April 2018 (Page 1)


Lock/Laker redevelopment

The first pictures of the planned Lock/Laker redevelopment at the Kia Oval have been released after the Club put in a planning application this week. The...

in Cricket - on 30/4/18

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Near total neonics ban

Member states have voted in favour of an almost complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides across the EU

in Conservation & Ecology - on 30/4/18


Iprodione disposal

With less than a month to go until the deadline, turfcare professionals must use up or safely dispose of products containing the active ingredient...

in Industry News - on 30/4/18


FA confirm Wembley plans

The Football Association (FA) has confirmed that it's considering selling England's national stadium, Wembley, to entrepreneur Shahid Khan

in Football - on 30/4/18


Watford's 'premier' pitch

Watford FC is delighted to announce it has been awarded the Grounds Team of the Year Award for 2017/18 in the Premier League

in Industry News - on 29/4/18


Clacton groundsman wins

Chris Russell has been presented with a special award for his work to maintain a popular cricket pitch in Clacton

in Cricket - on 29/4/18


EDL winners announced

The England Football League (EFL) has announced the winners of the Grounds Team of the Season award for 2017/18 in each of the three divisions

in Industry News - on 29/4/18

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Health warning for London

An outbreak of toxic caterpillars that can cause asthma attacks, vomiting and skin rashes has descended on London, officials have warned

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/4/18

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Setting up for Queen’s

The build-up to the curtain raiser for Wimbledon fortnight is accelerating as The Queen’s Club prepares to serve up its week-long championships just...

in Tennis - on 29/4/18


'D’ Turf Care System

The SCH (Supplies) Ltd ‘D’ Turf Care System is a heavy duty range which is ideal for use on sports pitches or any other large areas of turf

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/4/18


Alsager's new holes

Alsager Golf and Country Club is preparing to open new holes on the course in the coming days, with the head greenkeeper insisting there is a “great...

in Golf - on 28/4/18


New stadium news

A number of top flight clubs are in the process of updating their stadiums to enhance the football experience both on and off the field

in Football - on 28/4/18


£3m stadium boost

A stadium which would provide a new home for the Cornish Pirates rugby club is a step closer to being built after Cornwall Council agreed a £3m funding...

in Football - on 28/4/18

Park Pro 740 IOX 24

Meet the Challenges

STIGA front-cut mowers offer cutting edge solutions for any large garden or estate, with innovative options the Park Range represents the ultimate choice...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/4/18

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Sad loss of Neil Wyatt

It is with great sadness that Nigel and Louise Wyatt announce the death of their son and Profusion team member Neil, who passed away on Saturday 21st April...

in Industry News - on 27/4/18


Eradication not possible!

The world's largest field trial on the control of Japanese Knotweed, conducted in Wales, has found that eradicating the plant is not possible

in Industry News - on 27/4/18

Feltham venue award presentation

Reach Academy MLP award

Feltham’s Reach Academy has picked up MyLocalPitch’s Outstanding Sports Venue Award for the month of March.

in Multi-sports venues - on 27/4/18

DaveSaltman Oldham Landscape


When I started in the Industry around thirty years ago, the STRI was regarded as the ‘go to’ agronomy service. Respected and revered in the UK and...

in Editorial - on 27/4/18


Adare Manor Ryder Cup bid

Adare Manor in Limerick is bidding to host the 2026 Ryder Cup. The course was officially re-opened on Friday by Rory McIlroy, Paul McGinley, Padraig Harrington...

in Golf - on 26/4/18


FA Wembley offer

The Football Association has received an offer, thought to be worth £800m, to sell Wembley Stadium. Shahid Khan, the owner of Fulham and NFL team Jacksonville...

in Football - on 26/4/18