Fences

Doncaster Bloodstock Sales was founded in 1962 and since then, DBS has grown from a small regional Company which specialised in servicing the needs of...

in Equestrian - on 9/5/16

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Q&A with Rob Bennett

Rob Bennett - we think he may be a bit of a fan of Ian Botham - he must be nuts; and Snickers!

in Football - on 9/5/16

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Spot on Spotland

Fifteen months into his new role at Rochdale AFC and head groundsman Rob Bennett is already fully aware of the budgetary differences that exist in Football...

in Football - on 9/5/16

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French 3G worries

The French football players' union (UNFP) has called for synthetic grass pitches to be replaced by natural grass ones "from the start of next season,"...

in Synthetics - on 8/5/16

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INNSA Code of Practice

The Invasive Non-native Specialists Association (INNSA) are honoured to have been asked by Trevor Renals to produce a new updated Code of Practice for...

in Pests & Diseases - on 8/5/16

Contractor of the Year

Contractor of the Year

Having won the Otterbine Contractor of the Year Award for 2014, Topturf Irrigation – one of the UK’s leading irrigation companies – has once again...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 7/5/16

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Kidderminster groundsman

Kidderminster CC’s Chris Longmore is celebrating after being named groundsman of the year by the Birmingham League.

in Cricket - on 7/5/16

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Omagh Academicals RFC

Omagh Academicals RFC’s Grounds Manager, Raymond Crosbie, is responsible for the club’s Thomas Mellon Playing Fields and oversees the work undertaken...

in Rugby - on 7/5/16

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SUD's legislation changes

As the Sustainable Use Directive (SUD)’s legislation changes around sprayer testing near, Neil Adams, head of training at Lely UK, explains how it will...

in Industry News - on 6/5/16

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RFU funds Shelford pitch

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is investing £750,000 in a new 3G artificial grass pitch at Shelford RFC as part of a legacy project.

in Rugby - on 6/5/16