November 2017 (Page 4)

Bolton GC Richard Banning

Bolton Golf Club

At well over 1,000ft above sea level, Bolton Golf Club should be a hotbed of extreme weather phenomena and accompanying difficult turf conditions. But...

in Golf - on 13/11/17

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Hedgehog 5-year decline

Hedgehog numbers could have dropped by as much as a half over the past five years, warns University of Sussex Professor Fiona Mathews ahead of the launch...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/11/17

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Wakefield Trinity sue

The stadium saga continues in Wakefield as Wakefield Trinity have threatened to sue Wakefield Council for failing to deliver on their agreement to provide...

in Rugby - on 12/11/17

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Deere on the Algarve

A major investment in John Deere golf course maintenance equipment has been made by Quinta do Lago, for use on the Portuguese resort’s three 18-hole...

in Golf - on 11/11/17

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Stadium of the future?

Architecture practice Bear Stadiums and Italian timber manufacturer Rubner Holzbau have joined forces to produce wooden sports venues that can be built...

in Industry News - on 11/11/17


Call for pesticide ban

Scientists have raised the alarm after a study 27 years in the making found the biomass of flying insects in nature protected areas has declined by more...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/11/17

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New TYM T393

The latest addition to the TYM compact tractor range is the T393. It has been brought to the UK by Reesink Turfcare because of its perfect positioning...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/11/17

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Q&A with Dave Wallace

Dave Wallace - tea drinking, honest and moody!

in Cricket - on 10/11/17

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Slittin’ on the dock ...

Annually, Glamorgan County Cricket Club head to the tourist-heavy northern shore of Wales and hang their hats at grassroots club Colwyn Bay. This year,...

in Cricket - on 10/11/17

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New life for old greens

Hartley Wintney Golf Club's original greens had drainage problem and, in winter particularly, were holding onto too much moisture. To alleviate this, for...

in Golf - on 9/11/17

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Vandals wreck D&G's 7th

The seventh green had divots gouged out of it and the nearby fence was also wrecked in the incident

in Industry News - on 9/11/17

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Effects of thatch

James Grundy, Technical Manager of Maxwell Amenity, looks over a soil sample, whilst explaining and showing the detrimental effects of thatch.

in Technical - on 9/11/17

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Public's views sought

People in Wales are being invited to contribute their ideas to a new vision for sport as a nationwide conversation is launched

in Industry News - on 9/11/17

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Toro irrigation solutions

Toro irrigation products respond to the growing groundcare market’s interest in looking at effective irrigation for dedicated applications, according...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 8/11/17


Brian Perry passes away

Former Shrewsbury Town groundsman and Shropshire cricketer Brian Perry has died at the age of 74. Brian was the groundsman at Gay Meadow for 26 years before...

in Industry News - on 8/11/17

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Stones in the House!

The Rolling Stones have officially opened one of the largest indoor sports stadiums in Europe, Paris’s U Arena.

in Rugby - on 8/11/17

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Functioning healthy soil?

How do fertiliser applications with high salt indices affect soil microbiology? It is perhaps a question that many turf managers will have asked. We all...

in Technical - on 8/11/17

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FIT shortlists announced

FIT have revealed the shortlists for this year's Fields in Trust Awards, with the winners due to be announced at the Awards Ceremony on 29th November

in Industry News - on 7/11/17

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Etesia launch Bahia model

Taking centre stage on the Etesia UK stand at Saltex 2017 was the new Bahia Hydro 80 MKHP4 E-Connect ride-on mower, which also won the show's innovation...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 7/11/17


Reesink new rotary mower

Reesink Turfcare launch the ProLine H800 direct collect rotary mower

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 7/11/17