Issue Number 92 (Page 1)


Dad’s army take the flack

During a typical Friday in June, the final preparations would usually be being made to the square at The Victory Ground but, instead, it is routine mowing...

in Cricket - on 21/10/20


Lockdown over ...

If you have just dusted off the clubs after no golfing action for the past few months and fancy a few rounds on an idyllic well-maintained course, then...

in Golf - on 18/10/20

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Q&A with Edward Watchorn

Edward Watchorn - he’s started so he’ll finish ... at some point!

in People - on 9/10/20


Brodsworth Bounces Back!

Brodsworth Hall, virtually unchanged since the 1860s, is one of the most complete surviving examples of a Victorian country house in England. Located in...

in Public Places - on 9/10/20


Taking care of business

What do Westhoughton Cricket Club, Farnworth Cricket Club (in the Bolton League) and Littleborough Cricket Club (in the Lancashire League) all have in...

in Cricket - on 7/10/20


Q&A - Paul Bowden

Paul Bowden - he doesn’t like people who conduct interviews! Hmmm ...

in Football - on 5/10/20


St Blazey AFC interview

The small town of St Blazey lies on the south coast of Cornwall, just a mile or so inland from the popular Par Sands. This is grockle country ‘par’...

in Football - on 5/10/20

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Warley Woods reaching out

A West Midlands historic landscape is gaining national recognition as a community trust reaching out to secure vital funding, including the help of a national...

in Golf - on 3/10/20


Q&A with Mark Goddard

Come up and see me, make me smile!

in Cricket - on 28/9/20


All smiles at Driffield

After a delayed meeting due to the Covid-19 crisis, Lee Williams, finally caught up with Mark Goddard, the club’s Head Groundsman and his right-hand...

in Cricket - on 28/9/20


Just the beginning

When you hear of St. George’s Park, you immediately think of the home of England football – twenty-seven teams to be precise! It lies within 330-acres...

in Football - on 26/9/20


Silverstone GC feature

In the first week of the return of golf after Covid-19 lockdown, on what was a perfect day for a round of golf, Lee Williams headed to Northamptonshire...

in Golf - on 19/9/20


The perfect pitch

Is there such a thing as the perfect football pitch? Anyone who has played at The Oval Stadium, home to Glentoran FC, would say this pitch is as good as...

in Football - on 17/9/20


Q&A - Kris Nurse

Kris Nurse - he’s a pain in the grass but is always happy!

in People - on 14/9/20


Loughborough Uni pitch

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It covers...

in Training & Education - on 14/9/20


How to Give Bad News

Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry looks at how to give bad news to people in the workplace. Giving bad news can be hard on everyone. It needs...

in Consultancy - on 12/9/20

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - on 5/9/20


Lockdown positive

They say that everyone has a book in them, but for Master Greenkeeper Phil Helmn, it was combination of Covid-19 lockdown, a distance learning degree course...

in Training & Education - on 1/9/20


Hats off to Mark

Like all sports, racing is facing up to big changes thanks to Coronavirus. One of National Hunt’s best-loved courses is preparing for an extra change....

in People - on 29/8/20


Two steps forward ...

2020 continues to be an extraordinary year in every respect and, whilst it is now possible to visit sites and carry out inspections, demonstrations and...

in Editorial - on 27/8/20