Issue Number 98 (Page 1)


John Lyon School

Career progression for his staff is vitally important to John Lyon School’s Grounds Manager Chris Lynch, and, as he tells Blair Ferguson, coupled with...

in Schools & Colleges - on 26/10/21


Silloth on Solway GC

Silloth on Solway Golf Club is one of the best hidden golfing gems in England. Situated on the Cumbrian coast, the course is blessed with stunning views...

in Golf - on 23/10/21


Q&A with David Mitchell

David Mitchell - he loves the smell of shoe polish and gets the job done!

in Football - on 21/10/21


Mitchell and Wet!

Carlisle United Football Club in Cumbria was first formed in 1904 and have called Brunton Park their home since 1909. In the groundstaff’s office, where...

in Football - on 21/10/21

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Newby’s newcomer

Newby Hall and Gardens, set in forty acres alongside the banks of the River Ure near Ripon in North Yorkshire, form part of a 519-acre estate. David Mears...

in Public Places - on 19/10/21


Q&A with Paul Marley

Paul Marley - he’s not at all modest ... but he is a legend!

in Golf - on 16/10/21


Estonian Golf Club

The Estonian Golf and Country Club has been voted in the Top 100 courses in Continental Europe four times in a row. Offering two courses with spectacular...

in Golf - on 16/10/21


Sedbergh School

Located in magnificent scenery between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales, Sedbergh School is renowned for its top-level achievement...

in Schools & Colleges - on 13/10/21


Drum roll please!

Upgrades to the infrastructure at Eastleigh Football Club’s Silverlake Stadium have been followed up by extensive pitch improvements as the club aim...

in Football - on 10/10/21

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Blackpool illuminated

Street cleansing and Groundcare may appear unlikely bedfellows but they are buddying up well in Blackpool. Greg Rhodes talks ‘integration’ to Grounds...

in Local Authority - on 7/10/21


Q&A with James Harrison

James Harrison - I don’t know what he has against chickens?

in Golf - on 4/10/21


Redditch Golf Club

Part parkland and part woodland course, Redditch Golf Club winds its way through an abundance of trees, paving a spectacular setting for golf. Recently...

in Golf - on 4/10/21


Q&A with Graham Cox

Graham Cox - he loves an old book and Spurs!

in People - on 28/9/21


Blundell’s School

Blundell’s School is a co-educational day and boarding independent school in Tiverton, Devon. It was founded in 1604 (under the will of Peter Blundell)...

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/9/21


The new normal

Six months on from the last FIFA Update, Blair Ferguson talks with the world governing body’s Senior Pitch Management Manager, Alan Ferguson, about the...

in Football - on 25/9/21


Bees’ Honey of a pitch

When Brentford FC won the play-off for a place in the Premier League in May it put them back in the top flight of English football where they hadn’t...

in Football - on 17/9/21


Enville Cricket Club

Situated amongst the rolling hills and valleys of Bridgnorth, Staffs, Enville Cricket Club has hosted games since 1821. As they celebrated their 200th...

in Cricket - on 14/9/21

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Framing ‘wild’ verges

As seven out of ten councils make efforts to encourage wildflowers on road verges*, Alastair Rowell, UK sales manager for turfcare equipment at Reesink...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/9/21

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Covering all Bases

Professional sports turf maintenance is no stranger to advancements in technology changing the way work is done. Over the past decade, there have been...

in Football - on 6/9/21


Q&A with Matt Trickett

Matt Trickett - Should be ‘Super’ not ‘Grounds’ man!

in People - on 3/9/21