Issue Number 70 (Page 1)


Stone the crows!

Peter Britton looks at the eight species that make up the UK's ‘corvids’, from the shy Jay to gregarious Rooks, to the Ravens in the Tower of...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/4/17

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Greenore Golf Club

Situated on the Cooley Peninsula, on the shores of Carlingford Lough and close to the border with Northern Ireland, sits Greenore Golf Club. This close...

in Golf - on 24/2/17

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Spraying in control

Glyphosate is an important part of the weed control armoury for sports venues and public spaces, but proved controversial last year. We look at the current...

in Industry News - on 22/2/17

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Tractor transmissions

Nigel Church looks at various tractor transmissions and the benefits of each system

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/2/17

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The Quarry and The Dingle

The Quarry is the main recreational park in the Shropshire market town of Shrewsbury. Created in 1719, it encompasses twenty-nine acres. One of its most...

in Parks & Gardens - on 17/2/17

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Turfnomics: The Turf Law

Paul Brannan, Works Controller for LES Parks, Glasgow City Council, introduces a new word to the turfcare glossary - Turfnomics; the law of turf. Read...

in Football - on 10/2/17

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Jumping into the future

Warwick Racecourse has come through a period of change and now looks forward to developing its reputation as one of the premier small jumps tracks in England,...

in Equestrian - on 8/2/17

Winter golf

Top tips for winter

Michael Hampton, Turfcare Parts Manager from Reesink Turfcare, considers what needs to be done to ensure your machines are quickly back functioning to...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 6/2/17


A budget training ground!

With Shrewsbury Town players and coaches currently using three different venues for training, the need for the EFL League One side to have its own dedicated...

in Football - on 3/2/17

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Where there’s a will ...

Wash-off areas and legal compliance. David Mears reports on golf machinery wash-off and legislative compliance

in Golf - on 1/2/17

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A ‘major’ opportunity

For Ohio State University intern, Rupert Collett, working at the Scioto Country Club on the US Senior Open has been the highlight of his career to date....

in Golf - on 1/2/17

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The Llong journey!

Metropolitan cricket has a big future for one first class county. Neville Johnson went to a fast developing outground, not quite in the Garden of England,...

in Cricket - on 30/1/17

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Brownfield turns green

Tom James reports on a long-neglected brownfield site that has been transformed into a much needed sporting facility for the good folk of...

in Football - on 27/1/17

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Creating innovation!

Having a deep knowledge of the industry, whilst surrounding himself with good people, has provided Richard Campey with the foundations required to build...

in Industry News - on 25/1/17

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Tree planting rules

Guy Watson, from Certhia Consulting Limited, explains why this is the ideal time to be considering new tree planting. Whilst this may be a straight-forward...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/1/17

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Diesel engine emissions

The “new” low emission diesel engines have been around for a few years and, I think it’s fair to say that, end users and maybe even some dealers...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/1/17


A lightbulb moment!

More and more images of sports surfaces adorned by artificial sunlight are coming to light (excuse the pun!). However, the idea of venues with more restrictive...

in Tennis - on 13/1/17

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Myerscough innovation

As we have reached the end of the first term, change is the key focus across not just work but all aspects of our lives

in Training & Education - on 11/1/17

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Prepare to be insulted!

How are you viewed by your colleagues?

in Consultancy - on 9/1/17


Q&A with Daniel Bunce

Daniel Bunce - fork ’andles? No, candles!

in People - on 6/1/17