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Palace Gardens Choose Ransomes

Palace Gardens Choose Ransomes: Blenheim Palace, based in Oxfordshire, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, has taken delivery of a Ransomes MP495 cylinder mower to maintain its prestigious gardens. Delivered by local dealer The Turney Group, this addition is a continuation of the long-standing relationship between Ransomes, The Turney Group and Blenheim Palace. Blenheim Palace […]

Major Upgrades For Swift Roller Mowers

Major Upgrades For Swift Roller Mowers: Already renowned for their low maintenance and durable machinery, Major Equipment has announced a series of upgrades to their tractor mounted Swift Roller Mowers. These mowers are available in working widths from 1.9m to 5.4m. Built light to allow them to be used on smaller compact tractors, there is no […]

Verti-Top Helps Improve Efficiency

Verti-Top Helps Improve Efficiency: The latest addition to their vast fleet of machinery at South Wales Sports Grounds (SWSG) is a Redexim Verti-Top 1200 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery.  SWSG undertake a wide variety of grounds maintenance contracts for a range of clients from local authorities, major contracting groups, universities and colleges through to individual sports clubs […]

Auto Rotorake Amazes Shrewsbury School

Auto Rotorake Amazes Shrewsbury School: Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets. Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury School is one of the most prestigious independent schools in the land. Boasting […]

Reesink Reliability Seals The Deal

Reesink Reliability Seals The Deal: Orsett Golf Club in Essex has long been a Toro customer and plans on keeping it that way for the next four years as it signs its third lease deal with Reesink Turfcare. This is thanks to Toro putting in the hours and keeping its residual value, as well as having […]

Kubota Makes The Grade In Bath

Kubota Makes The Grade In Bath: For Penny Snowden, Grounds Manager at Bath Spa University, the biggest challenge facing her grounds maintenance team is managing the balance of diverse student activity whilst keeping the historic 88-acre Newton Park campus in pristine condition all year round. Newton Park, leased from the Duchy of Cornwall, is located to […]

Kubota Invests In New R&D Centre

Kubota Invests In New R&D Centre: Within the framework of Kubota’s ongoing growth in Europe, Kubota Corporation has announced that it will invest €55 million in a new R&D Centre in Europe. The new site will be located in Crépy-en-Valois, France and will be fully operational in 2020.  Kubota Corporation continues to make significant investments into its expansion throughout Europe […]

The most northern RANGER EV in the world?

The most northern RANGER EV in the world?: Known for its remote, unforgiving terrain and polar bears, Svalbard is a Norwegian island situated between mainland Norway and the North Pole – it’s one of the world’s most northernmost inhabited areas and also home to a RANGER EV… The RANGER EV belongs to Hurtigruten, the biggest […]

Pellenc Airion Maintains Tranquility

Pellenc Airion Maintains Tranquility: John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Pellenc Airion hand blower is the perfect machine to avoid disrupting visitors to the estate.   The Bodnant Estate, a National Trust property, is a strikingly beautiful agricultural estate in North Wales. Set in hilly and […]

Vredo Delivers Precision In Russia

Vredo Delivers Precision In Russia: Six Vredo Compact DZ214.075 overseeders have been used in-between matches at the 2018 World Cup in Russia because of their exceptionally high rate of germination. Precision is seen in a number of different ways at a World Cup, be it Neymar’s left foot in the iconic yellow of Brazil, Harry Kane’s […]

Golf Club Looks Forward With Toro

Golf Club Looks Forward With Toro: Rochester and Cobham Park Golf Club in North Kent, which has taken delivery of eight new Toro machines, credits Toro with leaving “satisfying” results in its wake as it looks to the future and promises to increase their Toro fleet within the next five years. According to Danny Dalton, acting […]

A Look At The Polaris Opole Factory

A Look At The Polaris Opole Factory: Founded by David Johnson and brothers Edgar and Allan Hetteen in 1954, Polaris Industries is now a global powersports leader. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide with annual sales in 2017 of $5.4 billion, Polaris has been the world leader in off-road vehicles for over 30 years. In 2014, […]

Trilo Makes Leaf Collection Easier

Trilo Makes Leaf Collection Easier: Four SU60 vacuum units from Trilo are the latest additions to fleet at the City of Wolverhampton Council, and have quickly made the momentous task of leaf collection that much easier.  At just shy of five million square metres in area, the grounds maintenance and street cleansing operation is certainly ‘large […]

Pitch Renovations At Wycombe

Pitch Renovations At Wycombe: Campey Turf Care Systems has assisted contractors Turf Tonics with the first in-house renovation of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club’s award-winning pitch at Adams Park.  The Buckinghamshire club enjoyed success on two fronts on the pitch during the 2017/18 season, not only achieving automatic promotion to League One but also scooping the League […]

Terra Float Air Delights in Lancashire

Terra Float Air Delights in Lancashire: In a previous life Stuart Hogg, Course Manager at The West Lancashire GC was among the first to own the Wiedenmann Terra Float & Terra Seed. Last year, more by coincidence than by design, he found himself back in the market for an overseeder just as the Terra Float […]

Get More With Toro Cylinders

Get More With Toro Cylinders: Reesink Turfcare is reminding customers that replacing or upgrading to new Toro cylinders offers customers so much more than a perfect finish, among many other things they bring the best possible value, too. Value, one of the most important factors determining purchasing decisions. Budget control is something all course managers and […]

Jacobsen Support Golf Tournaments

Jacobsen Support Golf Tournaments: Jacobsen® turf equipment is an Official Supplier of The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, and is providing tournament support to the greenkeeping team throughout the competition as well as the HNA Open de France tournament taking place between 28th June – 1st July. Technical staff from the Ransomes Jacobsen […]

“Fantastic Results” From Toro

“Fantastic Results” From Toro: Scarborough Borough Council’s recently appointed parks and countryside manager, Tim Allison, has invested in Toro for the first time in the form of five new Toro LT-F3000 triple flail mowers, and the green spaces of the North Yorkshire seaside town are already benefitting from the change. Previously cut by cylinder mowers that […]

Foley ‘Up The Game’ In Russia

Foley ‘Up The Game’ In Russia: Twenty Neary grinders are upping the game at training centres and stadiums across Russia for the 2018 World Cup. In March 2018, well before the latest festival of football kicked off at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Foley United’s / Neary European sales representative, Arjen Spek, delivered a grinding workshop at […]

Toro Impresses At SALTEX

Toro Impresses At SALTEX: At SALTEX 2017 last November, Toro’s LT-F3000 triple flail mower stood out from the crowd to Harlow Council-founded facilities management company, HTS Group Limited. In fact the company, which deals with grass cutting and landscape maintenance for the postcode, was so impressed it promptly invested in two machines. As Andrew Bradley, landscapes […]

Makita Speaker Gets Even Better

Makita Speaker Gets Even Better: The new and versatile Makita DMR202 Job Site Speaker with Bluetooth delivers the ultimate sound system on site offering a wide range of playback options.  Powered by the Lithium-Ion range of Makita 18v LXT and 10.8v to 12v CXT slide type batteries, as well as AC power supply, this compact and […]

Development Of The New RANGER XP 1000

Development Of The New RANGER XP 1000: Two decades since the introduction of the very first Polaris RANGER®, the historic legacy continues with the launch of the new RANGER XP® 1000. The RANGER XP® 1000 is the latest addition to our strong utility vehicle line-up, and sets a new industry standard with over one hundred […]

GKB North of the Border

GKB North of the Border: When your heritage as a machinery manufacturer and dealer dates back to 1816 you expect nothing less than the best. The Groundcare Division of Thomas Sherriff, which began in 1986, is based in East Lothian and with a further six branches provides comprehensive sales, parts and service support for commercial, agricultural […]

Bothams Renovate With Koro FTM

Bothams Renovate With Koro FTM: Bothams Prestige Sports Turf & Amenity,  a long-term Campey Turf Care Systems customer has refined their renovations with the new and improved Koro FTM 2000. The Yorkshire company has been buying Campey’s products for 15 years and in that time, they have seen consistent upgrades to machines that maintain their status as […]

Greenfingers’ New Etesia Fleet

Greenfingers’ New Etesia Fleet: Based in Midlothian, Scotland, Greenfingers have renewed their fleet of Etesia groundcare equipment by purchasing 14 Pro 46 PHCS pedestrian mowers and a Buffalo 100 BPHP ride-on mower. Established in 1991, Greenfingers offers professional garden and grounds maintenance and commercial soft landscaping throughout the Lothians, Borders and Fife. The contractor has […]

Toro A Cut Above At Cruden Bay

Toro A Cut Above At Cruden Bay: The performance of Toro’s Reelmaster 5410-D mowers on the fairways of Cruden Bay Golf Club, the traditional Scottish links course in Aberdeenshire, is preferred over all others. Course manager, Alister Matheson, comments: “The first thing I noticed about the Reelmaster in the demo was the way it handled […]

Graden CSI Helps St Augustine’s GC

Graden CSI Helps St Augustine’s GC: At more than 100 years old, Kent’s St Augustine’s Golf Club has changed a lot over the last century and is now far from the grazing land that once occupied its 60 acre site. However, the pop-up greens, on original clay soil, used to cause Head Greenkeeper Gary Kennington and […]

Dutch Stadium Praises INFINICUT

Dutch Stadium Praises INFINICUT: A renovation of stands at Holland’s De Adelaarshorst in 2015, saw the start of new opportunities for Go Ahead Eagles FC and its Head of Operations Ronnie Janssen. With its new capacity of just under 10,000, the stadium was one of the host venues for the 2017 UEFA Women’s Euro Tournament, which […]

New Makita Launches

New Makita Launches: Makita continues to expand the range of cordless tools designed for the professional grounds maintenance industry, introducing new technical features and enhancing performance. The new Makita DUR189Z 18v LXT linetrimmer, which replaces the popular DUR184L model, has a 240 watt output Brushless motor providing capacity to run the head at three selected […]

Storm-Tec Appointed Polaris Dealer

Storm-Tec Appointed Polaris Dealer: Carlow based Polaris dealer Storm-tec has been appointed exclusive Polaris ORV dealer for the Republic of Ireland. The dealership will be working with and managing a small sub dealer network that looks after all Polaris requirements in the Republic. Since becoming a Polaris dealer in 2016 Storm-tec has greatly expanded their farming […]

Dennis Razor Top Of The List

Dennis Razor Top Of The List: After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, compiled a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower beat the competition to receive a unanimous vote from himself and his team. The illustrious Merchant Taylors’ School in Hertfordshire has a glowing reputation for good […]

Toro Stays At Yeovil GC

Toro Stays At Yeovil GC: Yeovil Golf Club in Dorset has been a long-term Toro customer and that remains the case with the arrival of new course manager Jason Connaughton who, within days of his arrival, placed an order for a Toro Groundsmaster 4000-D. Jason says it was an exciting time to join the 27-hole […]

GKB Combinator Does What It Says

GKB Combinator Does What It Says

GKB Combinator Does What It Says: Landscape and sports surface contractors Mumby Landscapes have taken delivery of a new GKB Combinator. Based at Deeping Gate just north of Peterborough, the company undertakes projects over a wide geographical area and initially purchased the Combinator for a project in Wales. Working with grass seeding, natural and artificial […]

Groundsman Recommends TM1000

Groundsman Recommends TM1000: David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would see significant improvements if they used a SISIS Rotorake TM1000 tractor mounted scarifier on their pitches. Established in 1853, Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club is one of the oldest cricket […]

Rink Scores Perfect Ten In Russia

Rink Scores Perfect Ten In Russia: With groundwork well underway for this years summer of football in Russia, over 80 pitches (including stadia and training facilities) are in the final stages of preparation. The 2018 tournament has seen a change to previous years in that each facility was made responsible for their own maintenance programmes.  This […]

Toro At Blairgowrie Golf Club

Toro At Blairgowrie Golf Club: Managing secretary Steven Morgan says every day is tournament day at Blairgowrie Golf Club, and for that reason the club has invested in a partnership agreement with Toro. As the latest Toro machinery delivery arrives at the club in Perthshire in Scotland, Steven explains: “We decided to invest in Toro […]

Charterhouse Gains BLEC Experience

Charterhouse Gains BLEC Experience: Newly appointed BLEC dealer, Acorn Tractors from Derbyshire, recently joined forces with staff from Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM) for an in-depth training session on the BLEC range of specialist landscaping and turfcare equipment. BLEC was purchased by Redexim almost two years ago and is now a division within CTM.  In that time […]

Makita’s Powered Wheelbarrow Leads To Medals

Makita’s Powered Wheelbarrow Leads To Medals: The Makita 18v LXT Brushless power-assisted wheelbarrow has taken some of the back-breaking labour out of Landform Consultants inspirational garden builds at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018. Mark Gregory, managing director of award winning Landform Consultants Limited, together with his talented team, designed The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden […]

New Pellenc Battery & Harness

New Pellenc Battery & Harness: The new Pellenc ULiB 1200 battery and harness has entered the UK market with battery life increased by 20% in comparison to the ULiB1100 battery. Pellenc is exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland by Etesia UK. The ULiB 1200 battery meets all of the professional requirements in terms of […]

Murray Hire Expands Först Fleet

Murray Hire Expands Först Fleet: Bristol-based equipment and tool hire business Murray Hire Centres is expanding its long-standing fleet of Först woodchipper machines, after consistently being impressed by the superiority and reliability of the machinery. Established since 1982, Murray Hire Centres is a close-knit family run business, now employing a total of 15 staff. With […]

Allett Scores At World Cup Venues

Allett Scores At World Cup Venues: British manufactured Allett Mowers are the choice of the majority of the FIFA World Cup football venues in Russia. Allett is by far the top selling pedestrian mower brand for the very prestigious competition, supplying a total of over one hundred and eighty-five units of mowers and accessories across […]

Greentech Goes For GKB

Greentech Goes For GKB: Greentech Sportsturf is one of Scotland’s leading sports turf contractors and specialists in design, construction , renovation and maintenance of sports surfaces. There’s an impressive list of fields of play the company has worked on, including Gleneagles, Hampden Park and Oriam sports performance centre. It follows then there is a need […]

Hortech – championing the SCAG SWZ

Hortech – championing the SCAG SWZ: The SWZ is the model name for the SCAG pedestrian mower, which is supplied in the UK and parts of Europe by STM Co Ltd – and few people know these machines better than the grounds maintenance company Hortech Ltd. They’ve used SCAGs for 25 years; these are machines […]

John Deere At PGA Catalunya

John Deere At PGA Catalunya: PGA Catalunya Resort, located near Girona in Spain, has signed its first ever five-year preferred equipment supplier agreement with John Deere to provide a fleet of 10 new Gator utility vehicles, as part of its three-year investment plan. The European Tour Destination, renowned for its commitment to first-class course maintenance, has […]

Etesia Announce Special Offers

Etesia Announce Special Offers: Etesia UK has announced huge savings on selected models in its Duocut range of green technology battery-powered pedestrian mowers. The revolution in battery powered equipment continues to sweep through the groundscare industry and it is easy to see why – no emissions, low noise, low vibration, easy operation, reduced risk of fuel […]

Trilo Eradicates Leaf Problem

Trilo Eradicates Leaf Problem: Norwich based Eaton Golf Club describes itself as ‘owned and run by the members, for the members’ – a motto also supported by Course Manager Rob Ransome. Despite being there for less than a year, he recognises that the club’s “fantastic membership gives the club a thriving, upbeat feeling”. However, what didn’t […]

Ranger Brings Stars To The Big Screen

Ranger Brings Stars To The Big Screen: “Camera rolling. Sound rolling. And ACTION!” When it comes to expertly setting the stage for movie stars and sporting legends, the Polaris RANGER EV is perfectly at home in the limelight. The film experts from HS-DynaX5 Cam Solution use this versatile, purely electrical all-rounder for TV productions as well as […]

Kubota Helps Transform Pitches

Kubota Helps Transform Pitches: Kubota, the market leading manufacturer of high performance groundcare solutions, has assisted a team of dedicated volunteers to transform the sporting facilities in one of the country’s most deprived areas. 72-year-old Philip Swann and his team of six volunteers have given up their time to dedicate countless hours to make huge […]

STIHL Expands Viking Range

STIHL Expands Viking Range: STIHL has expanded its range of high-performance VIKING mowers with the introduction of the MB 655 RS rear roller mower, perfect for landscapers and lawn care professionals. Designed with ease of use in mind, the powerful Briggs and Stratton engine is simple to start thanks to the auto-choke mechanism, meaning the […]

N & J Tree Services Choose Först

N & J Tree Services Choose Först: N & J Tree Services has expanded its fleet of Först woodchippers with the purchase of two XR8’s, after noticing the high-quality standards offered by the manufacturers’ range of robust machinery. Recognised as a leading specialist arboricultural company, N & J Tree Services provides professional tree care services […]

INFINICUT Enhances Plant Health

INFINICUT Enhances Plant Health: While mowing appears simple in its application, it can have either positive or negative consequences for plant health depending on mower performance. Attainment of correct cutting performance on sports pitches will include, but isn’t limited to, sharpness of cut; attitude angle and behind centre distance (BCD) of the bedknife; frequency of clip […]

Boughton GC Lease With Reesink

Boughton GC Lease With Reesink: Boughton Golf Club in the Kentish North Downs, has become the most recent in a long line of clubs to see the value of a five-year lease deal with Reesink Turfcare and Toro. Joining the 27-hole club is a fleet of Toro greens, tees, surrounds, fairways and rough mowers, a comprehensive […]

New WOLF-Garten 72 Volt Range

New WOLF-Garten 72 Volt Range: The WOLF-Garten 72 Volt Li-ion power battery garden tool range is an interchangeable battery system that delivers powerful garden tools without engine fumes, tangled cables, or short run times. The 72 Volt range began life as three lawnmowers and was then expanded to include three handheld tools; a grass trimmer, a hedge […]

Cobra’s Cordless Convenience

Cobra’s Cordless Convenience: The last two years has seen significant growth in the garden product market for battery powered equipment. One brand which has fully embraced this technology is Cobra which has two lithium-ion battery options in its range with both a 40-volt and a 24-volt system. The 40-volt range consists of six products – […]

AllGrass Put Trust In Campey

AllGrass Put Trust In Campey: Scottish turf contractors AllGrass Turf Care, part of the Allstone Glasgow Group, wanted to invest in the latest technology when starting their business, so decided on multiple Campey Turf Care Systems machines. This purchase included a new 5th generation Koro FIELDTOPMAKER (Koro FTM) fitted with a Terraplane rotor, Raycam Uni-Rake and Dakota spreader to […]

Fineturf A Fine Choice

Fineturf A Fine Choice: Reesink Turfcare has welcomed Fineturf Machinery as its new appointed dealer for Toro golf and fine turf machinery, Toro grounds machinery, and TYM tractors in the Lincolnshire and North Nottinghamshire areas. Having been carefully chosen by Reesink, Fineturf Machinery steps into the role of dealer for the area vacated by Chris Sellars […]

Dennis Prepare For The World Cup

Dennis Prepare For The World Cup: The national football team won’t be the only team of professionals making the trip from England to Russia this summer. In fact, a whole fleet of Dennis G860 cylinder mowers will already be making their mark in Russia before the England squad is even announced. A staggering 88 Dennis mowers […]

Charterhouse Doubles Aeration Regime

Charterhouse Doubles Aeration Regime: Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Berkshire, Goring and Streatley Golf Club offers a challenging 18 holes over a half downland and half parkland course. Despite the challenges this brings to Course Manager Matt Aplin and his team when it comes to maintenance, the greens are renowned for being […]

The purrfect roller mower?

The purrfect roller mower?: Occasionally there is a breakthrough, an innovation that makes a real impact on the way we do things. Listening to what people say they need, taking a tried and tested concept, tailoring it to demand and making it a reality often creates a real leap forward. Such is the new Wessex […]

Aeration At Cumberwell Park GC

Aeration At Cumberwell Park GC: Few course managers have the challenge of creating an aeration programme for 45 holes.  Step forward Matt James at Cumberwell Park GC who is responsible for five nine hole courses at Bradford-on-Avon, eight miles south of Bath. The original courses – the ‘red’ and ‘yellow’ were created in 1994; ‘blue’ followed […]

John Deere Partners Solheim Cup

John Deere Partners Solheim Cup: John Deere, one of the world’s leading golf course equipment suppliers, is confirmed as the latest big-name partner to commit to The Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, taking place from 9th-15th September 2019. John Deere will be the Official Golf Course and Turf Maintenance Machinery Event Partner at Gleneagles for the […]

Waveney Norse Goes Toro

Waveney Norse Goes Toro: Waveney Norse have made their first investment in Toro as part of a new grounds strategy to better meet the requirements of its core partner Waveney District Council and its growing customer base. Operating as part of Norse Commercial Services, a major national supplier of facilities management services to the public […]

The ‘Point’ Picks Toro

The ‘Point’ Picks Toro: It’s out with the old and in with the new for the Old Loop, New Loop and Front Loop courses at Nefyn Golf Club. Toro was chosen for its power and green credentials by a course which bases its machinery choices solely on individual merit. Bringing in a Toro Reelmaster 5010-H, […]

SISIS Flexicomb Perfect For UKC

SISIS Flexicomb Perfect For UKC: Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his newly purchased SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend the life of one of the synthetic sports surfaces at the University. Canterbury in Kent may well be known predominantly as the place of Thomas […]

Cub Cadet’s EFI Engines

Cub Cadet’s EFI Engines: Cub Cadet’s new fuel-injected engine boasts serious strength, offering the kind of high-performance power you’d expect from Cub Cadet. EFI uses up to 25% less fuel, which means fewer emissions and fewer fill-ups. Less time needs to be spent on maintenance as it has no carburettor and requires fewer oil changes. […]

The Polaris RANGER Story

The Polaris RANGER Story: It’s been two decades since the RANGER® 6×6 vehicle was introduced and revolutionised the side-by-side category back in 1998. Mitchell Johnson, son of David Johnson – one of the founders of Polaris in the 1950s – was vital to the conception of the iconic machine and discusses how the RANGER® rode […]

Arb150 Ticks All The Boxes

Arb150 Ticks All The Boxes: Wiltshire Countryside Services have become the latest company to purchase an Arb 150p from GreenMech. For Owner Adam Lonsdale, his decision was made easier not only by the build quality and back-up service that GreenMech provides compared to the alternatives available in the current market, but also by the superior performance […]

Allett’s Complete Lawncare System

Allett’s Complete Lawncare System: Whilst we’re all hoping the Beast From The East, The Pest From The West and any other cold weather extremes are far behind us, take a moment to consider their impact of such conditions on your lawn. There is a direct correlation between grass growth and ground temperature, and the extreme […]

STM and Espritt’s Prestigious Order

STM and Espritt’s Prestigious Order: If you think of Brugge you almost instantly conjure up pictures of their spectacular waterway system. But they do have grass as well. This is the first season with STM/SCAG machinery being represented by Espritt, our new dealership in Belgium, their Dirk Allard has already obtained a prestigious order for […]

Increased Efficiency With Först XR8

Increased Efficiency With Först XR8: Total Tree Solutions UK Ltd is reaping the benefits of enhanced efficiencies through its use of a fleet of Först XR8 woodchipper’s, where the machines innovative Traxion Embankment System allows the arboriculture specialists to complete rail trackside and highway vegetation management with increased efficiency. Total Tree Solutions UK started out as […]

Junior Football Club Picks Campey

Junior Football Club Picks Campey: Moss Bank Juniors Football Club have taken control of their own pitch maintenance for the first time and have chosen Campey Turf Care Systems machines to help improve pitch quality for the future. The Bolton based junior football club was founded by current club secretary, Marcus Howarth, in April 2006 with […]

Ransomes HM600 Launch

Ransomes HM600 Launch: Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc has announced the launch of its new Ransomes® HM600 flail mower. The mower features heavy duty flail heads from the revered manufacturer, Müthing. Building on the foundations of the Ransomes MP wide area mower platform, the HM600 features a powerful 65.2hp Kubota turbo diesel engine and has been […]

DJUKE Purchase Ventrac 4500

DJUKE Purchase Ventrac 4500: DJUKE, the specialist sports turf maintenance company, managed by former Queenwood course manager Cameron McMillan, has purchased a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and a range of implements to bolster the company’s service portfolio to golf courses and other turf-related businesses. The new machinery package was delivered and installed by local dealer, RT […]

Antonio Carraro Tractors In London

Antonio Carraro Tractors In London: Grasslands are amongst the largest turf growing experts in the country completing jobs for the Natural History Museum, Kew Gardens, Bluewater and most recently, Leicester Square & the Tower of London! They have been using Antonio Carraro Tractors since 1985 and have recently brought a brand new TTR 4400 from UK […]

GreenTek’s Sarel Roller

GreenTek’s Sarel Roller: After all the heavy rain we’ve had lately, it’s time to open up the surface of your greens! The Sarel Roller from GreenTek assists with irrigation by spiking the surface and creating thousands of holes for rainfall to fall into. Its rear brush sweeps this water and dew down the holes and deep […]

New Polaris Ranger XP 1000

New Polaris Ranger XP 1000: Polaris recently celebrated rolling the one-millionth RANGER machine off the production line – 2018 will mark two decades since the utility vehicle was introduced to the side-by-side line-up. Developed with over one hundred-user inspired improvements, the all-new Ranger XP 1000 sets a new standard for what a utility side-by-side can […]

Increased Wiedenmann Fleet

Increased Wiedenmann Fleet: South Wales contractors Peter Villars Sportsgrounds Maintenance (PVSGM) have doubled their aerator fleet. In January the Cwmbran-based family business added a Wiedenmann Terra Spike XD6 to their current Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD. Director, Iestyn John said: “We need to cover lots of ground fast. Clients want you in and out so […]

SCH’s ‘D’ Turf Care System

SCH’s ‘D’ Turf Care System: The SCH (Supplies) Ltd ‘D’ Turf Care System is a heavy duty range which is ideal for use on sports pitches or any other large areas of turf. Various attachments are available including the Deep Mounted Slitter (ref DSM), the Mounted Deep Aerator (Ref DAM), the Hollow Tine Corer (Ref […]

New Müthing Mulcher

New Müthing Mulcher: Available from May 2018, Muthing say their new MU-Collect Vario mulcher offers professional grass cutting and mulching technology for landscaping applications. Simon Richard, UK Agent for the Muthing range, says “The new MU-Collect Vario gives you both possibilities; an optimal mulching result and perfectly tidy surfaces. It is available in working widths […]

Goodwood Returns To Toro

Goodwood Returns To Toro: Goodwood has returned to Toro as it continues in its ambition to develop a ‘super fleet’ for its 12,000-acre estate based in Sussex. The last time we caught up with Phil Helmn, general manager of sports turf and grounds at the all-encompassing Goodwood, he had taken delivery of a fleet of Toro […]

STIHL’s Chainsaw Of The Future

STIHL’s Chainsaw Of The Future: The new STIHL MS 500i is the first chainsaw in the world with electronic fuel injection and a never-before achieved power-to-weight ratio. With the MS 500i, STIHL presents the world’s first standard chainsaw with electronically controlled fuel injection, consolidating its position as a technology leader. The STIHL injection technology (i) […]

Rain Bird’s New Water Jets

Rain Bird’s New Water Jets: There are many large area installations where the ability to water as quickly as possible in the most efficient way is critical, whether for irrigation, dust control or other purposes. With Rain Bird’s new XLR Series of water jets, users can now choose from a wide range of solutions that the […]

Low-Emission Power From Cobra

Low-Emission Power From Cobra: Cobra prides itself on offering something for every gardener. With over 50 lawnmowers in its range, accompanied by blowers, hedgetrimmers, strimmers, chainsaws and multi-tools there is certainly plenty to back up this claim. To offer its customers maximum options suited for all requirements, Cobra has a full range of power sources […]

Husqvarna Automower Best In Test

Husqvarna Automower Best In Test: For the third year in a row, Husqvarna Automower® is unchallenged in robotic lawn mower performance after being awarded Best in Test and Best Premium Choice by testing site Price Runner UK. Husqvarna Automower® 315 received the Best in Test accolade in this year’s assessment. It was praised by an […]

Eden Project’s Robotic Gardener

Eden Project’s Robotic Gardener: The Eden Project, a popular visitor destination, has added a new member to its horticultural team this spring. Husqvarna Automower®, a robotic lawnmower which works unassisted throughout the day and night, has been installed at the Cornwall site to maintain the grounds surrounding the famous iconic bubble-like Biomes. Nestled in a huge […]

EGO Launch Cordless Tools

EGO Launch Cordless Tools: To meet the needs of groundcare professionals in terms of power, performance, convenience and wellbeing, EGO Power+ is releasing its first dedicated range of commercial cordless tools. Powered by the patented design of the 56V Arc Lithium battery system, which delivers the power of petrol without the petrol, the range comprises […]

Jacobsen At AZ Alkmaar

Jacobsen At AZ Alkmaar: Currently third in the Eredivisie, Dutch football club AZ Alkmaar has purchased a Jacobsen Fairway 250 to maintain training ground pitches at the new 10-acre facility. The delivery was made by local Jacobsen dealer Voets Tractoren en Werktuigen BV. René Schouten de Jel has worked at the club for five years and […]

Surbiton Fast Forward With Toro

Surbiton Fast Forward With Toro: When it comes to course machinery, Surbiton Golf Club has done things in the same manner for many years. But times are now changing, beginning with the delivery of its first full fleet. The lease deal with Toro and Reesink Turfcare is a statement of the club’s desire to deliver a […]

New Striped Lawn Tradition

New Striped Lawn Tradition: The key to the perfect striped lawn is a cylinder mower and for more than 50 years, cylinder lawnmowers from Allett have been creating quintessentially English lawns all over the world. The key to this success has been Allett’s speciality in designing and manufacturing precision, single-cylinder, walk-behind mowers. Until now, Allett’s mowers […]

New Tractor From John Deere

New Tractor From John Deere: John Deere’s new 3038E compact tractor is an economical and versatile machine suitable for a wide range of customers, which includes landscape contractors, groundscare maintenance service providers, sports turf managers, rural property owners and equestrian operations. The 3038E is equipped with a powerful, emissions-compliant Stage IV diesel engine developing 37.3hp. […]

Woodchippers Bought After Trial

Woodchippers Bought After Trial: Beechwood Trees and Landscapes Ltd has purchased three new Först Woodchippers, after a successful trial that saw the team of arboriculture experts thoroughly impressed with the high level of performance and robust nature of the machines. Established in 1998, Beechwood is one of the country’s leading arboricultural, fencing and landscaping contractors, and […]

New Customer For Toro

New Customer For Toro: St Enodoc Golf Club has an impressive roll call. It is the premier golf club based in Cornwall, sixth in the country according to Golf World, and ranked 99th in the world by Golf Digest. Adding to that, is the fact that it is now a new Toro customer. Based on […]

Terrain Aeration At Hyde Park

Terrain Aeration At Hyde Park: Terrain Aeration has provided services to relieve compaction of soil at Hyde Park. The company used its Airforce Terralift and SuperScamper machines. The latter works in conjunction with a towed compressor and is therefore a lighter machine producing less weight on the turf surface. The primary areas to be treated were […]

SCH Trailer As Popular As Ever

SCH Trailer As Popular As Ever: SCH (Supplies) Ltd have recently supplied a customer with a galvanised version of their popular hydraulic tipping trailer. The customer had asked for the manual tipping version of the trailer – which is also available in two tractor powered versions (one and two pipe) and an electric version.  All metal work on […]

School Extends Dennis Fleet

School Extends Dennis Fleet: Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has extended his existing fleet of Dennis mowers having recently purchased three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.  Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury School for nearly eight years and he and his team of eleven groundstaff tend to 120 […]

Leamington GC Chooses Foley

Leamington GC Chooses Foley: The search for continual improvement is high at Leamington & County Golf Club, with the ambitious team of head greenkeeper and general manager looking towards the Foley ACCU-Sharp 605 for cost saving, plant health and ease of use. The duo of head greenkeeper, Jason Cooper, and general manager, Bryan Frazer, make a […]

Murray’s Zero Turn Mowers

Murray’s Zero Turn Mowers: One brand that can offer affordable and efficient, zero turn lawn tractors is Murray. Murray products have been getting the job done for in excess of 90 years. Today, as a member of the Briggs & Stratton family of outdoor power products, Murray wears its brand proudly as the “Get it […]

Notts Hollinwell Goes For Green

Notts Hollinwell Goes For Green: Currently rated as the UK’s 40th best course by Golf World Top 100 and by National Club Golfer as an England Top 20 course, Notts Golf Club Hollinwell is renowned as one of the country’s finest inland courses, with heather, gorse, bracken and pine in abundance. It has also been […]

Toro Cuts Machinery Downtime

Toro Cuts Machinery Downtime: New customer Padeswood and Buckley Golf Club in Flintshire North Wales has chosen Toro for the first time as it seeks to reduce machinery downtime. Having spent, last year alone, £20,000 on maintenance and lease equipment due to breakdowns, Padeswood and Buckley has brought in Toro to eliminate these expenses and ensure […]

New Tracmaster Attachment

New Tracmaster Attachment: Leading landscape and groundcare machinery manufacturer Tracmaster Ltd, is delighted to confirm the latest addition to their growing CAMON range of equipment – the CAMON BC65 Lawn Scarifier Attachment – a 65cm wide scarifier to fit the BCS Two Wheel Tractors and Rotavators. The CAMON BC65 includes many of the same features that […]

Woods New Batwing Mower

Woods New Batwing Mower: Simon Richard, UK Agent for the Woods rotary cutter range, says local authorities and a range of other users can benefit from extending their fleet with the new Woods BW12 Batwing rotary mower. He says “Woods have an established reputation, making the BW12 model the ideal choice when cut speed and quality […]

Aer-Aid Instils Air Of Confidence

Aer-Aid Instils Air Of Confidence: The Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, Andy Richards, is a strong believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid. Shrewsbury School is one of the country’s leading co-educational independent schools […]

Golf Club’s New Wiedenmann XF

Golf Club’s New Wiedenmann XF: A golf club based in Hertfordshire has replaced its existing Wiedenmann Terra Spike XF with a newer version after 14 years of success. Craig Betts, Course Manager of Aldwickbury Park GC, Harpenden, said he had no hesitation in making a repeat selection: “Our original machine never let us down. Knowing the […]

Robot Ball Tackles Winter

Robot Ball Tackles Winter: AMS’s automated ball management system a success with driving ranges during the winter season. The robotic ball collector distributed by AMS (Automated Managed Services) is part of their outfield maintenance solution for driving ranges. Tasked with the collection of range balls on the outfield, its purpose is not only to allow for […]

Good. Better. Best.

Good. Better. Best: Foley United’s NEW range of grinders offers a sharpening solution for every budget and every method. Foley United is upping the game by adding three new grinders to their range, with 6 models to cater for every method regardless of budget, including the addition of their first spin only grinder in the ACCU-Spin […]

Snake Maintenance Reduced

Snake Maintenance Reduced: Trimax Mowers has introduced an auto belt tensioning system for the Snake rotary mower, designed to improve performance and cut downtime. The system ensures that the correct belt tension is always applied during operation, improving the drive to the spindles. There’s no risk of fitting the belts in the incorrect configuration due to […]

Duncan Ross At Hurlston Hall

Duncan Ross At Hurlston Hall: The condition of a golf courses greens is what a head greenkeeper is often judged on, and Duncan Ross’ surgical precision has ensured they are the go to contractor for Hurlston Hall Golf Club. The completion of the latest two greens are the latest in a project that has seen nine […]

Tehidy Park Golf Club Picks Toro

Tehidy Park Golf Club Picks Toro to enable year-round play: Tehidy Park Golf Club in Cornwall has chosen Toro for the first time as it takes a new approach to its course machinery replacement to ensure a better golfing experience for its members, including year-round open play. Club secretary, Ian Veale, says there were two reasons […]

Koro Field Topmaker At Provo GC

Koro Field Topmaker At Provo GC: Golf courses find their home in a variety of places, but Provo Golf Course, based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, is located on the edge of a 40-square mile island, which makes it one of the more unique locations, providing with it the unique challenges of Caribbean weather. Whilst […]

New Makita Pressure Washers

New Makita Pressure Washers: Makita has added two further pressure washers to the range which spans the 100 to 140 bar capacities. The new Makita HW1200 model has a regular operating pressure of 100 bar with a maximum pressure capacity of 120 bar, and a maximum delivery rate of 420 litres per hour, whilst the Makita […]

New Allett C34 At Girton College

New Allett C34 At Girton College: Steve Whiting has been Head Groundsman at Girton College, Cambridge, for nineteen of his thirty years in the industry. Girton’s main site has the best on-site sports facilities of any of the University of Cambridge colleges with fifty-five acres of sports and formal grassed areas that cared for by […]

New Kubota Utility Tractor

New Kubota Utility Tractor: Leading groundcare machinery specialist, Kubota UK, has released its latest high performance L1361 Compact Utility Tractor, which offers unrivaled versatility, productivity and efficiency.  For those looking to complete a wide range of maintenance tasks with ease, the 36.6 HP machine is a flexible choice, featuring a powerful three cylinder Kubota D1803-M-E2 engine, […]

New Jacobsen Aerators

New Jacobsen Aerators: Jacobsen, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, is releasing new models of its GA Aerator Series. The GA450 and GA580 aerators will sit alongside the GA600 to create an extensive line of tractor mounted aerators, with each model having a specific width and working depth that can be used in a multitude of applications […]

Allett At The Mower Shop

Allett At The Mower Shop: It’s been almost thirty years since Steve Bartle set up The Mower Shop and over twenty years of which the company has been an Allett Mower dealer. The dealership based in Northamptonshire is the largest of its kind in the Midlands and is just a hop off the M1 Motorway at […]

Thanet Council Invest In Electric

Thanet Council Invest In Electric: In a first for local authorities, Thanet District Council is introducing new electric lawn-mowers to its open spaces fleet. Run on lithium-ion batteries as opposed to diesel, these modern mowers are greener, quieter and also cheaper to run. They will be used at Ramsgate Cemetery and Margate Crematorium and are […]

Firm Fast Greens At Knole Park

Toro Delivers Firm Fast Greens At Knole Park GC: Located within the boundaries of Knole Estates in 1000 acres of outstanding Kent parkland and with 600 deer roaming freely around the estate is a club like no other. Knole Park is one of the most unique courses in the country; not only for the aforementioned reasons, […]

First Intelligent One In The UK

Richard Peel Groundcare first in the UK to offer GPS guided line marking with the Intelligent One Line Marker: Constantly adopting new innovations is a principle of Richard Peel Groundcare and the addition of the UK’s first Intelligent One Line Marker has brought a number of benefits to the company and their customers. The GPS guided […]

Driving Your Growth!

Driving Your Growth! Grasslands are one of the largest turf growing experts in the country completing jobs for the Tower of London, Natural History Museum, Kew Gardens, Bluewater and most recently, Leicester Square. They have been using Antonio Carraro Tractors since 1985 and have recently brought a brand new TTR 4400 from UK Importer- Kirkland UK. […]

Kubota Keeps Wheels In Motion

Kubota Helps Keep Wheels In Motion: When Lee Smith and Liz Marley moved to the Suffolk countryside in 2012, they left their established professions in engineering and law behind them for a more relaxing lifestyle. Fast forward six years and they are proud owners of Poppies Care Farm, the first care farm in the UK to […]

Gamekeeper Wins Polaris ATV

Carrbridge gamekeeper wins Polaris ATV in SGA prize draw: Long standing SGA member Ewan Archer expressed his gratitude to Polaris UK after taking delivery of his brand new Polaris Sportsman 570, won in the 2017 SGA raffle. The Carrbridge gamekeeper, who works at Kinveachy Estate, was handed the keys to the hard-working ATV at the organisation’s […]

Foley United’s NEW Range Of Grinders

Foley United’s NEW Range of grinders offers a sharpening solution for every budget and every method: Foley United is upping the game by adding three new grinders to their range, with 6 models to cater for every method regardless of budget, including the addition of their first spin only grinder in the Accu Spin 622. […]

Time To Stock Up!

Time To Stock Up! With 10% off Toro Titan Tines. Throughout March, Reesink Turfcare customers can get 10% off Toro Titan Tines… And it’s not just Reesink Turfcare offering you more, Toro Titan Tines do too. More choice There are over 150 Toro Titan Tines available covering all possible aeration applications. Whether you’ll be coring, slicing or spiking, […]

NEW John Deere Bunker Rake

NEW John Deere Bunker Rake: John Deere continues to help golf courses and sports arenas make maintenance operations easier with the introduction of the 1200H bunker rake, which will be available from the company’s professional turf dealer network this spring. Complementing the existing 1200A model, the newly styled 1200H version offers the additional benefit of a […]

Trilo Saves The Day!

Trilo saves the day! Mike Herring, Head Groundsman at Berkhamsted School, and his team have their work cut out maintaining over 40 acres of grounds and sports facilities over six schools, on five separate sites, across Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.  Founded by the then Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in 1541, the school has a vast history […]

GreenMech’s Versatile Chipper

GreenMech’s Versatile Chipper: Kevin Patton, Tree Surgeon, purchased his first woodchipper back in 2002 and has a few different makes and models in his fleet. However, he faced a major challenge when it came to purchasing new equipment for him and his team of 4 – towing capacity.  To satisfy the company’s requirement for a powerful, versatile, but lightweight chipper, they turned to GreenMech and their sub 750kg QuadChip 160. Established in […]

Scamblers Become Etesia Dealer

Scamblers Become Etesia Dealer: Scamblers, based in Bourn, Cambridgeshire, feel they now have a complete portfolio of groundscare machinery after they were confirmed as Etesia UK’s latest dealer. First established in 1974, the family owned business specialise in supplying compact tractors, bank tractors, mowers, utility vehicles and groundscare machinery for every aspect of turf and grounds […]

Kubota B Series Packs A Punch

Kubota B Series Packs A Punch: For users over smaller areas looking to purchase a new compact tractor in 2018, Kubota UK has a new and improved B Series range that will leave them spoilt for choice. The market leading manufacturer of groundcare equipment has introduced its new B1 (standard spec) and B2 Series (premium […]

New Toro Deal At Moor Hall

New Toro Deal At Moor Hall: The latest fleet of machinery at Moor Hall Golf Club has been curated to bring the club the latest technological developments, tackle particular environmental considerations and make specific improvements. Course manager Wayne Ganning at the club based in Sutton Coldfield created a wish list and with the help of Reesink Turfcare […]

Royal Dornoch Trusts Toro

Royal Dornoch Trusts Toro: From back in 1616 to the present day, Royal Dornoch Golf Club’s reputation for golfing excellence has only increased over the past 400 years. Now considered to be one of the top golf clubs in the UK and amongst the best in the world, the traditional club stays ahead of the […]

New John Deere Fleet At Abridge

New John Deere Fleet At Abridge: Based in 160 acres of beautiful Essex parkland with stunning views of the countryside which can stretch as far as London on a clear day, Abridge Golf Club at Stapleford Tawney near Romford describes itself as combining traditional values with a modern outlook. Course manager Geoff Smith welcomes what he […]

Kubota’s New Ride-On Mower

Kubota’s New Ride-On Mower: Kubota UK’s extensive range of market leading and high performance machinery solutions is expanding with the release of a new professional zero turn ride-on mower. Designed to meet the ever-changing needs of turf professionals, the ZD1211 offers exceptional quality and performance, combined with easy to complete maintenance. Engineered to create a superior cut […]

Council Makes First Toro Purchase

Council Makes First Toro Purchase: North East Lincolnshire Council has purchased Toro for the first time, due to to its competitive price in the tender process, and having received recommendations from other local authorities. Chris Whitfield, assistant fleet manager who co-ordinated the purchase, says: “We were in the market for two cylinder mowers, replacing like-for-like. […]

Coffee With Terra Spike

Coffee With Terra Spike: A head greenkeeper based in Buckinghamshire has inspired a challenge among users of the Wiedenmann Terra Spike. After taking delivery of a new GXi8 HD in December, Gerrards Cross GC’s Adam McColl reckoned the machine was smooth enough to balance a full cup of coffee without spilling while it spiked its way […]

Kubota’s Cashback Mower Offer

Spring into action with Kubota UK’s Cashback Domestic Ride-on-Mower offer: Following high demand, Kubota UK’s popular ride-on mower cashback programme has returned for another year, providing lawn lovers with the perfect opportunity to produce a pristine lawn this spring. The leading groundcare manufacturer is offering cashback opportunities across a number of its powerful, versatile and economic […]

Kubota UK and Redwings

Kubota’s M5001 Series the pack horse for Redwings: Kubota UK is working in partnership with Redwings, the largest horse sanctuary in the UK, to support the charity’s work in providing essential welfare and care for rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules nationwide. Five of Kubota’s innovative M5001 Series tractors have been supplied to Redwings by Norfolk-based […]

New G860’s At Wolves

New G860’s At Wolves: A fresh strategy devised by the owners of Wolverhampton Wanderers has led to the football club purchasing three new Dennis G860 cylinder mowers. It’s an exciting time for the West Midlands based club; when the new owners took control last year part of their strategy was to place a big emphasis on […]

Ransomes Partnership Continues

Ransomes Partnership Continues: Continental Landscapes, a leading grounds maintenance company, recently took delivery of 33 pieces of machinery from Ransomes. The investments marks a 20-year relationship between Continental Landscapes and Ransomes. PA Turney both demonstrated and sold the machinery, having nurtured the relationship between the companies for over two decades. Continental Landscapes was established in 1989 and currently […]

SSS1000 The Solution In Seattle

SSS1000 The Solution In Seattle: Three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers were recently purchased by Sergio Pedroza, the Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, and significant improvements have been reported since using them on both the indoor synthetic surface and outdoor natural surface. The Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) […]

Wheelbarrow Effort Cut By Makita

Wheelbarrow Effort Cut By Makita: In-wheel Brushless motor drives up to 3.5 km/h (2.2 m/h) 130kg max load up to 12° incline Adjustable chassis with pipe frame or bucket frame option AT LAST – Makita has harnessed the impressive power of the incredibly successful 18v Brushless motor to reduce the back-breaking task of pushing a […]

Quick Clean Up With GKB

Quick Clean Up With GKB: At Harrow School, the boys enjoy afternoon games five times a week, with no fewer than thirty-two different sports on offer to keep them healthy and active. Harrow teams frequently win county and national championships and the school enjoys partnerships with professional bodies such as the Saracens Foundation and Queens Park Rangers […]

Wiedenmann For Machrie Links

Wiedenmann For Machrie Links: Islay’s Machrie Links, one of the UK’s most westerly and spectacular golfing venues boasts outstanding coastline vistas in a natural setting. A change of ownership in 2011 and significant investment has hastened a remarkable transition.  European Ryder Cup Vice Captain, D J Russell was commissioned to modernise major areas while not detracting […]

New Makita Launch

New Makita Launch: Makita has launched a 36v cordless multi-tool system for landscape maintenance operations together with a selection of quick-fit attachments which includes the recently introduced Brush Cutter and Linetrimmer in addition to the Cultivator, Pole Saw, Hedge Trimmer and lawn Edging Tool.  The pole extension allows additional reach for the Pole Saw and […]

Polaris 0% Finance Offer

Polaris 0% Finance Offer: As part of a new range of special offers which promises great savings throughout 2018, Polaris is extending its 0% finance offer. Interest-free finance on new Polaris Sportsman ATVs, Ranger 4×4 Utility Vehicles, RZRs and Scramblers (excluding Youth) will now be available until 31st March 2018, making it a a great time […]

20/20 Vision At Golf Club

20/20 Vision At Golf Club: Manor of Groves Golf Club in Hertfordshire has purchased its first fleet of Toro machinery and resolved to be exclusively Toro by 2020, having seen a number of benefits including time-saving, ease of maintenance and noticeable results. The club invested in a Toro Reelmaster 5510-D, two TriFlex 3400 mowers, a Workman complete with […]

Expanded Först Range

Expanded Först Range: Först, a leading supplier of high performance and robust woodchippers, has recently expanded its petrol woodchipper range having launched the TR6P, the first and famous Först 6” tracked woodchipper, now with a fuel efficient 37hp petrol engine.  Following the recent introduction of the hugely popular ST6P, the new TR6P utilises the same 37hp […]

BS Mowers Acquired

BS Mowers Acquired: Agriculture and turf dealership Tallis Amos Group Limited (TAG) has acquired the trade and assets of BS Mowers Limited, a Bristol based professional turf dealer, as part of John Deere’s ‘Dealer of Tomorrow’ strategy. BS Mowers is largely known for its expertise in the fine turf machinery industry throughout Avon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and North […]

Jacobsen Impresses At Golspie

Jacobsen Impresses At Golspie: Golspie Golf Club, which is located on the Dornoch Firth in Scotland, is a versatile course which boasts a beguiling mix of classic links, heath and parkland holes. The Club has invested in a Jacobsen Eclipse 322 and a Jacobsen LF550 fairway mower from Textron Golf to maintain the different surfaces […]

Textron Keeps Meldrum Peaceful

Textron Keeps Meldrum Peaceful: Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course extended its hotel in 2016 to 55 rooms, and since then has invested in golf course maintenance equipment and vehicles from Textron Golf in order to lessen noise levels around the hotel grounds. The equipment featured on the five-year lease deal includes mowers and vehicles across […]

Toro Impresses At Leicestershire

Toro Impresses At Leicestershire: The Leicestershire Golf Club presents a tough cut for its fleet of machinery. The 6329-yard par 68 parkland course which was established in 1890 has a hefty percentage of ridge and furrow, which is challenging for any kind of machinery. And not just coping, but excelling at the challenge is Toro. […]

Double A Decrease Grind Times

Double A decrease Grind Times: Grinding by its nature is a precise process that can involve a lot of time, but The Double A Trading Company Ltd is hoping for decreased grind times with their new Foley Accu-Pro 633 with AccuTouch 3 Control, which was supplied by ProSport UK Ltd. During her 13-years as Service Manager at […]

Irrigation At St Andrews

Irrigation At St Andrews: The Castle Course at St Andrews Links is benefitting from an upgrade of Toro irrigation. Switching from Toro Site Pro to Lynx GAC software and from Flex to Infinity sprinklers, the upgrade brings the most modern technology available on the market to this majestic clifftop golf course. Forming the first irrigation deal since […]

Felixstowe Ferry Opts For Toro

Felixstowe Ferry Opts For Toro: Suffolk-based Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club has once again opted for Toro as it scales up its fairway aeration programme. The Toro ProCore SR72 has been purchased through UK distributor Reesink Turfcare alongside a TYM T603 tractor to pull it. The SR72 aerator joins the smaller Toro ProCore SR48, as course manager Glenn Rayfield […]

Drain Today And Play Tomorrow!

Install Primary and Secondary Drainage with a Shelton Supertrencher: Shelton’s award winning Supertrencher+ trenchers are designed to install primary and secondary drainage systems on any amenity grass with minimal ground disturbance making them ideal for the busy sportsturf market, as minimal recovery time is required before the turf is back in play. In fact it is even […]

Irrigation With Toro Lynx

Irrigation With Toro Lynx: Implementing moisture level monitoring, updating controllers with the latest software and frequently applying evolving course setup conditions to your irrigation programmes, all contribute to responsible and sustainable management of your golf course. Ed Stant, course manager at Trentham Golf Club near Stoke-on-Trent, has recently spoken about how recent changes to his irrigation […]

Toro UTV Fleet Increased

Toro UTV Fleet Increased: John O’Gaunt Golf Club in Sandy, Bedfordshire, has recently purchased two Toro Workman utility vehicles, which has increased the club’s UTV fleet to seven. These hard-working vehicles have racked up in excess of 16,000 hours of work between them demonstrating outstanding value and longevity.   Nigel Broadwith, course manager, runs machines that are […]

Versatile TORO LT-F3000

Versatile TORO LT-F3000: Nationally respected Countrywide Grounds Maintenance serves thousands of customers from 50 regional offices and has been leading the industry for over 25 years. With the challenge of keeping a vast range of environments looking their best all year round, the organisation has invested in the versatility of a Toro LT-F3000 triple flail mower. […]

Galway Bay’s New John Deere Fleet

Galway Bay’s New John Deere Fleet: Designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr, a former Ryder Cup golfer, Galway Bay Golf Resort at Renville near Oranmore is not a links course, but is described as ‘parkland by the sea’, with the stunning backdrop of Galway Bay and the rugged curves of the Atlantic coastline always in sight. Earlier this year […]

Williamwood Get Ahead With Terra Spike GXi8 HD

Williamwood Get Ahead With Terra Spike GXi8 HD: For several seasons Williamwood Golf Club had their sites set on a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD deep aerator. This autumn, a well subscribed winter membership initiative finally made it a reality for the Scottish course. “Increased demand for winter play heightened the need to keep the course open,” said […]

Reach For The Top With Echo

Reach For The Top With Echo: Safety is a great consideration when cutting high hedges, so dispensing with the need for ladders, steps and platforms is good news. The ECHO HCA-265ES HD articulating hedge cutter is the newest addition to the ECHO range and offers an overall length of 2446mm (cutting length – 536mm), making it […]

MClassic Hydraulic Loaders Introduced

MClassic Hydraulic Loaders Introduced: Distributor AgriArgo UK has introduced a front-end loader for the new McCormick X2 Series compact tractor line-up with mechanical parallel linkage fitted as standard for ease of use and added safety. The McCormick MClassic 25 loader adds to the versatility and usefulness of the 43hp, 47hp and 54hp mechanical drive X2 Series tractors, […]

PING partners John Deere

PING partners John Deere: PING, a brand with a strong heritage and one that is synonymous with performance and innovation, is a family-owned business founded in 1959 by Karsten Solheim. The company, renowned for its innovative golf equipment, is also involved in golf course ownership at Gainsborough Golf Club, which is just a short drive from […]

Richard Peel Groundcare keep the water moving at Dyrham Park

Richard Peel Groundcare keep the water moving at Dyrham Park Golf and Country Club: Richard Peel Groundcare has installed sand-banding on 14 greens at Dyrham Park Golf and Country Club to enhance their primary drainage system. The picturesque Hertfordshire course is renowned for its water hazards, with several placed across the 6,497 yards, but keeping water […]

Trilo S3 Makes Light Work Of Leaf Clearance

A Trilo S3 Makes Light Work Of Leaf Clearance At Keele University: Any machinery that makes time-consuming tasks more manageable is desirable and in the area of leaf clearance, a Trilo S3 is just that. At 617 acres, Keele University’s single-site campus is the largest in Europe. With woodland, gardens, sports facilities, halls of residence and academic […]

Rigby Taylor Has An Award-Winning Way To Mark Pitches

Rigby Taylor Has A Very Intelligent – And Award-Winning Way To Mark And Over-Mark Pitches: Intelligent One (iO), the world’s first autonomous robot dedicated to the hands-free, initial marking and over-marking of sports pitches, running tracks and much more, has won the prestigious Innovation Award at the SALTEX 2017 exhibition. Available from Rigby Taylor – […]

Pitch Competition Deadline Looming

Pitch Competition Deadline Looming: Amateur sports teams who need a helping hand in looking after their pitch have until the end of November to make their application to win £3,000 worth of grounds maintenance machinery. Pitch To Play, a competition ran by Allett Lawnmowers and the Institute of Groundsmanship (the IOG), is open to all amateur […]

Luscombe Plant Hire Double Up On Their GreenMech Fleet

Luscombe Plant Hire double up on their GreenMech fleet to meet demand: Luscombe Plant Hire, based in Ulverston, Cumbria, stock a wide range of site machinery and tools available for daily, weekly, or long-term hire. After noticing that their GreenMech Arborist 130 woodchipper was hardly ever in the yard, owner Simon Luscombe decided to add a […]

New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca: Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf on one of the club’s training fields. When Dan Shemesh was looking for a machine that would help take his synthetic turf to the […]

Yay Tagon Taung Continues Affiliation with Jacobsen and E-Z-GO

Yay Tagon Taung Golf Resort Continues 20-year Affiliation with Jacobsen and E-Z-GO: Yay Tagon Taung Golf Resort, located about 30 minutes’ drive east of Mandalay in Myanmar (formerly Burma), has taken delivery of yet more Jacobsen machinery after serving as a loyal customer for more than 20 years. Mr. Thant Zin Oo has been the general […]

Wiedenmann Terra Spike Makes Aeration Faster For Knighton Heath

Extra 40cm Wiedenmann Terra Spike width makes aeration ever faster for Knighton Heath GC: When Alan Magee, Course Manger at Knighton Heath GC, upgraded his existing Wiedenmann Terra Spike, he simply chose a wider version thanks to having a bigger tractor. The Bournemouth club enjoyed the excellent service of its GXi 6 which had been both […]

Quinta Do Lago Chooses John Deere

Quinta Do Lago Chooses John Deere: A major investment in John Deere golf course maintenance equipment has been made by Quinta do Lago, for use on the Portuguese resort’s three 18-hole championship courses in the Algarve. A similar deal has also been signed with sister resort PGA Catalunya in Spain. The revamped North Course, the […]

APEX Zero-turn Cuts Time As Well As Grass

APEX Zero-turn Cuts Time As Well As Grass: Designed and built with the professional in mind, Ariens Company has recently introduced the new APEX zero-turn mower to the UK. The Ariens name has been built on a reputation for engineering excellence and the APEX zero-turn continues this tradition with its ‘built to last’ quality. Well-crafted components, […]

Reesink Launches New Toro Rotary Mower

Reesink Launches New Toro Rotary Mower Designed To Increase Productivity and Decrease Downtime: ProLine H800 goes longer between stops for effortless mowing. Reesink has announced the arrival of a brand-new Toro rotary mower designed to improve productivity by going longer between stops. Revealed at SALTEX 2017, the ProLine H800 direct collect rotary mower promises to boost […]

Etesia Launch New Bahia Model At SALTEX

Etesia launch new Bahia model at SALTEX 2017: Taking centre stage on the Etesia UK stand at SALTEX 2017 was the new Bahia Hydro 80 MKHP4 E-Connect ride-on mower, which also won the SALTEX 2017 innovation award. Visitors to the show were able to get a first glimpse at the new model ahead of its official […]

More Versatility To TYM Tractor Range

New T393 Brings Even More Versatility To TYM Compact Utility Tractor Range: The latest addition to the TYM compact tractor range is the T393. It has been brought to the UK by Reesink Turfcare because of its perfect positioning to bridge the gap in the TYM line up, from the compact utility range into the mid-duty […]

Multifunctional Vehicles For Local Authorities And Service Providers 

Multifunctional vehicles for local authorities and service providers: Internationally successful manufacturer HOLDER presents its vehicle programme of ground care and winter maintenance products for the first time at SALTEX in Birmingham. German company Max Holder GmbH looks back on nearly 130-years of “German engineering”. Even today the wide range of municipal vehicles with their high quality, […]

Power Through Autumn With The ECHO PB-580

Power through Autumn with the ECHO PB-580: The autumn clean-up, as every groundsman and landscape professional knows, calls for a powerful blower to deal swiftly and efficiently with leaves and litter. All too often you’re shifting wet or damp materials, with leaves clinging together and hard to move. Not so with the PB-580 backpack blower. The […]

FLEXBLADE Core Collector System from Groundsman Industries

FLEXBLADE Core Collector System from Groundsman Industries: The original groundsman FLEXBLADE aeration soil collectors now available to fit all types of aerators and turf vehicles. Save Time and Money when you fit a Groundsman FLEXBLADE Collector Attachment to your aerator to CORE and COLLECT in one pass. View the video on www.groundsmanindustries.com or on YouTube. […]

Toro Keeps The Green Flag Flying

Toro Keeps The Green flag Flying: Nottingham Trent University invests in Toro to maintain Green Flag status Green Flag status was granted to Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses six years ago, and today each site boasts a brand new Toro CT2240 mower to maintain amenity areas and uphold this prestigious reputation. The 20-year-old Green […]

Toro Improves Condition Of Turf At Grimsthorpe Castle

Toro Improves Condition And Appearance Of Turf At Grimsthorpe Castle: First time Toro customer, Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, has purchased a Groundsmaster 4300-D rotary mower to tend the formal gardens. An improvement in the condition and appearance of the turf within the gardens of the 3000-acre estate is already evident. From Easter to September, the 65 […]

Modified Flail Raises Performance Levels

Modified Flail Raises Performance Levels: Flail Manufacturer Muthing have launched a wheeled version of their out-front MU-FM flail. Simon Richard, UK Agent for the Muthing range says, “When compared with a cylinder mower alternative, the flail option’s ability to cut longer and wetter grass more efficiently has long been well established. Manoeuvrability has always been the […]

Mulchrone Brothers Makes Impact With Kubota UK

Mulchrone Brothers makes impact in groundcare market with Kubota UK: Mulchrone Brothers Ltd is gaining significant traction in the West Ireland groundcare market following the recent extension of its partnership with industry-leading manufacturer, Kubota UK. Over the last 40 years, the family dealership has been an established name throughout the mid-western counties of Ireland, renowned for […]

Major Investment Made By Origin Amenity Business

Major Investment Made By Origin Amenity Business: Origin’s Amenity Business has announced its acquisition of Linemark UK, the country’s leading innovator and supplier of pitch line-marking paints, machines and accessories.  Linemark UK joins Rigby Taylor and Headland in providing technically advanced and innovative solutions to turf management professionals. Linemark UK has been the exclusive supplier of […]

Blowing Petrol Power Out Of The Garden

Blowing Petrol Power Out Of The Garden: Lithium-ion powered blowers from EGO Power+ feature ground-breaking technology that conquers leaves and debris in minutes. The technology within EGO’s products place the blowers among the most powerful models on the market.  EGO blowers are the first battery powered models to deliver petrol matching power – without all […]

G860 Combats Heavy Usage At Huish Park

G860 Combats Heavy Usage At Huish Park: With over 50 games a season taking place at the Huish Park Stadium, Yeovil Town FC’s head of grounds Richard Allsworth believes that his new Dennis G860 is the ideal mower to maintain such a heavily used pitch. Richard has been head of grounds for Yeovil Town FC for […]

Spaldings Has Added Honda Pumps And Generators To Its Range

Spaldings Has Added Honda Pumps And Generators To Its Range: Portable generators and water pumps needed for everyday or emergency use can be purchased with the renowned service back-up provided by direct sales specialist Spaldings following the company’s appointment as a Honda Industrial dealer with national reach. Spaldings will display selected products from the range upon […]

Jacobsen Chosen to Maintain Vietnam’s Newest Golf Course

Jacobsen Equipment Chosen to Maintain Vietnam’s Newest Golf Course: Textron Specialized Vehicles, a Textron Inc.. company, announced that its Jacobsen equipment has been chosen to maintain Yen Dung Resort and Golf Club, a newly constructed golf course in the Bac Giang province located just 50km North-East of Hanoi in Vietnam. The course has been designed by […]

Textron Golf Chosen at Hogs Head Golf Club  

Textron Golf Chosen at Hogs Head Golf Club: Hogs Head Golf Club, a brand-new course located in County Kerry, Ireland, has chosen equipment from Textron Golf (Jacobsen®, E-Z-GO® and Cushman®) to maintain its surfaces. The course replaces Skellig Bay Golf Club and has been built in the picturesque town of Waterville, with golfer’s able to enjoy […]

John Deere Supports The 2017 British Masters

John Deere supports The 2017 British Masters: John Deere course maintenance equipment supplied by dealer Greenlay of Cramlington in Northumberland has been helping to prepare the Lee Westwood Colt Course at Close House for The 2017 British Masters in September – the first time the north-east venue has welcomed a European Tour event. Supported by Sky […]

GKB Drainmaster Makes Their Day

GKB Drainmaster Makes Their Day: Phil Day Sports of Worcestershire has added a GKB Machines Drainmaster to their fleet of sports ground construction and maintenance equipment. Established in the late 1990’s Phil Day’s company has built a firm reputation as a leading sports turf contractor and specialist in the sports amenity sector. Their constant aim, they […]

Bobcat Dealer AMS Bobcat Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Bobcat Dealer AMS Bobcat Celebrates 25th Anniversary: Scunthorpe-based AMS Bobcat Limited, the Authorised Bobcat Dealer for Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire in the UK, is celebrating the company’s 25th anniversary this year.  Established in 1992, AMS Bobcat took its name from the initials of the surnames of its three founders, George Aitkenhead, Alex Murray and Peter […]

Wiedenmann UK’s Trading Division Adds Two Mounted Maredo Machines

Wiedenmann UK’s Trading Division Adds Two Mounted Maredo Machines: GroundPro, a trading division of Wiedenmann UK, has partnered with Maredo BV to offer two tractor-mounted machines to the British and Irish market. The MT200 Flex-Verticutter and MT210 VibeSpike-Aerator will be premiered at Saltex on Nov 1 & 2. Both outstanding machines attach to tractors 25 hp and […]

Line Marking Actuator Arm Patent Granted

Line Marking Actuator Arm Patent Granted: The line marking industry has evolved dramatically over the last 20 years. Advancements in technology have revolutionised the way lines are marked on sports pitches. Moving from simple wheel-wheel to machines to ride on markers, spray machines, laser guided systems and now GNSS marking. Fleet (Line Markers) Ltd are […]

New Renewal Agreement Sees The Roehampton Club Stay With Toro

New Renewal Agreement Sees The Roehampton Club Stay With Toro: Multi-sports venue trusts in Toro for golf, tennis and croquet surfaces. Constant evolution is what sees Roehampton Club remain one of the best multi-sports Clubs in the UK. Every year for the last three years, there has been a major development at this attractive Club in […]

Kubota Announces New Groundcare Dealer Appointment

Kubota Announces New Groundcare Dealer Appointment: Kubota has further strengthened its extensive UK dealer network with the appointment of Hunts Engineering Ltd as a Kubota tractor and groundcare machinery dealer for Shipston On Stour, as well as covering Coventry, Evesham and Stratford.  Hunts Engineering Ltd will initially stock Kubota’s GR1600 II and GR1600ID range of ride-on […]

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks: Now the Polaris Ranger Diesel and Ranger XP900 are virtually identical twins and both offer peak performance. You have the choice of a petrol engine with the Ranger 68hp XP900 ProStar engine that is purpose built, tuned and designed for balanced and smooth, reliable power. The Engine Management System (EMS) delivers the torque […]

Ransomes to Showcase New TR320 and HM600 at NEC

Ransomes to Showcase New TR320 and HM600 at NEC: Ransomes, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, will be showcasing the brand new TR320 triplex cylinder mower. Ransomes will be exhibiting on stand H090 at SALTEX in November. The Ransomes TR320 is one of the lightest machines on the market, ensuring that surfaces are kept pristine. […]

Reesink Turfcare Launches Toro Groundscare Mower At SALTEX

Reesink Turfcare Launches Toro Groundscare Mower At SALTEX: New Toro rotary mower is designed to improve productivity and go longer between stops.  New to Reesink’s product line and in the spotlight at SALTEX 2017, is a machine that revolutionises clipping clear up and elevates productivity to new levels. With a 41L fuel tank and 810L capacity hopper, […]

Dennis selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament

Dennis Mowers selected as World Cup mower for third successive tournament: After being selected as the official mower at the two most recent FIFA World Cup’s in South Africa and Brazil, Dennis Mowers will be the mower of choice for the 2018 tournament in Russia. The Dennis G860 cylinder mower will have the task of preparing […]

Enhanced Peace Of Mind With Kubota Care

Kubota Offers Enhanced Peace Of Mind And Tractor Protection With Kubota Care: Kubota UK, one of the leading suppliers of agriculture and groundcare machinery solutions, is offering new and current customers the highest levels of machinery repair cost protection and peace of mind through its innovative and enhanced Kubota Care programme. By choosing Kubota Care, customers […]

Real Club Valderrama Invests in E-Z-GO ELiTE

Real Club Valderrama Invests in E-Z-GO ELiTE™: Real Club Valderrama, host of the 1997 Ryder Cup, is the first golf club in Spain, and one of the first in Europe to purchase a fleet of the recently launched E-Z-GO ELiTE golf cars. Local dealer Greenmowers made the delivery. Real Club Valderrama has purchased 40 E-Z-GO RXV […]

100% Toro For 125th Anniversary

100% Toro For 125th Anniversary: Machinery replacement deal for Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club In 2005 Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club, one of London’s top private members club in Richmond-on-Thames, completed an all-in machinery purchase with Toro, making the club’s shed 100 percent Toro red for the first time. 2017 marks the club’s 125th anniversary and coinciding with that […]

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials

SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid impresses in STRI trials: Following extensive trials conducted by the STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute), it has been concluded that the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid tractor mounted aerator would be an essential tool within any integrated turf management programme. Over a four month period, extensive STRI trials led by Dr Christian Spring were carried […]

Toro Improves Turf At Grimsthorpe Castle

Toro Improves Condition And Appearance Of Turf At Grimsthorpe Castle: First time Toro customer, Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire, has purchased a Groundsmaster 4300-D rotary mower to tend the formal gardens. An improvement in the condition and appearance of the turf within the gardens of the 3000-acre estate is already evident. From Easter to September, the 65 acre […]

Letterkenny GC welcomes first Super 500 to Donegal

Letterkenny GC welcomes first: Wiedenmann Super 500 to Donegal Head Greenkeeper, John Neilly and his team at Letterkenny GC are the first recipients of a Wiedenmann Super 500 in Donegal.  The hugely versatile 3-1 collector, scarifier and verticutter was an easy choice for those who maintain the testing parkland course, with its spectacular vistas across […]

Kubota UK Tackling Rural Crime Head On

Machinery manufacturer adopts Cesar for M Series Tractors: Kubota UK’s continued commitment and investment in the agricultural sector has been raised once again after the leading machinery manufacturer announced its adoption of the official CESAR Scheme for its M Series range of tractors. The CESAR security and registration scheme is owned and managed by the Construction […]

Toro Lynx Effect At Thorndon Park Golf Club

The Toro Lynx Effect At Thorndon Park Golf Club: The Toro Lynx effect continues at Thorndon Park Golf Club, as course manager Robert George declares it “absolutely perfect” after a season of putting it through its paces. In 2008, Robert oversaw the installation of a Toro irrigation system across the 240-acre 18-hole course in Essex. The […]

Maintaining High Standards At Sandburn Hall

Maintaining high standards at Sandburn Hall: Sandburn Hall Golf Club, a 6700yd par 72 parkland course with a heathland element situated in Flaxton in the beautiful Vale of York, opened just 12 years ago but already hosts major amateur and professional county events. Getting the fairways and greens to that high standard, and maintaining it, has […]

Reesink Turfcare Announces New Finance Schemes

Reesink Turfcare Announces New Finance Schemes: Reesink Turfcare has announced four new Toro finance schemes offering six ways to pay. With flexibility at the core of them all, Toro Triple Finance and the Buy Now Pay Later scheme offer customers six ways to finance their Toro machinery. Toro Triple Finance is a firm favourite for Reesink […]

Cricket Club Bowled Over By Kubota UK And Lister Wilder

Kent County Cricket Club Bowled Over By Kubota UK And Lister Wilder Partnership: A maiden partnership between Kubota UK and Lister Wilder has seen two of the leading players in the groundcare industry join forces to support Kent County Cricket Club. The deal, announced at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, in Canterbury, is Kubota UK’s fourth […]

Gleneagles And John Deere Sign Supplier Agreement

Gleneagles And John Deere Sign Supplier Agreement: Gleneagles has signed an exclusive contract with John Deere for the supply of golf course maintenance equipment and related technology to the three championship golf courses at the award winning hotel and golf resort in Perthshire, Scotland. The resort’s Director of Golf Gary Silcock and John Deere’s worldwide Agriculture […]

Versatile Ventrac for Carden Park, Cheshire’s Country Estate

Versatile Ventrac for Carden Park, Cheshire’s Country Estate: Peter Pattenden, the Golf Courses and Estates Manager at Carden Park, is the latest groundscare professional to appreciate the benefits of the Ventrac 4500 compact tractor. Purchased from one of Ventrac’s newest dealers, Cheshire Turf Machinery, the versatile machine was delivered with a selection of accessories including Contour […]

Jacobsen and E-Z-GO Take Over Ibiza

Jacobsen and E-Z-GO Take Over Ibiza: Golf Ibiza by azuLinehotels, the only golf course on the Spanish island of Ibiza has taken delivery of a fleet of Jacobsen equipment and E-Z-GO golf cars with Textron Fleet Management GPS (TFM GPS); the first to be sold in Spain. Local Jacobsen and E-Z-GO dealer, Greenmowers, made the delivery. […]

GKB Sandfillers And Sandspreaders

GKB Sandfillers and Sandspreaders: The new GKB Sandfiller and SP100 Sandspreader are both from the GKB range of equipment specifically designed for the maintenance and renovation of golf courses and sports pitches. The SP100 has been developed on the back of the success of GKB’s trailed versions and to meet customer needs with easy mounting onto […]

Först Woodchipper Distribution Expands Into Belgium 

Först Woodchipper Distribution Expands Into Belgium: Redwood Global, manufacturer of Först woodchippers, has now expanded distribution of its market leading range of high performance and robust woodchippers into Belgium following a period of significant growth.   After recently setting up strategic dealer partnerships with industry experts in Germany, France, Norway and Denmark, Först has agreed a […]

Kubota UK Launches New Domestic Zero Turn Ride-On Mower

Kubota UK launches new domestic zero turn ride-on mower: One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of groundcare equipment, Kubota UK, continues to make a significant impact in the residential market with the launch of its new zero turn ride-on mower, extending its well established domestic range. The Z122R is Kubota’s new zero turn ride-on mower designed for the domestic market, utilising the proven technology, quality and performance that […]

GKB Sandfiller for Moor Allerton GC

GKB Sandfiller for Moor Allerton GC: Keeping the golf course in prime condition year-round is always a challenge. Scarifying and sand filling are the perfect combination for improving and maintaining a good drainage system. A factor Moor Allerton Golf Club, near Wike in North Leeds, readily took into consideration when ordering a GKB SandFiller. With a […]

First E-Z-GO ELiTE Golf Cars Purchased in Europe

Golfsociëteit De Lage Vuursche First in Europe to Purchase E-Z-GO ELiTE Golf Cars: Golfsociëteit De Lage Vuursche, located in the Dutch province of Utrecht is the first golf club to purchase a fleet of E-Z-GO ELiTE Series golf cars in Europe. The delivery was made by local dealer Van der Pols. The Dutch golfing society was […]

Kubota UK Launches New Domestic Zero Turn Ride-On Mower

Kubota UK Launches New Domestic Zero Turn Ride-On Mower: One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of groundcare equipment, Kubota UK, continues to make a significant impact in the residential market with the launch of its new zero turn ride-on mower, extending its well established domestic range. The Z122R is Kubota’s new zero turn ride-on mower designed for the domestic market, utilising the proven technology, quality and performance that […]

Dennis G34D Gives The Red Bulls A Boost

Dennis G34D Gives The Red Bulls A Boost: Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has reported excellent results since purchasing a Dennis G34D cylinder mower. In 2009, after seven years at the Philadelphia Eagles Dan Shemesh landed the role of Director of Grounds at Red Bull Arena in […]

Först To Showcase Full Range At Confor Woodland

Först To Showcase Full Range At Confor Woodland: Först, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high performance and robust woodchippers, is set to showcase its complete range of wheeled, tracked and PTO machines, including the new ST6 P petrol model, at this year’s Confor Woodland show at Longleat Estate.  The ST6 P, Först’s first sub […]

Ventrac Dealer Network Grows Apace Across The UK

Ventrac Dealer Network Grows Apace Across The UK: The Ventrac dealer network continues to grow in the UK with the appointment of two new dealers – Frank Nicol Farm & Garden Machinery Ltd and Cheshire Turf Machinery. Rupert Price, Managing Director of Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac 4500 compact tractor, has […]

Quadraplay Perfect For Groundsman

Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman: Kevin Sturmey – chairman, chief executive AND head groundsman of Taunton Town FC, believes that the multi-functional SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has been a ‘god-send’ in helping him to maintain the pitch at the Viridor Stadium. As a former Taunton Town Reserves player and previous club sponsor – […]

Real Deal For September

Real Deal For September 10% off Toro cylinders this September: With Reesink Turfcare offering ten percent off all genuine Toro cylinders, bought this September, now’s the time to stock up and ensure a good supply and the best possible cylinder cut at the best possible price. According to agronomists, cylinder mowing is the best option for […]

Polaris Responds To Emergency Call

Polaris responds to emergency call: A new emergency police vehicle capable of mobilising officers quickly in some of West Norfolk’s most hard to reach places has been launched in Hunstanton. The Polaris Ranger 570 All-Terrain Vehicle, supplied by Linstead Farm and Garden Machinery, will be based at Hunstanton beach to help search for missing people or […]

Yeovil Golf Club Invests In Two Toro Machines For Quality

Yeovil Golf Club invests in two Toro machines for quality: Toro has impressed again at Yeovil Golf Club, where the quality of a TriFlex 3400 and Reelmaster 5610-D has shone through at the 27-hole parkland course.  While Yeovil has praised the heavy-duty 5610-D fairway mower for its comfort and “ease of use”, the 3400 greens mower […]

New ECHO Lithium Ion Hedge Trimmer

New ECHO Lithium Ion Hedge Trimmer: ECHO have introduced a new hedge trimmer, the DHC-200 to their 50V Lithium Ion battery series which also includes trimmers and power blowers. Like all ECHO products this hedge trimmer has built-in features which take into consideration the environment in which it will be working and operator productivity. As a […]

Jacobsen and T.H. White Support Trilby Tour at Gaudet Luce Golf Club

Jacobsen and T.H. White Support Trilby Tour at Gaudet Luce Golf Club: Jacobsen and local dealer T.H. White provided tournament support recently as the Trilby Tour, the only televised amateur golf tournament, came to Gaudet Luce Golf Club in Droitwich as part of a series of Regional Championships across the UK. Jacobsen, together with T.H. White […]

Bobcat Extends Forestry Cutter Attachment Range 

Bobcat Extends Forestry Cutter Attachment Range: Bobcat has extended the company’s new range of forestry cutter attachments with a third model – the new FRC150ST – for use on the smaller Bobcat S630/H and S650/H skid-steer loaders and T590/H and T650/H compact tracked loaders.   The new FRC150ST complements Bobcat’s recently launched FRC150HT and FRC200HT high […]

Polaris Announce 2018 Model Highlights And Updates

Polaris Announce 2018 Model Highlights And Updates: Polaris has announced its 2018 off-road vehicle line-up highlights, with the introduction of a brand-new model and a host of significant updates across the RANGER, RZR and Sportsman families, including an all-new chassis, improved performance and enhanced technology. Following the introduction of several new models for MY2017, Polaris continues […]

Saving Line Marking Costs Through Innovation

Saving Line Marking Costs Through Innovation: On 29th June 2017, technology giant, Apple, marked 10 years since the iPhone was first released. A fact almost difficult to believe as we consider just how much this smart device has transformed our lives; improving organization, efficiency and communication to say the least. In the Grounds Maintenance Sector, we […]

Reesink Turfcare Launches Range Of Tractor Attachments

  Reesink Turfcare Launches Range Of Tractor Attachments In Time For The Game Fair 2017: Reesink Turfcare is bringing to market a range of rear mounted tractor attachments for use with its TYM tractors.  Debuting at the Game Fair in Hertfordshire on 28 to 30 July 2017, the attachments available are finishing mowers, flail mowers, wide […]

Active Investment In Middlesbrough Golf

Active investment in Middlesbrough golf: Middlesbrough Golf Centre has invested in a package of new golf course maintenance equipment supplied by Cramlington based John Deere dealer Greenlay, to further improve its pay & play and membership offering to golfers in the region. The John Deere Financial contract lease deal included a John Deere 2500E hybrid electric […]

Polaris UK & Ireland Star Prize At NGO Draw

Polaris UK & Ireland star prize at NGO draw: Polaris UK & Ireland are proud to announce they are providing the star prize for the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation’ Summer Prize Draw. The draw will be launched at this year’s Game Fair being held at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire. The NGO will welcome both members and non-members […]

The new Vstrong Doesn’t Miss An Inch

The new Vstrong doesn’t miss an inch: Every turf professional is naturally looking to preserve their sports pitch in excellent condition. The problem is dealing with weed, thatch and moss requires a continuous maintenance regime. You need to ensure there is the maximum amount of activity from bacteria and micro organisms to decompose thatch. Whilst aeration […]

Ransomes Donates to Local Bowls Club

Ransomes Donates to Local Bowls Club: Ransomes, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, has donated a Ransomes Super Bowl pedestrian cylinder mower to Waldringfield & District Bowls Club based in Ipswich, Suffolk, after the club relocated itself to unused land which members have since renovated at Ransomes Sports Club on Sidegate Avenue. Originally based in Waldringfield, the […]

Toro Classic Leading The Way Nearly 30 Years Later

Toro Classic Leading The Way Nearly 30 Years Later: Revolutionary design of Greensmaster 1000 still influencing greens cutting.  Sometimes things happen – new products are launched, new technology is developed, or in perfect harmony the two combine – and the result is something that just can’t be beaten, even 28 years later. Toro’s Greensmaster 1000 […]

Jacobsen and AGCSA Deliver Successful Future Turf Managers’ Initiative

The AGCSA, in conjunction with Jacobsen, held another Future Turf Managers’ Initiative, after the success of the inaugural event in Australia last year. With help from the NZGCSA, delegates from New Zealand were also selected to take part in this joint venture. The FTMI took place at the 33rd Australian Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition […]

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 […]

East Grinstead RFC Purchases First Iseki TLE4490 in Europe

East Grinstead RFC Purchases First Iseki TLE4490 in Europe: East Grinstead Rugby Football Club located in West Sussex has taken delivery of the first Iseki TLE4490 tractor sold in Europe. The tractor was delivered by local Iseki dealer, Yeowart Agricultural Ltd. The new tractor will be used to manage and maintain three full-size pitches covering a […]

What’s New On Makita’s Outdoor Maintenance Equipment Agenda

What’s New On Makita’s Outdoor Maintenance Equipment Agenda 4-stroke MM4 back-pack blower, lighter with great performance 4-stroke MM4 line trimmer with spring-assisted recoil starter 4-stroke mulching lawn mower cuts close to walls with offset blade 18v grass shear with hedge trimmer attachment Four new machines have been introduced to Makita’s outstanding range of outdoor maintenance […]

Redexim Synthetic Maintenance Machinery

Redexim synthetic maintenance machinery completes Ipswich BC’s capabilities: Ipswich Borough Council – via 3 teams at Chantry Park, Holywells Park and Christchurch Park – maintain all natural surfaces of sports grounds, open spaces, schools and play areas in the Borough.  When the decision was taken to pull the synthetic surface maintenance in-house, the council decided that […]

Support For Notts Golf Club At Qualifier For Major Tournament

Support For Notts Golf Club At Qualifier For Major Tournament: Kyoeisha UK, the distributor of Baroness professional mowing equipment, supported Notts Golf Club when they hosted the final qualifier for a major tournament, held at Hollinwell on 4th July 2017. Notts Golf Club is a heathland course, measuring 7,250 yards and set in 400 acres of […]

‘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, […]

Bobcat Introduces All New XRZ & XRZ Pro Zero Turn Mower

Bobcat introduces all new XRZ & XRZ Pro Zero Turn Mower: To ensure Bobcat and its customers are competitive in the Utility and Budget Priced zero turn market Bobcat have introduced the XRZ & XRZ Pro models. Built for lawn mowing professionals who put affordability high on their shopping list without compromising quality. Price range XRZ- […]

Second Toro Agreement For Sherborne

Five Years Trouble-Free Mowing Sees Second Toro Agreement For Sherborne Five years of trouble-free mowing sees Sherborne Golf Club on the border of Dorset and Somerset embark on its second five-year partnership agreement with Toro. Coinciding with an extensive re-landscaping project, Toro has earnt its position at the club by being able to cope with […]

Fleet Upgrade Pays Dividends

Fleet Upgrade Pays Dividends: When Potters Point holiday resort in County Wicklow, Ireland replaced its golf course maintenance equipment fleet, it carried on a 20-year association with John Deere. This exclusive luxury mobile home park was established in 1957 and is situated in rolling parkland on a stunning headland overlooking Brittas Bay. Resort members have […]

Reesink Turfcare Service Branch In East Anglia Expansion

Reesink Turfcare service branch in East Anglia expansion: Reesink Turfcare has concluded a recruitment drive to expand its service branch in East Anglia with five new members joining the team in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Stuart Hall joins the company as service manager and Andrew Carpenter comes on board as parts supervisor. Both appointments further strengthen the […]

18 Cub Cadet Infinicut™ Units At Wimbledon

Mower fleet replaced at Wimbledon with 18 Cub Cadet Infinicut™ units: MTD Specialty Turf Products (formally ATT) has completed the order of 18 Cub Cadet Infinicut™ mowers to The All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon.  The Cub Cadet Infinicut™ is a visually striking machine and has one of the shortest footprints of any walk behind […]

Toro Brings The Wow Factor

Toro Brings The Wow Factor And More Members To Chevin Golf Club – Chevin Golf Club’s first Toro fleet has brought the wow factor to an already impressive course and according to course manager Andy Mellor club membership has increased.  The 18-hole course six miles north of Derby, which is a mix of parkland and moorland, […]

Worcestershire’s Smart Cut Wins Wychavon District Council Contract

Worcestershire’s Smart Cut Wins Wychavon District Council Contract – Specialist grounds maintenance business Smart Cut Limited has retained the open spaces and verge maintenance contract with Wychavon District Council following a competitive tender. This is the fourth successive contract Smart Cut has won under a competitive tender in recent years. This latest contract for the […]

Complete Weed Control Embraces Innovative Jacobsen SprayTek

Complete Weed Control Embraces Innovative Jacobsen SprayTek  – The south and central Wales branch of Complete Weed Control, the specialist contract service franchise, has purchased a Jacobsen SprayTek XP sprayer to help with the eradication of weeds in the region.  Chris Philips, Sarah Philips and Alan Abel are directors of Complete Weed Control – South and Central […]

Toro Trio Impresses Duns Golf Club

Toro Trio Impresses Duns Golf Club – Duns Golf Club, an 18-hole parkland course established in the Scottish Borders in 1894, has recently taken charge of three new Toro machines, which join the existing fleet to maintain almost 100 acres of turf. And since the Toro trio purchase less than a month ago the undulating course […]

Greetham Valley Just Got Greener

Greetham Valley Just Got Greener – Environmental Golf Course of the Year invests in Toro’s Reelmaster 5010-H  The Environmental Golf Course of the Year, Greetham Valley Golf Club, gained its title at the prestigious national Golf Environment Awards 2017 for its extensive efforts to increase biodiversity and reduce its carbon footprint. The club’s conscientious environmental attitude […]

Two More TYM Tractors For Oundle School

Two More TYM Tractors For Oundle School – Tractor specification remains “unrivalled” for independent School Less than a year after purchasing three TYM tractors, Oundle School, one of the UK’s leading independent Schools, has invested in two more as it aims to create the finest sports facilities of any independent school in the UK. Head of […]

Harpenden Common GC Turn Trilo SG400 Into Multifunctional Machine

Harpenden Common GC turn their Trilo SG400 into a multifunctional machine – The 18-hole parkland course on Harpenden Common in Hertfordshire features a mixture of mature woodland and gorse.  The club has used a Trilo SG400 vacuum sweeper to deal with the substantial leaf fall for many years now, but the introduction of a scarifying unit […]

Fleet Line Markers Launches New Kombi Classic

Fleet Line Markers Ltd. Launches New Kombi Classic – Industry leading line marking manufacturer, Fleet Line Markers Ltd, is excited to announce the launch of the new Kombi Classic: Its latest pedestrian line marking machine that guarantees ease of use, whilst producing quality, well-defined lines with adjustable widths.  Developed by Fleet Line Markers’ innovative in-house team, […]

Doosan Excavator is 250,000th CESAR Machine in UK

Doosan Excavator is 250,000th CESAR Machine in UK At the recent Plantworx 2017 Exhibition, a new Doosan DX85R-3 mini-excavator was unveiled as the 250,000th CESAR marked machine in the UK.  The official CESAR Scheme is owned by the UK’s Construction Equipment Association (CEA), the organisers of the Plantworx event, and is the number one anti-theft […]

Spider Launches Social Media Campaign With ‘Mow-Na Lisa’

Spider Launches Social Media Campaign With ‘Mow-Na Lisa’ – Dvorak, the Czech-based manufacturer of the Spider range of remote-controlled slope mowers, has launched its first global social media campaign featuring a giant version of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa portrait, mown on a hillside at Dolní Kalná in the Czech Republic. The portrait, on […]

Hartfield Golf Club Members Happy with Course Improvements

Hartfield Golf Club Members Happy with Course Improvements – Hartfield Golf Club, located in Perth, Western Australia, has seen drastic improvements on the course after purchasing a range of machinery from Jacobsen. Delivery was made by local Jacobsen dealer McIntosh & Son.  Nick Kinley is the course superintendent at Hartfield Golf Club having joined three and […]

The answer for groundsmen?

The answer for groundsmen? Artificial surface maintenance machinery is one of the fastest growing areas for SCH (Supplies) Ltd. Having worked with maintenance contractors and sports groundsmen over a number of years, SCH say they are producing more and more of these products and are flattered by the amount of interest they have received in […]

Wiedenmann Gives Scotscraig GC Additional Polish

Extra Wide 3.95 m Wiedenmann Terra Brush Gives Scotscraig GC Additional Polish – A golf club celebrating its bicentenary this year has taken delivery of a double width Wiedenmann Terra Brush. Scotscraig Golf Club is the world’s 13th oldest course and was founded in 1817 by members of the St Andrews Society of Golfers. Just 15 minutes north […]

Dennis Mowers: “A Pedigree No-One Can Argue With”

Dennis Mowers: “A pedigree no-one Can argue with” – Glenn Davies, grounds manager at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has claimed that he chooses Dennis because of the “strength, history, quality and durability” of the mowers. Set in the beautiful countryside of Oxfordshire, Bloxham School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 11-18. Although […]

Council Sees Efficiency Soar Thanks To New Toro Mower

Council Sees Efficiency Soar Thanks To New Toro Mower – Uttlesford District Council’s decision to opt for Toro’s LT-F3000 flail when the need arose for a new grounds mower to tackle the area’s parks and open spaces is one that has made a significant difference to productivity and efficiency. The LT-F3000 is expected to maintain 760,000 […]

Malvern Hills Puts Kubota’s Latest RTV To The Test

Malvern Hills puts Kubota’s latest RTV to the test – Kubota UK’s commitment to the environment has stepped up once more this month after the market leading machinery supplier loaned its RTV-X900 utility vehicle to the Malvern Hills Trust, a charity that conserves the iconic, ecological landscape in Worcestershire. As a popular destination for tourists and […]

The Vale Resort Tees Up A Six-Figure Golf Investment

The Vale Resort tees up a six-figure golf investment – The Vale Resort in South Wales has invested more than £400,000 in state-of-the-art John Deere golf course maintenance equipment, supplied by local turf professional dealer Frank Sutton Ltd of Raglan in Gwent. The resort, home to two championship golf courses, has bought 16 new high-tech mowers […]

Lancaster GC Chooses Wiedenmann

Lancaster GC chooses Wiedenmann duo for rough management – One of Lancashire’s finest venues, the Lancaster Golf Club has opted for a Wiedenmann Terra Rake and a Wiedenmann Super 500. The James Braid designed course, coveted for its wide fairways and spectacular 18th hole, is about to embark on a major rough management programme. Carl Hamlett, Course […]

Upkeep Of City Of Culture’s Green Spaces Entrusted To Toro

Upkeep Of City Of Culture’s Green Spaces Entrusted To Toro – Kingstown Works Limited (KWL) based in Kingston upon Hull, this year’s City of Culture, has recently invested in seven Toro Groundsmaster 3400 out-front rotary mowers to be operated by its largest client Hull City Council. The seven machines will play a key role in keeping […]

Landini Compacts Have Proven Features For Turf And Groundscare Work

New-look Landini compacts have proven features for turf and groundscare work – A stylish new appearance for the Landini compact tractor is combined with proven specifications and features to make an attractive choice of power units for all groundscare operations. The new three-model Landini 2 Series, which has replaced the well-known Mistral, sports new family-look […]

Once A Red Always A Red

Once A Red Always A Red – Former Arsenal FC groundsman invests in Toro for lawn and turfcare management business It’s hard to imagine better credentials than those of ex-Arsenal Football Club groundsman, Mark Pettit, and IOG recognised young groundsman, Josef Farrow, when it comes to the management of your lawn or pitch. The two professionals […]

The Trilo S3 Is A ‘Revelation’ To Robert Cleisham Of Northenden GC

The Trilo S3 Is A ‘Revelation’ To Robert Cleisham Of Northenden GC –  The Trilo S3 vacuum sweeper is a versatile and adaptable machine to easily collect grass clippings, leaves and litter and finds a natural home on the golf course. Suitable for year-round use, the S3 was designed in direct response to industry demands […]

Understanding The Role Of Bedknives

Understanding The Role Of Bedknives. True or false – the fine finish from a cylinder mower is down to luck? It’s the time of year when advice on checking bedknives is regularly dispensed, and rightly so with high season fast approaching. However, it’s good to stop for a moment and understand how and why operating, adjustment […]

Bolton Old Links GC Chooses Four Wiedenmann UK Machines

Bolton Old Links GC Chooses Four Wiedenmann UK Machines. Bolton Old Links GC’s championship course is poised for some significant grooming after taking delivery of four Wiedenmann UK machines.  Delivered in March were a Whisper Twister blower, a Terra Spike GXi8 HD aerator, a 1.7m Terra Rake and a Super 500 three-in-one sweeper collector. “The board […]

Commitment To Toro With Five-Year Contract

Pivotal Point In Club’s History Sees Commitment To Toro With Five-Year Contract. We often hear about how a new course manager or head greenkeeper introduces Toro to a club. Giving credence to the phrase quality is not an act it is a habit, when Dave King moved to Cricket St Thomas Golf Club two years ago from […]

New DX17Z Mini-Excavator Launched By Doosan

New DX17Z Mini-Excavator Launched By Doosan. The new DX17Z mini-excavator from Doosan is ideal for rental and urban construction sites with limited space.  It is designed for all types of applications that require frequent mobility, compact size, powerful performance and a comfortable working environment for continuous work on confined space sites.   The 1.7 tonne DX17Z is a […]

Etesia Launch Bahia Joyride

Etesia launch Bahia Joyride. Etesia UK has announced the launch of the Bahia Joyride – a unique ride-on mower controlled by a joystick or via GPS for autonomous operation. Working in partnership with FeBroLift GmbH, the Bahia Joyride is operated exclusively by a joystick: some of its features, such as automatic emptying of the grass box (optional) […]

Cub Cadet’s Infinicut™ for Essex County Cricket Ground

 Cub Cadet’s Infinicut™ for Essex County Cricket Ground. After 20 years of service the Essex County Ground in Chelmsford decided it was time to replace their existing mower fleet.  Head Groundsman at the club, Stuart Kerrison, wanted something ‘technologically advanced’ and, after some research and some recommendations from trusted industry colleagues, decided the Infinicut™ mowers from […]

STM-SCAG V-Ride Earns Its Stripes

STM-SCAG V-Ride earns its stripes. The “V-Ride” stand-on mower is in the range of SCAG mowers supplied by STM Co Ltd in the UK and parts of Europe. It finds a lot of popularity for its being a small and nimble machine, ideal for intricate work. Now Jamie Jones of Jamie’s Garden Services, working on domestic […]

New Ranger On Sculthorpe Moor

New Ranger on Sculthorpe Moor. A Polaris Ranger 6×6 off-road utility vehicle has proved the ideal solution for Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve in Fakenham, Norfolk. Created and managed by the Hawk and Owl Trust, there is no more peaceful place to observe the rich variety of wildlife in the woodland, fen and reed bed habitats […]

Mid Kent GC Favours Wiedenmann Values Again

Mid Kent GC Favours Wiedenmann Values Again. Mid Kent GC Course Manager, Lee Sayers has opted for his fourth Wiedenmann Terra Spike purchase in a row. The Master Greenkeeper at the Gravesend club already has an XP8, the deepest aerator in the Wiedenmann range, and previously two others. “At the demo the quality of the […]

New Agreement For Distribution Of Spider Mowers

New Agreement For Distribution Of Spider Mowers  As part of a continuing strategy to strengthen distribution across Europe, Dvorak, the Czech manufacturer of Spider mowers, has appointed Machines4Green of Hooghalen in the Netherlands as their distributor for the BeNeLux region. Machines4Green, which recently changed ownership and is now owned by Roy Gerrits, were previously Spider […]

Burden Bros Agri Ltd Take On Complete Charterhouse Range

Burden Bros Agri Ltd Take On Complete Charterhouse Range For Sussex. Charterhouse Turf Machinery have announced the appointment of Burden Bros Agri Ltd as their dealer for Sussex. Operating from their Framfield depot, Burden Bros Agri Ltd will be stockists of the Redexim range of both natural and synthetic turf maintenance machinery, as well as the […]

Dennis G34D Praised By Doncaster Rovers

Dennis G34D praised by Doncaster Rovers. James Davison, head of grounds at Doncaster Rovers Football Club has praised his new Dennis G34D cylinder mowers claiming they provide him with a finish worthy of Premier League standards. It is fair to say that not one day is ever the same for James and his four members of […]

Cleaner, Greener, Quieter Mowing With Toro

Cleaner, Greener, Quieter Mowing With Toro. Toro’s hybrid duo bring unparalleled results that don’t cost the Earth. To meet the demands of turf professionals across the UK wishing to reduce their carbon footprint, save fuel and cut operating costs, Toro‘s hybrid mower duo have been through years of thorough testing to deliver this while ensuring high […]

Exciting times for Boston West

Exciting times for Boston West – Set in the Lincolnshire countryside just a short drive away from England’s scenic east coast, Boston West at Hubbert’s Bridge in Lincolnshire was established in 1995 and features an 18-hole parkland golf course, a 20-bay floodlit driving range and a six-hole, par-three academy course. It also offers an on-site three […]

FÖRST WOODCHIPPER DISTRIBUTION EXPANDED INTO EUROPE

Redwood Global, manufacturer of Först woodchippers, has now expanded distribution of its market leading range of high performance and robust woodchippers into Europe following a period of significant growth. The manufacturer has set up strategic dealer partnerships with industry experts in France, Norway and Denmark that will see arboricultural sales specialists solely distribute Först machines […]

Dakota redesign electronic control panel to make it easier to use

Dakota has redesigned and refined their famous electronic control panel to it easier to use as the range continues to be the most versatile, cost-effective, and accurate material handlers on the market. Campey Turf Care Systems 16-year association with Dakota has seen a host of innovations on the Turf Tender machines, with the latest control […]

Ransomes Reveals New Cushman Hauler Range

Ipswich, Suffolk (November 02, 2016) Ransomes, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of turf maintenance equipment, is the European distributor for the range of Cushman Utility vehicles. The new line of Cushman Hauler utility vehicles which includes the Hauler 1200, Hauler 1200 X, Hauler PRO and Hauler PRO-X, will be showcased at SALTEX 2016. The all-new utility vehicles […]

Ransomes Introduce Ventrac Product Offering

Ipswich, Suffolk (November 02, 2016) Ransomes, the Ipswich-based distributor of Ventrac equipment, has introduced their offering of Ventrac equipment which includes a compact tractor and many optional attachments, ideal for municipal and grounds maintenance applications. The Ventrac 4500 diesel-powered tractor features a 25hp Kubota liquid-cooled three-cylinder diesel engine and a hydrostatic all-wheel drive. The versatile […]

Iseki TG Series of Medium Range Tractors

Ipswich, Suffolk (November 02, 2016) Ransomes, the Ipswich-based distributor of Iseki tractors and mowers, has introduced a new series of TG tractors, ideal for municipal and grounds maintenance applications as well as light agricultural use. The new TG6 series, which replaces the TG5, features a range of four compact tractors – the TG6370 IQ, TG6400 […]

‘Wiedenmann Core Recycler saves 40% of top dressing inputs,’ says STRI

Independent trials confirm that Wiedenmann’s Core Recycler can save 40% of top dressing inputs.  Results released by the Sports Turf Research Institute also state that turf treated with the Core Recycler had significantly lower disease incidence and that the recycling of cores helps maintain a significantly higher active bacterial and fungal population. Wiedenmann UK said: […]