November 2017 (Page 1)

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Rain Bird's new rotors

Designed specifically for watering smaller golf course areas such as tee boxes and compact greens, the new 500/550 Series rotors are the only valve-in-head...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 30/11/17

Leazes Park Newcastle

Newcastle’s parks future

On Monday evening the City Council’s Cabinet approved a proposal for innovative plans to set up an independent charitable trust to run the city’s parks...

in Parks - on 30/11/17


Smoothest roll for greens

While there’s always a lively discussion to be had on the pros and cons of fast greens, one thing at the top of most golfers’ wish lists are smooth...

in Golf - on 30/11/17

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New Live Maps for disease

A new disease forecasting tool on the Syngenta Greencast turf management website now gives a clear picture of disease pressure across the UK.

in Industry News - on 29/11/17

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Coul Links objections

A group of conservation charities has submitted an objection to a planning application for a new £10m golf course in Sutherland.

in Golf - on 29/11/17

Jacobsen BTME

Jacobsen BTME preview

Textron Golf, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of Jacobsen commercial mowing equipment, will be showcasing the new AR series and TR series at the BIGGA Turf...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/11/17

Peter Alliss in the clubhouse with Jack Percival

No sign of water ...

There is a golf club like no other that has London’s 21st century skyline as a backdrop. It was the golfing ‘birthplace’ of one of this country’s...

in Golf - on 29/11/17


Jacob Ottley wins award

A teenager who works as a volunteer groundsman at Redditch Cricket Club has been named ‘young volunteer of the year’ at a prestigious sports...

in Industry News - on 28/11/17

Londons parks

London’s parks value

The research, undertaken by economists at Vivid Economics, and commissioned by the Mayor of London, HLF and National Trust determines the monetary value...

in Parks - on 28/11/17

EU settles dispute over major weedkiller glyphosate

EU licence glyphosate

EU countries have voted to renew the licence of glyphosate, a widely used weedkiller at the centre of environmental concerns

in Industry News - on 28/11/17

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Less is more for Leigh GC

Robert Ainscough, Head Greenkeeper at Leigh Golf Club in Warrington Cheshire, is perhaps one of a few greenkeepers who boasted clean, disease free greens...

in Golf - on 27/11/17

John Moverley

Meeting the challenge

The Amenity Forum is once again organising a series of free Updating Events at venues across the UK.

in Industry News - on 27/11/17


Q&A with David O'Neill

David O’Neill - the loudest dinner party ever! Mind your p’s and q’s

in Cricket - on 27/11/17

Portchester Castle

The end of castle cricket

Portchester Cricket Club, on England’s south coast, now has two senior teams instead of three. This seemingly trivial piece of grassroots team news is...

in Cricket - on 27/11/17

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Gloucs taking advice

There's been a 40 per cent improvement in the city's grass pitches - but not everyone is happy

in Football - on 26/11/17

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John Deere at BTME 2018

John Deere’s new HPX 815E Gator utility vehicle will be making its public show debut at BTME 2018 in Harrogate next January.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/11/17

leisure facilities 3.3 billion

Facilities worth £3.3bn

A landmark study of the wider social value of public leisure facilities in Britain has shown they contribute more than £3.3bn a year to health, wellbeing,...

in Industry News - on 26/11/17


Notts lead the way

There was more glory for Nottinghamshire at Lord’s, as Steve Birks became the first groundsman to be recognised at the annual Business of Cricket...

in Industry News - on 25/11/17

BIGGA magnificent 10

BIGGA’s ‘magnificent 10'

The 10 successful BIGGA members who will saddle up for a trip to San Antonio, Texas next year as part of the BIGGA Delegation sponsored by Bernhard and...

in Golf - on 25/11/17

SISIS Javeln Aer aid

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid

Following extensive trials, it has been concluded that the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid tractor mounted aerator would be an essential tool within any integrated...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 24/11/17