March 2017 (page 2)

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February’s MyLocalPitch

John Orwell Sports Centre has won February’s MyLocalPitch Outstanding London Sports Venue Award.

in Synthetics - on 26/3/17

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Colt hole work

Work is almost complete on a new first hole at St George’s Hill GC, in Surrey, after members gave the green light to the project following a consultation...

in Industry News - on 25/3/17

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Collector convicted

Butterfly Conservation has welcomed the prosecution of a collector found guilty of illegally catching and killing the UK’s rarest butterfly

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/3/17

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Spey Valley tackle thatch

Spey Valley Golf & Country Club may have been voted the most picturesque course in the UK, but for Head Greenkeeper Dave Beardwood it has its...

in Golf - on 24/3/17

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Increasing Awareness

In a statement last week, the Amenity Sector welcomed the ECHA’s committee for risk assessmenstatement that glyphosate is not a carcinogen, mutagen or...

in Industry News - on 24/3/17

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Q&A with Chris Rae

Chris Rae - Border, Botham and Walters over for dinner - good luck with that!

in Golf - on 24/3/17

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Orcadian delights

It’s a well known fact that Australians like to feel the sun on their back and sand between their toes, so how did one of their kind find himself plying...

in Golf - on 24/3/17

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Aeration with the Air2G2

It is well known that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by greenkeepers, and that fact is why Woodhall Spa Golf Club has acquired...

in Golf - on 23/3/17

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Memorial tree planned

Wellington in Bloom is launching a fund to plant a wedding cake tree in the town’s Edwardian park in memory of Mark Norman

in Local Authority - on 23/3/17

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Toro performance kits

Work-life is busy enough without unnecessarily adding to the to-do list. So best to keep things as simple and productive as possible – easily achievable...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/3/17

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Golf Club Completes Sale

Royal Norwich Golf Club, one of the Norfolk’s leading courses, has completed the sale of its land to developer Persimmon for £17m.

in Industry News - on 22/3/17

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Boost for grassroots game

Grassroots football in Durham is set to benefit from a £630,000 investment at the site of a former college.

in Football - on 22/3/17

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Support to the GEO

Jacobsen, a Textron Specialised Vehicles brand, has announced the renewal of its long standing global partnership to advance sustainability across golf...

in Industry News - on 22/3/17

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Speaking truth to power

Grounds Training Tutor Frank Newberry suggests how we might tackle giving important people honest criticism, without making things worse in the short term...

in Consultancy - on 22/3/17

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Fleet finance package

Founded in 1906, with the current 18-hole course designed by the great golf course architect James Braid in 1931, Dunstable Downs Golf Club is a classic...

in Golf - on 21/3/17

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Groundsman follows dad

The head groundsman at Uttoxeter Racecourse has told of his "pride" at following in his father's footsteps to look after the town's biggest tourist...

in Industry News - on 21/3/17

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Queensbury face bill

“Brainless idiots” on quad bikes have left a golf club facing a bill of up to £10,000 after badly damaging two greens

in Industry News - on 21/3/17

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Appointment at Reesink

Reesink Turfcare appoints new national accounts manager

in Industry News - on 20/3/17

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Eagles number one choice

Bruce Elliot, head of grounds and estates at Crystal Palace FC, has revealed that Limagrain’s MM60 is his preferred choice of winter sports grass...

in Football - on 20/3/17

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Scotscraig celebrate

One of Scotland’s most respected heritage golf clubs has unveiled a comprehensive renovation project that has reinstated many original features of the...

in Golf - on 20/3/17