February 2017 (Page 3)

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Ark Academy Wembley wins

My LocalPitch’s opening Outstanding London Sports Venue Award for 2017 has been won by Ark Academy Wembley.

in Football - on 15/2/17

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Footballers branching out

Bungling council workers who planted trees right in the middle of a kids’ football pitch have sparked hilarity on social media.

in Football - on 15/2/17

Dennis G860 at Crystal Palace

Palace choose Dennis

Crystal Palace FC has recently purchased six Dennis G860 professional cylinder mowers, taking their total to a fleet of eight – and head of grounds &...

in Football - on 15/2/17

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Rough Treatment

Richard Johnstone, who was appointed Course Manager at the Nairn Dunbar Golf Links in early 2016, has introduced a rough management programme and has set...

in Golf - on 15/2/17


Top award for Peter

Beer Albion Groundsman Peter Adkin has received the prestigious Groundsman of the Year award from the Devon County Football Association

in Industry News - on 14/2/17

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All Doe for GKB

Ernest Doe are expanding their successful hire fleet to introduce a whole range of specialist turf machinery for groundsmen and greenkeepers.

in Industry News - on 14/2/17

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Five-year deal with Toro

Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Nottinghamshire has always chosen not to be tied to any kind of agreement or exclusive machinery deal – until now.

in Golf - on 14/2/17

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Centre stage at BIGGA

Allan Patterson, Estates and Courses Manager at Trump Turnberry, will be among the speakers at the BIGGA Scotland Golf Industry Conference 2017.

in Golf - on 13/2/17


Derby praise Javelin

Derby County head groundsman Nathan Scarff has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator for all-year-round use to keep the playing...

in Football - on 13/2/17

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Award for champion

John O’Gaunt Golf Club greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, has picked up the prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, for the golf club’s consistently...

in Golf - on 13/2/17


QPR to build new stadium?

Championship side Queens Park Rangers have held informal discussions with their local council about the possibility of building a new stadium on the site...

in Industry News - on 12/2/17


Cromer's happy neighbours

Cromer Golf Club, located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, has combatted regular noise complaints from local residents by investing in an all-electric Jacobsen...

in Golf - on 12/2/17

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Six go bald for Zack

Please help us raise funds for Zack Barrett, a five year old twin boy who has been diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of brain tumour known as ‘Diffuse...

in Industry News - on 12/2/17


No confidence in FA

A motion of "no confidence" in the Football Association has been passed by MPs debating the organisation's ability to reform itself.

in Industry News - on 11/2/17


Unsung heroes day out

The annual pre-season meeting and conference of the groundsmen and the ECB’s Pitches Group has taken place at St George's Park.

in Industry News - on 11/2/17

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St Ives renew with Toro

St Ives Golf Club has renewed its exclusivity agreement with Toro for another five years, sealing the deal with an order of 15 machines, which have seen...

in Golf - on 10/2/17

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Etesia launches the SKD

The Etesia Attila mower has become synonymous with cutting high, dense vegetation in difficult terrain. Now, Etesia UK is pleased to announce it is available...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/2/17

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Businesses rush to BTME

The sun may have just set at the recently-renamed Harrogate Convention Centre on another successful BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition, but plans are already...

in Industry News - on 10/2/17

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Turfnomics: The Turf Law

Paul Brannan, Works Controller for LES Parks, Glasgow City Council, introduces a new word to the turfcare glossary - Turfnomics; the law of turf. Read...

in Football - on 10/2/17


Dudsbury granular switch

Warren Moss, Course Manager at Dudsbury Golf Club in Bournemouth, believes that his greens are reaping the rewards following a switch from liquid fertilizers...

in Golf - on 9/2/17