January 2021 (Page 3)

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Football at Newbury RFC

Newbury Rugby Club identified as preferred site for new sports facility. Proposals to build a new football ground at Newbury Rugby Club have been welcomed,...

in Football - on 19/1/21


Q&A - Richard Lord

Richard Lord - he has a very good piece of advice and a cat!

in Tennis - on 19/1/21


Ilkley Lawn Tennis Club

Head Groundsman, Richard Lord has served Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club for many years. Lee Williams met up with him to have a socially distanced chat...

in Tennis - on 19/1/21

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Confidence is the key

Crystal Palace FC puts their trust in the Dennis PRO 34R. Bruce Elliot, Crystal Palace FC’s Head of Grounds and Estates, claims that his overall confidence...

in Football - on 18/1/21

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Illegal lockdown football

Fences cut, pitches broken into and hate crime in Walton Street. Lockdown football players photographed this weekend in west Hull are the latest rule-breakers...

in Football - on 18/1/21

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David Briggs RIP

It is with deepest regret that Campey Turf Care Systems announce the passing, just before Christmas, of David Briggs, who had been suffering with Parkinson’s’...

in People - on 18/1/21

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New EVOs kickstart 2021

The wheels of new development continue to turn at GreenMech, with 2021 starting in style - a raft of new woodchippers are on the way to meet the demands...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/1/21

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Chance to redefine vision

Golf clubs across England can use the Covid-19 crisis to redefine their vision in a bid to build on the rising numbers visiting courses since the initial...

in Golf - on 17/1/21

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Ground Hopper 'Bazza'

Horley Town have their very own ground Hopper. And if there’s one thing that gives pleasure to club groundsman Barry Hopper it is recognition from players...

in Football - on 17/1/21

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Barrow man rewarded

A 73-year-old Barrow man has received an award after working as a volunteer for more than 45 years. Allan Wilson has been presented with a long service...

in Football - on 17/1/21


Bramall Lane's swansong

Fifty years ago, Sheffield United ended their ground’s strange use for cricket despite most shareholders voting for it to remain

in Football - on 16/1/21

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Squeezed Out

The largest hirer of sports facilities in the UK has hit out at the lack of opportunities for ordinary people to participate, saying it will have long...

in Football - on 16/1/21

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Vandals trash pitches

Quad bike menaces trash Maryhill pitches in vandalism rampage. Reckless vandals tore up a community football pitch, leaving a North Glasgow football team...

in Football - on 16/1/21

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A chance to breathe...

Covid-19 has certainly played havoc with sporting fixtures and the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Northern Ireland is also affected. With various...

in General Interest - on 16/1/21

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Aspen Fuel reduces costs

Grounds Maintenance Contractors Weedfree Landscapes have reported a 95% reduction in servicing and workshop costs thanks to switching to Aspen Alkylate...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 15/1/21

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New hardship fund

Two councils have come together to support Carlisle-based sports clubs and groups facing hardship as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Cumbria County...

in Local Authority - on 15/1/21

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Super League delay 2021

SUPER League clubs are bracing themselves for a delay to the start of the 2021 season. The campaign, which traditionally kicks off at the end of January...

in Rugby - on 15/1/21


STIHL extends range

STIHL has enhanced its extensive range of high-power pressure washers with the launch of the RE 150 Plus, a new premium model ideal for extensive heavy-duty...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 14/1/21

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Gateshead pitch ruined

Redheugh Boys' Football Club has been hit by vandalism after fireworks were thrown by youths. Michael Hughes chairman of Gateshead Redheugh football club...

in Football - on 14/1/21

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Leicester City Training

An exciting new chapter in the history of Leicester City began last month, as the Football Club relocated to its brand-new training complex in north...

in Football - on 14/1/21