January 2021 (Page 1)


Thieves raid sports club

A town's sports club faced a "tough few months" after two thieves raided more than £16,000 of crucial equipment from a shed.

in Multi-sports venues - on 31/1/21


Ventana ready to elevate

Leading Middle Eastern golf cart and machinery dealer, Ventana LLC, are ready to elevate the E-Z-GO, Jacobsen and Cushman brands after announcing a new...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/1/21

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Somerset sanction amend

Somerset's 12-point deduction for preparing a substandard pitch against Essex in the 2019 County Championship decider has been reduced to eight ahead of...

in Cricket - on 30/1/21

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£3.2m pitch investment

The pitches – able to be further subdivided into four playing areas – would be installed on land currently used for general recreation, but which is...

in Football - on 30/1/21

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Forfar: Life in lockdown

Martin Gray's heart sank when the SFA announced their recent three-week shutdown of lower league football – but the Forfar groundsman has thanked their...

in Football - on 30/1/21

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Campey imports on time

Despite the widely reported disruption at ports due to Brexit, Campey Turf Care Systems has maintained their EU import times.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/1/21


Agrovista - Compo Experts

German fertiliser manufacturer COMPO EXPERT has announced the appointment of leading supplier to the UK’s amenity industry Agrovista Amenity as the ‘exclusive...

in Industry News - on 29/1/21


A must watch

A must watch. Richard Hammond helps move the 9000 tonne Tottenham Stadium Pitch to make way for the NFL pitch hidden beneath. Moving an entire pitch is...

in Football - on 29/1/21

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New Turf Rewards for 2021

ICL and Syngenta have expanded the Turf Rewards family to bring you even more budget and time saving rewards for 2021.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 28/1/21

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Pitch investment needed

Lee Johnson says Sunderland need to invest in their pitches after the Stadium of Light turf was badly affected by Storm Christoph. Sunderland's clash...

in Football - on 28/1/21

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Swansea City hybrid pitch

Watch the video to see the installation of a new hybrid carpet reinforced turf pitch at the Liberty Stadium, home of Swansea City FC.

in Football - on 28/1/21

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A strange time!

Since March 2020, the phrase ‘a strange time’ has been used constantly to describe the world we are all currently living in. However, for Thorpeness...

in Golf - on 28/1/21

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Tips from Mansfield Sand

A high-quality sand is vital to the overall health and performance of a sports pitch and Gary Cunningham, Football & Golf Sales Representative for Mansfield...

in Industry News - on 27/1/21


Ron Harrod Obituary

It is with much sadness that we report the recent passing of Ron Harrod, who founded Harrod UK Ltd in 1954. An exceptional entrepreneur and industry leader,...

in People - on 27/1/21

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Litamina saves manpower

Leaf collection was once a three-man job but is now a one-man job according to Mark Jaques, deputy head greenkeeper at Gillingham Golf Club – thanks...

in Golf - on 27/1/21

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Paisley GC hit out

Riders tore up fairways at Ralston Golf Club, leaving deep rut marks on the playing surfaces on Friday afternoon. Get the stories that matter to you sent...

in Golf - on 26/1/21

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Club invests in cricket

Planning permission is being sought for a new four-lane indoor cricket centre at Rochdale Sports Club. Newly-established company Googlies Ltd and Rochdale...

in Cricket - on 26/1/21


New ICL distributor in NI

ICL is pleased to announce Irwins Sportsturf as a new distributor for the ICL plant protection range in Northern Ireland.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 26/1/21

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A breath of fresh air

January brought some of the most brutal weather conditions we have seen in recent years. From heavy rain to snow and frost, it has taken some monumental...

in Football - on 25/1/21


Greenkeeping talent

If there’s ever been a time when the industry needed something to look forward to and a reason to applaud greenkeeping talent, 2021 is it. And the Toro...

in Golf - on 25/1/21