Issue Number 8 (page 1)

lighting 8

THERE are, on average, about 1,800 thunderstorms in progress at any one time around the world with 100 lightning strikes every second. A lightning bolt...

in Training & Education - on 12/11/06

bristol city

The 'F' Plan

Top class sport continues to demand ever improving playing surfaces as games become faster and more skillful. Many stadium pitches are being used more...

in Football - on 11/11/06

David Withhers

A Budding Career

Always on the look out for a different story, I felt it would be interesting to find out what the Managing Director of a major international company got...

in Industry News - on 20/10/06

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Stressed Out!

SO FAR, 2006 has been a highly stressful year for grass - and for groundsmen and greenkeepers too! For most of the country spring was late and unseasonably...

in Consultancy - on 15/10/06

shifnal gc

Shifnal Expectations

To find out for myself I made a visit to one of my local clubs, Shifnal in Shropshire, to meet up with Ian Fitzpatrick, their current Greens Chairman....

in Golf - on 12/10/06

Garside quarry

Sands of Time

We tend to take for granted the vast range of products available to our ever-demanding consumer market place, not realising how many of the materials used...

in Industry News - on 5/10/06

Be wary of using glue

Be wary of using glue

There has been a lot of talk recently on the message boards about using glue to stabilise wickets, so I thought I’d clarify my use of PVA glue at Old...

in Cricket - on 8/8/06