August 2021 (Page 2)


Artistry meets mastery

After a stringent search for a new rotary mower, Ian Lucas, Head of Grounds at A.F.C Bournemouth, concluded that the electric Dennis ES-34R was the by...

in Football - on 23/8/21

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Buzzer makes switch

Long serving Accrington Stanley groundsman Martyn Cook is leaving the Wham Stadium after 14 years to transfer to Premier League neighbours Burnley.

in Football - on 22/8/21

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Potters Point keeps pace

Having been loyal to John Deere for the past 25 years, it was perhaps no surprise which brand would be chosen to upgrade the existing golf and turf maintenance...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/8/21


Q&A with Geoff Thorpe

Geoff Thorpe - how many of you follow the same piece of advice?

in Cricket - on 22/8/21


Not out at Richmondshire

Situated in the beautiful North Yorkshire market town of Richmond, Richmondshire Cricket Club is at the heart of the local community. On a warm sunny day...

in Cricket - on 22/8/21

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A mesmerising pitch

Mansfield Town FC Head Groundsman Michael Merriman, known to most in the industry as Mez, has revealed how products from Mansfield Sand have signalled...

in Renovations & New Builds - on 21/8/21

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LCFC stadium development

Leicester City Football Club revealed its initial plans for the expansion of King Power Stadium’s capacity to 40,000 and significant developments to...

in Stadium News - on 21/8/21

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Jim Burroughs RIP

Billingshurst Cricket Club and the wider cricket community are deeply saddened by the passing of wonderful servant Jim Burroughs, club Chairman, Jon Alexander...

in Cricket - on 21/8/21


Kubota’s New B2 Series

Compact performance you can rely on – the Kubota B2 series. When the time comes to upgrade your ground maintenance utility tractor, it’s worth making...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 21/8/21


Grass Health Watch

FairWay Awards has been tracking sports turf grass health in the UK using remote satellite monitoring platform for the last 3 years

in Technical - on 20/8/21


R&A secure permission

Ambitious plans to transform a Glasgow golf course into a community facility in an attempt to make the sport thrive in Scotland have been approved

in Golf - on 20/8/21


Terrain provides solution

The award-winning Earl’s Court Square Garden was originally laid out as part of the Edwardes Estate in the 1870s, and construction of the properties...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/8/21

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Restoration Man

Golf courses are often portrayed as ecological green deserts devoid of biodiversity and despoiling the countryside. But, high on the Surrey hills, Effingham...

in Golf - on 20/8/21

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Badgers wreaking havoc

Badgers have been wreaking havoc on a Solihull school's sports pitch, adding to issues which have rendered the area "unusable". Solihull School's St Martin's...

in Schools & Colleges - on 19/8/21


Further Guidance for PPPs

Further Guidance released on the implementation of new regulations introducing registration requirements for suppliers and users of plant protection...

in Industry News - on 19/8/21

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Versatile Variseeder key

The versatile SISIS Variseeder 1300 has been key to overseeding without disruption according to Simon Marshall, Head Greenkeeper at Wishaw Golf Club

in Golf - on 19/8/21

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New starters for ICL

ICL has announced the appointment of Rob Ainscough and Fergal Greenan who both join the company as Technical Area Sales Managers.

in Industry News - on 18/8/21

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Groundsman 'n' grassroots

A Redcar volunteer has been crowned the winner of the FA & McDonald’s Grassroots Grounds Team of the Year award. On Saturday, August 7, Graham Rose headed...

in Football - on 18/8/21

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Powerful EVO 165D

Over his 18 years of working in the arb sector, Oliver Husar admits to having used more makes and models of chipper than he cares to remember! He also...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/8/21


Petrol safe practice

If you work with petrol powered equipment, you will likely be aware of the many legal requirements and regulations set out to protect you and your employees...

in Technical - on 18/8/21