Issue Number 51 (Page 2)

Minchinhampton Main

A big and scary project

Forming environmental policies and action plans in such an environmentally sensitive region as The Cotswolds can be a big and scary project says the club’s...

in Golf - on 24/11/13

Spurs DarrenBaldwin Sign

Audere est Facere

Not so much a training ground, more an expression of a football club’s business and playing philosophy, that’s the new Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre...

in Football - on 22/11/13

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Tackling the tree rose

They make a stunning display in spring, but some Rhododendrons are now a major headache for estate managers, groundsmen and greenkeepers, particularly...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/11/13


Q&A with Dave Bell

Dave Bell - happy doing what he’s doing, unless the chance to fly to Mars comes along!

in People - on 18/11/13

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The school on the hill

Dave Bell and his two man team have set out on an ambitious ‘plan’ to transform the grounds at Farnborough Hill School in north Hampshire, and the...

in Schools & Colleges - on 18/11/13


The case for 9-hole golf

Jonathan Gaunt looks at how golf in the UK has changed since the turn of the century and focuses on the state of the industry as it is today and what clubs...

in Golf - on 16/11/13

Lee & Richard

Closing the circle ...

In this concluding article, Richard Comely and Lee Kristensen of Ransomes Jacobsen explain how new equipment is marketed, delivered and finally installed...

in Industry News - on 14/11/13

Haydock EastBend from soil stack

Ambitious rebuild

An extensive four-year programme of redevelopments at Haydock Park Racecourse has enabled this popular northern track to offer consistently improved going...

in Equestrian - on 12/11/13

BurtonAlbion Simon&NickMowing

Marshalling his 'troop'

Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium pitch is in the care of Head Groundsman, Simon Marshall. Now in his six season, the last four in the Football League,...

in Football - on 11/11/13

Malahide BlarneyArmy

Malahide ODI debut

We revisit the new ‘home of Irish cricket’ at Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin following the ground’s first International fixture in September against...

in Cricket - on 10/11/13

Frank Newberry

Difficult situations

Trainer and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, looks at how we all need to shift our perspective sometimes in order to get a more objective view of...

in Consultancy - on 9/11/13

tim lodge

One size does not fit all

Dr Tim Lodge believes that framework agreements are stifling competition and creating a ‘one size fits all’ mentality that doesn’t actually fit anyone!...

in Industry News - on 7/11/13

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It’s plane to see!

Our anonymous groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, still hasn’t found what he’s looking for ...

in Football - on 5/11/13

Millfield TornCarpet

Ripping Yarns

Millfield School’s Grounds and Gardens Manager, David Warner MSc. NDT, explains the reasoning and methods used to resurface a water-based hockey pitch...

in Synthetics - on 5/11/13

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Not too bad!

Liam Cash, Head Groundsman at Stockport County FC, explains how relegation to the Conference affected end of season renovations and how his pitch is looking...

in Football - on 4/11/13

Hurlingham Peter&David

A busy time

With thirty grass tennis courts, countless croquet lawns, two bowls greens and a cricket square, end of season renovations at the Hurlingham Club are one...

in Tennis - on 3/11/13


WALL-E or wallies?

The end of September proved something of a conundrum for all sides of the climate change argument

in Editorial - on 1/11/13