March 2018 (page 1)

Cricket preparations

Cricketers across the dale rely on unsung volunteers to keep their pitches in tip top order. Reporter Alex Metcalfe went up to see Dave Garth about his...

in Cricket - on 31/3/18

Kubota care for Poppies

To enable Poppies Care Farm to complete there activities successfully, they recently fundraised for a Kubota BX2350 tractor, trailer and LA423 loader to...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/3/18

Toro now on the roll call

St Enodoc Golf Club has an impressive roll call. It is the number one golf club in Cornwall, sixth in the country according to Golf World, and rated 99th...

in Golf - on 30/3/18

Contemporary Challenges

Amenity Land Solutions (ALS) are hosting a free technical day on Wednesday 11th April in association with Pitchcare and BIGGA Midlands. The event will...

in Industry News - on 30/3/18

Colin is having a Ball!

It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Arriving every day to absorb the sheer scale and spectacle of Ampleforth Abbey and College spurs a highly...

in Football - on 30/3/18

Fleetwood GC in the clear

Fleetwood Golf Club’s Head Greenkeeper Terry Booth was delighted to be given the “go ahead” to order a ClearWater system recently.

in Golf - on 29/3/18

2L pack for Esteron T

ICL’s Esteron T, a low volume dual action selective herbicide, is now available in a more convenient 2 litre pack.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 29/3/18

Etesia dealership growth

Etesia UK has announced the appointment of Country Machinery Ltd, based in Driffield, East Yorkshire as its newest dealer.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/3/18

C15 pays off for Aston

Aston University Recreation Centre used to use a contractor for any scarification work - that’s until Head Groundsman, Malcolm Edwards, did his sums....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/3/18

The Rugby League Bird

At Wigan Golf Club, there has been a long history of sustaining on-site wildlife, and the grounds were recently flagged as a potential stronghold for one...

in Golf - on 28/3/18

Support team chosen

The first major volunteering opportunity of the year awaits the BIGGA members who have been selected to join the Support Team for the BMW PGA...

in Golf - on 27/3/18

Bones found under pitch

Chaos after unidentified bones found under football pitch in Ossett

in Football - on 27/3/18

Ordsall wins MLP award

Salford’s Ordsall Leisure Centre has won February’s MyLocalPitch Outstanding Sports Venue Award.

in Multi-sports venues - on 27/3/18

Win trip to the USA ...

All sprayer operators in the amenity sector have the fantastic chance to win an incredible trip to the USA, by taking part in the Amenity Forum Sprayer...

in Industry News - on 26/3/18

Minchinhampton choose ALS

Amenity Land Solutions (ALS) are delighted to be appointed as the preferred supplier to the prestigious Minchinhampton Golf Club, for a three-year...

in Golf - on 26/3/18

Q&A with Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson - don’t answer back, make an effort and say thank you!

in Golf - on 26/3/18

Putting Penn to paper...

As the last of the December snow cleared from the West Midlands, Jake Barrow headed to a cold Penn Golf Club in Wolverhampton to find out how its new (ish)...

in Golf - on 26/3/18

Toro cuts downtime

New customer Padeswood and Buckley Golf Club in Flintshire North Wales has chosen Toro for the first time as it makes a concerted effort to reduce machinery...

in Golf - on 25/3/18