April 2019 (page 1)

30 years for Tim Packwood

Long serving Worcestershire County Cricket Club head groundsman Tim Packwood has celebrated 30 years of looking after the picturesque cricket ground

in Cricket - 12 hours, 35 minutes ago

Vandals at Henley Town

THE chairman of Henley Town Football Club has hit out at vandals who went on a wrecking spree at its ground for the second time in two months.

in Football - 16 hours, 35 minutes ago

Verti-Quake breaks ground

Suffolk based sports-turf contractors Parkers Pitches are now well equipped to deal with even the most heavily compacted of surfaces, thanks to the purchase...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 20 hours, 35 minutes ago

Sports Facility award

MyLocalPitch’s March Outstanding Sports Facility Award has been won by Waltham Forest’s Match Day Centres.

in Football - 1 day, 12 hours ago

Foton Lovol name change

Chinese-built Foton tractors have been rebranded and upgraded for 2019, with a third generation of the established series already offered in the UK now...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 day, 16 hours ago

Karl McDermott's tips

Lord's head groundsman Karl McDermott shares his top groundcare tips for the cricket pre-season ahead.

in Cricket - 1 day, 20 hours ago

Ludlow’s road to progress

They say that new brooms sweep clean but, at Ludlow Racecourse, Tom Moreland - in his first groundsman role - aims to keep a balance between the latest...

in People - 1 day, 23 hours ago

Put wildlife first

Hampshire is one of the most important counties in the UK for some of our rarer breeding bird, reptile and plant species but our wildlife is under pressure...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 days, 16 hours ago

R&A Greenkeeping Scholar

A Carrickfergus student has become the first in Northern Ireland to be awarded an R&A Greenkeeping Scholarship.

in Golf - 2 days, 20 hours ago

Laser Grader a winner

Managing Director of Total Equestrian, Steve Keen, is delighted with their purchase of a Laser Grader 2400 from BLEC, which has improved both the speed...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 days, 14 hours ago

3G pitch at Birchwood

Aston Villa and Wales defender, James Chester, returned to his former school, Birchwood Community High School, to open their newly refurbished third generation...

in Football - 3 days, 20 hours ago

The Pannal Game

On the outskirts of the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, a huge project is coming to fruition to provide a ‘homeless’ junior football club with their...

in Football - 3 days, 23 hours ago

Housing plans are refused

Controversial proposals to build a new housing estate at a golf course have been refused by Rochdale Council planning committee.

in Golf - 4 days, 14 hours ago

GC sign 5 year agreement

East Berkshire Golf Club signs third five-year agreement with Toro and Reesink Turfcare

in Golf - 4 days, 20 hours ago

RSPB Birdwatch results

The latest results from the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch have revealed a mixed picture for the UK’s garden birdlife with 15 of the top 20 species returning...

in Conservation & Ecology - 5 days, 14 hours ago

Budweiser ReCup Arena

Global brewing giant Budweiser has delivered an innovative legacy project in one of the host cities of last year's FIFA Football World Cup.

in Football - 5 days, 20 hours ago

New GKB Combiseeder

Combiseeder joins the company’s fleet of GKB machines

in Machinery & Mechanics - 6 days, 14 hours ago

Insects are disappearing

If you live in the United Kingdom, you may have noticed that wild bees and other insects seem less in evidence these days than they used to be. You are...

in Conservation & Ecology - 6 days, 20 hours ago