Issue Number 56 (Page 1)

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Gordon Moir Interview

Becoming the Director of Greenkeeping at ‘The Home of Golf’ can only mean one thing; you are at the very top of your game. In this keynote interview,...

in Golf - on 25/10/14

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Cork County CC

Cricket Ireland’s stated aim is to introduce a First Class structure into the game, with Test status as the ultimate goal, and Cork County Cricket Club’s...

in Cricket - on 23/10/14

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Hampshire Wildlife Trust

David Rumble, Strategic Head of Conservation & Education at the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, outlines the work the trust are doing with two...

in Golf - on 21/10/14

The ladies county match in full flow

Life in the wet lane!

Popes Mead Bowls Club goes back to 1918. Its original site is now a TGI Fridays in Crawley, whilst Its home these days is very prone to flooding. Yet,...

in Bowls - on 19/10/14

Tennis court after fence upgrade and floodlight installation

Community spirited

Sports facilities are at the very heart of village life and a recent project in the Buckinghamshire village of Great Brickhill saw several organisations...

in Football - on 17/10/14


Q&A with Andy Croft

Andy Croft - honest and relaxed, especially if sat on a beach having said goodbye to everyone!

in Football - on 15/10/14

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Pride in his Park

Derby County are amongst the favourites to return to the top flight in 2014/15. Ensuring the players have the best possible surface to perform on is Andy...

in Football - on 15/10/14

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Brigstock Horse Trials

Rockingham Castle has successfully hosted its second Brigstock Horse Trials, one of the UK’s premier events on the three day eventing circuit. It has...

in Equestrian - on 13/10/14


Thatch Management

Golf course agronomist Chris Roberts explains the methods used to tackle thatch management at Sandwell Park Golf Club in the West Midlands

in Golf - on 11/10/14

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Sprayer set up

Syngenta Application Specialist, Tom Robinson, explains what to look for and what steps to take before the sprayer gets out on the pitch or golf course...

in Football - on 9/10/14


Q&A with Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson - trust nobody, eat curry and whistle a lot - a recipe for life!

in People - on 7/10/14

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St George’s School Ascot

As lone groundsman at St George’s School in Ascot, Peter Thompson often has his work cut out to maintain the surfaces. But, when a drainage project scheduled...

in Schools & Colleges - on 7/10/14

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Q&A with Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell - sitting in a bar in Menorca with two deaf ears, thick skin and a notebook!

in Golf - on 5/10/14

The fifth hole on the Old Course looking back towards the tee

Royal Ashdown Forest

Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club’s two courses are managed by Head Greenkeeper Chris Mitchell. In this article, he explains how the environmentally sensitive...

in Golf - on 5/10/14


Q&A with Ant Foulds

Ant Foulds - wants to settle down in Victoria - you’d best read on!

in Golf - on 3/10/14

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Manor Golf Club

With the River Blythe forming a major feature on the course, the Manor Golf Club has grown from humble beginnings to become a popular venue for members...

in Golf - on 3/10/14

Keith Hughes

Menai Bridge Cricket Club

Serving the small town of Menai Bridge, the local cricket club has a willing team of volunteers led by Keith Hughes. In this article, he explains how the...

in Cricket - on 1/10/14

Warranties may be invalidated if non genuine parts are used

Genuine or spurious?

Nigel Church, Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, discusses the importance of selecting genuine spare parts to keep your equipment in pristine...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 29/9/14

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Oh, flower of Scotland

The humble thistle is scheduled under the Weeds Act as an injurious weed, and it may also pose a hazard in public spaces due to its sharp leaves and seedheads....

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 27/9/14

Synthetic Tidemark

Turn the tide!

An artificial turf pitch (ATP) is a great addition to any sports facility and should be seen as an advantage as it will assist any adjoining natural turf...

in Synthetics - on 25/9/14