News from April 2016

Date: 28th April 2016

The IOG and Prospect – a trade union that provides work-related advice, support and services to professionals - have agreed an exclusive arrangement for IOG members.

Date: 28th April 2016

Organisers of SALTEX 2016, which is being held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham, have revealed that the show is expanding to accommodate an increasing number of exhibitors.

Date: 25th April 2016

A pitch grading framework to benchmark the quality of every playing surface in the UK – complemented by an education framework to help those responsible to continually improve standards – is being

Date: 25th April 2016

The pitch at Leicester's King Power Stadium hit the headlines before the team even stepped out on it yesterday (April 24th),  thanks to another amazing design.

Date: 20th April 2016

Villa have landed the prestigious Barclays Premier League Grounds Team of the Year award. And the playing surface has been marked as one of the best in the Premier League for 2015-16.

Date: 19th April 2016

The Football League has announced the winners of the Groundsman of the Season award for Season 2015/16 in each of the three divisions.

Date: 17th April 2016

The first team squad are not the only people at Leicester City FC who are league leaders, as head groundsman John Ledwidge has also built a grounds team of premier quality

Date: 17th April 2016

Greenock Morton's Cappielow pitch has won yet another award – thanks to the tender loving care of groundsman Mark Farrell. 

Date: 14th April 2016

Worcester Warriors plan to become the third Premiership team to play on an artificial pitch.

Date: 11th April 2016

Hampden Park is to have a new pitch laid on Monday free of charge in time for next weekend's Scottish Cup semi-finals.

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