Issue Number 61 (Page 2)

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Q&A with Simon Tremlin

Simon Tremlin - bring back the ducking stool!

in Cricket - on 31/7/15

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A lasting legacy

In the six-line entry he provided for Who’s Who, Sir Paul Getty gave his profession as philanthropist. One of his lasting legacies is Wormsley Cricket...

in Cricket - on 31/7/15

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Q&A with Neil Ballingall

Neil Ballingall - don’t leave your golf clubs lying around!

in Golf - on 29/7/15

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Quality not ‘quantity’

A career path that began as a trainee quantity surveyor has seen Neil Ballingall progress to become the Course Superintendent at one of Scotland’s most...

in Golf - on 29/7/15

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Open space mowers

Pitchcare organised one of our regular tests to examine the performance and suitability of a range of open space mowers this spring, attracting support...

in Football - on 27/7/15

Lilleshall Sign


Set in spectacular and secluded surroundings in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, Lilleshall is one of the UK's National Sports Centres, providing...

in Best of the Rest - on 25/7/15

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Who is getting your job?

Pitchcare Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry looks at who might be getting your job in future, how you and your organisation can get the most...

in Consultancy - on 23/7/15

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A long innings

Pitchcare went to the Ageas Bowl - since 2001, the home of Hampshire Cricket and one of England’s newest international venues - to meet Nigel Gray, a...

in Cricket - on 21/7/15

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Constraint Planning

This month, specialist environmental and planning consultant Michael Lawson gives advice on how to plan for a successful planning application, as it applies...

in Renovations & New Builds - on 19/7/15

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habitat creation

Elsham Golf Club in Lincolnshire has won the prestigious Operation Pollinator Award for its outstanding habitat creation and ecological work around the...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/7/15

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Socket to me!

When Kiel Barrett took over as Head Groundsman at Leeds United just under three years ago, it was unlikely that he ever considered he would be preparing...

in Football - on 15/7/15

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Slender Speedwell

Slender speedwell is a prostrate and low growing creeping perennial weed with attractive blue/ silvery blue / mauve/ violet colour flowers in the spring....

in Conservation & Ecology - on 13/7/15

Aglais urticae butterfly

butterflies and busy bees

A butterfly-friendly garden is full of nectar plants that support butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects. Fortunately, the flowers produced by...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/7/15

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As spring turns towards summer, we approach the end of another college academic year and more young people head off, often into their first jobs in the...

in Training & Education - on 9/7/15

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Blatter, blather & bother

It’s impossible not to comment on the growing allegations and investigation into FIFA but, suffice to say, it has been a long time coming

in Industry News - on 1/7/15