June 2020 (Page 3)


Turf post lockdown

Sport facilities at clubs, schools and in open spaces were off-limits for a number of weeks due to COVID 19, but as we come out of lockdown Tom Shinkins,...

in Football - on 17/6/20

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Derby County interview

There has been over three months since Derby County's last Sky Bet Championship game, which has allowed the groundstaff to work hard on the pitch to ensure...

in Football - on 17/6/20


The Living Forest

For Kent-based arb contractors The Living Forest, the quality of the customer service they receive from suppliers is just as important as the quality of...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 16/6/20

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Vaughan slams pitches

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has branded the standard of some county cricket pitches as “appalling”.

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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Membership surge

Several Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a surge in members after it became the last country in the UK to reopen its golf courses, with one saying...

in Golf - on 16/6/20

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SISIS helps deliver

Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire...

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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Ventrac at Wildernesse

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (10 June 2020) The Wildernesse Golf Club has purchased a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and selection of attachments to assist in...

in Golf - on 15/6/20

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The new STIHL BGA 200 cordless blower cleans large areas quickly and efficiently.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/6/20

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Winning on the course

Banchory Golf Club, on Deeside in Scotland, won the Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award at the Golf Environment Awards, presented at BTME 2020. Course...

in Golf - on 15/6/20


Golf’s Green Spaces

Playing golf and spending time in nature could be an important solution to the predicted “tsunami of mental health problems” following the Covid-19...

in Golf - on 14/6/20

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ECHA propose crumb ban

A European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) committee has recommended that the use of rubber granules for infill materials in artificial turf should be prohibited...

in Industry News - on 14/6/20

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Pitch Preparation Fund

Football pitches across the country are set to be enhanced thanks to a £7 million scheme from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football...

in Football - on 13/6/20

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Maurice Crooks retires

For nearly 50 years he has been an unsung hero of Haydock Park racecourse making sure the course is fit for purpose for meetings.

in People - on 13/6/20

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Johnsons delivers

Delivering the strongest coverage, density and recovery Head Groundsman Andy Ellett has seen in his 13 seasons at the club, J Nitro Premier Wicket is taking...

in Cricket - on 12/6/20


Toro's internet of turf

Leading the way with technological innovation in the golf and groundscare industry, Toro’s Internet of Turf represents the future of turfcare.

in Irrigation - on 12/6/20


Q&A with Octavi Creus

Octavi Creus, Grounds Manager of FC Barcelona, explains how modern technology, agronomy and a rescheduled La Liga season are affecting the pitches under...

in Football - on 12/6/20


Conservation post Covid

With reduced staff on golf courses, is golf course conservation a luxury that we can no longer afford or, with less resources available, is now a better...

in Golf - on 11/6/20

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Charterhouse kit helps

With a fleet of natural and synthetic machinery from Charterhouse Turf Machinery, Head Groundsman Robert Cheape is well equipped to maintain the four separate...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/6/20

'Amenity Management - Planning for the Future' 2020 conference to go ahead

The Amenity Forum 2020

The Amenity Forum has announced that its 2020 Conference will go ahead on October 15th at the Kettering Conference Centre. The conference will also be...

in Training & Education - on 10/6/20


Project Pathfinder

STRI is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Project Pathfinder’ which forms part of the UK Government’s emergency Covid-19 innovation strategy.

in Training & Education - on 10/6/20