December 2017 (Page 3)

KoroFTM Crop

New FTM model for golf

The new Koro FIELD TOPMAKER models (FTM) are launching in 2018, with the smaller 1.6 -meter model designed specifically to work on golf courses

in Golf - on 16/12/17

Rain bird bursary

Rain Bird bursary

Rain Bird, a global leader in irrigation system innovation, design and supply, is working in partnership with the Golf Club Managers’ Association to...

in Industry News - on 15/12/17


Christmas comes early

Kubota UK has launched #KubotaChristmas, a social media campaign to thank and reward the company’s dealer and end-user customers with the chance of winning...

in Industry News - on 15/12/17

Plough lane stadium

Green light for stadium

AFC Wimbledon will begin building a new stadium at Plough Lane after reaching an agreement with Merton Council.

in Football - on 15/12/17

Murfitts Green

100% safe rubber crumb?

A UK company claims that it has produced the first 100% safe rubber crumb infill for artificial surfaces and, if their website is to be believed, this...

in Industry News - on 15/12/17

Honley cricket club

Honley CC stalwart dies

Peter Green was one of Huddersfield cricket’s most liked and respected figures.

in Industry News - on 14/12/17


Telford praise helpers

Groundsman Mick Conway has hailed a group of AFC Telford United supporters who helped with ‘essential’ work on the pitch.

in Football - on 14/12/17

bees hive

BeeWatch launch

BeeWatch is a real-time alerting system that creates a community of beekeepers and pesticide users with a common aim to protect the last commercial pollinator,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/12/17

The rec

Bath stadium solution

Bath Rugby have gone back to the architectural drawing board and re-booted their approach to a stadium solution at The Rec.

in Rugby - on 13/12/17

EdinburghLeisure BraidHills

Edinburgh facing cuts

Golf clubs and sports facilities across Edinburgh face an uncertain future following proposals for council budget cuts and new from 2018

in Industry News - on 13/12/17

Jim Whitton Dual drive HST system

Hydraulic systems

Hydraulic systems have now been commonplace on grounds maintenance equipment for many years, and not just on large equipment. Jim Whitton continues his...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 13/12/17

Woburn golf club

Stay on Par with Sportag

World renowned golf facility, Woburn Golf Club is all set for whatever the weather may bring thanks to Sportag, Aggregate Industries’ revolutionary drainage...

in Golf - on 12/12/17

Market Road Venue of the month

MyLocalPitch London FA

MyLocalPitch, the leading grassroots sports search and booking portal, has signed an agreement with the London Football Association to become its official...

in Industry News - on 12/12/17

SpayerAwards CWC

ASOY finalists announced

The overall winner of the Amenity Forum Sprayer Operator of the Year Awards, sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, and supported by BASIS, is set to be announced...

in Industry News - on 12/12/17

kingsholm stadium

Kingsholm hybrid pitch

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed that they are set to invest up to £1m in a new playing surface at Kingsholm.

in Rugby - on 11/12/17

Daniel Grant

Golf award goes to Sweden

Swedish greenkeeper Daniel Grant is the 2017 winner of SRUC Elmwood’s annual John Deere HNC Student of the Year Award, sponsored by John Deere and Scottish...

in Industry News - on 11/12/17

Williamwood GC

Wiedenmann Terra Spike

Williamwood Golf Club has had a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD deep aerator in sight for several seasons.

in Golf - on 11/12/17

Arley Hall in June (1)

Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/12/17


England farmland birds

In 2016 the England farmland bird index was less than half its 1970 value.The majority of this decline has occurred between the late 1970s and early 1980s...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/12/17

Womens hockey WC

World Cup investment

International Hockey Federation (FIH) Official Global Supplier Polytan will shortly begin installation of two new state-of-the-art pitches at Lee Valley...

in Synthetics - on 10/12/17