November 2017 (Page 3)

Finsbury leisure centre

Finsbury Leisure Centre

Finsbury Leisure Centre has won MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ for the month of October.

in Multi-sports venues - on 18/11/17

Effect on root development after using Worm Power

Digging deep...

Hans de Kort explains why a new vermicomposted liquid fertiliser is different from other tea-based products on the market, and how the product benefits...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 18/11/17

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TYM in the public eye

Three distinguished public schools have put their trust in TYM as they keep their grounds, which are home to some of the country’s sporting successes...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/11/17

Rasion Etesia

Save money with Pellenc

Etesia UK, the distributor of Pellenc battery-powered tools in the UK and Ireland, has announced a special offer which will see customers save up to 50%...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/11/17

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Lees Hall choose Ventrac

Lees Hall Golf Club is the latest purchaser of a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and attachments. Situated three miles south of Sheffield, it was designed...

in Golf - on 17/11/17

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Winter sorted at Windsor

Outdoor tennis can be a lonely sport during the winter months but, for one Belfast club, they have got it covered. Chris McCullough headed to the suburbs...

in Tennis - on 17/11/17

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Tree surgeon killed

An experienced tree surgeon died after the chainsaw he was using with one hand “kicked back” and struck him in the neck, an inquest heard.

in Industry News - on 16/11/17

James Hutchinson Q&A

James Hutchinson Q&A

Jacobsen Turf Equipment recently visited James Hutchinson, Head Greenkeeper at Castle Stuart Golf Links. Find out his reaction to landing the job at the...

in Golf - on 16/11/17

Liberty stadium

Liberty Stadium expansion

Swansea City FC has agreed in principal to lease Liberty Stadium home from the council on a long-term contract allowing them to have more control, expand...

in Football - on 16/11/17

Luscombe Hire Greenmech

Doubling up on GreenMech

Luscombe Plant Hire, based in Ulverston, Cumbria, stock a wide range of site machinery and tools available for daily, weekly, or long-term hire. After...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/11/17

New York Red Bulls

Bulls praise Osca 3

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf on one...

in Football - on 15/11/17

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WW2 battleship bonfire

A school groundsman has built a replica German World War 2 battleship for Luckley House School’s annual bonfire.

in Best of the Rest - on 15/11/17

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PSG groundsman on visit

He’s the man tasked with ensuring Paris Saint-Germain’s multi-million pound stars can showcase their talents on the most pristine of playing...

in Football - on 15/11/17

Bury Gaz&MikeMain

Technicality and tenacity

Two years ago, Bury Football Club brought in experienced turfcare specialist Gareth Lester as Grounds Manager, to complement the work of existing Head...

in Football - on 15/11/17

PNE new training ground

PNE new training ground

All Preston North End fans will know of head groundsman Pete Ashworth’s work, and they’ll have seen it; but they won’t all know the work that goes...

in Football - on 14/11/17

HS2 woodland fund

New £5m woodland fund

As part of the construction of Britain’s new high speed railway, High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd is creating a network of new wildlife habitats along the route....

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/11/17

Souter sports admin

Souters in administration

Specialist sports turf contractor Souter Sports Ltd has fallen into administration with the “majority” of its 47 staff made redundant.

in Industry News - on 14/11/17


Basic Lawn Care training

This 1-day course from Grounds Training has been developed in response to enquiries from clients and will be delivered by experienced turf...

in Industry News - on 13/11/17

Andy Frost left, Alan Magee, r, Knighton Heath GC

Bigger Terra Spike bought

When Alan Magee, Course Manger at Knighton Heath GC, upgraded his existing Wiedenmann Terra Spike, he simply chose a wider version thanks to having a bigger...

in Golf - on 13/11/17

Paul Currier

Pitch perfect

There is a sign stuck to the whiteboard behind Paul Currier’s desk which reads ‘Every day is a holiday for a man who loves his job’.

in Football - on 13/11/17