August 2019 (page 1)

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Inverness remote mower

Highland Council is planning to use a £40,000 remote-control lawn mower to target difficult-to-reach steep slopes around Inverness – including the city’s...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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UK’s greenest facility

Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of work on one of the UK’s greenest sports facilities at the University of Portsmouth.

in Synthetics - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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All’s well for Chigwell

Chigwell Golf Club in Essex has taken delivery of its second Toro fleet as it proves itself a winner in the eyes of its membership

in Golf - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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View them differently!

This is the time of year when people start to ask, 'what's the point of wasps?' The answer may surprise you

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Blinding us with science?

The EPA’s long awaited - and very overdue - study on rubber crumb was released in July; or at least Part 1 was. The 300+ page document is not exactly...

in Synthetics - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Fire destroys workshop

A fire has wrecked a workshop and maintenance equipment at Fakenham Racecourse overnight

in Industry News - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Sid Arrowsmith retires

Well known in the greenkeeping industry for his work at Frilford Heath Golf Club and as a president of BIGGA, Sid Arrowsmith has retired after working...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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John Deere at Princes GC

With 27 holes on modern championship links, the undulating coastal course of Princes Golf Club, Sandwich is more than a challenge for playing members and...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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New all-weather pitch

Molly Fairbairn, England U16 Hockey player, recently visited her old school, Highfield and Brookham, to mark the start of the construction of their new...

in Schools & Colleges - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Hayter donates mower

Hayter, maker of the finest lawnmowers, is proud to support charitable greenkeeper Jack Percival in his quest of donating free gardening services to people...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Gleneagles Solheim ready

When Scott Fenwick started working at Gleneagles 39 years ago, the Solheim Cup was still a decade away from being first played.

in Golf - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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It’s a no-brainer

With all the doom and gloom in the public media - Hong Kong, Brexit, mass shootings, British Airways etc. - I’m pleased to say that, all in all, this...

in Editorial - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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Teesside’s transformation

In the last 10 years Teesside Golf Club at Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees has undergone the biggest transformation of any club in the area, both on and off...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Campey heads to Europe

Campey Turf Care Systems is set to take their Dakota, Air2G2 and Campey range of machines to National Grasdag, Belgium and Groen Techniek, Holland, in...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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1000th Training course

Grounds Training achieved the 1000th accolade whilst delivering an Initial Sports Line Marking customised course, accredited by Lantra. Over the past thirteen...

in Training & Education - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Aberdeen training ground

For the first time in their 116-year history Aberdeen have their own training complex and chief executive Duncan Fraser insists it will be the envy of...

in Football - 3 weeks ago

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ALS purchase GroundPro

Telford based sports contractor, ALS Contracts has taken delivery of a Maredo MT200 Flex-Verticutter to expand and update its range of scarifiers for estates,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks ago

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John Ledwidge speaks

Leicester City groundsman, John Ledwidge, admits you have to ‘nurture the pitch like it’s your baby’ as he completes 35,000 steps a day.

in Football - 3 weeks ago