November 2017 (Page 2)


"Damaged our reputation"

The University of Edinburgh have refused to allow groundsmen to speak about a controversial incident which saw the Australian rugby team thrown off their...

in Industry News - on 24/11/17

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One team - one dream

One team - one dream is the motto of the dedicated staff at Worcester Racecourse, where changes to the track management regime have reaped benefits for...

in Equestrian - on 24/11/17

Etesia appoint Sharrocks

Etesia appoint Sharrocks

Etesia UK has announced the appointment of Sharrocks, based in Arclid, Cheshire, as their new dealer for the full range of Etesia grounds care equipment,...

in Industry News - on 23/11/17


Green spaces for Alliance

The Alliance provides reaction to three key announcements from the Budget (22 November 2017) and reviews the implications for the sport and recreation...

in Local Authority - on 23/11/17

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Richard Peel Groundcare

Richard Peel Groundcare has installed sand-banding on 14 greens at Dyrham Park Golf and Country Club to enhance their primary drainage system.

in Golf - on 23/11/17


Wessex cut Cambridge

Cambridge University RUFC is an amateur student rugby club offering a professional rugby environment. The club has a great tradition of touring and attracts...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/11/17

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Gabba Groundsman

“Nah the last one was on the old man’s watch,” said Kevin Mitchell Junior, the Gabba groundsman who retires this week, when asked if he had ever...

in Industry News - on 22/11/17

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Peter Green top honour

Honley stalwart Peter Green has received the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League’s highest award, the Fred Stallard Cup.

in Industry News - on 22/11/17

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Winter Servicing

Nigel Church is a Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, an operating division of Ransomes Jacobsen. A well-known and highly respected figure within...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/11/17

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New initiatives for BTME

Acumen Waste Services Ltd, with ClearWater and other Highspeed Group brands under their belt, is investing in development and growth of these important...

in Industry News - on 21/11/17

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Trilo S3 leaf clearance

Any machinery that makes time-consuming tasks more manageable is desirable and in the area of leaf clearance, a Trilo S3 is just that. At 617 acres, Keele...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 21/11/17

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Golf Club choose Jacobsen

South Staffordshire Golf Club, has signed up to a five-year lease deal with Jacobsen. The new machinery will join existing Jacobsen mowers already in use...

in Golf - on 21/11/17

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Mick George Training

‘Community spirit’ is firmly engrained within the culture of Mick George Ltd, as is the notion of helping to nurture and develop local talent, regardless...

in Industry News - on 20/11/17


Aintree crowned winners

Aintree Racecourse has been crowned Showcase Champion for 2017 at the annual RCA Showcase Awards.

in Industry News - on 20/11/17

Lerwick Bowls Club

Dennis & SISIS seminar

After embarking on a three-day round journey to attend a Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminar in Perth, Scotland, Mike Bailey - secretary...

in Bowls - on 20/11/17

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When the well is not well

Once, during a discussion with a client a few years ago, I was talking about maintenance of his new well when he quipped … ‘but its just an ’ole...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/11/17

GCMA manager of year

GCMA Manager of the Year

Director of Golf, Spa and Leisure at Fairmont St Andrews, Amy Yeates, has been named the GCMA Manager of the Year.

in Industry News - on 19/11/17

Michael Grove

'Green Brexit'

Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold the government to account for upholding environmental standards after Brexit has been...

in Local Authority - on 19/11/17

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Best pitch in 15 years

Newcastle United’s stadium manager, Eddie Rutherford, has hailed the new SIS Grass pitch at St James’ Park, installed by MJ Abbott and Premier Pitches,...

in Football - on 19/11/17

wasted spaces

Scotland’s parks decline

The 2017 Greenspace Use and Attitude survey published by greenspace scotland today shows the downward trend in the deteriorating quality of Scotland’s...

in Parks - on 18/11/17