May 2019 (Page 5)

Shane-Webb-Head-Groundsman-at-Down-Royal-Racecourse-colour

Shane appointed HG

Shane has an excellent racing pedigree bringing with him over nine years’ experience in the industry, having worked as Racetrack Groundsman at The Curragh...

in People - on 4/5/19

Bristol Rovers

From worst to best

The Gas' investment in a new playing surface pays off

in Football - on 4/5/19

Gleneagles Golf Centenary B

Gleneagles celebrates

Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland has recently celebrated the 100th birthday of its iconic King’s and Queen’s Courses, with a little help from local...

in Golf - on 3/5/19

East Devon

Relying on reliability

East Devon District Council invests in third Toro machine

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 3/5/19

Roundup

Roundup is not dangerous!

The US government has declared Roundup is safe - despite a movement of lawsuits from Americans claiming the weedkiller gave them cancer

in Industry News - on 3/5/19

John-Handley Spraying

Pesticides – Part 2

In his last article, Maxwell Amenity Technical Manager John Handley stated that the case in favour of chemical pesticides is that they have worked in the...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 3/5/19

LeisureBox-Burnley

PM opens The Box!

Prime Minister Theresa May was on hand to officially open the new Leisure Box facilities after receiving a tour of the site

in Industry News - on 2/5/19

Kubota-cambria-join

Kubota partner with Coleg

Kubota (UK) has teamed up with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi based in North Wales, to train future workers in land-based engineering.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 2/5/19

Operation Matador 2955

400 mile trip by mower

Five former students who drove a Ransomes Matador mower non-stop from Edinburgh to London’s Hyde Park back in 1959, were reunited recently to commemorate...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 2/5/19

Royal-Wootton-Bassett-RFC Discussion

Review at Ballards Ash

A Wiltshire rugby club, which took a huge step four years ago to keep its five pitches and training areas playable, has received a massive boost from one...

in Rugby - on 1/5/19

Campey-Mick

Mick Parks retires

Campey Turf Care System’s outside service engineer, Mick Parks, has retired from his role after twenty-seven years at the company

in Industry News - on 1/5/19

Hayter-mowers

End of an era at Hayter

Hayter has announced that the last mower of its Hayterette model has been sold.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/5/19

Shrewsbury School cricket squares

May 2019 Pitch Diaries

Spring 2019 has thus far been more favourable for the turf manager than the spring of 2018. Disease pressure had been relatively low and, whilst April...

in General Interest - on 1/5/19