April 2018 (Page 2)


New £1m FA funding scheme

A brand new funding scheme is set to aid the retention of adult male teams within grassroots football clubs. The £1 million fund has been created to boost...

in Football - on 26/4/18

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Ventrac 4500 for DJUKE

DJUKE, the specialist sports turf maintenance company, managed by former Queenwood course manager Cameron McMillan, has purchased a Ventrac 4500 compact...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/4/18


Norfolk FA sign up Replay

A County Partner to Norfolk FA, Replay have been involved with the maintenance of the FDC’s since the original facility opened in Norwich eight years...

in Football - on 25/4/18

Thetford GC Open Day

80 attend at Thetford GC

Charterhouse Turf Machinery, in conjunction with dealers Ben Burgess GroundsCare, recently entertained over 80 groundsmen and greenkeepers at an open day...

in Golf - on 25/4/18

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Cricket for idiots

The Guardian’s Andy Bull is not a fan of the ECB’s ‘The Hundred'; a baffling move, an idea no one in cricket likes, and no one outside cricket knows...

in Cricket - on 25/4/18


Goodwood Estate goes Toro

Goodwood has returned to Toro as it continues in its ambition to develop a ‘super fleet’ for its 12,000-acre West Sussex estate.

in Golf - on 25/4/18


SNH mass raven cull

To the utter disbelief of conservationists, statutory conservation agency Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has issued a licence authorising the mass killing...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/4/18

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Effective drainage key

With the UK’s increasingly erratic weather having a detrimental impact on golf, Aggregates Industries’ has insisted that effective drainage is now...

in Golf - on 24/4/18


Wessex teams up with RFU

Wessex International, one of Britain’s leaders in groundcare equipment, has become a partner in Rugby Groundsmen Connected. The rugby club pitch maintenance...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 24/4/18

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Campey renovation day

Campey Turf Care Systems is bringing the highly successful Grassroots Pitch Renovation Day to Mansfield’s Debdale Park Football Club on Wednesday 16th...

in Football - on 24/4/18


Lake Garda opportunity

The Italian Golf Federation is inviting BIGGA members to take part in tournament preparation activities ahead of the Italian Open

in Golf - on 23/4/18

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Irrigation Control Help

Burnley FC’s Gawthorpe Training Centre has reached its next stage of development with a Desso Grassmaster pitch, reconstructed by J Mallinson (Ormskirk)...

in Football - on 23/4/18

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Q&A - Christopher Sharp

Christopher Sharp - it’s not unusual to keep your land drains clear!

in Golf - on 23/4/18

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Closest to 'The City'

Hampstead Golf Club, consisting of nine holes, a practice area and with no room to expand, is the closest full-sized golf facility to central London. It...

in Golf - on 23/4/18


Sutton's 3G quandary

Sutton United will rip up their 3G pitch and replace it with grass at a cost of £300,000 if they win promotion from the National League after conceding...

in Football - on 22/4/18


7th worst year on record

Annual monitoring shows many native species suffered further falls, and two declining species had their worst seasons on record

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/4/18

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Turf Team Challenge

This summer the Turf Team at Le Golf National, near Paris, have the unprecedented challenge of preparing first as the home for the prestigious French Open,...

in Golf - on 22/4/18

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Hotel increases profits

The opening of a new hotel at its Old Trafford ground has helped Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) post a 92% increase in full-year profits

in Cricket - on 21/4/18


The Hive to open early

The £13.6m The Hive leisure centre will include an eight-lane 25m swimming pool, a learner pool with moveable floor, a 3G artificial grass pitch and club...

in Synthetics - on 21/4/18

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Stadium for Bath brief

Following an extensive 12-month pre-design consultation, Stadium for Bath published its draft Development Brief for public consultation, signalling the...

in Rugby - on 21/4/18