Issue Number 43 (Page 2)

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Poweroll cricket rollers

With, what used to be, the tallest chimney in Cornwall within its boundary, the home of Poweroll has an interesting history. The site was previously a...

in Cricket - on 5/8/12

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Whitgift School

Whitgift School in South Croydon is an independent school for boys and has a strong sporting pedigree. The pitches within the school’s forty acres of...

in Schools & Colleges - on 3/8/12


The TPC Deere Run

As part of the 175th Anniversary John Deere press trip, our editor had the opportunity to visit the TPC Deere Run award-winning championship golf course,...

in Golf - on 2/8/12

Tennis courts

Tennis courts makeover

Neil Backes is one of a handful of volunteer groundsmen looking after the recreation ground facilities in the Shropshire village of Norton in Hales. Here,...

in Tennis - on 31/7/12


Nigel Gray has been at Hampshire County Cricket Club for over twenty years. This year, the club have given him a testimonial, only the third groundsman...

in Cricket - on 30/7/12


Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry is convinced that we can all contribute to making meetings at work more productive and more enjoyable

in Consultancy - on 29/7/12

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Phil Helmn

Phil Helmn - bringing a whole new meaning to “working on the triple” - nothing negative, of course!

in People - on 28/7/12

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Heythrop Park Resort

Set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, Heythrop Park Resort is a rural retreat in the heart of England. As well as being a venue for corporate...

in Golf - on 28/7/12

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Sports turf drainage

A number of factors contribute to the success in a sports pitch drainage programme. Installing and maintaining a system is an expensive undertaking.

in Consultancy - on 26/7/12

Oaklands AndrewWright

Andrew Wright, Head of Work Based Learning for Land Based Industries at Oaklands College, offers a guide to the complicated world of funding for work based...

in Training & Education - on 24/7/12


Going concerns

We last featured Clerk of the Course, Ed Arkell, in charge of the National Hunt course at Fontwell Park. For over half the year, his attention – or at...

in Equestrian - on 22/7/12


Wimbledon's preparations

Later this year, there will be a new man in charge of the hallowed turf, as Neil Stubley takes over the reins, but not before the outgoing Eddie Seaward...

in Tennis - on 20/7/12


Greg Bolton

Greg Bolton - we had to ‘google’ to find out who Mila Kunis was ... and we’re glad we did!

in People - on 19/7/12

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Reading Progress

Reading Football Club are back in the Premiership, after a three year absence, for a second crack at the big time, guided there by ‘caretaker’ manager,...

in Football - on 19/7/12


Keith Kemp

Keith Kemp - you might find it a good idea to repair your pitch marks when in his company!

in People - on 17/7/12

WestCornwall 15thChurch

There are two things that immediately strike visitors to West Cornwall Golf Club - Lelant Church which, rather comfortingly, looks out over a number of...

in Golf - on 17/7/12

Deer Green

Green's speed

Ray Hunt, Technical Sales and Support Manager at Maxwell Amenity, offers his take on consistent green speeds without compromising the health of the grass...

in Golf - on 15/7/12

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State of schools cricket

Former England and Middlesex opener, Ed Smith, talks about how his career was formulated on the wickets of Tonbridge School, bemoans the lack of sportsfields...

in Cricket - on 13/7/12

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Jersey Bowls Greens

Could this be the start of a decline in grass greens for bowling in Jersey, and will the sport of bowls follow that of hockey and move completely over...

in Bowls - on 12/7/12


Ponds and Lakes

Otterbine’s Reg Varney looks at the various methods available to ensure your ponds and lakes remain healthy

in Consultancy - on 10/7/12