Issue Number 35 (Page 2)


Campey’s Export Manager, David Harrison, offers a useful ‘turf tip’ when using linear aerators and decompactors

in Industry News - on 30/3/11

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Wood in the Hood!

Our very own merry man, Laurence Gale, meets Andy Wood, the new Course Manager at Robin Hood Golf Club, at the start of an ambitious five year project...

in Golf - on 30/3/11


Stephen Speed - Never bought a record but, if he did, it might be Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones!

in People - on 28/3/11


Valiant Efforts

Stephen Speed is the Head Groundsman at Vale Park, the home of Port Vale FC. Here, he talks to our editor about the life of a groundsman in the lower leagues...

in Football - on 28/3/11


Top tips for interviewers

In Part II, Frank Newberry looks at how to interview for evidence and how to probe for the truth in those reassuring but dodgy candidate responses

in Consultancy - on 26/3/11


A licence to chill!

The DVLA is the latest recipient of an Exocet from Terrain Aeration’s David Green

in Best of the Rest - on 25/3/11

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Fleeced at the races!

Neville Johnson walks the course at one of the south of England’s foremost National Hunt venues, Fontwell Park, where December’s turf wipe-out turned...

in Equestrian - on 23/3/11


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James Mead, Head Groundsman at Rugby School, makes an impassioned plea to the Government, and our industry, to take full advantage of the 2012 Olympics...

in Industry News - on 21/3/11

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Grow in Grace

Andy Johnson, Head Groundsman at The Blue Coat School in Edgbaston, talks about a year in the life of a school groundsman

in Schools & Colleges - on 20/3/11

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Mike Atherton - would like to be able to swim properly - quite important when you live on an island!

in People - on 18/3/11

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Are we being snookered?

Donald Steel, Chairman of the GTC (Greenkeepers Training Committee), asks whether greenkeepers are still undervalued in the UK and how we might improve...

in Industry News - on 18/3/11


know your square?

As thoughts turn to pre-season preparations maybe there’s one question that we all should be asking: How well do you know your square? Former ECB Pitch...

in Cricket - on 16/3/11


Sprayer claibration

Richard Rainford, a specialist sprayer and turf maintenance contractor with over thirty years experience in applying pesticides, is advising sprayer operators,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 14/3/11


Is there a future for school playing fields after Building Schools for the Future? James Pugh-Lewis seems to think so, as Carol Dutton reports

in Industry News - on 13/3/11


What lies beneath?

Phil Sharples says that visual identification of nutrient deficiency will enable you to make informed decisions

in Consultancy - on 12/3/11


A secure workplace?

Assets are vital for companies to function to their maximum. The loss of an asset reduces the ability for companies to achieve this potential, says Craig...

in Consultancy - on 10/3/11


Talking point!

Nineteen year old Josh Bowman, Assistant Groundsman at King William’s College in the Isle of Man, issues a heart-felt plea to the industry to get their...

in Industry News - on 8/3/11

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Naturalist, David Walker, explains how Druids Heath Golf Club in the West Midlands has encouraged wildlife since its formation thirty six years ago

in Golf - on 25/2/11