IOG plays supporting role at BTME 2016 Groundsman Conference
If you’re planning on visiting BTME in Harrogate from 19-21 January 2016 then make sure you visit the IOG stand (Q44) and sign up for sessions covering cricket, rugby and natural v synthetic sports
The Government has got its kit on - what the new spending review means for the...
James Allen, Head of Policy at the Sport & Recreation Alliance, sifts through the detail of the Spending Review and what it means for the sport and recreation sector.
Voluntary Initiative backs sprayer training ahead of Grandfather Rights ending
Richard Butler, chairman of the Voluntary Initiative, has undertaken the training to become a certificated sprayer operator ahead of the ending of Grandfather Rights which expire on 26th November.
Sheffield City Council teams up with FA in pioneering football scheme
A national Football Association (FA) grassroots scheme, in which Sheffield is leading the way nationally, is set to take a further step forward.
Fields of Dreams – A new report reveals how playing fields can save the nation...
A report commissioned by The London Playing Fields Foundation shows how playing fields make a major contribution to cost savings to local and central government. The Fields of Dreams impact report
New SALTEX proves resounding success
SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Exhibition) celebrated its 70th anniversary in style as the UK’s largest turf care event proved to be an unprecedented success at its new NEC Birmingham home -
Sprayers on "grandfather rights" warned that time is almost up
So-called grandfather rights for older sprayer workers end in two weeks' time, meaning anyone applying an authorised pesticide will need to hold a certificate of competence, the industry's Voluntar
Sports bodies' last-ditch effort to protect grassroots funding
The Football Association, Rugby Football Union and England & Wales Cricket Board have written to the Prime Minister as part of a last-ditch attempt to convince the Government not to take an axe
Jessica Ennis-Hill named Sportswoman of the Year
Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sunday Times & Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year in association with Vitality for a second time.
A giant poppy painted on a sportspitch is helping raise funds for The Royal...
Believed to be the largest commemorative emblem of its kind ever applied to sportsturf, the huge display is the brainchild of Rob Bradshaw, 2014 Grassroots Sports Ground Team of the Year in the IOG