Issue Number 38 (Page 1)

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Skills training

In this article Performance Consultant and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, considers how our expectations of ourselves can affect our own performance....

in Consultancy - on 21/6/16


C H Grounds Maintenance Ltd was formed in 1988 to service the basic day to day maintenance requirements of local sports clubs.

in Industry News - on 16/11/11


Duncan McNab

Duncan McNab - Sociable - unless you happen to be a late, tailgating driver!

in People - on 14/11/11

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Royal Warrant Awarded

McNab Sports was established in 1985 by Duncan and Maggie McNab. The company is proud that it is one of the few companies within the industry that has...

in Industry News - on 14/11/11


Greenwich Park

One of the most ambitious developments for the 2012 Olympics has been the preparation of an equestrian cross country course in Greenwich Park. Jane Carley...

in Equestrian - on 12/11/11


Stratford Upon Avon GC

From allotments to the Ryder Cup, Stratford upon Avon Golf Club has an interesting history as our editor discovers when he meets Head Greenkeeper, Howard...

in Golf - on 9/11/11

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Azerbaijan football

When Phil Sharples was asked to manage a contract to build grass football pitches in Azerbaijan, little did he know of the challenges that lay ahead. Now...

in Football - on 7/11/11

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Village Cricket

The local cricket club is often the hub of village life. But, how do these clubs survive with just a few willing volunteers, minimal financial input and...

in Cricket - on 5/11/11


Macdonald Portal Hotel

Justin Lee has been head greenkeeper at the eighteen hole Premier course ever since it was built back in 1989. In fact, he was part of the construction...

in Golf - on 3/11/11

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Financial cutbacks

Poorly kept public spaces can be linked to increased anti-social behaviour, crime and fear of crime, and that lack of access to green spaces results in...

in Industry News - on 1/11/11

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Shrewsbury Town FC

The groundstaff at Greenhous Meadow, home of Shrewsbury Town Football Club, have been overseeing the recovery of the pitch following the staging of the...

in Football - on 30/10/11

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Fiddlers Ferry Golf Club

Laurence Gale MSc heads to Merseyside to look at an interesting project in the shadow of the imposing Fiddlers Ferry Power Station

in Golf - on 29/10/11


The Rolls of Monmouth

Mike Powell, Head Greenkeeper at the The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club, works with the elements to manage the turf in a natural way, befitting its picturesque...

in Golf - on 26/10/11


Rockliffe Hall GC

Davy Cuthbertson, Golf and Estates Manager at Rockliffe Hall, predicts a famous future for the stunning new course in County Durham. Rob Stewart caught...

in Golf - on 24/10/11


Hastings United FC

Neville Johnson visits the south coast to see a non-league pitch and its award winning groundsman who’s given a new meaning to whole hearted support

in Football - on 23/10/11


Tim Parker

Tim Parker - dog owners, scratching batsmen and renaging ‘team’ members be very afraid!

in People - on 20/10/11

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ICC Tournament

Mike Atherton, Head Groundsman at King William’s School on the Isle of Man, provides a diary of events during the recent ICC Division 2 Under 19’s...

in Cricket - on 20/10/11

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Are we being grassed up?

Six years after FIFA accepted artificial grass as being good enough for use in professional football, research about the safety of a field is still ongoing...

in Synthetics - on 18/10/11

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Parker on Parade

Captain’s log star date twenty eleven or something, Editor Gale has tasked me with a reconnaissance mission into deepest darkest Suffolk to reveal the...

in Schools & Colleges - on 16/10/11

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Brothers in arms

Graeme Balmer has joined his brother, Stadium Manager Dave Balmer, at the Kingsholm Stadium, home of Gloucester RFC. Laurence Gale MSc catches up with...

in Rugby - on 15/10/11