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Everton FC cancels plans to build on Walton Hall Park
Liverpool parks campaigners are celebrating a win over Everton FC after the club agreed not to progress with plans to build on Walton Hall Park.
Cricket club renames home in memory of groundsman
A plaque was unveiled in Stoke Row to commemorate a cricketing stalwart.
Les Clark, who died in May last year, spent 27 years as groundsman for Peppard/Stoke Row Cricket Club.
Keith Kent’s top tips for May
Watch this video to hear Keith Kent’s top tips and advice for May.
Nominations open for IOG Industry Awards 2016
Entries are now open for this year’s IOG Industry Awards, with categories recognising the high standards attained and expertise of grounds teams and individuals across all major sports at both volu
Prospect and IOG team up to offer member support
The IOG and Prospect – a trade union that provides work-related advice, support and services to professionals - have agreed an exclusive arrangement for IOG members.
SALTEX gets bigger!
Organisers of SALTEX 2016, which is being held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham, have revealed that the show is expanding to accommodate an increasing number of exhibitors.
IOG's Pitch Grading Framework will raise playing surface standards '...
A pitch grading framework to benchmark the quality of every playing surface in the UK – complemented by an education framework to help those responsible to continually improve standards – is being
Leicester pitch hits the headlines
The pitch at Leicester's King Power Stadium hit the headlines before the team even stepped out on it yesterday (April 24th), thanks to another amazing design.
Aston Villa win Barclays Premier League Grounds Team of the Year
Villa have landed the prestigious Barclays Premier League Grounds Team of the Year award. And the playing surface has been marked as one of the best in the Premier League for 2015-16.
Football League Groundsman of the Season award winners announced for 2015/16
The Football League has announced the winners of the Groundsman of the Season award for Season 2015/16 in each of the three divisions.