May 2018 (Page 4)

Waveney Norse

Waveney Norse go Toro

Waveney Norse has invested in Toro for the first time as part of a new grounds strategy to better meet the needs of its core partner Waveney District Council...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 13/5/18

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Plan spring sprays ...

Amenity managers and contractors should plan weed control operations carefully in catchy spring weather, warns Monsanto, manufacturer of glyphosate herbicide...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 12/5/18


CNH Stadium permission

Vanarama National League North side, Harrogate Town AFC’s application was granted approval at a meeting of Harrogate Borough Council’s planning...

in Football - on 12/5/18


Parks generate £34bn

Parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom provide people with over £34 billion of wellbeing benefits, a new report from the charity Fields in Trust...

in Parks - on 12/5/18

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Sad loss of Robin Nettle

The garden machinery industry has lost one of its most successful and enigmatic characters. Robin Nettle, co-founder of Winchester Garden Machinery passed...

in Industry News - on 11/5/18

McDonalds Football

Grassroots FA Awards

Nominations have opened for The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards 2018. The awards recognise how grassroots leagues, clubs, volunteers and...

in Football - on 11/5/18


Wythenshawe's new pitch

Bryan Robson OBE, famed former midfielder for Manchester United FC and England, officially opened Wythenshawe Amateurs FC’s new home ground at Hollyhedge...

in Football - on 11/5/18

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Battling the beast

The Lingfield Park Resort is set in rural Surrey countryside midway between Sevenoaks in Kent and Crawley in West Sussex. Now one of Marriott International’s...

in Equestrian - on 11/5/18

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Bob Randquist named COO

Robert M. Randquist, CGCS, has been named chief operating officer for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

in Golf - on 10/5/18

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TPC Sawgrass Volunteers

This week, six BIGGA members are in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, taking part in course preparations for THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass, thanks...

in Golf - on 10/5/18

Clive Pinnock

Clive Pinnock retires

After 34 years, Clive Pinnock is retiring from Reesink Turfcare and the training department he helped develop, that is widely regarded to be the best in...

in Training & Education - on 10/5/18


Flexicomb extends life!

Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his new SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/5/18

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Ian Bridges joins Iseki

Iseki UK & Ireland is pleased to announce that Ian Bridges is joining the team as Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and the North of England

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/5/18

Reading FC Team

Clean sweep to Johnsons

Making the switch to a brand new grass seed after using the same mixture for 10 years is a big step, but one that Grounds Manager Adam Grantham made at...

in Football - on 9/5/18


Building new ground

A former brewery’s sports and social club ground in Birmingham is now in the ownership of Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Jonathan Blakeman charts...

in Cricket - on 9/5/18

Nefyn GC

The 'Point' picks Toro

It’s out with the old and in with the new for Nefyn Golf Club’s Old Loop, New Loop and Front Loop courses. Toro was chosen for its power and green...

in Golf - on 8/5/18

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Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Local Authority - on 8/5/18


Magpies 3G underway

Dorchester Town chairman Matt Lucas believes the installation of the Magpies’ new 3G artificial pitch is a “massive step” for the Avenue Stadium...

in Football - on 8/5/18

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GreenFields UK Expanding

GreenFields, specialist sports turf manufacturer and installer has expanded their UK team and is delighted to announce the arrival of two new colleagues,...

in Football - on 7/5/18

Eoin Riddell

Q&A with Eoin Riddell

Eoin Riddell - cracking joints Gromit; now that might annoy Holly!

in Golf - on 7/5/18