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Level 1 Modular Training Courses
These courses have been developed with the support of the Governing Bodies of Sport (the FA, ECB, RFL and Sport England), with the aim being to provide participants with an awareness and appreciati
Brighton & Hove Albion FC groundsman involved in Shoreham air crash
Brighton & Hove Albion employee Matt Grimstone and Seagulls supporter Jacob Schilt were both victims of the tragic Shoreham air crash last weekend.
IOG calls for groundscare industry input over Government's new sports...
The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) is asking the UK groundscare industry for its suggestions to help Government shape a new cross-departmental strategy for sport.
Sports turf industry trailblazers announce new Level 2 apprenticeship
The Government has announced that the groundsmanship trailblazer group, which is led by employers and supported by the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG), has successfully developed a new Level 2 ap
Groundsman of the Year awards held at St. George's Park
Bristol Rovers’ Eric Kingscott was the big winner at St. George’s Park as a number of groundsmen at non-league level were honoured.
IOG APPOINTS DAN PREST AS NEW EDUCATION & TRAINING MANAGER
Dan Prest has been appointed as the new Education and Training Manager for the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG).
Charterhouse awarded PIP machinery contract by The FA
The Football Association has announced the formal launch of the Pitch Improvement Programme (PIP) and a partnership between The FA and Charterhouse Turf Machinery.
The FA to make record £260m investment into grassroots
The FA will invest more than a quarter of a billion pounds in grassroots football over the next four years as ambitious new plans are unveiled for the nation’s favourite sport.
Teamwork makes Goodison Park special
Each department of stadium operations co-operates closely to ensure that every spectator has a memorable visit to Everton Football Club’s Goodison Park, as head groundsman Bob Lennon explains
Alistair McGowan attending the IOG Industry Awards
Alistair McGowan, the renowned impressionist, stand-up comic, actor and writer, will be entertaining the hundreds of groundscare experts and sports industry dignitaries attending this year’s IOG In