Issue Number 36 (Page 2)


Tim Handyside

Tim Handyside - has a problem with the Tory party ... and people in general!

in People - on 7/6/11


Jim Scammell - approachable - unless you want to add a last minute fixture!

in People - on 7/6/11

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The Koro Man!

Richard Campey is the man who introduced the Koro to the UK, along with a number of other innovative products. Here he talks to Pitchcare about his company's...

in Industry News - on 6/6/11

Welwyn Chris Groundsman3

Chris Sherriff, Greenkeeper at Welwyn & District Bowls Club, and County Greens Advisor for Hertfordshire Bowls, talks about his role at the club and the...

in Bowls - on 6/6/11

Ayr RailMovements

Racing back to the top

Jane Carley reports on a remarkable turnaround in fortunes for Ayr Racecourse, led by Clerk of the Course, Emma Marley and her experienced groundscare...

in Equestrian - on 4/6/11


Seeding is believing

Is it possible to establish a hard wearing sports pitch in just ten weeks from seed? With the right conditions and the right materials, Simon Taylor of...

in Consultancy - on 3/6/11


Canford School

That is what Kerry Mapp was advised by the Headmaster when he joined the staff at Canford School in Dorset as Head of Grounds and Gardens.

in Schools & Colleges - on 31/5/11

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The Loam Changers

Swelling, shrinkage and motties ... you could be forgiven for thinking you had stumbled onto the set of an X-rated movie. But, it’s all to do with the...

in Cricket - on 30/5/11


Be more selfish!

After more than forty years doing voluntary work in the UK and abroad, performance consultant and conference speaker, Frank Newberry, has examined his...

in Consultancy - on 28/5/11


Regime change at Ascot

Ascot Racecourse continues to rise to the challenges posed to its team of groundsmen, led by Clerk of the Course, Chris Stickels, and Head Groundsman,...

in Equestrian - on 26/5/11


Moseley RFC

Adam Caves, Head Groundsman and 1st XV player at Moseley Rugby Club, has seen huge improvements in the pitch after following the advice of the RFU’s...

in Rugby - on 23/5/11


Invasive plants

Alan Spedding of the Amenity Forum outlines a new rapid risk assessment system that has been used to roughly classify nearly two thousand non-native plant...

in Consultancy - on 20/5/11


It's a snip!

Dr Mark Hampton of Peak Ecology, explains how the native crayfish population is being decimated by aliens, and how you can help

in Consultancy - on 18/5/11


Forty new species have been added to Schedule 9 Invasive Plant Species

in Industry News - on 17/5/11


Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson - riled by poor workmanship, school opening hours, marker cones ... not a lot then?

in People - on 16/5/11

grass seed

High cereal prices will force price levels of grass seed upwards

in Industry News - on 16/5/11

StuartPalmer NickTebbs

Oundle Cricket Diary

Nick Tebbs guides us through a year’s work on the Oundle cricket pitches

in Cricket - on 16/5/11


Natural v synthetic

Lindum Turf’s Stephen Fell argues the case for natural grass over synthetic surfaces, and says that the industry is making huge strides forward in developing...

in Industry News - on 15/5/11


Jealott's Hill Research

Laurence Gale MSc visits Syngenta’s research facility at Jealott’s Hill in Berkshire to see how new products come to market

in Industry News - on 13/5/11

Wolves Mick

Around the Premiership

Over a few weeks in February and March, Chris Lane, Groundsman at Wolverhampton Wanderers, went on a journey, one that saw him undertake a task so big...

in Football - on 11/5/11