Entries by Lucy Nicholls

MM seed ensures great start for Wycliffe

MM seed ensures great start for Wycliffe: With a new season just around the corner, the green at Wycliffe Bowls Club has never been in such good condition, and greenkeeper Keith Freakley believes that is thanks to MM Sports Seed. Formed in 1956 and located on the outskirts of Lutterworth in Leicestershire, Wycliffe Bowls Club […]

KAR UK gives peace of mind for Lincoln City

KAR UK gives peace of mind for Lincoln City: A new Hunter Irrigation system, supplied by KAR UK, has given Lincoln City FC Head Groundsman Craig Housley a certain peace of mind. Craig, who has been at Lincoln City since September 2020, revealed how his previous irrigation system caused many sleepless nights. “Our old system […]

EFL Pitch Winners Use Mansfield Sand

EFL Pitch Winners Use Mansfield Sand: The English Football League (EFL) has named the 2021/22 Grounds Teams of the Season, and 8 out of the 10 clubs use Mansfield Sand products on their pitches. Up and down the country, groundstaff have again worked tirelessly this campaign to maintain pitches across all 72 of the EFL’s […]

Ludlow Castle ‘smitten’ with Dennis FT610

Ludlow Castle ‘smitten’ with Dennis FT610: After trying various mowers, Ludlow Castle Croquet Club has finally found the one it was looking for in the Dennis FT610 interchangeable cassette mower. Beyond the tennis courts and bowling green, there is a large area of lawn known as the North Field.  It is the home of a […]

Two new Agrovista Amenity Apprentices

Two new Agrovista Amenity Apprentices: Agrovista Amenity has announced the appointment of two new apprentices – Sophie Allen and William Gray. Sophie joins the company as a Trainee Business Support Administrator and will be working towards an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. As a keen cricketer and a volunteer groundsperson at her local cricket […]

New Turf Rewards for UK and Ireland

New Turf Rewards for UK and Ireland: ICL and Syngenta have launched Turf Rewards for 2022 which now features separate schemes for the UK and Ireland. Turf Rewards provides the opportunity for customers to earn points from purchases that can then be exchanged against a fantastic selection of agronomic or turf related items and learning […]

Liam Rowlands joins ICL

Liam Rowlands joins ICL: ICL has appointed Liam Rowlands as a Technical Area Sales Manager, covering South West England and South Wales. Liam arrives with good knowledge of the industry after working as a greenkeeper for a period of twelve years. Upon leaving school he started his career at Abergele Golf Club, North Wales, under […]

The NEW Pellenc Helion 3 is here

The NEW Pellenc Helion 3 is here: Pellenc, the world’s leading expert in battery-powered tools, has announced the launch of the new Helion 3 hedge trimmer. Over recent years the Pellenc Helion hedge trimmer has been meeting and exceeding the needs of professionals in terms of power and trimming quality. Lightweight, quiet, and with odourless […]

Attraxor astounds at the birthplace of Rugby

Attraxor astounds at the birthplace of Rugby: The sports pitches at Rugby School in Warwickshire are benefitting from a stronger sward after Attraxor plant growth regulator was recommended and supplied by Agrovista Amenity. In 1823, student William Webb Ellis, took a football in his arms and ran with it, originating the game of rugby. Today, […]

SISIS orange the colour for Durham

SISIS orange the colour for Durham: When Durham County Cricket Club’s 25-year-old SISIS Auto Rotorake needed upgrading, Head Groundsman Vic Demain didn’t have to look very far for a replacement. “If you go into any cricket shed – from village level up to professional level, you will always see an orange piece of kit in […]