Issue Number 84 (page 1)

Hart-Common Richard-Roberts

Q&A with Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts - he’s happy as he is!

in Golf - on 14/6/19

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Hart Common Golf Club

It’s been over eight years since Pitchcare first visited Hart Common Golf Club and much has happened in the interim period. Lee Williams visits one of...

in Golf - on 14/6/19

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Straight outta Carson

Though less than twenty-five years old, Los Angeles Galaxy is the best-known soccer franchise in the USA. The signing of David Beckham in 2007 catapulted...

in Football - on 12/6/19

Ben Grigor

Q&A with Ben Grigor

Ben Grigor - some unpublishable bad habits - and no good ones to speak of!

in People - on 10/6/19

Stockley-Park-GC Martin-Venner

Q&A with Martin Venner

Martin Venner - he’s a polite guy with a big heart

in Golf - on 5/6/19

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Stockley Park GC

Stockley Park Golf Club, just five minutes from London’s Heathrow Airport, is set in 240 acres of rolling countryside. Lee Williams met with the club’s...

in Golf - on 5/6/19

Holme-Lacy Greg-Rhodes House

Holme Lacy chat with Mike

Set in fifty acres of gardens in the Wye Valley, Holme Lacy is one of Herefordshire’s treasures and a hotspot for visitors all year round. Garden supervisor,...

in Public Places - on 3/6/19

Ryan-Golding Leeds Pitch-view

Polished at the Emerald

In the latest of our ‘Keynote’ interviews, Ryan Golding, Head Groundsman at Leeds Rhinos RLFC and Yorkshire Carnegie RUFC, explains what attracted...

in Rugby - on 27/5/19

Team-image

Rehire everyone?

Ask yourself this question… “Would I enthusiastically rehire everyone on the team today?” Cringing a little at the answer? Here’s an exercise to...

in People - on 25/5/19

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Built on innovation

Supply and demand is a core concept in business. With rainfall occurring on an average of just forty-four days a year, and situated close to the Pacific...

in Industry News - on 24/5/19

Grandstand

Derby dreams dominate

Home to the Investec Derby, and synonymous with Flat racing for even the most casual follower of the sport, Epsom Downs is used to being in the news. But...

in Equestrian - on 20/5/19

The Lensbury - Peter Craig 6

A true vocation

For over forty years, Peter Craig has served in what he views as his vocation. Like many who have worked in this industry for such a long period of time,...

in Multi-sports venues - on 17/5/19

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A bug's death!

Alex Sobel MP hosted a House of Commons debate recently about insect declines, sparked by the recent global review of insect declines authored by Sanchez-Bayo...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/5/19

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The heart of the village

In the pretty Staffordshire village of Abbots Bromley, teamwork has seen an ambitious plan to create a new community sports hub grow from vision to reality....

in Cricket - on 15/5/19

Edgbaston-Priory Worm-Cast-Clearing

Disease management

In recent years, we’ve seen a continually changing landscape in our industry, relating most notably to the chemical armoury we have available to us....

in Tennis - on 13/5/19

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Q&A with Liam James

Liam James - Ronaldo and a smell that made us ponder if he’s ever actually smelt it?

in Football - on 6/5/19

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Bluebirds’ groundsman

Cardiff City Football Club are the only team from outside England to win the FA Cup, doing so in 1927. On a cold but pleasant Monday afternoon at the end...

in Football - on 6/5/19

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Finding ways to be green

In these darkly surreal times, sport sometimes seems to have the answer. Not for sanity, too late indeed, but for tiny moments of bliss. In a recent Sportblog,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/5/19