News from July 2016

Date: 29th July 2016

A statement by the Institute of Groundsmanship

Date: 27th July 2016

Community rugby and the academies of professional rugby clubs will receive fresh investment following a new £200m+ agreement signed between the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Premiership Rugby. 

Date: 26th July 2016

SALTEX 2016’s all-encompassing and free-to-attend LEARNING LIVE programme is set to explore what impact leaving the European Union will have on the industry, when the exhibition opens its doors at

Date: 25th July 2016

Grassroots rugby clubs in Wales will be able to bid for infrastructure funding as part of the Welsh Rugby Union’s (WRU) £1m (US$1.3m, €1.2m) facility improvement scheme.

Date: 25th July 2016

Submissions to the upcoming public parks inquiry must tell the "hidden stories" of the damage budget cuts have wrought on specific local parks to have the greatest impact, according to parks consul

Date: 25th July 2016

STRI Group has taken a major step into the Chinese sports turf market after striking an agreement with Beijing iRENA Group and Shanghai KeHua Sports Promotional Co.

Date: 20th July 2016

Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon title earlier this month during a standout tournament for British competitors / Steve Paston/PA Wire/Press Association Images.

Date: 18th July 2016

The owner of National League football team Forest Green Rovers hopes the club’s ambitious stadium plans will act as a catalyst for the development of more eco-friendly sports facilities. 

Date: 18th July 2016

Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May has made a bold reshuffle to the cabinet, with a number of high-profile changes likely to affect the leisure sector. 

Date: 14th July 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declared the facilities for the Rio Olympics ready for action despite well-publicised delays of some of the venues. 

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