Issue Number 81 (page 1)

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Sweeter 2nd time around

Greenkeepers have a habit of returning to Slinfold Golf & Country Club; Head Greenkeeper Dan Saunders is one of them and, in its 25th year, Greg Rhodes...

in Golf - on 21/12/18

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Q&A with Neil Smith

Neil Smith - a rat up a ladder would be something of a concern!

in People - on 15/12/18

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Teamwork pays off

On the Wrexham road out of the beautiful city of Chester lies The King’s School. The school motto is “The King gave it, may God bless it”. Jake Barrow...

in Football - on 15/12/18

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Back in business

Following a multi-million pound redevelopment, the Brandywell Stadium in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, is back in business with a completely new upgraded...

in Football - on 9/12/18

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The Rotary Club

Nigel Church, Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, an operating division of Ransomes Jacobsen, looks at the pros and cons of the various rotary...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 3/12/18

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Q&A with David Massam

David Massam - he looks a lot like George Clooney!

in Football - on 29/11/18

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Pitch Perfect Southport

Situated on the ‘windy’ bit of the north-west coast of England, Southport Football Club is but a stone’s throw from many more famous clubs, yet has...

in Football - on 29/11/18

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To The Manor Born

Country estates need diverse income streams to meet rising costs of upkeep, and Warwickshire’s Ragley Hall makes the most of its grounds and gardens...

in Public Places - on 26/11/18

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Continued revival

Chelmsford City Racecourse was the first entirely new racecourse in the UK since Taunton opened in 1927. It went into administration in January 2009 and...

in Equestrian - on 23/11/18

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Extro, Intro or Ambi?

Trainer Frank Newberry has long believed that turfcare sector employers like their supervisors to be as good, if not better, at communicating than they...

in Training & Education - on 21/11/18

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Navigating Success

Navigating Success is the motto that The Royal Hospital School in Suffolk operates on. Whilst it is a nod to their naval heritage it can be aptly applied...

in Football - on 19/11/18

Cruden Bay Fairways In All Their Tan Glory

Brown the new green?

2018 will certainly be the year we remember for its extreme weather. Golf courses found themselves under feet of snow in March and were burnt brown by...

in Golf - on 14/11/18

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Bigger sand wedge

41-year-old Matthew Robbins manages golf at the Telford Hotel and Golf Resort, which sits atop the valley sometimes considered the spiritual birthplace...

in Golf - on 12/11/18

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Q&A with Gary Patchett

Gary Patchett - World Wars, focused and getting even

in Cricket - on 9/11/18

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A whole lot of Patchwork

With the help of a strong squad, Dave Harvey and ALS Contracts, ambitious Gary ‘Patch’ Patchett, 57, hopes to contribute to a swift promotion for Halesowen...

in Cricket - on 9/11/18

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Dolphin’s Watch

In a once quiet sporting corner of England, a Tier 7 football club is expanding into a thriving community hub. Greg Rhodes talks to Steve Dolphin, the...

in Football - on 7/11/18

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Q&A with Matthew Robbins

Matthew Robbins - 90s God-like character into bras

in Golf - on 5/11/18

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Willesley Park Golf Club

A year ago, Willesley Park Golf Club sought a course shake-up, so it made a familiar greenkeeper acting head, and he began reformatting its treelines,...

in Golf - on 5/11/18