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Edgbaston Stadium

The previous twelve months have proved difficult for the turfcare industry. In this article, Gary Barwell, Head of Sports Turf and Grounds at the Edgbaston...

in Cricket - 1 day, 6 hours ago


Secondary Drainage

What are the drainage solutions open to turf managers and how can these help deal with the pressure of maintaining fine turf surfaces whilst keeping their...

in Drainage - 4 days, 6 hours ago


May 2021 Diaries

Well, after a month of us getting some normality back in our lives, I think everyone is thankful for being able to do a little bit more. It is undoubtably...

in General Interest - 6 days, 6 hours ago


Rolling, rolling, rolling

The vaccine rollout across the UK continues to be successful and we can only hope that this means bums on stadium seats in the near future. The Covid-19...

in Editorial - 1 week, 2 days ago


Measuring soil strength

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago


Reaching the Heights

Situated in an area known as Marsden Heights, midway between the Lancashire towns of Burnley and Colne, Nelson Golf Club is an Alister MacKenzie designed...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Spraying with precision

John Deere’s new advanced technology GPS PrecisionSprayer, available exclusively for use with the ProGator utility vehicle, allows sports turf professionals...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 2 weeks, 4 days ago


Monumental Efforts

It was formed in the late 1800s and still proudly sits under Knockagh Hill near Belfast. Chris McCullough paid a visit to Greenisland Golf Club to meet...

in Golf - 3 weeks, 1 day 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, 4 days 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 ago


Plant stress; sports turf

Drones and remote sensing technology, such as multispectral and thermal cameras, have the potential to detect early symptoms of stress in turf grass. This...

in Pests & Diseases - on 6/4/21

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Wharfe factor one

In the winter, the number one problem at Ilkley Golf Club is flooding. The course, which nestles in the lovely Wharfe Valley, is situated in a flood plain....

in Golf - on 3/4/21

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April 2021 Diaries

Looking back to last April, when we were starting off on the journey we have all been on over the last twelve months, thoughts were very much towards the...

in General Interest - on 1/4/21

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New Kubota F-251

If you are looking for an front mower that performs its mowing tasks quickly and efficiently, Kubota’s new F-251 is the perfect choice.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/3/21


Timperley Sports Club

Timperley Sports Club in Altrincham, Cheshire, is one of the country’s oldest remaining community sports clubs. The large site includes two cricket outfields...

in Football - on 26/3/21

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Machinery Demonstrations

In this article, we talk to Chris Walker, demonstrations manager at Reesink Turfcare, about what to look out for when demonstrating a machine, and how...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 24/3/21


Northenden Golf Club

Northenden Golf Club survived fires and floods before a complete redesign and reconstruction in 1973. Situated on the banks of the River Mersey, five miles...

in Golf - on 21/3/21


Hednesford Town FC

The experienced Head Groundsman at Hednesford Town FC, David Bates, is one of the most experienced men you’ll find in the turf industry. In this interview,...

in Football - on 18/3/21


Playing Your Part

Change at work may be forced on us by many things, e.g. technological advances, new legislation, economic worries, or environmental considerations - including...

in Consultancy - on 15/3/21


The cost benefits

Clive Nottingham of Hunter Grinders highlights the benefits of Relief Grinding to improve performance and enhance cost savings

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/3/21