May 2016 (Page 5)

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Leicester's Groundsman

We have heard a lot over the past few days about Leicester's Premier League victory, but their win came with a helping hand from a man from Coventry. The...

in Football - on 5/5/16

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Fusion Media fight cancer

Staff from Dennis, SISIS, Fusion Media and St George’s Park recently teamed up to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

in Industry News - on 5/5/16

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John Deere 1500 Series II

John Deere’s 1500 Series II Comfort front rotary mowers are now available in the UK & Ireland, after being sold in a number of other European countries....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/5/16

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Natural ways with disease

Symbio’s Martin Ward says that turf diseases are an inherent part of the design of sand based pitches and USGA specification greens, relying as they...

in Golf - on 5/5/16

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Europe's best golf venue

Quinta do Lago was voted 'European Best Golf Venue' in the World Golf Awards 2015. It features three award-winning championship courses, all managed under...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/5/16

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Johnsons for Doncaster

The Keepmoat Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium - home to Doncaster Rovers FC, Doncaster Rugby League FC and Doncaster Rovers Belles Ladies Football Team....

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 4/5/16

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English golf flood funds

Thirteen golf clubs across the north of England have received a total of over £50,000 from Sport England to help them repair damage from the winter floods....

in Golf - on 4/5/16

Interface v competitor products

Bayer Fusarium treatment

Independent trials show that Interface® with StressgardTM Formulation Technology from Bayer, is the most effective treatment for Microdochium patch (Microdochium...

in Pests & Diseases - on 3/5/16

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Ash tree extinction

The ash tree is likely to be wiped out in Europe, according to a review of the evidence. The trees are being killed off by the fungal disease ash-dieback...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 3/5/16

Alloa Athletic FC United Kingdom selects GreenFields MX 3D woven pitch

GreenFields MX 3D

GreenFields UK Ltd, the innovative market leader in synthetic turf systems, and specialist sports pitch constructor Allsports Construction and Maintenance...

in Football - on 3/5/16

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Rain, rain go away ...

When the River Tyne burst its banks at Hexham, Northumberland last December, pretty much the whole of the course at Tynedale Golf Club was flooded. The...

in Golf - on 3/5/16

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Water company profit

So many clubs are dependant on buying water from the local water company. The cost of water is rising all the time and there is always the fear that when...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/5/16

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Rabbits and the Law

Despite their ‘cute’ reputation, rabbits are a major pest species in the UK. This non-native nuisance is underestimated by most, but their capacity...

in Pests & Diseases - on 2/5/16

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Nicklaus gets approval

After a long debate which followed months of argument, by 45 votes to 20 Aberdeenshire councillors have agreed plans for a championship golf course to...

in Golf - on 1/5/16

May Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

May Pitch Diaries

May 2016 Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries

in Industry News - on 1/5/16

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Is anyone listening?

With the national newspapers picking up on the health and safety concerns over rubber crumb - albeit for just a couple of days - the industry was quick...

in Industry News - on 1/5/16