Issue Number 55 (Page 1)

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In Dublin's fair city

Situated in the heart of the city on the south side of the River Liffey, Trinity College Dublin has an enviable worldwide reputation for excellence. Responsible...

in Football - on 30/8/14

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Glyphosate formulation

Glyphosate is a topical subject, so we thought we’d take a look at how it works, what a ‘Bio’ formulation actually means and what we, as an industry,...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 28/8/14

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Abbotskerswell CC

Our editor calls in unannounced on the volunteer members at Abbotskerswell Cricket Club in South Devon and finds a hive of activity as they prepare for...

in Cricket - on 27/8/14

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Turf Roller Selection

Senior Training Technician at Cutting Edge Training, Ian Mitchell, discusses the importance of selecting the correct roller from the range of options...

in Golf - on 26/8/14

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Spot the difference!

Next year, St Christopher School in Letchworth celebrates its centenary. It will be a proud day in the history of ‘St Chris’ and one that Grounds Manager...

in Football - on 24/8/14

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Facts to suit evidence?

In a summer when the EU’s Chief Scientific Advisor suggested that facts were being twisted to suit political agenda, Pitchcare’s Peter Britton ponders...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/8/14

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Q&A with Steven Horwood

Steven Horwood - far too tolerant, even when attending meetings or building bunkers!

in People - on 18/8/14

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Rising to the challenge

Chiltern Forest Golf Club occupies an undulating and north facing position in the Aylesbury Vale and provides a tough challenge for golfers and greenkeepers...

in Golf - on 18/8/14

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Top class surfaces

Hartpury College is recognised as a centre of excellence for those looking to pursue a sports-related career. Former student, Michael Bird, walks the well-tended...

in Football - on 16/8/14


Q&A with Shayne Savident

Shayne Savident - positive, ambitious and sophisticated - hair by McIlroy!

in People - on 14/8/14

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St Pierre Park, Guernsey

A friendly relaxed atmosphere, combined with the beautifully landscaped course, makes playing golf a memorable experience for all guests at St Pierre Park...

in Golf - on 14/8/14


Eastbourne's top seed

The Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne hosts one of this country’s biggest tennis tournaments, The Aegon International. Neville Johnson went...

in Tennis - on 12/8/14

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Q&A with John Ledwidge

John Ledwidge - heading in one direction; to The Maldives - with clean laundry and ‘Rachel’ obviously!

in People - on 10/8/14

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Foxes on a run

Leicester City’s return to the Barclays Premier League, after an absence of ten years has been a journey masterminded by their amiable manager, Nigel...

in Football - on 10/8/14

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A vocational job!

Greenkeeping, since the advent of golf, is considered by many who play the game to be the ideal occupation for those who favour an outdoor job where the...

in Golf - on 8/8/14

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Qatar World Cup pitches

A consultant’s thoughts on natural grass pitch construction for the Qatar World Cup

in Football - on 6/8/14


Beehive yourself!

Laurence Gale MSc and Edward Ainsworth head to Wilmslow Golf Club to help their Course Manager, Steve Oultram, in his quest to set up an apiary

in Golf - on 4/8/14

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The Gap Part 3

In this third and final part, Frank looks at a code of ethics that can help us close the gap by getting our attitude and disposition at work on the right...

in Consultancy - on 2/8/14


Why Spray CDA?

Vicki Wall, Technical Manager at Spray CDA, suggests there are ten top reasons to ditch the knapsack and switch to Controlled Droplet or Ultra Low Volume...

in Local Authority - on 1/8/14


Taken for granted?

Former BIGGA Chairman, Paul Worster, offers some advice on gaining more recognition of your skills and importance to your facility

in Golf - on 30/7/14