October 2017 (Page 2)

Nottingham Trent

Toro green flag flying

Green Flag status was granted to Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses six years ago, and today each site boasts a brand new...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/10/17

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Our favourite parks ...

A record-breaking 73,349 votes decide the nation’s favourite parks and show how much people #LoveParks. And Green Flag Award are delighted to announce...

in Parks - on 25/10/17


Nice one Squirrel!

Football fans enjoyed a spot of pre-match entertainment last night – courtesy of a furry pitch invader

in Industry News - on 25/10/17

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New cover an asset

Rain certainly does not stop play at one of Northern Ireland’s oldest cricket clubs, as Chris McCullough found out when he visited the Carrickfergus...

in Cricket - on 25/10/17

Glysophate phase out

Glyphosate phase-out

European Parliament to vote on glyphosate phase-out resolution: A vote on a resolution within the European Parliament for glyphosate phase-out, with full...

in Industry News - on 24/10/17

Japanese Knotweed

Knotweed code of practice

Japanese Knotweed Control is aiming to raise awareness of a new Code of Practice for the management of Japanese knotweed

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 24/10/17

jacobsen ryder cup

Prestigious Paris Match

The Ryder Cup will head to Le Golf National next year with Jacobsen, a Textron Specialised Vehicles (TSV) brand, as its official equipment supplier.

in Golf - on 24/10/17

Amenity conference

Making a difference

‘Making a difference for everyone’ was the core message running through many of the presentations at a very well attended Amenity Forum conference...

in Industry News - on 23/10/17

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Cub Cadet Infinicut™

You may be thinking that John Ledwidge, Groundsmanager at the King Power Stadium, has achieved ‘pitch perfection’ with the immaculately striped pitch...

in Football - on 23/10/17

MauriceCrooks Haydock

It is a marvellous job ..

The unsung hero of Haydock Park Racecourse, who makes sure the course is fit for purpose, has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award

in People - on 23/10/17


A sound investment

Lee Kristensen is a product manager at Ransomes Jacobsen discusses the decline in cylinder municipal mowing, and why we shouldn’t abandon the concept...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/10/17

Headingley cricket stadium

£40m funding confirmed

The mystery backer helping fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of Headingley Stadium has been revealed as insurance and investment management group...

in Cricket - on 22/10/17


King’s Ely groundsmen

The grounds of King’s Ely are known for their luscious lawns - but this month, the school’s groundsmen have been lending a hand to help another local...

in Cricket - on 22/10/17

Kidderminster CC

Kidderminster the best

Kidderminster Cricket Club is officially the best ground in the Birmingham and District Premier League for the third year running.

in Cricket - on 21/10/17


EU pesticide debate

France and the European Union need independent scientific experts to guide them on divisive environmental issues such as pesticides, French President Emmanuel...

in Industry News - on 21/10/17

Devonshire park

Devonshire ACE for MM50

Following a successful trial period, Danny Negus - head groundsman at Devonshire Park International Tennis Centre in Eastbourne, has decided to use Limagrain’s...

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 20/10/17

GKB at Saltex 2017

GKB machines on show

GKB Machines return to the NEC with their range of high quality turf machinery for natural, synthetic and hybrid turf. The range comprises specialist machines...

in Industry News - on 20/10/17

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Schiller head for the NEC

Classen machines have built a solid reputation, living up to their durable slogan: Built to Use, Designed to Last. At this year’s Saltex the latest Classen...

in Industry News - on 20/10/17

Magdalen College Merton field

Magdalen College School

Known as ‘Commem’ (short for ‘Commemoration Day’), the leavers’ celebration at Magdalen College School, Oxford was a predictable success. Contrary...

in Training & Education - on 20/10/17

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ClearWater Finance option

ClearWater, by offering their competitively-priced wash system with a “self-install” option, has helped many to be legally compliant.

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 19/10/17