Issue Number 90 (Page 1)

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BIGGA cancels BTME

The turf industry’s premier annual gathering, the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME), will not take place in January 2021 as anticipated, with an...

in Industry News - on 6/8/20

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Winning on the course

Banchory Golf Club, on Deeside in Scotland, won the Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award at the Golf Environment Awards, presented at BTME 2020. Course...

in Golf - on 15/6/20

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Stage V for cleaner air

For years, engine and machinery manufacturers across the outdoor power equipment industry have been working towards lower exhaust emissions and cleaner...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 8/6/20

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Q&A with Lewis Pattinson

Lewis Pattinson - you’ll be googling the slug dance!

in People - on 5/6/20

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A man to the Grammar born

We first took a tour of the school grounds, pitches and facilities, chatting and taking photographs as we went. (How we managed a day without rain and...

in Schools & Colleges - on 5/6/20

Putting Things Off - Part II

Putting Things Off - Pt 2

In Part 2 of this article, Grounds Care Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry offers ten ways we can all reduce our tendency to procrastinate.

in Consultancy - on 3/6/20


Building the beast ...

Ford Sport and Social Club run two sites in Essex - at Basildon and Ilford. Blair Ferguson went to meet Dan James, the Head Groundsman at Ilford, to discover...

in Football - on 29/5/20


Q&A - Jason Connaughton

Jason Connaughton - he’s not a Katie Hopkins fan. But, is anyone?

in Golf - on 27/5/20


Proper job at Yeovil GC

Yeovil Golf Club is set in the beautiful countryside on the Somerset borders, at the eastern edge of Yeovil town centre. It boasts two excellent courses;...

in Golf - on 27/5/20


The umpire strikes back!

Volunteer grounds professionals can tread a hard road, but a team of two can share the load, as Greg Rhodes discovered when he talked to Westgate-on-Sea...

in Cricket - on 25/5/20


Q&A with Jason Stewart

Jason Stewart - you never know what’s around the corner.

in Football - on 22/5/20


Maidenhead United FC

Maidenhead United Football Club was established in 1870. Their York Road home ground is acknowledged by The Football Association and FIFA to be the oldest...

in Football - on 22/5/20


Q&A with Michael Main

Michael Main - he never thought he would end up as a groundsman

in People - on 18/5/20


Northumbria Uni interview

Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the...

in Football - on 18/5/20


Q&A with Paul Newcombe

Paul Newcombe - I hope he doesn’t show his wife this!

in Golf - on 13/5/20


In Jim’s footsteps

The cliff tops overlooking the English Channel is where Lee Williams met with Paul Newcombe, East Devon Golf Club’s long-serving Head Greenkeeper, whose...

in Golf - on 13/5/20


Sustainable soils legacy

When Martin Ward launched Symbio with his brother David thirty years ago, it’s fair to say that their natural approach to soil and turf management was...

in People - on 11/5/20


Q&A with Ian Riley

Ian Riley - I’m sure we all want to ask Hitler why?!

in Football - on 8/5/20


The life of Riley

Wallsend Boys Club in North Tyneside has gained a formidable reputation for the early development of many professional footballers, including Alan Shearer,...

in Football - on 8/5/20


SGL Keynote interview

There aren’t many stadium images you see these days without a lighting rig in view! Kerry Haywood met with SGL founder Nico van Vuuren at their Netherlands...

in Football - on 6/5/20