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FURTHER EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION FOR ACELEPRYN

To target leatherjackets

A further new Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, has been reapproved to...

JOHN DEERE TO EXIT WALK-BEHIND ROTARY MOWER BUSINESS

Selling SABO subsidiary

With sale of SABO to another German company, John Deere will also discontinue production of Tango robotic lawnmowers...

GOVERNMENT MUST RECOGNISE IMPORTANCE OF AMENITY MANAGEMENT

Says Amenity Forum

Professor John Moverley OBE,  has sought proper recognition by all sectors of government and opposition parties...

EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE

For BIGGA members

BIGGA members are being invited to apply for an education scholarship, supported by ICL.

NICK BROWN JOINS CAMPEYS

Former Ransomes corporate account manager

Campey Turf Care Systems has appointed well known industry figure, Nick Brown, as their new export sales manager.

MST SECURE ISEKI FLEET DEAL FOR BLUNDELL'S

Range of machinery for school

Iseki UK & Ireland, alongside their local dealer MST based in Tiverton, recently sold a fleet of machinery into...

GGM COMPLETE CHARITABLE CHALLENGE

Raised over £3000 so far

Final walk element of event last weekend saw the team take 80,000 steps through blistering temperatures and...

SOIL SCOUT AND GREENSIGHT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Above and below ground view of courses to be offered

Buried Soil Scout sensors will gather underground information while drone-mounted GreenSight Turfsight technology...

CARNOUSTIE & JOHN DEERE TEAM UP

Greenkeeping and technology partnership

New alliance says it is looking to "lead the conversation in sustainability and best practice in golf course...

WALKER APPOINT FIVE

New dealers join network

Company has announced dealerships across England as new suppliers of their machinery.

LOCKSTAR LABEL UPDATE GRANTED IN IRELAND

Following UK approval

Users can now apply residual herbicide all-year round instead of the previous limited window of between February and...

GARDENS INSTALLED AS THANK YOU TO NHS STAFF

At Newham Hospital

The week-long project, managed by Ground Control, involved the revamping of new courtyard gardens and revitalising...

APF 2020 EXHIBITION POSTPONED

Rescheduled for September 2021

Due to the ongoing uncertainties surrounding Covid-19, the directors of APF 2020 have announced they have postponed...

TRILOGY OF INVASIVE PLANTS WEBINARS COMPLETED

By ICL

Online events explored a broad range of invasive species and offered several solutions.

ALMOST 3000 CLUBS BENEFIT FROM PITCH PREPARATION FUND

£7 million scheme

Football pitches across the country are set to be enhanced thanks to a scheme from the Premier League, The FA and...

STRI LAUNCH PROJECT PATHFINDER

Part of government's emergency Covid-19 innovation strategy

Project will provide sports facilities and green spaces, affected by the Covid-19 crisis, with stage one consultation...

AMENITY FORUM CONFERENCE TO GO AHEAD IN 2020

Set for October 15th

The Amenity Forum has announced that its 2020 Conference will go ahead at the Kettering Conference Centre and will...

NAME CHANGE FOR INTELLIGENT ONE

To U.S brand title, Turf Tank

The decision has been made to bring the robotic line marking company together as one around the world.

BRITAIN'S PARKS & GREEN SPACES AT RISK SAY CHARITY

Despite their critical role under lockdown

2.7 million people in Great Britain are without a local park with that figure set to increase, according to data...

DEALER REPORTS SURGE OF INTEREST FROM GOLF CLUBS

Since reopening of courses

GGM Groundscare has reported a surge in enquiries from golf clubs, together with its first fleet order since the...

SALTEX 2020 POSTPONED

Rescheduled to March 2021

The Grounds Management Association’s Board of Directors announced last week they have taken the unanimous decision...

EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION FOR ACELEPRYN REAPPROVED

For 2020 season

The use of the insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs has been reapproved for the 2020 season.

GRASSROOTS INVESTMENT NEEDED FOR INCREASED JUNIOR PARTICIPATION

1.4m more children could play sports weekly say GMA

A new report by the Grounds Management Association has revealed the extent to which junior participation levels...

AWARD FOR CHRIS BIDDLE

Outstanding Contribution to Landbased industries

TurfPro founder Chris Biddle has been announced as the recipient of the 2020 Institution of Agricultural...

CAMPEY BEGIN REINTRODUCTION TO WORK PLAN

Team returning over next few weeks

Campey Turf Care Systems say they will still strictly adhere to government social distancing guidelines.

GOLF COURSES IN ENGLAND CAN OPEN FROM WEDNESDAY 13th MAY 2020

With strict restrictions in place

BIGGA and other golfing bodies react to UK Government announcement that golf will be able to resume in England on...

GMA LAUNCHES ONLINE TRAINING

& offers membership fee deferral for those impacted by Covid-19

The Grounds Management Association has announced further support for its individual, organisation and corporate...

GOLF ENVIRONMENT AWARDS 2021 OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Clubs & greenkeepers can apply

Organisers say the GEAs recognise those in the golf industry that are breaking the mould and highlighting the...

GUIDANCE FOR FUTURE OPENING OF GOLF PUBLISHED

Professional bodies collaborate

Operational guidance has been published that directs professional staff engaged in the management of golf courses,...

BAGMA & AEA WRITE TO GOVERNMENT

Making the case for commercial groundscare

Trade associations BAGMA and the AEA wrote to government last week raising awareness of the importance of commercial...

KEEPING KIDS CONNECTED

To parks and green spaces

To help children stay creative and engaged with nature, green space charity Fields in Trust have put together a parks...

TORO DONATES $500,000

To global coronavirus relief efforts

Hayter's parent company announced last week that it is giving $500,000 to assist families and communities worldwide...

PSD BEGIN CLICK & COLLECT SCHEME

Range of products included

Company say scheme is centred around driving business through their specialist dealer network.

INSIGHT INTO TURF MANAGEMENT UNDER LOCKDOWN

New trial at STRI

The results of a new research project will be reported as the trial progresses to enable greenkeepers to make...

BERKHAMSTEAD GC RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Achieves GEO Certified status

Freshly-baked bread and butterfly corridors typify golf club’s unique approach to being environmentally-friendly.

SUPPORT SHOWN FOR STANDARD

Amenity Forum pleased with progress

The Amenity Forum say the newly launched Amenity Standard is receiving widespread and enthusiastic support from all...

BRINGING PARKS TO PEOPLE

Initiative by Fields In Trust

Whilst we’re all less able to get out to enjoy our nation’s parks this spring, green space charity Fields in...

KARL MCDERMOTT FEATURES ON BBC

Major article on 'groundsman isolation'

Good Friday saw BBC Sport publish a major article focusing on Lord's head groundsman, Karl McDermott, and...

BIGGA LAUNCH MEMBERS' CHOICE SURVEY

Opportunity to shape education

Survey offers BIGGA members the opportunity to shape the education that is on offer at the Continue to Learn 2021...

IOG ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL REBRAND

To Grounds Management Association

84% of members who voted supported the new direction and name.

GMA OFFER INTRIM WORKS GUIDES

Advice and guidance for turf professionals

The newly named Grounds Management Association have been working closely with various National Governing Bodies to...

BIGGA APPEALS TO CLUBS TO FOLLOW GUIDANCE

Must consider their responsibilities

BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton has asked golf clubs and greenkeepers to consider their responsibilities to the wider industry...

BIGGA AND R&A RELEASE "ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE" STATEMENT

Offering definition and clarity

Following the Government’s announcement last week that “essential” maintenance was permitted on golf courses...

ECB ISSUE GUIDANCE

For cricket grounds staff

Information has been sent to all cricket boards from the ECB, offering advice during this outbreak.

IOG WORKING ON CLARITY FOR THEIR MEMBERS

During this outbreak

Institute issue a statement saying they have been working hard on behalf of its members to answer their questions.

GOLF'S GOVERNING BODIES ISSUE ADVICE

To golfers and the operators of golf clubs

BIGGA, the PGA and GCMA have issued further advice for golf as a game to be enjoyed 'sensibly and safely' during the...

IOG EGM NOW TO BE HELD AT HEAD OFFICE

To vote on a Special Resolution for name change

Institute now asking members to consider voting by post rather than by attending in person.

KEEP GOLF OPEN PETITION LAUNCHED

By The UK Golf Federation

The UK Golf Federation say they want the government's support to keep golf courses open through the term of COVID-19.

BIGGA OFFER CORONAVIRUS ADVICE

To golf clubs

BIGGA says it has been estimated that 25% of small businesses don’t reopen after a serious emergency and they...

R&A APPOINT EUROPEAN TURFGRASS LABRATORIES

As official testing laboratory

ETL, a Labosport Group company in Central Scotland, are now the official testing laboratory for The R&A,...

REESINK PRESENT THEIR AFTERMARKET DEALER AWARDS

Honouring top dealers

Company recognised their overall Dealer of the Year for ‘Excellence in Customer Support’ alongside Outstanding...

IOG PROPOSE NAME CHANGE

To 'Grounds Management Association’

IOG have called an Extraordinary General Meeting for 2nd April at Edgbaston CCC, where members have the opportunity...

AMENITY STANDARD WELCOMED

By all sides of sector says Amenity Forum

The new Amenity Standard is already being incorporated into tender documents and specifications going forward say the...

SALTEX PLAN INCREASED INDOOR DEMOS FOR 2020

Due to visitor demand

Show organisers have announced that an increased number of indoor demonstrations will be taking place at SALTEX 2020...

FIELDS IN TRUST SUPPORTING CAMPAIGNERS

To protect parks and green spaces

Charity has published a new guide to the planning system, entitled 'Watch this Space', that includes a self-help...

TURFPRO OWNERS TRIUMPH IN RURAL BUSINESS AWARDS

National honour presented last week

TAP, the owners of TurfPro and Service Dealer, scooped the title of Best Rural Digital, Communications...

ISEKI TAKE ON RAYMO

Electric, radio-controlled mowers

ISEKI UK & Ireland have announced that they have been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Raymo products...

OPEN SUPPORT TEAM ANNOUNCED

For the 149th Championship

The Open 2020 is heading to Sandwich in Kent this July and BIGGA has revealed which of its members have been selected...

GROUNDCARE SEMINAR ATTENDED BY OVER 150

Held at Durham CCC

Over 150 volunteers and professionals representing schools, sports clubs, local authorities and contractors from all...

ALLETT CELEBRATE QUEEN'S AWARD

With visit from Lord-Lieutenant

Recently Allett Limited welcomed the Queen’s representative in Staffordshire to meet the staff and present a...

JOHN DEERE ANNOUNCE EXPANSION PLANS FOR DEALERS TO FILL TERRITORY

Ben Burgess & Farol to increase coverage

John Deere dealers Ben Burgess and Farol are set to expand their businesses into the East Midlands during 2020 -...

FIRST GREEN FLAG AWARD IN USA PRESENTED

The Presidio in San Francisco

The Presidio becomes the first park in the United States to achieve the international Green Flag Award, recognising...

FOREST GREEN ROVERS PRAISE PITCH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Data collection tool described as vital

Forest Green Rovers' head groundsman, Adam Witchell, says the GrasPro Pitch Management System has helped him save...

LEVEL 3 GREENKEEPING APPRENTICESHIP ESTABLISHED

Government approval received

The Golf Greenkeeping Trailblazer Group have announced the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education...

WATCH INTERVIEWS ADDRESSING CHALLENGING CONDITIONS

Hear from Radley College, Mansfield Sand, Hayden Turfcare, Trilo UK and Turfix

Editor Loz Gale heard from key figures at the recent BTME show about what challenges had been faced over the past...

JOHN DEERE REORGANISE PRO TURF BUSINESS

Three new appointments

Following a strategic reorganisation of the turf business in Europe, Brian D’Arcy has been appointed as turf...

TORO GIVE ASSURANCES OVER VENTRAC

No intention of moving production

Following the announcement that Toro is buying the makers of the Ventrac equipment, the company's CEO has given...

SUCCESSFUL SEVEN SELECTED FOR SAWGRASS

Off to Players Championship in Florida

Each year John Deere, in association with BIGGA and the GCSAI sends seven association members to Ponte Vedra Beach in...

WATCH MORE INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEWS FROM BTME

Hear from BIGGA, IOG, Rigby Taylor, Dennis & Sisis, Limagrain, Symbio and Grass Group

Editor Laurence Gale was out and about at BTME recently, conducting interviews with the great and the good from the...

WATCH LOZ GALE'S INTERVIEWS FROM BTME

Hear from Campeys, Iseki, Bernhards, Vic Demain, Peter Craig and John Moverley

TurfPro editor Laurence Gale was out about around the halls at BTME last week, recording interviews with...

HAZEL GROVE COURSE MANAGER HONOURED

Standing ovation at BTME Welcome Ceremony

Michael Davie, the course manager at Hazel Grove Golf Club in Stockport, has tirelessly supported many BIGGA members...

ISEKI UK & IRELAND APPOINT

Alan Prickett joins

Iseki UK & Ireland announce that Alan Prickett has joined the growing team in the role of business development...

DAVE HARRISON RETIRES

From Campey Turf Care Systems

Campey Turf Care Systems' export sales manager, Dave Harrison, announced his retirement after ten years and left the...

INSIGHT INTO THE EMIRATES

For over 40 turf professionals

In conjunction with DLF Seeds, turf professionals from schools, colleges and sports clubs across the country were...

PITCH SABOTAGE SUSPECTED

At AFC Flyde

Groundsman of the club which is a member of the National League, finds a brick wrapped in a cloth in the drainage...

WATCH TURFPRO INTERVIEWS FROM LAMMA

With Farmtrac & Suzuki

LAMMA took place at the Birmingham NEC last week and amongst the ag machinery exhibitors, TurfPro caught up with...

TURFPRO'S MOST READ STORIES IN 2019

What interested you the most?

Today we reveal which stories were the 10 most read by our turf professional subscribers in 2019.

2.5% PAY RISE FOR GROUNDS STAFF RECOMMENDED

By the IOG

In addition, says the IOG, the amount paid in recognition of IOG qualifications should increase to £600 per band to...

NEXT GENERATION OF TURF MANAGERS INTRODUCED

Earned places on FTMI course

BIGGA has revealed the 20 ambitious greenkeepers who will participate in the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020.

RECORD SET BY JOHN DEERE TRAINING

66 young parts & service technicians

This year’s John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes have seen the highest...

DAY OF CELEBRATION PROPOSED FOR 2020

By Amenity Forum

The Amenity Forum say they would like to designate a date in the late summer next year, when the whole amenity and...

A 'RECORD BREAKING' SALTEX

Organisers release 2019 figures

Announcing the attendance figures, organisers of SALTEX have described 2019 as "record breaking".

WHAT WAS THE BUZZ AT SALTEX?

Watch our short and snappy vids

TurfPro editor, Laurence Gale, was patrolling the showfloor at SALTEX recently, with a camera in tow - grabbing...

EDITOR'S BLOG: A well oiled machine

Take proper care of your kit

With SALTEX coming up this week it brings into focus how vitally important it is that you look after your machinery...

PITCH IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY HELPING SPORTING PARTICIPATION

According to GaNTIP statistics

The Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme (GaNTIP), which is funded by the Football Foundation and ECB, and...

PEOPLE'S FAVOURITE PARKS REVEALED

Green Flag award winners

With more than 45,000 votes cast, Green Flag has announced the winners of the 2019 People’s Choice vote for the...

EDITOR'S BLOG: What's new on the parks front?

Plenty of developments in this vital sector

There has been much interesting activity lately with news coming out of the Empowering Parks conference, The Parks...

TOP GROUNDCARE TRACTOR BRAND AS VOTED BY PRO END USERS REVEALED

Second part of unique groundcare research released

TAP, the owners of TurfPro, have published the next part of their unique sector insight, this time revealing what...

HELP DETERMINE DIRECTION OF NEW RESEARCH PROGRAMME

Led by STRI & supported by BIGGA

The Golf Research Enterprise (GREEN) is aimed at identifying and finding solutions to the problems facing golf course...

EDITOR'S BLOG: RECRUITMENT IS KEY

The challenge of finding new staff

Having myself moved jobs on several occasions, I know only too well many of the issues both employee and employer...

FEATURE: A DAY OUT WITH THE LADIES

Behind the scenes at the Solheim Cup

I was invited by John Deere to attend the first two days of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles this weekend, to witness...

STANLEY PARK VOTED BRITAIN'S BEST PARK 2019

Blackpool facility wins

Stanley Park topped Fields In Trust's poll of 36,832 voters from 364 nominated parks and green spaces throughout the UK

EDITOR'S BLOG: EDGBASTON'S BASTION

Gary Barwell gives his insight to groundsmen

I was fortunate recently to visit Warwickshire County Ground, where head groundsman Gary Barwell, spoke to grassroots...

RFU APPOINT NEW TWICKENHAM HEAD GROUNDSPERSON

Jim Buttar takes up role

Jim Buttar has taken up the role at the Home Of Rugby, a position he commenced on September 2nd.

SOMERSET CCC HEAD GROUNDSMAN TO JOIN HAMPSHIRE

Moving on after 20 years

Following autumn renovations at Somerset, Simon Lee is joining Hampshire CCC to replace Nigel Gray who had come out...

EDITOR'S BLOG: CHOOSING THE RIGHT MACHINERY

Turf professionals must be careful when buying new equipment

I would always advise that you buy your machinery from a reputable machinery dealer, who has the relevant skills and...

TEESIDE'S TRANSFORMATION

Significant developments at club

Investments at Teesside Golf Club have seen renovations to the course, plus new course maintenance equipment,...

EDITOR'S BLOG: A groundsman's lot

Under-appreciated and under-valued

I believe there are still too many turf professionals up and down the country who are not earning anything like the...

FOOTBALL FOUNDATION LAUNCH EXPERT ADVICE APP

Help for turf professionals

The Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation are ramping up efforts to improve the quality of...

BIGGA OFFER MEMBERS HR HELP

Access to free advice

BIGGA has teamed up with Xact to provide every member with access to free help and advice to make workplaces a more...

EDITOR'S BLOG: Current state of bowls

Clubs facing many challenges

One of the biggest problems for bowls clubs around the country is the ongoing cost of maintenance of the green.

REAL MADRID PRIZE FOR SALTEX COLLEGE CUP

New sponsors this year

Toro and Reesink Turfcare have announced they will be sponsoring the SALTEX College Cup 2019, managed by the...

NEW 9-HOLE COURSE TURNS TO DLF

Preparing to open to public

Cheshire’s Adlington Golf Centre has recently undergone major construction works to create a brand new 9-hole par 3...

EDITOR'S BLOG: PLANNING CRICKET RENOVATIONS

There are some basic aims when renovating a square

With the cricket season soon coming to an end, many groundsmen should now be organising the renovation of their...

FEATURE: COVENTRY UNIVERSITY'S EDIBLE GARDEN

2006 - present

The grounds team at Coventry University have found an edible garden to be a very useful educational tool for their...

GREEN FLAG AWARDS

Events taking place around the country

The first of the three UK Green Flag Award Ceremonies took place recently at Port Sunlight.

EDITOR'S BLOG: A FEAST OF SPORT

With turf professionals playing an integral role

The Cricket World Cup finals, the Wimbledon Championships and the Women's Football World Cup have all offered...

FEATURE: HAIL THE GRASS MASTERS!

Boorish media comments about pitch quality are wide of the mark. By Chris Biddle, TurfPro founder

As we all draw breath after the unbelievable scenes at the Home of Cricket yesterday, we surely must celebrate team-work

A CHANCE TO SHINE

UK greenkeeper's life changed by U.S internship programme

Watch an exclusive video of Greg Jones from The Belfry GC near Birmingham, speak from Pebble Beach Golf Club and the...

EDITOR'S BLOG: THE CURRENT STATE OF GOLF

Courses must adapt to survive

I place a high regard for what golf courses have to offer, not only providing a changing game of golf, but also for...

FEATURE: CONTRACTOR SEES MULTI-DISCIPLINE SUCCESS

360 Ground Care serving professional facilities by TurfPro Editor, Laurence Gale MSC, MBPR

Miles Todd saw an opportunity to provide a professional grounds maintenance and renovation service for both the golf...

GREENKEEPER SUPPORT TEAM REVEALED

For BMW PGA Championship

The Director of Golf and Greenkeeping at Wentworth Club has spoken about his pride at the return of a greenkeeper...

EDITOR'S BLOG: TEEING OFF WITH JOHN DEERE

Partnership with Wentworth Club launched

Last week I attended the host venue for the PGA Championship tournament where they revealed a new course maintenance...

KEITH KENT LEAVES TWICKENHAM

Official send-off at end of June writes TurfPro editor Laurence Gale

Keith Kent's final day as head groundsman of Twickenham was June 30th 2019 - and I, along with some invited turf...

SALTEX '19 REGISTRATION OPEN

Process improved this year

The organisers of October's event have promised that visitors will notice some notable improvements to the...

EDITOR'S BLOG: WEATHER CONTINUES TO SURPRISE

During one of the busiest times of the year

Long daylight hours, coupled with warm air and soil temperatures often reaching well into double figures, means that...

FEATURE: BUSY TIMES

Judging the Green Flag Awards - by TurfPro Editor, Laurence Gale MSC, MBPR

As part of my role as a Green Flag judge, I was tasked with visiting Castle Ring, a large multivallate Iron Age Hill...

IOG EMBARKING ON NATIONAL PR CAMPAIGN

To highlight the vital role groundspeople play in sport

The IOG say they are planning for the launch of a new communications programme designed to educate the public and...

EDITOR'S BLOG: BERNHARD LAUNCH TRAINING ACADEMY

Educating the next generation

Last week saw the launch of the Bernhard Academy at the company’s factory facilities in Haverhill, Suffolk, which...

FEATURE: TAKING AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

What does it all mean in managing turf surfaces? By Professor John Moverley, Independent Chairman of the Amenity Forum

In tackling the management of amenity spaces and turf, we are all asked to take an integrated approach and deliver...

BRIGHTON & HOVE GROUNDSTAFF SACKING DESCRIBED AS 'WITCH HUNT'

Team selections leaked online

It was widely reported last week that three members of Brighton & Hove Albion FC's ground-staff team were dismissed...

EDITOR'S BLOG: THE NEXT GENERATION

We must inspire and recruit a new generation of turf professionals

I firmly believe we can always learn from our peers and previous generations who are always keen to pass on their...

DANISH & SPANISH GROUNDSMEN LEARN FROM UK'S BEST

On educational tour

Thirty-eight groundsmen from Denmark and Spain have spent three-days learning from some of the best turf...

DEVON COUNCIL UNDERTAKE ROBOTIC TRIAL

Ambrogio robot mowers maintaining pitches

East Devon District Council have partnered with local dealers Devon Garden Machinery for a robotic mowing trial on an...

EDITOR'S BLOG: OPTIMISATION OF WATER RESOURCES

Better understand the soil / water relationship

One of the biggest problems facing many groundsmen is the ability to water their natural grass surfaces efficiently,...

FEATURE: UNDER PRESSURE

Dry weather conditions continue to keep turf managers focused on moisture management

While you can’t control weather, there are steps you can take to conserve water, to maximise the impact of any you...

MASTER GREENKEEPER RECORD SET

Six of the best

BIGGA have announced that a record number of members have achieved the Master Greenkeeper certificate following...

EDITOR'S BLOG: Hard work & dedication

Ever changing playing surfaces

A busy time of year for turf professionals with a lot going on, it's great to get out and about to events around the...

EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION FOR ACELEPRYN

Syngenta insecticide reapproved

Product for the control of chafer grubs and leatherjacket has been reapproved for the 2019 season.

TRACK TURF PESTS THIS SUMMER

Get a better picture of when and where they're flying

New facility will follow the timing and movement of the adult life cycle stages of key turf pests this summer.

EDITOR'S BLOG: Obesity measures

Turf professionals have a vital role

Everyone who works in the sports turf industry and amenity landscape sectors, play an important role in providing...

FEATURE: EDDIE SEAWARD, A TRIBUTE

Death of Wimbledon’s influential grounds manager

The turfcare profession, and indeed the whole of the tennis world, were saddened to learn of the death of Eddie...

QUEEN'S AWARD FOR PITCHMARK

For Enterprise: International Trade 2019

Bristol based line marking machinery and equipment manufacturer honoured.

EDITOR'S BLOG: Timley advice

Rugby renovations

With the rugby season now virtually completed, it is time to encourage rugby clubs to rejuvenate their pitches after...

FEATURE: Major new irrigation project

At Top 100 classic Berkhamsted Golf Club

The famous bunker-free course has installed a comprehensive new irrigation system which will see a seven-fold...

GLYPHOSATE MISCONCEPTIONS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

By Complete Weed Control

In light of increasing public scrutiny, CWC has launched an online glyphosate resource.

EDITOR'S BLOG: Planing ahead

Renovating grass surfaces

In recent years we have seen an array of soil conditioning equipment on hand to speed up the way we can renovate our...

NOWLAN PARK RECEIVE GAA COUNTY PITCH OF THE YEAR AWARD

Honour sponsored by Campeys

The Kilkenny city venue was chosen after a thorough adjudication process, with McGovern Park, South Ruislip in London...

MEETING PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IS HOT TOPIC

At recent Amenity Forum events

Attendees at recent Updating Events in London and Belfast welcomed the Forum's proposals for a new professional...

EDITOR'S BLOG: From Winter to Summer Sports

April is a busy period

As always it will be the weather that dictates what can be achieved in this short window of change.

HYBRID GRASS ROLLED OUT AT TOP UK CRICKET CLUBS

With installation technology developed by SIS Pitches

SIS Pitches has installed pioneering hybrid cricket pitches at County Cricket Clubs across the United Kingdom ahead...

ETESIA LAUNCH VAT-FREE DEAL

On a range of ride-on mowers

VAT-free offer runs from 1st April until the 30th June 2019 and applies to the Bahia and Hydro 80 machines.

EDITOR'S BLOG: The value of trees

Trees bring real benefits to our cities, health and well being

Each year London's trees remove 2.4million tonnes of air pollution including carbon dioxie, dust and other gaseous...

FEATURE: New horizons for the Hatters

Investment paying off at Kenilworth Road

Luton Town FC will finally get the chance of a mad hatters tea party if they get promoted into the Championship at...

ECHO ENTER MOWER MARKET

First ever from manufacturer

Until now, only a lawnmower had been missing from the manufacturer's range of tools, but that has been rectified with...

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