November 2018 (page 2)

Kia Oval Expansion

Kia Oval gets green light

Surrey County Cricket Club (CCC) has received full planning permission for the redevelopment of its Kia Oval ground, which will increase the venue's capacity...

in Cricket - on 22/11/18

Consequences Of Weather Of Last 12 Months

2017/2018 Weather

After the exceptionally wet second half of 2017 and the extremely dry year of 2018, will the question of changes in maintenance of golf and grass sports...

in Industry News - on 21/11/18

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Double Delight in Newark

Football participation in Newark, Nottinghamshire is set to flourish thanks to two new Football Foundation funded all-weather pitches

in Football - on 21/11/18

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Extro, Intro or Ambi?

Trainer Frank Newberry has long believed that turfcare sector employers like their supervisors to be as good, if not better, at communicating than they...

in Training & Education - on 21/11/18

Collage Bowls For Cancer

Bowlers bare all!

"There were a couple of people around the bowls club that got maybe more than they bargained for one Sunday morning!"

in Bowls - on 20/11/18


British parks need cash

Thousands of parks across Britain are in urgent need of investment to stop them falling into decline, a poll has found.

in Local Authority - on 20/11/18

Uni Of Warwick Sports Centre

New centre breaks ground

Construction firm Willmott Dixon has begun work on the University of Warwick’s new sports and wellness hub in Coventry, UK.

in Schools & Colleges - on 19/11/18

Skills Show Jersey

Toro 648 at skills show

The Playing Field Maintenance Sports division of States Jersey has been so impressed with its new Toro ProCore 648 aerator that it made the machine the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 19/11/18


Navigating Success

Navigating Success is the motto that The Royal Hospital School in Suffolk operates on. Whilst it is a nod to their naval heritage it can be aptly applied...

in Football - on 19/11/18

Duncan Ross - Trenching Out Drains On First Section Of The 3rd Fairway

Duncan Ross at Longridge

Duncan Ross Sports Contractors has used its drainage expertise to successfully revitalise three fairways at Longridge Golf Club that had previously suffered...

in Golf - on 18/11/18

John Deere Interbrand Ranking 2018

JD in Best Global Brands

John Deere has again earned a spot among the world’s most valuable brands in an annual ranking completed by Interbrand, a leading brand consulting...

in Industry News - on 18/11/18

A Very Pleasing Turnkey ClearWater Installation At Northampton Golf Club

Still exhibiting at BTME

It started back in 1995 when Highspeed showcased their new products at BTME in Harrogate.

in General Interest - on 17/11/18


TYM bringing you more

As if it wasn’t enough to have a new capsule range and a new tractor, distributor Reesink is as usual bringing you more

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/11/18

The FTMI Delegates In The Jacobsen Factory

BIGGA members at FTMI

Each year Jacobsen invites 20 ambitious greenkeepers to its headquarters in Ipswich to undertake high quality education designed to help them take the...

in Golf - on 16/11/18

Harborough Town

Harborough's new pitch

Harborough Town FC officially opened their state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at Bowden’s Park recently

in Football - on 16/11/18

Beast From The East

A most difficult year

I’ve written a few articles about the work that we carry out at Shrewsbury Town FC over the last few years. Generally, as an industry, we all manage...

in Football - on 16/11/18

Formartine United Adam Grant

Tributes for groundsman

Tributes have been paid to a popular football groundsman who has lost his battle with cancer, aged 87.

in Football - on 15/11/18

RubberCrumb iStock

inform on rubber crumb

This is your opportunity to input into the public consultation about a matter that has implications for the grounds management sector. It will take no...

in Football - on 15/11/18

Minchinhampton Orchids

2019 GEA Finalists

The finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice,...

in Golf - on 14/11/18

Karl Williams

MM thrives at Redditch

Karl Williams, course manager at Redditch Golf Club, has reported fantastic results from applying a range of Limagrain’s MM grass seed on the tees and...

in Golf - on 14/11/18