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Manchester City FC's apprentice grounds women enjoy the outdoor life
Two recruits at Manchester City FC groundsteam are causing shockwaves in the industry, being the only two female apprentices of their kind amongst top-flight English football clubs.
Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme plays its part in FA’s £8...
The pivotal role of the regional pitch advisors from the IOG-led Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme was highlighted when The Football Association (FA) announced its £8 million
Headingly pitch upgrade is paying off says head groundsman Ryan Golding
Spring can't come soon enough for Leeds Rhinos’ grounds staff after a “unique and challenging” winter.
3G rubber crumb - an inconvenient truth? - comment by IOG CEO Geoff Webb
A lot of press attention has recently been given (once again) to the subject of rubber crumb infill in 3G artificial pitches.
Register now for your FREE place at Yorkshire Branch educational ‘Field Day’
Yorkshire Branch members are organising an educational ‘Field Day’ at the University of Leeds’ Sports Park Weetwood on 10 March featuring ECB pitch onsultant Chris Wood and Henry Bechelet from ICL.
IOG CEO addresses Czech Branch conference
IOG CEO Geoff Webb addressed a recent IOG Czech Branch conference at the SK Slavia Praha Football Stadium in Prague.
Brexit could increase equipment costs and limit sports funding
Leaving the European Union could increase the cost of sports equipment and limit access to sports funding for British organisations, according to Sport and Recreation Alliance chief executive Emma
Mild weather and floods means Japanese knotweed is unusually early, says PCA
Japanese knotweed is growing months ahead of normal in parts of the UK according to a national trade body.
Newcastle scopes health-backed parks mutual
Newcastle City Council is preparing to set up a mutual organisation to take over its parks service, with substantial funding set to come from the public health department.
Nominate now for the FA's Groundsman of the Year
Now in its 11th year, The FA’s Groundsmen of the Year awards was set up to recognise the contribution of these unsung heroes of the grassroots game and encourage the development of groundmanship.