Issue Number 28 (Page 2)

Twenty Questions with Paul Bradshaw

Paul Bradshaw - a quiet, obsessed, perfectionist except, perhaps, when Blackburn Rovers pay a visit!

in People - on 9/2/10

Searching Questions

Helen Whiting of Groundsearch Consultancy, offers a few pointers for those looking to return to work or move up the career ladder

in Consultancy - on 9/2/10

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Pesticide Roundup

With the advent of new EU regulations, there have been rumours and speculation about the future of many pesticides. In this article, the effect on Roundup®...

in Consultancy - on 8/2/10


A Drop of Claret

As a life long Burnley fan, the club’s head groundsman, Paul Bradshaw, has landed his dream job. The club’s return to the top flight looks like adding...

in Football - on 6/2/10


Grumpy meets VOSA

Terrain Aeration’s David Green has fallen foul of VOSA regulations that have hit him hard in the wallet. He claims that the tachograph regulations, originally...

in Best of the Rest - on 4/2/10


Challenge Adrian

When Adrian Kay took on his new role as Head Groundsman at York Racecourse he knew he was in for a challenge, but little did he know what the weather was...

in Equestrian - on 2/2/10


Flat out at Salisbury!

With Pitchcare, ALS and Fornells Fencing sponsoring the Neil Wyatt Racecourse Groundstaff awards for the next three years, we thought it would be timely...

in Equestrian - on 29/1/10

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Croke Park

Remove your pitch mid season, host the world’s biggest rock concert, returf the pitch in just two days, host six fixtures 24 hours later, go on to play...

in Industry News - on 28/1/10


The perfect partnership

A former greenkeeper at Wentworth and Sunningdale, Darren Lee has taken over as Course Manager at Salisbury & South Wilts Golf Club. Report by Tom James...

in Golf - on 25/1/10

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Counter Point

Jerry Spencer of Endeavour Turf Products took exception to an article in the August/September issue. So, from the other side of the world, he wants to...

in Industry News - on 25/1/10

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Stephen Bernhard has been the very public face of Bernhard & Company over many years. But now, the trademark stripey jacket is about to be hung up as he...

in Best of the Rest - on 24/1/10


The Hole Story!

Laurence Gale MSc digs the 4001st hole in Blackburn, Lancashire in an effort to try and determine what was causing a bare patch on the town’s rugby pitch...

in Rugby - on 23/1/10


Scarlets Fever!

Our editor calls in to see Dean Gilasbey, Head Groundsman at the Parc y Scarlets stadium, and finds that he has a touch of Scarlets Fever. It's nothing...

in Rugby - on 21/1/10

Twenty Questions with Dean Gilasbey

Dean Gilasbey - beige is not his favourite colour, but Megan Fox and South Africa seem to be an attraction!

in People - on 20/1/10


The Science of Compliance

Pitchcare visit the Bayer Crop Science headquarters in Germany to discover how products are brought to market. Report by Laurence Gale MSc

in Industry News - on 20/1/10


Beau Desert’s 18th fairway had suffered subsidence due to old mine workings. With the assistance of the Coal Board, Whitemoss Eco and some pretty scary...

in Golf - on 19/1/10

Twenty Questions with David Goldstone

Who are you? David Goldstone, Managing Director of Tower Sports (Europe) Ltd.

in People - on 18/1/10

Tools of the Trade - Infiltrometer

This is a simple, inexpensive method for determining permeability of soils.

in Industry News - on 18/1/10

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Going Dutch II

Mel Pooley’s Holland extravaganza continues, as he finds himself delivering training courses to Dutch cricket groundsmen

in Cricket - on 17/1/10

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Draining Down

Jon Jinks, of Osprey Irrigation, offers some timely advice about draining down irrigation systems - especially if January and February are anything like...

in Bowls - on 16/1/10