May 2018 (Page 5)

12th green

The ‘3rd’ greatest course

Royal Dornoch Golf Club’s two courses lie on the exposed north-east coast of Scotland. To reach this area takes a four hour drive from Edinburgh and...

in Golf - on 7/5/18

Wiltshire 3

Arb150 ticks the boxes

Wiltshire Countryside Services have become the latest company to purchase an Arb 150p from GreenMech. For Owner Adam Lonsdale, his decision was swayed...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/5/18

Dumbarnie Links

Dumbarnie's green light

A new golf course is set to be built at Dumbarnie Links near Lower Largo, Scotland, after plans were approved by Fife Council reports Golf Course...

in Industry News - on 6/5/18

Campey Turf Care

Moss Bank invest ...

Moss Bank Juniors Football Club have taken control of their own pitch maintenance for the first time and have opted for Campey Turf Care Systems machines...

in Football - on 5/5/18

bottisham village college

Shannon banks on 3G

A state-of-the-art third generation artificial grass pitch was officially unveiled by FA Respect ‘Supporter of the Year’ John Shannon and Bottisham...

in Industry News - on 5/5/18

Shrewsbury School cricket squares

Ten years of the girls

Kerry Haywood met Shrewsbury School Grounds Manager, Andy Richards, to discuss the extensive sporting facilities at the school and how his team maintain...

in Schools & Colleges - on 5/5/18

South Staffordshire Council group

South Staffs choose Deere

South Staffordshire Council is aiming to save £100,000 in the first year of its grounds maintenance operations coming in-house, following many years of...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/5/18


Gerry wins county award

A groundsman involved in football for more than 60 years has won a county award

in Football - on 4/5/18

Craig Lalley

North East rep for iCL

ICL has announced the appointment of Craig Lalley as its new Technical Area Sales Manager covering North East England, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire...

in Industry News - on 4/5/18

Glenn Kirby 3 mr

Syngenta appoint Glenn

Syngenta has appointed Glenn Kirby as the company’s new position of dedicated Technical Manager for the UK Turf & Landscape business

in Industry News - on 3/5/18

KJ Stoneman

KJ Stoneman joins TYM

TYM Tractors has welcomed KJ Stoneman & Co Ltd in Devon to its dealer network, and in doing so continues its healthy network expansion of 2017 into...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 3/5/18

Bath Race Course 1

Double day at the races

South Wales contractors Peter Villars Sportsgrounds Maintenance (PVSGM) have doubled their aerator fleet. In January the Cwmbran-based family business...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 3/5/18

Greenkeeper apprenticeships bunker

GK apprenticeships

What’s the process for greenkeepers now undertaking an apprenticeship and what should employers consider when taking on an apprentice? In the first of...

in Training & Education - on 3/5/18

STM Brugge grass

Brugge choose STM

If you think of Brugge you almost immediately conjure up pictures of their spectacular waterway system, but they do have grass as well

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 2/5/18


Pitch covers vandalised

Police are investigating vandalism at a Crouch End-based cricket club where the club’s mobile pitch covers and the playing surface was damaged

in Industry News - on 2/5/18

Leicester Tigers Ed Mowe

It's been a tough winter

Ahead of the final home fixture of the season, Head Groundsman Ed Mowe spoke to Leicester Tigers TV about the challenges he and the groundstaff faced this...

in Rugby - on 2/5/18

TornadoPro 9118XWS oriz 031

STIGA makes light work

Versatile and strong, the STIGA Tornado robust side discharge tractors can handle a variety of terrain, from private playing fields, paddocks, vineyards,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 2/5/18


Plympton Academy's 3G

Former Plymouth Argyle FC player Ian Stonebridge, who now coaches for the club, was on-hand to officially open a state-of-the-art third generation artificial...

in Football - on 1/5/18

Kubota Hunts

Hunts celebrate double

Hunts Engineering Ltd is celebrating a double milestone this year after reaching its 10th anniversary in business and its first year working in partnership...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/5/18

HM600 Rough mowing

Ransomes launch HM600

Pitchcare attended a press event yesterday, to see the official launch of the new Ransomes® HM600 flail mower. The mower features heavy duty flail heads...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/5/18