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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.
SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed
After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended.
Eddie Howe pays tribute to late AFC Bournemouth groundsman John Harriss
AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has paid a fitting tribute to former club groundsman John Harriss, this week.
Car vandals turn Mangotsfield football pitches into ‘mud bath’ with joy-ride
Junior football clubs in Bristol have been landed with a hefty bill after vandals in a car turned their pitches into a “mud bath”.
Seahawks to play Raiders in first NFL game at new Spurs stadium
The first NFL game to be hosted at Tottenham Hotspurs’ new stadium will be the Seattle Seahawks against the Oakland Raiders on 14 October.