October 2016 (Page 1)

John Deere X950R lawn tractor 2016

John Deere at NEC

John Deere will be exhibiting new commercial walk-behind mowers and lawn tractors for the first time at the NEC in November

in Industry News - on 31/10/16

Deepdale keeps getting better and better

Deepdale thank ICL

A range of ICL products have helped Preston North End’s pitch at Deepdale Stadium go from strength to strength according to Head Groundsman Peter Ashworth....

in Industry News - on 31/10/16

The Grove

Foley chosen by The Grove

Foley United has introduced a range of brand new, all singing, and all dancing models into the UK. The top of the range 653 fully automatic reel grinder...

in Golf - on 31/10/16

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Predictably unpredictable

Autumn is a favourite time of year for me as the trees become transformed with their display of colour and the heavy spring/summer workload of mowing,...

in Editorial - on 31/10/16

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Haydock Park GC achieves

Terry Wharton, Head Greenkeeper of Haydock Park Golf Club has been achieving some fantastic results in managing the greens. The project has been helped...

in Golf - on 30/10/16

LeadingEdge Group

Leading Edge support

The fourth event in the Leading Edge Series of seminars was recently held at Castle Stuart Golf Links near Inverness in Scotland

in Golf - on 30/10/16


GAA scale down stadium!

New designs for the controversial Casement Park development in Belfast have been unveiled after opposition from local residents halted original plans

in Industry News - on 29/10/16

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ICL scholarship rewarded

Five BIGGA members who may have been unable to experience the excitement and education offered by the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition in January are celebrating...

in Industry News - on 29/10/16

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150 attend TSL in Ireland

Over 150 of Ireland’s leading turf superintendents, groundsmen, agronomists and turf industry professionals attended the annual event, held this year...

in Industry News - on 28/10/16

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Major launch Contoura

Following the success of its Swift Roller Mower range, Major Equipment Ltd is delighted to announce the launch of the Major Contoura at Saltex 2016

in Industry News - on 28/10/16


GCM announce closures

Golf Club Management (GCM) are reporting that at least four golf clubs have announced they are closing or have closed in the space of a few days as many...

in Industry News - on 28/10/16


The state of the industry

Andy Mackay - Sussex County Cricket Club, Adam King - Radley College, Andy Gray - Southampton Football Club, Paul Worster -Minchinhampton Golf Club and...

in Industry News - on 28/10/16

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Trilo double personnel

Vanmac bv, manufacturers of the Trilo range of Blowers, Vacuum Collectors and Verticutters, have announced the appointment of Jeremy Vincent as UK Factory...

in Industry News - on 27/10/16

The Ryder Cup is Underway

The Unsung Heroes

In the background, during the Ryder Cup, a team of unsung heroes worked tirelessly round the clock to deliver the championship conditions that made the...

in Industry News - on 27/10/16


Vertas delivers with Toro

Fast-growing facilities management provider Vertas Group Limited’s grounds division has invested in the adaptable Toro T4240 high-output mower to deliver...

in Industry News - on 27/10/16

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We don’t talk anymore!

On 26th October two important ‘news’ items broke. One from a Government Select Committee and the other from The Football Association, Communities and...

in Football - on 27/10/16


Urban regeneration scheme

Footballing trio Rio Ferdinand, Mark Noble and Bobby Zamora have launched an innovative urban regeneration model designed to use sport and leisure to bring...

in Industry News - on 26/10/16

Trubshaw FC (3)

Ladsandads supported!

Campey Turf Care Systems has provided Trubshaw Cross Ladsandads with a number of turf care machines after they took over maintenance of their pitches from...

in Football - on 26/10/16

South Shields FC

CLS unveils landmark

Sports contracting specialists CLS Sports display some of the landmark work they have completed across the local authority, schools and sports club sectors...

in Industry News - on 26/10/16

Ljunghusens Aerial

A passion for links

Ljunghusens, one of the oldest golf clubs in Sweden, was founded in 1932 and is a blend of true links and heathland holes. The club is located in a nature...

in Golf - on 26/10/16