Entries by Helen Waite

STRI Group Announce Open Day

STRI Group Announce Open Day: STRI Group has announced that its annual research open days will take place on 25 and 26 September 2019. The event, which takes place at STRI’s UK research and development facility in Bingley, West Yorkshire, offers an opportunity for sport facility managers, owners, groundstaff and greenkeepers to learn about and […]

Gary Smith Joins STRI Group

Gary Smith Joins STRI Group: STRI Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Smith as an agronomic consultant, based in its Scotland office. Smith has worked in the turf industry for over 25 years, mainly in a professional technical support role, including various new product launches in the chemical, nutrition and biotech industries. […]

STRI Group Announce New Honours

STRI Group Announce New Honours: The STRI Group has announced the addition of a new set of honours for the 2020 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs). The Home Unions National awards, supported by the governing bodies for amateur golf in the UK, are designed to encourage clubs, just starting their ecological and environmental journey, to enter […]

STRI Scoop Double Award

STRI Scoop Double Award: STRI Group, the world’s leading sports surface provider, has received two accolades at the prestigious Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland Awards (ALCI), which celebrate exceptional landscape projects. STRI beat fierce competition to claim the overall winner in the Sportsground category for design and consultancy at Craven Cottage Stadium, home of […]

Golf Environment Awards 2019

Golf Environment Awards 2019: The winners of the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs) have been announced at The Crown, Harrogate, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group and The R&A. Environmental Golf Course of the Year 2019 – Aldeburgh Golf Club Creating what many thought to be impossible, an almost perfect blend of course and ecology […]

STRI Group Appoint Gwynn Davies

STRI Group Appoint Gwynn Davies: STRI Group is delighted to announce that Gwynn Davies has been appointed as a turfgrass consultant, to support extensive business growth and service development in the UK and overseas markets. Gwynn is a well-known figure in the sports turf industry and has accumulated a wealth of specialist experience during his 15-year […]

Golf Environment Awards Finalists Announced

Golf Environment Awards Finalists Announced: STRI is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice. Over 30 longlisted clubs were visited earlier in the year by STRI ecology consultants, Bob Taylor and Rowan Rumball, and painstakingly whittled down to 17 finalists, including one […]

STRI Scoops Award At Bradford Uni

STRI Scoops Award At Bradford Uni: STRI has picked up two gongs at the University of Bradford’s Summer Experience Awards, as the Bingley-based business won the Outstanding Placement Provider (SME) for its work experience internships. It also helped STRI intern, Samuel Birch, claim the Outstanding Placement Student award. Samuel (Chemical Engineering), Malika Zahedi (Biomedical Sciences), and […]

MLR Launch The ORN

MLR Launch The ORN: MLR, the international sports supplementary lighting business, has launched a new lighting rig designed specifically for golf courses – the first of its kind within the sports turf industry. The ‘Orn’ will be unveiled at STRI’s Research Day on Wednesday 19th September in Bingley, West Yorkshire. MLR has provided mobile lighting solutions […]

STRI Expands Ecology Team

STRI Expands Ecology Team: The STRI Group has appointed a new consultant to their UK team in order to strengthen ecology services. Rowan Rumball joins STRI as ecological consultant with six years commercial experience in the industry. Rowan has a Masters degree in conservation from the University of Lancaster, and previously worked at AECOM as a […]