September 2016 (Page 5)

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Yate win twice!

It is little wonder that Yate Town Football Club’s pitch has been hailed for years as one of the finest playing surfaces in the country when they have...

in Industry News - on 11/9/16

Leicester City FC

Champions in pitch design

In one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, Leicester City Football Club beat the 5000-1 odds to be crowned Premier League champions last season...

in Industry News - on 11/9/16

Sports ground Wrexham

100 council grounds to go

Over the last three years 66 outdoor sports facilities have been transferred or sold by local authorities and a new report says there's more to follow!...

in Industry News - on 10/9/16

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Husqvarna X-CUT chain

Husqvarna-manufactured saw chain revealed for the first time at their factory in Sweden

in Industry News - on 10/9/16


Multitiner's top marks

Head of grounds, Bob Carder, has claimed that his Sisis Multitiner tractor-mounted drum-type aerator keeps the turf “nice, clear and breathable” on...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/9/16

'Beckham' 3G community pitch

St. George’s rejenerated!

Technical Surfaces has completed a large-scale renovation of the ‘David Beckham’ community pitch at St. George’s Park, and in the process has enabled...

in Football - on 9/9/16


Chislehurst saves time!

Chislehurst Golf Club in Kent has been using a Toro Sand Pro 2040Z since it arrived at the club in Autumn 2015 as part of a comprehensive Toro machinery...

in Golf - on 9/9/16

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Q&A with George Mills

George Mills - his dad, litter picking and that all groundsmen should be on a footballer’s wage

in People - on 9/9/16

West Herts George Mills

Born a groundsman

From the very young age of seven, George Mills helped his dad look after their local cricket club and today he is Head Groundsman at West Herts Sports...

in Football - on 9/9/16


Bayer raise Monsanto cash

Deal between German pharmaceuticals maker and seed company Monsanto brings biggest cash takeover in history even closer

in Industry News - on 8/9/16


£30m grassroots boost

Almost £30m has been ploughed into grassroots football facilities over the last six months, courtesy of the Football Association (FA) and the Premier...

in Industry News - on 8/9/16

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Rugby groundsmen day out

The team of people who look after 35 pitches at Rugby Town’s Kilsby Lane site saw all of their hard work rewarded with a trip to the home of English...

in Industry News - on 8/9/16

Wester Fearn Point Dornoch Firth

Rare fly petition

A championship golf course that is being proposed to be built in the Highlands is at risk due to concerns for a rare species of fly

in Industry News - on 8/9/16

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Kubota Care for L-Series

Kubota UK has extended Kubota Care on its L Series mid-range tractors.

in Industry News - on 7/9/16

Beaumont Verti Top 2

Beaumont choose Redexim

Beaumont Grounds Maintenance has been seeing an increase in artificial surfaces, in particular with schools

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 7/9/16


Stoke Park a cut above

The nation is currently celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of the legendary landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability' Brown - and, at Stoke...

in Golf - on 7/9/16

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Inspiring Futures

Another academic year draws to a close, and our full-time students head off to begin their first jobs in industry. It’s been a turbulent time politically...

in Training & Education - on 7/9/16


Butterflies feel effects

Butterflies have joined the ranks of honeybees, bumblebees, moths and other insects that may be feeling the effects of the controversial neonicitinoid...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 6/9/16

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Deere back at The Belfry

Only one golf course in the world can boast that it’s hosted more Ryder Cup matches than any other venue – and that’s The Belfry Hotel & Resort in...

in Golf - on 6/9/16

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Golfing society revived

The Royal Burgess Golfing Society, located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland, has seen vast improvements in the quality of its golf course, resulting...

in Industry News - on 6/9/16