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Finalists announced for IOG Industry Awards 2018
“Quality of entries has been exceptional”
The finalists have been announced for this year’s prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Industry Awards 2018.
Take a first look around the new Emerald Stand at Emerald Headingley Stadium
The redevelopment of Emerald Headingley Stadium is the most exciting and highly anticipated improvement in over a century.
Works begin on new Parklife Football Hub in Gunnersbury Park which will create...
Community sport in Middlesex has been given a major boost as construction works have now started on a new multi-million pound Parklife Football Hub in Gunnersbury Park.
Watering The Pitch Key to Thrilling Edgbaston Test, Reveals Groundsman
As the players from the Indian and English camp drew praise for an exciting first Test, the real heroes were the ground staff at Edgbaston, who, battling an ongoing heatwave, managed to prepare a w
Groundsmen look to heavens hoping nature saves them from the sewer
The intense heat has made pitch preparation problematic, and some drastic solutions were found in the summer of 1976.
6 reasons to make a nomination for the IOG Industry Awards
Most people want to win an award. Just the fact of being nominated by your boss, your peers or your team can bring a huge number of benefits to those involved. And in these challenging times, any l
What happens in amenity management impacts upon every UK citizen every day
This is one of the statements made by the Amenity Forum Chairman in the Voluntary Initiative’s recently released Annual Report.
Wembley sale: FA says only one in three pitches at grassroots level adequate
Only one in three pitches at grassroots level is of adequate quality, says the Football Association.
Swansea rugby club Vardre RFC 'devastated' by pitch fire
A Swansea rugby club's bosses are "devastated" after one of their pitches was set alight in a suspected arson.
Living on the job helps when you're spending up to 16 hours a day watering
The invaluable role played by stable, stud and racecourse staff has been recognised by Racing Staff Week, which began on Saturday.