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The IOG's response to the Government's Strategy for Sport
While the Government’s new strategy for sport – ‘Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation’ – does, indeed, mention groundsmanship and the need for well-maintained playing surfaces (and
It’s official - SALTEX 2015 is the UK’s largest turf management event
The IOG has revealed the independently audited attendance figures for SALTEX 2015.
Sports participation up by 245,000 according to latest Active People Survey
Sport England's latest Active People Survey reveals the number of people playing sport regularly has increased
Sport England offers tips on how to save under-threat facilities
Sports clubs at risk of having their playing fields or facilities sold off or closed should list them as an Asset of Community Value (ACV), according to guidance published by Sport England.
Frosts scoops Grand Award at BALI National Landscape Awards 2015
Nearly 900 UK landscape industry professionals gathered at Grosvenor House in central London last week to celebrate the winners of the BALI National Landscape Awards 2015 run in association with Ho
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