May 2020 (page 1)

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Sudbury CC strong uptake

The glorious sound of leather on willow rang out from Sudbury Cricket Club’s Friars Street ground on Saturday following the nets opening.

in Cricket - on 31/5/20

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Pioneering research

ICL and Lancaster University joined forces in 2017 to conduct a first-time research into the effects of wetting agents on plant physiology.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 31/5/20

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Darren's 30 years ...

Darren Hargreaves is celebrating 30 years as the deputy head greenkeeper at Skipton Golf Club

in Golf - on 30/5/20

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The historic San Siro

The historic San Siro football stadium in Milan could be demolished to make way for a brand-new stadium, following a decision by Italian heritage...

in Football - on 30/5/20

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Grounds for concern

The sight of footballers taking the field for league matches in June - a time when the sporting calendar is usually focused on cricket, the Queen’s Club...

in Football - on 29/5/20

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An insight into GKB

From COVID-19 discussions to company values and worker experience, GKB offer an insight into their company

in Industry News - on 29/5/20

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Building the beast ...

Ford Sport and Social Club run two sites in Essex - at Basildon and Ilford. Blair Ferguson went to meet Dan James, the Head Groundsman at Ilford, to discover...

in Football - on 29/5/20

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ECB update

The ECB has confirmed a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no domestic cricket to be played before 1 August.

in Cricket - on 28/5/20

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Tom back in north east

A key-man in preparing Royal St George’s for the Open Championship has now turned his attention to restoring Seaton Carew to its “former...

in Golf - on 28/5/20

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Drive, determination & MM

Broomfield Bowls Club is considered to have one of the best surfaces, if not the best in the Midlands. The immaculate green is thanks to the drive and...

in Bowls - on 28/5/20

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Rob Bayliss retires

Weymouth Golf Club will wish a fond farewell to their head greenkeeper this month, as he retires after 42 years working to keep the course in tip...

in Golf - on 27/5/20

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Q&A - Jason Connaughton

Jason Connaughton - he’s not a Katie Hopkins fan. But, is anyone?

in Golf - on 27/5/20

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Proper job at Yeovil GC

Yeovil Golf Club is set in the beautiful countryside on the Somerset borders, at the eastern edge of Yeovil town centre. It boasts two excellent courses;...

in Golf - on 27/5/20

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Baggleys chosen ...

Baggleys Machinery have recently been appointed as an authorised dealer for the full range of Pellenc professional battery powered equipment

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/5/20

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Reesink lockdown delivery

The UK is entering its third month of lockdown and throughout Reesink UK has been focussed on delivering the best possible service to its customers in...

in Golf - on 26/5/20

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La Grande Mare's Air2G2

The Air2G2 GT Air Inject from Campey Turf Care Systems has played a significant role in transforming the greens at the La Grande Mare Golf Club in...

in Golf - on 25/5/20

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Ilkley get £5,000 grant

Ilkley RFC have been awarded £5,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Asset Fund for emergency works, following flood damage...

in Industry News - on 25/5/20

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The umpire strikes back!

Volunteer grounds professionals can tread a hard road, but a team of two can share the load, as Greg Rhodes discovered when he talked to Westgate-on-Sea...

in Cricket - on 25/5/20