Local Authority

Council Looks To Rigby Taylor

Council Looks To Rigby Taylor: A revolutionary vertical drainage system is set to assist with reducing Wandsworth Council’s perennial misery of cancelled football games due to waterlogged playing surfaces on its Wandsworth Common pitches. The non-obtrusive Groundwater Dynamics’ system – based on the use of vertical plastic pipes (EGRP) which draw in excess water horizontally – […]

Stuart Higley Wins Oxfordshire FA County Groundsman Of The Year 

Woodcote Stoke Row Football Club’s long-serving groundsman Stuart Higley has been names as the Oxfordshire FA’s Groundsman of the Year. Higley, who lives in Croft Way, has been with Woodcote since he started as a player in 1970 and his unstinting voluntary efforts have seen the pitch improve year on year to become in the […]

Jeremy Corbyn Tweets Support To KCOM Groundsmen

What KCOM Groundsmen Say As Jeremy Corbyn Tweets Them His Support Darell, 55, was says he was also told he was being sacked for working as a kit man for Hull FC while Mark claims he was told another reason for his dismissal was down to ordering too much grass treatment product and for allowing […]

Thousands Of Pounds Worth Of Equipment Stolen

Professional thieves are thought to be behind two break-ins at a tennis club and cricket club in which thousands of pounds worth of equipment was stolen. Billericay Tennis Club and Billericay Cricket Club, which are both based in Blunts Wall Road, were targeted by thieves overnight last Friday. The vandals drilled through padlocks on containers […]

Tottenham Not Allowed To Alter Wembley Pitch

Tottenham not allowed to alter Wembley pitch – Tottenham’s plans to reduce the size of the Wembley playing surface have been blocked by the Premier League. Spurs will play their home matches at the national stadium next season while their new £800million home is built ready for the start of the 2018 – 19 season. Mauricio […]

Toro Lease Agreement For Royal Ascot Golf Club Brings Course On In “Leaps And Bounds”

Royal Ascot Golf Club has opted for a lease agreement when renewing its Toro fleet ten years on from becoming a Toro Total Solutions customer after being relocated and rebuilt. And it’s a plan that has, according to its members, brought the course on in leaps and bounds. A decade ago Royal Ascot Golf course, […]