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Date: 16th March 2016

Two recruits at Manchester City FC groundsteam are causing shockwaves in the industry, being the only two female apprentices of their kind amongst top-flight English football clubs.

Date: 16th March 2016

The pivotal role of the regional pitch advisors from the IOG-led Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme was highlighted when The Football Association (FA) announced its £8 million

Date: 9th March 2016

Spring can't come soon enough for Leeds Rhinos’ grounds staff after a “unique and challenging” winter.

Date: 2nd March 2016

A lot of press attention has recently been given (once again) to the subject of rubber crumb infill in 3G artificial pitches.

Date: 29th February 2016

Yorkshire Branch members are organising an educational ‘Field Day’ at the University of Leeds’ Sports Park Weetwood on 10 March featuring ECB pitch onsultant Chris Wood and Henry Bechelet from ICL.

Date: 29th February 2016

IOG CEO Geoff Webb addressed a recent IOG Czech Branch conference at the SK Slavia Praha Football Stadium in Prague.

Date: 29th February 2016

Leaving the European Union could increase the cost of sports equipment and limit access to sports funding for British organisations, according to Sport and Recreation Alliance chief executive Emma

Date: 29th February 2016

Japanese knotweed is growing months ahead of normal in parts of the UK according to a national trade body.

Date: 24th February 2016

Newcastle City Council is preparing to set up a mutual organisation to take over its parks service, with substantial funding set to come from the public health department.

Date: 16th February 2016

Now in its 11th year, The FA’s Groundsmen of the Year awards was set up to recognise the contribution of these unsung heroes of the grassroots game and encourage the development of groundmanship. 

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