January 2020 (Page 4)


New 3G pitch at Slades

Sports facilities at Slades Park in Bournemouth have received a further boost thanks to the opening of a new full-size floodlit 3G artificial grass pitch...

in Football - on 10/1/20


Keynote at Wentworth

In his own words, Kenny Mackay ‘got lucky’, but it could only be through hard work and determination. He spoke to Kerry Haywood about his career path...

in Golf - on 10/1/20

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My kingdom for a Norse!

Norse Commercial Services (NCS) has purchased a Ventrac 4500 all-terrain compact tractor and Tough Cut deck, through supplying dealer Ernest Doe & Sons,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/1/20


Another brick in the ...

AFC Fylde's Mill Farm pitch hasn’t been up to its usual standards recently, with certain areas showing wear. And it turns out it has been sabotaged!

in Football - on 9/1/20

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New Donky wheel barrow

The environmentally friendly Donky electric wheel barrow has quickly become a popular choice for those responsible for landscape management with many green...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/1/20


Outline consent granted

English Football League side, Forest Green Rovers (FGR) has been given the green light on its new sustainable stadium after being granted outline planning...

in Football - on 8/1/20


Top ten Pitchcare reads

Throughout 2019, Pitchcare brought you high quality articles across all sports disciplines; interviews with greenkeepers and groundsmen at some of the...

in People - on 8/1/20

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Celtic Manor to host IGTM

The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales will play host to the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) next year - the first time the global business event for...

in Golf - on 7/1/20


Hartpury get new 3G pitch

Exeter City manager and Hartpury University graduate Matt Taylor officially opened a new floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at...

in Football - on 7/1/20


STIHL BGA 86 blower

The new STIHL BGA 86 cordless blower allows convenient and low-noise cleaning of large areas.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/1/20

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The future at BTME

Toro launches industry’s first lithium-ion battery powered ride-on greensmower

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/1/20

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Hit the target

Syngenta Technical Manager Glenn Kirby explains the science behind sprayer nozzle choice to hit the target.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 6/1/20


Ladybank bunker renos

Golf design firm KimberGlen has started bunker renovation work at Ladybank Golf Club in Fife, Scotland

in Golf - on 5/1/20


Billericay try everything

Billericay Town vice-chairman Greg Lake insists the club is doing everything it can to make sure less home fixtures are called off in the weeks ahead

in Football - on 5/1/20


Leysdown FC targeted

A reward has been offered for information on the vandals who damaged a football pitch on Christmas Day

in Football - on 4/1/20

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FA mental health campaign

The Duke of Cambridge has launched a campaign that aims to harness the power of football to generate “the biggest conversation ever” about male mental...

in General Interest - on 4/1/20

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Big plans for East Sussex

Plans have been submitted to remodel golf facilities at East Sussex National Resort and add a nine hole par three course, a footgolf course, and a 3G football...

in Football - on 3/1/20

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Off to the Sunshine State

Dennis and SISIS are heading to West Palm Beach, Florida on January 13-16, to exhibit at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference &...

in Industry News - on 3/1/20


Don’t suffer in silence

Some of you may have read editor Kerry Haywood’s book review of Ian Darler’s Life’s a Pitch in the last issue. It’s in Chapter 11: Life Changing...

in Football - on 3/1/20


Working in most cases

New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision in planning applications affecting playing...

in Football - on 2/1/20