December 2019 (Page 2)


Martin Glenn appointed

The Premier League, The FA and Government’s charity, the Football Foundation, has announced that it has appointed former Chief Executive of The FA, Martin...

in Football - on 22/12/19


Saints benefit from TYM

After taking on the maintenance of an additional stadium, Southampton Football Club is continuing its 16-year relationship with TYM Tractors and has invested...

in Football - on 22/12/19


Guidance to flooding

Floods can have a devastating impact on a cricket club, causing damage to both pavilions and grounds. The ECB provides advice and support for affected...

in Cricket - on 22/12/19

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ICL on course for BTME

ICL is preparing for a busy BTME 2020 when the show takes place at the Harrogate Convention Centre on 21-23 January

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 21/12/19

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Fab 4 for Dennis & SISIS

Dennis and SISIS will be making their annual trip to Harrogate in January and BTME visitors can expect to see four fantastic products on display in the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 21/12/19

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Lochemse raise standards

After greenkeepers and members became frustrated with the quality of cut and condition of the fairways at Lochemse Golf Club, head greenkeeper, Geert Olthuis,...

in Golf - on 20/12/19


FGR plans approved

Forest Green Rovers FC has been given planning consent for a new wooden stadium despite concerns over its impact

in Football - on 20/12/19

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STIHL petrol mowers

STIHL has expanded its range of high-performance mowers with the introduction of the RM 655 RS rear roller mower, ideal for professional landscapers.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/12/19

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Kingfisher catches GKB

Home to a picturesque 18-hole golf course set in 120 acres of rural Suffolk, Kingfishers Golf Club has recently purchased a GKB Sandspreader SP100 to maintain...

in Golf - on 19/12/19


Doctor wants 3G research

A rugby club‘s doctor has called for research to be carried out on artificial pitches after seven players suffered friction burns

in Rugby - on 19/12/19


Two new BLEC machines

BLEC will be returning to BTME in Harrogate with details of two new machines being launched into the landscaping and turfcare range, in early 2020. With...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 19/12/19


The toughest thing ...

Greenkeepers are often the unsung heroes of the golf industry. They start work early in the morning and are usually out of the way long before golfers...

in Golf - on 19/12/19

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KAR UK & Hunter at BTME

KAR UK, the leading wholesaler of irrigation equipment in the UK and an integral distributor of Hunter Industries irrigation equipment, will once again...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 18/12/19

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Osca justifies investment

Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/12/19

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DLF celebrate 200 years

BTME in Harrogate signals the start of a year of celebrations for the Johnsons Sports Seed team, as 2020 marks the company’s 200th anniversary in the...

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 17/12/19


Q&A with Rob Saxton

The cricket season may be over and an amazing summer of cricket seems like it was a lifetime ago, but for the grounds staff who prepare the pitches there...

in Cricket - on 17/12/19

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FTMI 2020 participants

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has revealed the 20 ambitious greenkeepers who will participate in the Future Turf Managers Initiative...

in Golf - on 16/12/19


Optimise plant health

With changes in pesticide legislation having an ever-deepening effect on sports turf quality, Turf Mangers are having to carefully consider the role of...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/12/19


Cricket - winter aeration

In the latest cricket blog, Iain James, ECB Pitch Advisor answers questions on winter aeration

in Cricket - on 16/12/19

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A hole in one at BTME

Sherriff Amenity will be on Stand 164 in the Blue Zone at BTME 2020 and visitors can look forward to new product information, refreshments and will also...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 15/12/19