December 2017 (Page 2)

Otter rescued at Largs

There was bittersweet news earlier in the month as a pair of otters were hit by the arctic conditions

in Industry News - on 24/12/17

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Trump anti-US feeling

He’s an American who wants to build a links golf couse in Scotland, but Todd Warnock objects to comparisons with US President Donald Trump.

in Golf - on 24/12/17

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The buck stops here!

There are six species of resident deer in the UK, four of which are classifed as ‘introduced’. Most golfers and, indeed, some greenkeepers delight...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/12/17

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Hotel's training ground

A hotel in Warwickshire hopes to attract professional football teams after investing more than £100,000 in a new training ground.

in Football - on 23/12/17

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£18K for Movember

Lister Wilder finished their Movember campaign by announcing that they had raised a magnificent £18,064 for the charity

in Industry News - on 23/12/17


Bouncing ball design

An international cricket stadium built using local materials and sustainable building practices has opened in Rwanda, with a design inspired by a bouncing...

in Cricket - on 22/12/17

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£2million Lottery boost

Groups and organisations are being sought to test innovative ways of managing the UK’s public parks following a £2m National Lottery funding boost for...

in Industry News - on 22/12/17

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Galactico demands

"The expectations of Real Madrid are to have the best," they could easily be the words of world famous player or coach, but it is the club's English groundsman...

in Football - on 21/12/17


Ryder Cup FTMIs picked

Jacobsen and BIGGA have chosen a team of Future Turf Manager Initiative (FTMI) graduates to join the course maintenance team for the 2018 Ryder Cup at...

in Industry News - on 21/12/17

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Protect your reputation

Social media has become as much part of our lives as trains, planes and automobiles. A huge percentage of the population have an account on Facebook, Twitter,...

in Editorial - on 21/12/17


Birmingham set to host

According to the BBC, Birmingham is set to be officially announced as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games

in Industry News - on 20/12/17

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Replay lifts the bar

Synthetic Turf Maintenance specialists, Replay, recently played host to members of the press to launch their brand new tech.

in Industry News - on 20/12/17

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BIGGA Welcome Celebration

The programme of events for BTME 2018 is quickly taking shape, with the latest announcement seeing the return of a popular comedian.

in Industry News - on 19/12/17

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RFU's record investment

The Rugby Football Union has put nearly £100m back into the sport this year – an increase of 11 per cent on 2016

in Rugby - on 19/12/17


Migrating birds lose way

The world’s most widely used insecticide may cause migrating songbirds to lose their sense of direction and suffer drastic weight loss, according to...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/12/17

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Kubota top of the class

Kubota UK’s partnership with Merchant Taylors’, one of the ‘Great Nine’ schools of England, is going from strength to strength after the school...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/12/17

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Golf in the land of liber

As part of Pitchcare’s series on the Ohio State University’s ‘TOP’ Program for the international transfer of student greenkeepers, youngster Gavin...

in Golf - on 18/12/17

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Etesia factory visit

Etesia UK dealers recently visited the company’s HQ and factory in Wissembourg, France to see their state-of-art factory and production line.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/12/17

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KCOM groundsmen shock

An employment tribunal has ruled that two sacked former KCOM Stadium groundsmen should not receive any compensation for losing jobs.

in Industry News - on 17/12/17

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Football hubs planned

A grassroots football initiative is heading to Liverpool after its debut in Sheffield attracted more than 34,000 people in its first year.

in Football - on 16/12/17