February 2017 (Page 2)


Stuart sponsor Lancs CB

Stuart Canvas, the UK’s leading provider of sports ground and industrial covers based in Warrington, has secured a sponsorship agreement with Lancashire...

in Cricket - on 22/2/17

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Spraying in control

Glyphosate is an important part of the weed control armoury for sports venues and public spaces, but proved controversial last year. We look at the current...

in Industry News - on 22/2/17

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£125m into grassroots

Grassroots football received a £125m boost from the Football Association over the 2015/16 season as the organisation recorded record revenue...

in Football - on 21/2/17

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O’Brien Sports contract

Leading sports pitch construction specialist, O’Brien Sports, has secured a hockey pitch resurfacing project at Bridge Street Sports Centre...

in Synthetics - on 21/2/17

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St Andrews receives GEA

St Andrews Links has received a top award for its commitment to developing sustainable practices across its world famous living landscape.

in Industry News - on 21/2/17

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60 Shades of Green

Tthe British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s Central England Regional Conference will provide the most up-to-date education opportunities...

in Industry News - on 20/2/17

Dealership appointments Henderson

Welcome back Henderson

Charterhouse Turf Machinery have expanded their dealer network in Scotland with 2 recent appointments. Henderson Grass Machinery Ltd and Hamilton Bros...

in Industry News - on 20/2/17

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Artificials for T20?

The ECB is looking into the possibility of using artificial pitches in its proposed new T20 competition

in Industry News - on 20/2/17

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Tractor transmissions

Nigel Church looks at various tractor transmissions and the benefits of each system

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/2/17

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Royal performance at QE

Souters Sports have been commended by Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate in York after the company completed a multi-million pound project which involved...

in Industry News - on 19/2/17


Toro irrigate Oakmere

Oakmere Golf Club’s course redesign and expansion presented the perfect opportunity for the up-and-coming club to replace its 40-year-old irrigation...

in Golf - on 19/2/17

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£1m community facility

England Men’s Senior Manager Gareth Southgate officially unveiled Burton Albion Community Trust’s (BACT’s) new floodlit all-weather pitch today.

in Football - on 18/2/17

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New cork infill pitch

Home to a total of 25 teams, the facilities at Newmarket Town FC are certainly put through their paces. In early 2016, a £750,000 upgrade was made to...

in Football - on 18/2/17

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Henley's splash of colour

By using a range of Limagrain Colour Splash flower mixtures, Jim Griffith - a 68 year old retired teacher, has injected some stunning colour into the course...

in Golf - on 17/2/17

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Groundsman of the Year

Tony Adams of Claydon FC said he was shocked to be crowned the Suffolk FA Groundsman of the Year for 2017 sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen.

in Industry News - on 17/2/17

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£15,000 to New Road

Worcestershire chief executive Tom Scott has praised the role of the Worcestershire Supporters' Association after their latest financial contribution to...

in Cricket - on 17/2/17

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The Quarry and The Dingle

The Quarry is the main recreational park in the Shropshire market town of Shrewsbury. Created in 1719, it encompasses twenty-nine acres. One of its most...

in Parks & Gardens - on 17/2/17

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The Valley of Fire

The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens are famous around the globe and have the world’s largest collection of hardy trees and shrubs anywhere in the temperate...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/2/17


WWF warning for cricket

A leading conservation organisation has warned that Cumbria's cricket clubs could face future disruption on a scale similar to that caused by Storm...

in Industry News - on 16/2/17

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Avoid rubber crumb

VU University Amsterdam (VU) scientists reached the conclusion that rubber granules release chemicals which may cause harmful effects in humans

in Football - on 16/2/17