December 2016 (page 1)

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Polaris at The Helix

Falkirk Community Trust manages some of the most attractive parks in central Scotland, one of which is The Helix with its landmark horse sculptures, the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/12/16

Factory tour

GreenMech updates media

British woodchipper manufacturer GreenMech recently hosted a vast array of the media to deliver an update on the company’s progress

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/12/16

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Value of staff training

Nigel Church is a Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, an operating division of Ransomes Jacobsen. In this article, he looks at the value of staff...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/12/16

2016 winner Jack Groves with Naga Munchetty

2017 finalists revealed

The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition returns this January, with more than 5,000 turf managers, greenkeepers, golf club owners and industry decision makers...

in Industry News - on 30/12/16

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Profits vs. safety

New articles shows how the synthetic playing surface is more dangerous than first realised

in Industry News - on 30/12/16

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Pollinators struggling

Butterfly and bee numbers are plummeting because Britain has not had a good summer since 2006, the National Trust has said following its annual review...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/12/16

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FIH Quality Programme

he FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf was launched in October 2015 as part of FIH’s 10-year Hockey Revolution strategy aimed at making hockey a global...

in Synthetics - on 29/12/16

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To infinity... and beyond

On a rare night out recently, my partner and I enjoyed an evening in the presence of physicist Dr Brian Cox and his Radio 4 sidekick, comedian Robin...

in Editorial - on 29/12/16

Alex Lingard Bourne Amentity and Richard Campey

TopDrain saves time

Bourne Amenity has seen a dramatic increase in the speed they can carry out drainage works along with time labour and time savings since purchasing a Koro...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/12/16

Kubota GGM

Bumper start for GGM

2017 is set to be an exciting year for GGM Groundscare and Kubota as the two leading groundcare machinery specialists celebrate a 40 year landmark working...

in Industry News - on 28/12/16

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Luton FC stadium update

AndArchitects ambitious “flexible” stadium for Luton Town FC is closer to coming to fruition after the club purchased the land to facilitate the...

in Industry News - on 27/12/16

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Winter wonderland!

Discover how groundsmen, footballers and fans battled through the elements across nine decades to stave off the worst of winter

in Football - on 27/12/16

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Hosts of the Curtis Cup

Widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s most spectacular and challenging courses, the 27-hole Dun Laoghaire Golf Club championship course recently hosted...

in Golf - on 27/12/16

Venue of the Year

London venue of the year

Islington’s Market Road ATP has been crowned MyLocalPitch’s Outstanding London Sports Venue for 2016.

in Football - on 26/12/16

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Headingley re-think

After detailed dialogue with Leeds City Coucil, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos have withdrawn residential planning applications

in Industry News - on 26/12/16

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Aeration problems?

Reesink Turfcare’s Trevor Chard says that aeration is widely recognised as the most important task implemented on fine turf, and there are few single...

in Technical - on 25/12/16

Jacobsen Sponsors Southern Turf Maintenance Golf Day

Jacobsen sponsor STM day

Jacobsen and local dealer CSE recently co-sponsored the Southern Turf Maintenance (STM) Golf Day held at Arabella Golf Club in Cape Town, South Africa

in Golf - on 24/12/16

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Dennis star at Disney

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be returning to the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition – which will be held...

in Industry News - on 23/12/16