Entries by Lucy Nicholls

SALTEX 2017 Visitor Registration Now Open

SALTEX 2017 ‘Your Industry, Your Show’ Visitor Registration Now Open The countdown to Europe’s largest annual turf management event has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration. SALTEX 2017 takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 1-2 November, and has already attracted over 250 exhibitors – a number that’s set to grow further in […]

Groundsmen Bowled Over By ICL Independent School Seminar

Groundsmen bowled over by latest ICL Independent School Seminar: Fifty groundsmen from independent schools throughout southern England and the Midlands were presented with a wealth of useful advice and information at the latest ICL seminar, which was held at Edgbaston Stadium – home to Warwickshire CCC and the Birmingham Bears. Aimed specifically at turf professionals working […]

Dennis Mowers Integral For Stoke City FC

Dennis Mowers integral for Stoke City FC: Both the Dennis G860 and the Dennis Premier play an integral role in maintaining Stoke City FC’s bet365 Stadium pitch and training ground, according to grounds manager Andy Jackson. Having joined the club as an apprentice on a YTS scheme, Andy Jackson now oversees all of Stoke City FC’s […]

iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC

iTurf improves 9 hole Cruit Island GC: Despite working with a small budget, Brian McMonagle, Head Greenkeeper at Cruit Island Golf Club in Donegal, Ireland, has still managed to significantly improve the course through a tailor-made ICL iTurf programme. Situated on the edge of the Atlantic coast with breath-taking panoramic views, Cruit Island Golf Club […]

Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton

Limagrain’s MM range is rapid at King’s Bruton: Adrian Davis, head groundsman at King’s Bruton School in Somerset, has reported remarkable germination speed and recovery rates from Limagrain’s leading MM range of grass seed mixtures. In 1519, three eminent people born in Bruton, Richard Fitzjames – Bishop of London, Sir John Fitzjames, later to become Chief […]

‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca Works Wonders For The Potters

‘Phenomenal’ SISIS Osca works Wonders for the Potters: Andy Jackson, grounds manager at Stoke City FC, has reported ‘phenomenal’ results since incorporating the SISIS Osca tractor mounted oscillating brush into his synthetic surface maintenance programme. It is safe to say that Andy Jackson is a one-club-man. Having started as an apprentice at Stoke City FC in 1994, […]

Souters Sports Bring Architect’s Vision To Life

Souters Sports bring architect’s vision to life: After successfully completing a huge bunker renovation project at the prestigious West Kilbride Golf Club in Ayrshire, Souters Sports have been widely praised by both the club’s secretary and architect. The West Kilbride Golf Club, established in 1893, is situated on the Ayrshire coast, with spectacular views across the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Sherriff Amenity & Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd Combine

BREAKING NEWS – Sherriff Amenity and Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd combine Sherriff Amenity, the fine turf and landscaping division of Agrovista UK Limited, one of the UK’s leading agronomy firms today announces the acquisition of Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd, one of Scotland’s largest specialist suppliers to the amenity and local authority markets. The purchase will allow […]

ICL Combat Wear & Tear at Ely City GC

ICL Combat Wear & Tear at Ely City GC – Andy Baker, Head Greenkeeper at Ely City Golf Course in Cambridgeshire, believes that his use of ICL products have significantly improved the high wear areas on the course despite facing unfavourable weather conditions and heavy usage. Andy, who has been at Ely City GC for over […]

SALTEX College Cup Winners

A once-in-a-lifetime ‘Wembley’ opportunity for SALTEX College Cup winners – The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for many, but for four sports turf students from Northern Ireland – the dream has become a reality. Gavin White, Jon Crawford, […]