October 2019 (page 2)

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Green only in colour!

The Guardian has turned on artificial grass, commenting that it’s neat, easy - and a staggering £2bn global market. But as plastic grass takes over...

in Synthetics - on 23/10/19

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MTD appoint Oliver Hall

To support their continued expansion, MTD Specialty Turf Products have announced the appointment of Oliver Hall into their Territory Sales Team.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 23/10/19

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Reducing plastics in golf

Aldeburgh Golf Club’s Melissa Baker is leading a mission to make her club more environmentally friendly. Top of the list is reducing plastics in golf....

in Golf - on 23/10/19

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New Environment Bill

The Environment Bill is said to help ensure that we maintain and improve our environmental protections as we leave the EU. Measures will be introduced...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/10/19

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Bristol Bears new pitch

Bristol Bears has applied to North Somerset Council to build an additional rugby pitch, training grids and groundsman facilities on land at Kingcott Farm,...

in Rugby - on 22/10/19

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How does rain affect golf

It’s raining, it’s pouring - and our golf courses are suffering. Two experienced greenkeepers outline the challenges they and their colleagues are...

in Golf - on 21/10/19

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Verti-Drain at Centurion

Andy Garland, Course Manager at Hertfordshire’s Centurion Club, is working on improving course-wide surface drainage with a little help from his new...

in Golf - on 21/10/19

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Guide to butterflies

Butterflies and moths have been around for millions of years. They used to be a common sight in gardens, but numbers have declined since the 1940s along...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/10/19

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Walthamstow win award

Playfinder’s September Outstanding Facility Award has been won by the hugely popular Walthamstow Leisure Centre.

in Multi-sports venues - on 20/10/19

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Killingworth's new 3G

Footballers at Killingworth Young People’s Club (KYPC) no longer need to traipse around Northumberland for training and matches thanks to the opening...

in Football - on 20/10/19

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Planning submitted

Proposals for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium have been submitted to Birmingham City Council’s planning department for consideration

in Renovations & New Builds - on 19/10/19

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Young Dealers Launch

The founders of Zaros Machinery are modernising British machinery acquisition by combining a shared passion of machinery and programming

in Industry News - on 19/10/19

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It’s a six for total-play

With the ECB’s official approval of another three new non-turf cricket pitch system designs, taking the total to six, total-play Ltd offers unrivalled...

in Cricket - on 18/10/19

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SISIS the reliable choice

Duncan Toon, Grounds Manager at Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, believes that both his new SISIS Flexibrush and SISIS TM1000 have helped produce...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/10/19

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Making his own mark

Felixtowe Ferry ’s Course Manager Glenn Rayfield is on something of a mission to return the only links layout in Suffolk to its traditional values with...

in Golf - on 18/10/19

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Toro up for the job ...

It was word of mouth and recommendations from nearby customers that saw Upminster Golf Club opt for Toro irrigation

in Golf - on 17/10/19

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Pellenc for Inverallan

Inverallan Landscapes, a gardening and grounds maintenance contracting business in Stirling, claims that Pellenc battery powered equipment is playing a...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/10/19

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Looe tackles storm damage

Constructed around one of the highest points in the area, Cornwall’s Looe Golf Club enjoys panoramic views across the peaks of Dartmoor and the English...

in Golf - on 16/10/19

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Seaton Carew package

Seaton Carew Golf Club near Hartlepool will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2024 and the club, which is the 10th oldest in England, is determined...

in Golf - on 16/10/19

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Open for business

For many years, the distinct beauty of Montalto Estate in County Down was only admired by its private owners. However, the decision to open this beauty...

in Public Places - on 16/10/19