Players at Killingworth Young People’s Club United at one venue thanks to opening of new 3G pitch
Footballers at Killingworth Young People’s Club (KYPC) no longer need to traipse around Northumberland for training and matches thanks to the opening of the ...
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MM proves its worth at Shrewsbury School
Grounds manager Andy Richards claims that Limagrain UK’s MM brand of grass seed has proved time and time again, to be the best mixtures for the sports pitche...
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Disease management – time to be proactive
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. The days...
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Boro boss Tony Pulis unveils refurbished all-weather pitch at Herlingshaw Centre in South Bank
Middlesbrough FC manager Tony Pulis joined the club’s Foundation, to celebrate the opening of their newly-refurbished third generation (3G) artificial grass ...
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Pre-season rolling advice
By the time you read this, some of you may have already started your pre-season rolling. I have completed four passes to date, but many may not have even sta...
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A bit of a Deva!
The North West of England is home to five top flight teams. But what is life like for the region’s lower league groundsmen who can only dream of the extensiv...
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Karl McDermott begins role at Lord’s
Karl McDermott has, this month, begun the role of Head Groundsman at the prestigious Lord’s Cricket Ground. Karl, who has joined Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC...
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Double Delight in Newark as two new all-weather pitches support development of Sports Community Village.
Football participation in Newark, Nottinghamshire is set to flourish thanks to two new Football Foundation funded all-weather pitches which were opened on (M...
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Double delight in Handsworth as two lots of funding are presented by Clive Betts MP
Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, was on hand to present Handsworth Junior Sporting Club and Handsworth Parramore FC with two lots of funding from th...
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Astwood Bank Cricket Club – Not Breaking the Bank
In his short grounds career to date, Brad Jefferies has already been an assistant to Gary Barwell at Warwickshire CCC’s Edgbaston and Tim Packwood at Worcest...
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Commonwealth Games brings Bowls to HQ
Royal Leamington Spa’s historic Victoria Park was one of the first sports facilities to be named as a venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after Birmingham...
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Double standards?
News that the 2026 men’s World Cup will be played entirely on grass means an apology is in order to top female soccer players. So says the U.S. lawyer who re...
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Captains fantastic!
It is said that it was at the University of Cambridge’s cricket ground Fenner’s that the very first ‘striping of grass’ was publicly conducted, making Lee De...
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World Cup Pitches Come To Salford Primary Schools
Schoolchildren and football fans in Greater Manchester will now benefit from a safe and enjoyable place to participate in grassroots football, following the ...
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100% safe rubber crumb?
A UK company claims that it has produced the first 100% safe rubber crumb infill for artificial surfaces and, if their website is to be believed, this ...
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Ealing Cricket Club – Good turf requires labour
The Head Groundsman at Ealing Cricket Club has two jobs – he is also a doctorate-educated, elected Councillor for the Walpole ward. Jake Barrow meets Gareth ...
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Replay travel to Iceland to deliver talk on synthetic surface maintenance
A team from Replay Maintenance were recently invited to deliver a seminar, entitled ‘The Maintenance of Artificial Turf’, to a select cong...
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Dennis and SISIS announce Cricket renovation event
Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be hosting a cricket renovation event at St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 18 July 201...
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Environmental Centre and Nature Reserve application
Tottenham Hotspur FC (THFC) is delighted to announce that its application to build a new education and environmental facility, on a site adjacent to our Trai...
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Pitchcare to Sponsor BCGBA World Club Championship
KING GEORGE V collected the first piece of silverware of the BCGBA season to lift the PITCHCARE World Club Championship trophy at Leyland Fox Lane Sports & S...
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Fitz Park Bowling Club – Floods of praise
There can't be many more picturesque settings than Fitz Park Bowling Club in Keswick in the heart of the Lake District.
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Grounds Training in Southern England
Martin Sampson, our Senior Instructor based on the South Coast, achieved a 100% pass rate with a group of PA1/PA6A candidates last week.
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Glasgow 2014 – Obsessed by the greens!
One commentator compared the cityscape setting of Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre for the 2014 Commonwealth Games...
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Whatever happened to winter servicing?
Demonstration and CPO Workshop Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen, Tom Stidder, has eighteen years of experience...
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Fleetwood dream job for Sportsturf Apprentice Ashley
Myerscough College is delighted to have signed up their latest Apprentice in Sportsturf Groundsmanship at Fleetwood Town FC.
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