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Five tips to help grassroots clubs weatherproof their pitches
The country’s grassroots rugby pitches are struggling to cope with the heavy rain that marked the start of 2018 and clubs risk losing crucial income.
More than half of community sports groups face fear of closure – survey
Community sports leaders continue to face a shortage of funding and support, according to findings from a new survey.
Sportsturf apprentice, Tara Massey, recognised at House of Commons reception
The 2017 IOG Toro Sports Turf Student of the Year and Myerscough sportsturf apprentice Tara Massey was invited to Parliament to the Association of College’s ‘Celebrate Student Success: Past & P
Crouch reports ‘good progress’ on government’s Sporting Future strategy
Sports minister Tracey Crouch has described the government’s strategy for sport as making “good progress” since its introduction in December 2015.
IOG pilots innovative Pitch Grading Framework
The IOG, the leading membership organisation for everyone involved in the management of sports pitches, landscape and amenity facilities in the UK, is piloting a new approach to the ‘measurement’ o
2018 Natural Turf Improvement Programme Conference
Taking place on Thursday 22 February at the home of the 2017 British Masters, Close House Golf Club, the Conference will be led by industry experts, including Institute of Groundsmanship Regional P
Tottenham’s retractable pitch being delivered
Key steps towards the installation of the world-first dividing retractable pitch at Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium are now taking place at the Premier League club.
Special European Parliament committee to investigate glyphosate risk assessment
The special committee will assess "potential failures and conflicts of interest" over a nine-month term.
Nathan Hume wins top spray operator Award presented at BTME
The prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year (ASOY) has been won by Nathan Hume, Contracts Manager and Ecologist for national grounds maintenance experts, SH Goss Ltd.
Broadcasting code of conduct delivers £125m boost for grassroots sport
Grassroots sport in the UK has received a cash injection of £125m, as a result of the voluntary code of conduct on the broadcasting of major sporting events.