April 2021 (page 3)

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Callous and Mindless act

"CALLOUS" vandals pushed glass bottles into a Flintshire junior football club's pitch.The finding was made at the Argoed High School's football pitch -...

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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Looking to the future

Grassroots football cub, Earlestown Athletic JFC, has ensured the long-term quality and im-provement of their four-pitch site, The Hive, with a New Holland...

in Football - 3 weeks, 3 days ago


Football Kit Competition

Campey Turf Care Systems, in partnership with Pitchcare, launched the Grassroots Football Kit Competition back in December. Sign up now!

in Football - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Blighted by vandals

"We spend hundreds of thousands of pounds each year to make it as pristine as possible so golfers and the public can enjoy it..."

in Golf - 3 weeks, 4 days ago


New Ego Line Trimmer

EGO has added the Power Line Trimmer ST1400E-ST to its market leading range of cordless equipment. With a 35cm cutting width, two speed adjustments and...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Sportex expands business

Scotland-based sports surfacing contractor Sportex Group has acquired synthetic sports pitch maintenance specialist Technical Surfaces.

in Contractor News - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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Barbecue on the pitch

A Rugby Club has spoken of its disappointment after members of the public had a barbecue on its pitch at the weekend. Working Zebras Rugby Club publicly...

in Rugby - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


Forever Flexible

Did you know, all Toro large golf sprinkler bodies can be retrofitted? It seems to be a misconception that if you choose a Toro sprinkler at the point...

in Irrigation - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


The Perse School

Steeped in history, with a vision to ‘strive for the greater good’, The Perse School, Cambridge, is a charitable company and one of the country’s...

in Schools & Colleges - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

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‘We’re sick of it’

City golfers have slammed vandals who tore up a local course with dirt bikes. Fed-up members have seen their beloved Caird Park targeted this week, and...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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55 years of dedication

Mick Oldfield turned 80 in March and for the last 55 of those years he has been a cornerstone of one cricket club. From player to captain, and now chairman...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago


Auto-Roller's 100th year

Auto-Roller - the world famous cricket roller - is celebrating its 100 year anniversary, the first design finalised in 1921, manufactured and delivered...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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20-years at Sage Valley

Since the construction of Sage Valley Golf Club in 2001, Jacobsen mowers have covered every blade of grass on the 4000-acre site, and in those two decades,...

in Golf - 4 weeks ago

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Plans for new golf course

A plan for a new golf course, specifically tailored to beginners, has been submitted the council. The vision for a soft golf centre at Orton Grange Farm...

in Golf - 4 weeks ago

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Greens turned yellow

A vandal is believed to have used an unknown chemical to turn Linlithgow Golf Club’s greens yellow. Overnight March 16/17 a quad bike drove around the...

in Golf - 4 weeks ago


Return of #GroundsWeek

The Grounds Management Association (GMA), the leading not-for-profit membership body for grounds professionals, volunteers and businesses, has announced...

in Association News - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Karl Savill joins PSD

PSD Groundscare, the exclusive UK distributor for AS Motor, Eliet, Koppl and TS Industrie professional groundscare machinery, are pleased to announce the...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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4Turf ticks all the boxes

Managing a high wear pitch, on a relatively tight budget is probably a story with which most non and lower league club grounds managers can relate. For...

in Football - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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From Pigs to Pitches

It all started twenty years ago when pig farmer Alan Chappelow had a ‘light bulb moment’, and so began Alan Chappelow Sports Grounds Contractors. David...

in General Interest - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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Ventrac for Essendon

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (6 April 2021) Essendon Country Club, located deep in the heart of the Hertfordshire countryside, has purchased a Ventrac 4500...

in Golf - 1 month ago