News from September 2016

Date: 29th September 2016

The Government has given approval for the delivery of the new (craft level 2) standard for groundsmanship - a sports turf operative.

Date: 27th September 2016

IOG Learning recently held a successful Level 2 Winter Pitches (Applied Turf Culture) course at Nottingham Forest Football Club - delivered by trainer Chris Gray.

Date: 21st September 2016

The FA has today launched the 2016 Grassroots Football Survey, which will run from Monday 19 September until Friday 28 October. 

Date: 20th September 2016

This was a message from a recent presentation given by John Moverley, independent chair of the Amenity Forum.

Date: 19th September 2016

The finalists have been announced for the prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Industry Awards 2016.

Date: 13th September 2016

Aylesbury, Preston and Weston-super-Mare are the first towns to benefit from floodlit artificial pitches under the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) four-year development plan.

Date: 11th September 2016

Local authorities are on course to lose control of almost 100 outdoor sports facilities over the next three years, according to a survey conducted by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 6th September 2016

Learning LIVE, the all-encompassing education programme designed for all sectors of the groundscare industry, has now been finalised and is set to be a major attraction at SALTEX 2016 on the 2 and

Date: 5th September 2016

Almost £30m has been ploughed into grassroots football facilities over the last six months, courtesy of the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League.

Date: 1st September 2016

The Football Association (FA) is awaiting the green light to build grassroots football hubs in Liverpool and West London after establishing facilities in Sheffield.

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