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Events - SALTEX 2016

The IOG will host SALTEX from 2nd - 3rd November 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham. View our SALTEX 2015 video here

Grounds & Natural Turf Improvement Programme

This IOG, FA, ECB, RFL and Sport England funded programme aims to raise the standard of sports surfaces and management practices at grassroots clubs .

Dave Blacknall works his magic for Colchester’s FA Cup tie

Date: Friday, 12 February 2016 - 2:41pm

Colchester United’s long-established head groundsman Dave Blacknall talks about pitch preparations for the club’s historic cup tie at the Essex club’s Weston Homes Community Stadium

AFC Bournemouth

Closing date: 14 March 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Bournemouth,

AFC Bournemouth are seeing to recruit a Grounds Manager to oversee the club's pitch maintenance programme.

I believe that IOG membership allows us to access an excellent platform, from which we can all strive to develop our industry in joint cohesion, for the betterment of us all as groundsmen.

Joe Aylett, head groundsman, MK Dons Stadium, Milton Keynes
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