June 2019 (Page 1)


City Ground update

Plans to redevelop Nottingham Forest's City Ground have moved a step closer after the Football League club was granted a new 250-year lease for the stadium...

in Football - on 30/6/19

Paul Heck

Heckingbottom returns

Hibernian manager Paul Heckingbottom was impressed by the quality of grass pitches now available to community footballers at Ryhill FC. The Barnsley native...

in Football - on 30/6/19

Nene Golf

Toro is the dogs!

The family-managed duo of golf courses, Thorpe Wood Golf Course and Orton Meadows Golf Course in Peterborough, continues its joint ambition to switch to...

in Golf - on 29/6/19


UK accused of 'eroding'

The UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages...

in Industry News - on 29/6/19

James-Grundy Brain-Montage

Maintaining sportsturf

Maxwell Amenity Senior Technical Manager James Grundy encourages the examination of one’s own thoughts and perceptions with respect to some fundamental,...

in Training & Education - on 29/6/19

Lowdham CC2

Lowdham CC back home

Just two weeks ago a Nottinghamshire cricket club saw its ground completely flooded after downpours hit the region. But already, after the pitch at Lowdham...

in Cricket - on 28/6/19

MSA 220 C

Stihl new chainsaw

Ideal for forestry and agricultural work, STIHL has launched the new MSA 220 C-B, the most powerful cordless chainsaw in the STIHL range.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/6/19

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New ISEKI SF224 Outfront

ISEKI UK & Ireland, distributors of ISEKI compact tractors and mowers are excited to announce the launch of a new out-front mower for the ISEKI range....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/6/19


£1,000 bursaries at SRUC

Mature students are being offered a helping hand to return to study with a £1,000 bursary from Scotland’s Rural College

in Training & Education - on 27/6/19


Town looking good

Most football teams enjoy an entire month of June recharging batteries before returning in early July for the rigours of pre-season training

in Football - on 27/6/19


Artificial intelligence?

Regular readers of this magazine - and our website articles - will know that we have been championing natural turf pitches ahead of artificials for a number...

in Synthetics - on 27/6/19

GKB Sandspreader 100

GKB Sandspreader SP100

Renowned for their sports turf management services based in Woolpit, Suffolk, Parkers Pitches has recently added a GKB Sandspreader SP100 to their range...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/6/19


Wentworth & JD partner

Wentworth Club and John Deere Limited have announced a new, exclusive partnership for the supply of golf course maintenance equipment to the world famous...

in Golf - on 26/6/19


Tractor loaned by council

A charity that gives rides to elderly people and disabled youngsters has been loaned a replacement tractor after its own vehicle was stolen.

in Public Places - on 26/6/19


Nigel Church retires

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver...

in Industry News - on 25/6/19

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Praise for Kidderminster

Worcestershire CCC’s Alex Gidman and Paul Pridgeon gave the thumbs-up to Kidderminster Cricket Club after the floods at Blackfinch New Road prompted...

in Cricket - on 25/6/19


Alexander plans revealed

Plans showcasing the emerging design for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been published, as public consultation begins

in Renovations & New Builds - on 25/6/19


Shay showing signs

Shay groundsman Graham Osbourne admits the weather hasn’t been kind in his battle to get the pitch ready for the return of competitive action at the...

in Football - on 24/6/19


Todd gains experience

Todd Darrington never dreamed his choice of career could take him where it has. However, his job has turned into a dream come true and it doesn't look...

in Football - on 24/6/19

SISIS Flexibrush Oswestry GC

SISIS Flexibrush

Gary Barnfield, head greenkeeper at Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm...

in Golf - on 24/6/19