Machinery

The total solution from Toro

The total solution from Toro: Stratford-On-Avon Golf Club in Warwickshire has chosen Toro for its new irrigation system, adding to its full fleet of Toro machinery and becoming a Total Solutions customer. Having spent years building up a complete Toro fleet to maintain its 18-hole parkland course, Stratford-On-Avon Golf Club knows the value of investing […]

Bluebird back in the UK

Bluebird back in the UK: Bluebird is back in the UK, with its new 125v Lithium-ion battery and petrol-powered ranges of turf care equipment. Now supported by E.P Barrus; Bluebird, launching at BTME on stand 264, provides commercial, rental and residential users with some of the most reliable turf care power equipment in the industry- […]

Lochemse raise standards with Jacobsen

Lochemse raise standards with Jacobsen: After greenkeepers and members became frustrated with the quality of cut and condition of the fairways at Lochemse Golf Club, head greenkeeper, Geert Olthuis, switched brands to Jacobsen and has used a Fairway 305 to turn things around. No stone was left unturned by Geert in his search for a […]

Toro a driving force at The Drift

Toro a driving force at The Drift: The Drift Golf Club in Surrey has continued its investment in Toro as it embarks on a £1 million project to bring in new facilities and continue the improvement in the course seen over recent years. In an enduring relationship with Toro, the club has purchased some equipment […]

Productivity from Toro at Stowmarket

Productivity from Toro at Stowmarket: As part of a significant investment project, Stowmarket Golf Club has committed to its first fleet deal with Toro and distributor Reesink Turfcare. Stowmarket Golf Club, set in the beautiful Finborough Park in Suffolk, has long been a Toro customer, but this is the first time it has bought multiple […]

PRO 34R a hit at Colliers Park

PRO 34R a hit at Colliers Park: Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager at Colliers Park, believes that the Dennis PRO 34R far exceeds every other rotary mower he has used in the past. The former Sheffield Wednesday FC assistant head groundsman has been in the top role at Colliers Park for six months now and […]

Osca justifies pitch investment

Osca justifies pitch investment: Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating brush was the only machine that could maintain the new surface effectively and truly justify the major investment decision.    Sport plays a significant role for the pupils […]

Top marks for new line markers

Top marks for new line markers: Rigby Taylor has added two innovative machines to its highly successful Glider, iGO Advance and iGO Mini spray line marking range. The new iGO Prime and iGO Midi machines feature a number of advanced features including an innovative circulatory paint system for dispensing the company’s award-winning Impact paints. This […]

Club Company’s fourth Ventrac 4500

Club Company’s fourth Ventrac 4500: The Club Company, which owns and operates 14 Country Clubs across the UK, has taken delivery of a further Ventrac 4500 compact tractor with Contour mowing deck and blower attachments. This latest combination has been delivered to Woodbury Park Hotel, Golf and Leisure near Exeter and brings the total of […]

Pellenc’s latest battery technology

Pellenc’s latest battery technology: Extra thin, compact and lightweight, the Pellenc ULiB 750 battery revises all ergonomic standards with an unequalled power to weight ratio. Developed to work with all Pellenc battery tools in the range, the ULiB 750 has a sleek and compact design, weighing less than 4.5kg, making this backpack battery the ideal […]

GXi8 HD a difference at Banchory GC

GXi8 HD a difference at Banchory GC: Three years ago, an Aberdeenshire golf club with a keen focus on ecological, environmental and sustainable best practice, chose a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8  HD deep aerator. It was the first purchase made by the then newly appointed course manager at Banchory GC, Richard Mullen. “Aeration needed to […]

Sodexo turn to Husqvarna

Sodexo turn to Husqvarna: Global food services and facilities management company, Sodexo, has steadily increased its use of Husqvarna battery products in order to work towards a greener future for the company. Today David Ramsay, Plant Manager at Sodexo Horticultural Services, shares his experience with battery products and explains how it’s positively impacting the work […]

Etesia launch new Hydro 80

Etesia launch new Hydro 80: Etesia chose SALTEX to officially launch the new Hydro 80 MKHP5 ride-on mower ahead of its official 2020 release. The Hydro 80 MKHP5 can cut and collect in all conditions with the added benefit of a differential lock. The new model joins the popular Hydro 80 range and will give […]

John Deere expands fairway line-up

John Deere expands fairway line-up: John Deere has announced two new additions to the economical 6000A Series fairway mower line-up, which will be previewed at BTME 2020 in Harrogate from January 21-23. Sharing technologies with the award-winning A Model mower range, the 6080A and 6500A E-Cut hybrid electric fairway mowers feature high-performance electric reel drive, […]

Power provider invests in JCB diggers

Power provider invests in JCB diggers: Electricity North West – providers of power to five million people – has invested in two brand new JCB electric mini excavators. The company has bought the two 19C-1E fully electric models to help maintain a staggering 44,000 kilometres of underground cables.  Five times quieter than its diesel counterpart, […]

New TDR-15 for Culford School

New TDR-15 for Culford School: When Culford School in Suffolk were looking to replace their 10 year old Progressive TDR-15 they had demonstrations of various other roller mowers, but found none of them quite made the cut! Instead they opted for the new and improved TDR-15 model. Set in a 500 acre estate they use […]

New addition to the SCAG Stand-on mower range

New addition to the SCAG Stand-on mower range: The V-Ride is a stand-on mower designed for professional use; the compact machine size, ease of manouevering and clear view for the operator have lead to the V-Ride becoming increasingly popular for intricate mowing areas. The Ride-On SCAG machines, because they are purpose-built for grasscutting, place the […]

First European zero-turn mower built in Oxfordshire

First European zero-turn mower built in Oxfordshire: The first zero-turn mower to be manufactured in Europe has been produced at the AriensCo factory in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire. The decision by the US-owned company to build in Britain follows industry analysis which showed exceptional growth in demand for zero-turn mowers in the UK and Europe in […]

Ransomes Jacobsen at Newcastle United

Ransomes Jacobsen at Newcastle United: Since 2002 the pitches at Newcastle United’s Darsley Park training ground have been cut with Ransomes and Jacobsen mowers. Currently, three LF570s and five Mastiffs are used to cut the 13 pitches that are maintained by head groundsman, Mick Curran, and his staff with two of the original Mastiffs from […]

Proline H800 for holiday park

Proline H800 for holiday park: A demonstration of the Toro ProLine H800 for Haven Seashore Holiday Park was all it took to bring improvement to the grounds of the 57-acre site in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. As part of a national portfolio of 40 holiday parks and with a rolling investment programme to bring improvements to […]

Bobcat presents new telescopic loaders

Bobcat presents new telescopic loaders: The top-of-the-range TL43.80HF Agri telescopic loader will be shown for the first time on the Doosan Bobcat Stand No 17.310 in Hall 17 at the LAMMA agricultural machinery show in Birmingham in the UK from 7-8 January 2020. Bobcat will also show the TL30.60 model, which with the TL43.80HF is […]

Grangers no strangers to Toro

Grangers no strangers to Toro: Marking a 20-year relationship Grangers Ground Maintenance, based in Hitchin, has taken delivery of two new Toro machines. Since its inception in 1986 company director Martin Granger has built Grangers Ground Maintenance up from a solo enterprise to a company now employing over 25 people and for most of that […]

Campey’s new AllTrec Tool Carrier

Campey’s new AllTrec Tool Carrier: Campey Turf Care Systems has launched the 100% electric AllTrec Tool Carrier to the UK market, with zero CO2-emissions during operation and low noise output. Being environmentally responsible is an important cause of many companies and councils. Using the AllTrec allows essential maintenance to be completed with zero emissions, helping […]

G34D picture perfect at Durham

G34D picture perfect at Durham CCC: The Dennis G34D cylinder mower is helping to provide a fantastic finish on the pitch at the Emirates Riverside Stadium according to Durham CCC head groundsman Vic Demain. This year has been particularly testing for Vic and his team especially with the pressures that come with hosting games for […]

The quietest ride-on greensmower

The quietest ride-on greensmower yet: Hybrid, it’s the buzzword of the times with customers demanding cleaner, greener mowing options and Toro has responded to that demand by creating the Greensmaster eTriFlex 3360, the quietest ride-on greensmower yet. Another fine example of innovative Toro technology, the Greensmaster eTriFlex 3360 is the new greensmower, developed specifically with […]

Jacobsen at The Lensbury

Jacobsen the complete package for The Lensbury: Multipurpose venues need quality, versatile and reliable mowers. And that’s why The Lensbury opted for the Jacobsen TR320 and GP400. The four-star club, hotel and conference centre sits on the banks of the River Thames in Teddington, London, and hosts international rugby teams as well as professional club […]

Allett’s eco contribution at SALTEX

Allett’s eco contribution at SALTEX: Allett Mowers report another excellent Saltex this year with a plentiful supply of good quality leads. On show for the first time was the new Uplift 86E 82V li-ion battery-powered stadium rotary mower, designed for debris collection after matches and built on the experience gained with previous models. The company […]

New level of battery performance from Husqvarna

New level of battery performance from Husqvarna: Husqvarna today announced the launch of two new powerful battery-powered brushcutters which will raise the bar for performance. Increased levels of productivity are available for professionals when using the Husqvarna 535iRX or 535iRXT, thanks to the Husqvarna-developed high torque motor, large cutting diameter and effective anti-vibration system. A […]

Quadraplay signals improvements at Wolverhampton

Quadraplay signals improvements at Wolverhampton: Andrew Brough, head groundsman at Wolverhampton Rugby Union Football Club, claims that the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system, has helped him in his personal quest to improve the standard of pitches. It is safe to say that Andrew is Wolverhampton Rugby Union Football Club through and through. He has […]

New GKB Drainmaster for Duncan Ross Ltd

New GKB Drainmaster for Duncan Ross Ltd: Specialists in all aspects of Sportsturf, construction, drainage, renovation and maintenance.  The Company originated in the 1960s from a background in agricultural land drainage. Duncan Ross Ltd, have invested in a GKB Drainmaster for full drainage schemes for a variety of clients. Joe Ross, Manager at Duncan Ross […]

Pellenc launch new Rasion 2 Models

Pellenc launch new Rasion 2 Models: Pellenc UK has announced the launch of the all new Rasion Easy 2 and Rasion Smart 2 battery powered pedestrian rotary mowers. The original Rasion Easy was launched back in 2016 which was a combination of the previous two models in the Rasion rotary mower range – the Basic […]

Duncan Ross at Queen Elizabeth’s

Duncan Ross at Queen Elizabeth’s: Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Blackburn, aim to increase the use of their sports field using new primary and secondary drainage from Duncan Ross Ltd. The pitches on the field are used every day throughout the school year and are home to two local football teams at the weekends, consisting of […]

Bobcat launch new Stage V M-Series

Bobcat launch new Stage V M-Series: Enhancing Bobcat’s leadership of the skid-steer loader market in Europe, the company has launched new versions of its market-leading M-Series S450, S510 and S530 models, the first in the range to feature a specially developed Stage V compliant Bobcat engine. All of the new skid-steer loader models are manufactured […]

Etesia launch new Attila 98X brushcutter

Etesia launch new Attila 98X brushcutter: Etesia UK has announced the launch of the new Attila 98X four-wheel-drive ride-on brushcutter, which was officially unveiled ahead of the 2020 season at IOG SALTEX. The new Attila 98X has been designed to work in the toughest of conditions. This powerful workhorse effectively deals with clearing vegetation from […]

Blown away by the PB-8010

Blown away by the PB-8010: ECHO has launched the most powerful backpack power blower in its class. Introduced in the UK at Saltex 2019, the PB-8010 is built for professionals and is part of the ECHO X Series “Best in Class” range, offering industry-leading power and performance. The blower’s 79.9cc two-stroke engine produces an air […]

Allett’s electric avenue at SALTEX

Allett’s electric avenue at SALTEX: Allett Mowers will be showing the latest battery powered mowers in the range on their stand K009 at Saltex and in the Eco Village. The Uplift 86E is the new 82V li-ion battery powered stadium rotary mower, designed for debris collection after matches and built on the experience gained with […]

Relationships renewed at Glasgow Golf Club

Relationships renewed at Glasgow Golf Club: Founded as a members club in 1787, Glasgow Golf Club is proud of its heritage as the ninth oldest golf club in the world. The club jointly operates its heritage parkland course at Killermont on the outskirts of the city and its championship Gailes Links Course on the Firth […]

ISEKI’s lasting impression at Cosgrove Park

ISEKI’s lasting impression at Cosgrove Park: Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty near Buckinghamshire you will find the multi-million pound Cosgrove Caravan Park, spanning over 190 acres. Park Foreman, Trevor Bird with the help of his team of three gardeners, carefully manicure the site all year round supported by their trusted ISEKI SF235. […]

New walk-behind mower from Ferris

New walk-behind mower from Ferris: Brand new to the Ferris line-up in the UK, the new Ferris FW15 launches this month at the 2019 SALTEX event on stand H190, offering the brand’s most compact pedestrian mower footprint ever. Featuring a host of Ferris’ unique features, the brand new FW15 is a variable hydrostatic mower with […]

Toro a hit at Robin Hood GC

Toro a hit at Robin Hood GC: Robin Hood Golf Club in Solihull has come on board as a Toro fleet customer for the first time as course manager Luke Dennis attests to Toro outperforming other brands across the UK and beyond. With a career that has seen him work on championship courses hosting major […]

Ultimate productivity with ISEKI

Ultimate productivity with ISEKI: Running a successful business and with a variety of customers, from caravan parks to councils, roadside work to churchyards and private estates is no easy task. Based in the north east of England Chris Stamp and his team at CA Stamp Grounds & Agriculture know their clients expect an impeccable finish […]

Woods Batwings help keep Stansted flying

Woods Batwings help keep Stansted flying: Supplied through the Chelmsford based R C Boreham dealership Stansted airport has taken delivery of two Woods heavy duty BW240XHD batwing mowers. Matt Boreham commented, “we demonstrated the machines and the Stansted staff were impressed with the combination of performance and competitive cost. They will be used to maintain […]

Mere Golf Resort opt for ProLine H800

Mere Golf Resort opt for ProLine H800: Versatility is a long-cited reason for many Toro machinery purchases, and that’s certainly the reason for The Mere Golf Resort’s decision to opt for the ProLine H800 in its latest Toro fleet deal which sees the brand’s relationship with the club reach 30 years. Course manager John Quinn […]

ECHO’s new chainsaw top of the class

ECHO’s new chainsaw top of the class: ECHO has developed a rear handle version of its highly successful CS-2511TES top handle chainsaw. The result, the CS-2511WES, is ‘an exceptional chainsaw which will suit professionals across all sectors,’ say ECHO. There’s even a version designed specifically for carvers. The CS-2511WES is part of ECHO’s X Series […]

Finance package paying off for Seaton Carew

Finance package paying off for Seaton Carew: Seaton Carew Golf Club near Hartlepool will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2024 and the club, which is the 10th oldest in England, is determined to make sure its course is in the best condition possible for those celebrations. Since being established with 14 holes in 1874, […]

STIHL’S new MS 400 C-M

STIHL’S new MS 400 C-M: Adding to its range of high-performance tools for professionals, STIHL has launched the new MS 400 C-M, the world’s first chainsaw with a magnesium piston. The MS 400 C-M chainsaw was been designed with professionals in mind, offering the highest maximum speed (14,000 rpm) in the 60cm3 -class. The new […]

First 6” turntable chipper from Jensen

First 6” turntable chipper from Jensen: What is believed to be the world’s first 6” turntable woodchipper will be launched and on display at SALTEX this month, from the worlds original woodchipper manufacturer, Jensen. Found on stand H190, visitors to the show are welcomed to come and see the new A530L turntable model for themselves […]

Mowers from Roberine

Mowers from Roberine: Dutch manufacturer Roberine produces mowing machines of the highest calibre and as a result the company is making real strides. Established in 1951, Roberine is renowed for producing machines which create top quality and perfect cutting patterns. This is perhaps even more true in the present day than ever before. This makes […]

Honda’s new cordless range

Honda’s new cordless range: Honda is launching a new range of cordless products, including its first cordless lawn mower and introduces new smaller robotic mower as part of a major refresh to its Lawn & Garden range – Honda enters the cordless lawn mower market with two new machines – A hedgetrimmer, brushcutter and leaf […]

New Dennis range at SALTEX

New Dennis range at SALTEX: Dennis Mowers will be unveiling a new and exciting range of mowers when the show opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31. Although product details are being kept tightly under wraps, the Dennis stand at SALTEX (E070) is set to be the hub of groundscare […]

Pellenc power for Inverallan Landscapes

Pellenc power for Inverallan Landscapes: Inverallan Landscapes, a gardening and grounds maintenance contracting business in Stirling, claims that Pellenc battery powered equipment is playing a big part in the company’s decision to be more environmentally friendly. In 21 years of business, the family run company has acquired a glowing reputation for its highest level of […]

SISIS the choice for Warwick School

SISIS the choice for Warwick School: Duncan Toon, Grounds Manager at Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, believes that both his new SISIS Flexibrush and SISIS TM1000 have helped produce significant improvements to the schools’ sports surfaces. Duncan is nine months into his new position after joining the Foundation from Birmingham City FC and is responsible for […]

Husqvarna Rider receives Best in Test

Husqvarna Rider receives Best in Test: Husqvarna Rider 214TC has received ‘Best in Test’ status in Price Runner UK’s latest ride-on test. Following a test in which nine models were examined across factors such as: mowing performance, manoeuvrability, comfort & user-friendliness, the Husqvarna’s Rider 214TC  was found to be the best performing mower. It was […]

New G20 Stage V Generator from Doosan

New G20 Stage V Generator from Doosan: Doosan Portable Power (DPP) has launched the new G20 Stage V compliant generator. Providing a prime power output of 19 kVA, the new G20 model is powered by the Yanmar 4TNV88 18 kW diesel engine, meeting EU Stage V engine emission levels for generators.  Of particular interest for […]

Intelligent Marking’s Unrivalled Accuracy At SALTEX

Intelligent Marking’s Unrivalled Accuracy At SALTEX: Intelligent Marking will be exhibiting the industry-leading Intelligent One (IO) robotic line marker on stand G085 at SALTEX 2019. The IO is the leading robotic line marker in the industry for accuracy, labour saving and productivity. Intelligent Marking is the only company to provide a base station with their […]

Prestigious Club Goes All In For Toro

Prestigious Club Goes All In For Toro: At the pinnacle of St George’s Hill Golf Club sits its iconic clubhouse, casting an eye over its three nine-hole courses widely regarded as Harry Colt’s crowning glory, and now in the hands of Toro to uphold. Set within an exclusive private estate in Surrey, the club was […]

Grow Lights For Schools & Local Clubs

Grow Lights For Schools & Local Clubs: SGL is introducing a brand new grow lighting product line which makes grow lights possible for sports clubs who never had the budget before. With the SGL Basic line they aim to enable grass quality improvements in different layers and levels of sport. This will lead to better […]

GKB To Top All At SALTEX

GKB To Top All At SALTEX: The GKB Top-Clean is a full mechanic, self-driven machine that removes all kind of dirt from the top of a synthetic pitch, from cigarettes, leaves and papers to plastic bottles. This machine can easily be connected to almost every tractor by using a standard three-point hitch or electric drawbar. […]

Eco-Management: Speed x Effiency = < CO₂

Eco-Management: Speed x Effiency = < CO₂: As we all know “Eco-friendliness” doesn’t exist in our industry (think e.g.: resources, transport, waste) or you should mow without any help from tooling manufactured by the industrialized world we live in. That’s why we prefer sustainable and environmentally sound solutions to address the current standards on emissions […]

Campey To Launch AllTrec Tool Carrier

Campey To Launch AllTrec Tool Carrier: Campey Turf Care Systems will be exhibiting the new AllTrec Tool Carrier for the first time on stand C050 at SALTEX 2019. The Dutch made machine is 100% electric and can be used with either the cutting deck, weed brush, hedge trimmer or weed killer attachments. Because it is […]

Football Focus On The North-West

Football Focus On The North-West: At Burnley FC’s Barnfield Training Ground, the Premier League club’s first order for John Deere machinery from local dealership Balmers GM has bedded in at what is reportedly Britain’s first football facility of its kind. The 10ha Barnfield site includes 15 pitches altogether, including four full-size Desso and a 60 […]

STIHL Launch Enhanced Chainsaws

STIHL Launch Enhanced Chainsaws: STIHL has launched two enhanced versions of the MS 151, increasing its range of high-quality chainsaws for professional use. The new MS 151 C-E and MS 151 TC-E top handle chainsaws have both been designed with high performance in mind. Both models feature a new version of STIHL’s 2-MIX engine, which […]

Unrivalled Accuracy From Intelligent Marking

Unrivalled Accuracy From Intelligent Marking: Intelligent Marking will be exhibiting the industry-leading Intelligent One (IO) robotic line marker on stand G085 at SALTEX 2019. The IO is the leading robotic line marker in the industry for accuracy, labour saving and productivity. Intelligent Marking is the only company to provide a base station with their robot […]

Wick GC Brings Toro On Board

Wick GC Brings Toro On Board: After receiving two grants alongside fundraising efforts from its members, Wick Golf Club in Scotland has purchased a new Toro Greensmaster TriFlex Hybrid 3420 to help improve its course and the environment. And not only did the GR3420 impress head greenkeeper Dougie Thorburn, but its sustainability credentials were key […]

Razorback Launch New Flail Mowers

Razorback Launch New Flail Mowers: British manufacturer, Razorback Ltd, headed by Martin Lole, a well-known industry figure with a proven track record in engineering innovative solutions, exhibits their range of vegetation management equipment at Saltex 2019. Alongside the manufacturers Auto-Level 550 reach mower and RT 500 wing mower the company will be launching their new […]

Toro Takes Northamptonshire GC Into The Future

Toro Takes Northamptonshire GC Into The Future: Toro and Reesink Turfcare are delighted to welcome Northamptonshire County Golf Club as a Toro Total Solutions customer. The Open Regional Qualifying club in the Midlands has committed to Toro as it brings back the feel of its past with Toro machinery and thinks to the future with […]

UK’s First TL43.80HF Telehandler

UK’s First TL43.80HF Telehandler: John Suggitt, who runs construction, storage and farm businesses in East Yorkshire in the UK, has purchased the country’s first Bobcat TL43.80HF telehandler to support the growth of his businesses. The new TL43.80HF was supplied by local Bobcat dealer, Scunthorpe-based AMS Bobcat Limited. Lifting More with a Compact Telehandler With a […]

Revised Highway 3 From Ransomes Jacobsen

Revised Highway 3 From Ransomes Jacobsen: Ransomes Jacobsen will be showcasing the revised model of the Highway 3 triple cylinder mower on stand H090 at SALTEX 2019.  The lightweight mower is popular in the commercial market and is well known for its high work rate, slope stability and manoeuvrability. To increase the mower’s already impressive […]

Deere Roam Blackheath Once More

Deere Roam Blackheath Once More: Royal Blackheath Golf Club in Eltham, south east London, has returned to the John Deere stable after signing a five-year package deal with Farol Ltd of Twyford in Berkshire for a new fleet of course maintenance equipment. A total of 11 new machines have been acquired under the John Deere […]

Toro’s New Outfront Rotary Range

Toro’s New Outfront Rotary Range: New to Reesink Turfcare’s product lineup and launching at SALTEX 2019 are two outfront rotary mowers from Toro’s next-generation GM3000 series for 2020. Bringing a unique balance of productivity, durability and value to the UK’s groundscare customers, the new machines are being called the next generation of outfront rotary mowers […]

London Golf Club And Club Car Celebrate 20-Years

London Golf Club And Club Car Celebrate 20-Years: London Golf Club, host venue of the 2019 Staysure PGA Senior Championship and a European Tour Destination, has celebrated its 20-year relationship with Club Car by taking delivery of a new high-spec fleet of golf vehicles.  The fleet of 50 Tempo golf cars supplied by Club Car, a brand […]

STIHL To Highlight Pro Products At SALTEX

STIHL To Highlight Pro Products At SALTEX: STIHL will be showcasing an array of new products at this year’s Saltex exhibition, the UK’s largest event for the grounds care sector, offering professional users more options than ever before to tackle the toughest jobs. Taking centre stage will be a preview of STIHL’s new RMA 765 […]

Chesham Council Bowled Over

Chesham Council Bowled Over: Throughout the Chesham Town Council district there are a large number of highly manicured grassed areas that need dedicated upkeep.  Having previously used pedestrian mowers with collector boxes, Paul Isom the Parks and Premises Manager, decided they needed to become more efficient.  After speaking with their local dealer P A Turney […]

Toro Lynx At Blackpool North Shore

Toro Lynx At Blackpool North Shore: Stage one of the irrigation refit at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club is complete with the successful – and quick – installation of a Toro Lynx central control system. Toro and Reesink Turfcare, an official UK supplier of Toro, have long advocated innovation through renovation in its irrigation strategy, […]

Major Rollermower To Debut At SALTEX

Major Rollermower To Debut At SALTEX: Phil Cole at Cotswold Turf Care knows a good mower when he sees one. “The MAJOR Swift is a great performer and always leaves an excellent finish,” Phil nods approvingly. He’s been maintaining the grounds at Cirencester Park Polo Club for nearly 30 years so is particular that the […]

Manor of Groves GC Exclusively Toro

Manor of Groves GC Exclusively Toro: Following the arrival of its second Toro fleet, Hertfordshire’s Manor of Groves Golf Club is now exclusively Toro, achieving its all-red status ahead of its deadline of 2020. Head greenkeeper Lee Brinkley says this sees his ambition realised from when he joined the club three years ago: “I had […]

AriensCo To Make Zero-Turns In UK

AriensCo To Make Zero-Turns In UK: AriensCo has announced that production of Ariens brand zero-turn mowers will commence at the company’s factory in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire. It’s believed these will be the first zero-turns to be manufactured in Europe. AriensCo reports seeing an exceptional growth in demand for zero-turn mowers in the UK and Europe. […]

Variseeder A Fantastic Asset

Variseeder A Fantastic Asset: Derek McJannet, head greenkeeper at Matlock Golf Club, claims that the SISIS Variseeder 1300 has proved to be a fantastic asset and has signalled some huge improvements to the stunning course in Derbyshire. Founded in 1906, Matlock Golf Club is situated 850 feet above sea level in the hills of Derbyshire […]

New Agria Launches At SALTEX

New Agria Launches At SALTEX: Agria UK is a new sister company to Wiedenmann UK and introduces two unique hybrid remote-controlled rotary mulching mowers at Saltex. Agria was established near Stuttgart over 70 years ago. Originally for agriculture, it changed paths to cover soil cultivation, green space maintenance and pavement cleaning. Still prominent in these […]

Smoothly Does It At Ganton GC

Smoothly Does It At Ganton GC: Ganton Golf Club in North Yorkshire has upgraded its irrigation system with Toro Lynx central control and Infinity sprinklers on the greens and aprons. And it was an installation which went “almost too smoothly” according to deputy head greenkeeper Mathew Wormald thanks to the combined efforts of Reesink Turfcare […]

Up For The Cup At Gleneagles

Up For The Cup At Gleneagles: Gleneagles will hold a unique position in golfing history when the biggest event in women’s golf concludes this weekend, by becoming the first venue in Europe to have hosted both The Solheim Cup and The Ryder Cup (in 2014). As the Gleneagles and volunteer greenkeeping teams led by golf […]

Husqvarna Launch Automower Fairway Kit

Husqvarna Launch Automower Fairway Kit: Global market leader in outdoor solutions, Husqvarna, has introduced a new robotic mower fairway kit designed to be used on golf fairways and other sports turf applications. The new kit lowers the cutting height of Husqvarna Automower® to a minimum of approximately 10mm whilst also providing new cutting height steps of […]

GM3 At West Herts 50 Years On

GM3 At West Herts 50 Years On: The first Toro Greensmaster 3 ride-on mower was sold to the West Herts Golf Club in Hertfordshire in 1969. And fifty years later the GM3 is back at the club where it all began, united with the person who sold it all those years ago. Rochelle Bedford, marketing […]

European Tour & Toro Renew Partnership

European Tour & Toro Renew Partnership: The European Tour and The Toro Company have extended their long-term partnership by four years, as the worldwide provider of outdoor environment solutions celebrates its 100th year serving the golf industry. The renewed agreement takes the European Tour’s relationship with Toro to more than 20 years,   meaning they will […]

Norwich Install Hunter Irrigation

Norwich Install Hunter Irrigation: Norwich City Football Club is reaping the benefits of the latest Hunter Industries irrigation technology after new systems were installed at both the Carrow Road Stadium and the Club’s training ground; the Lotus Training Centre. The system, which was purchased through KAR UK – a distributor of Hunter Industries irrigation equipment, […]

STIHL’s Pro Products At SALTEX

STIHL’s Pro Products At SALTEX: STIHL will be showcasing an array of new products at this year’s Saltex exhibition, the UK’s largest event for the grounds care sector, offering professional users more options than ever before to tackle the toughest jobs. Taking centre stage will be a preview of STIHL’s new RMA 765 V PRO […]

Cobra’s Breast Cancer Mower

Cobra’s Breast Cancer Mower: Cobra garden machinery are proud to have teamed up with the Breast Cancer Now charity to produce a limited edition pink Cobra GTRM38P electric lawnmower with the aim to help fund the future of breast cancer research. “We have colleagues, family and friends who have been effected by this life changing […]

GSK Couldn’t Be Without ELMO

GSK couldn’t be without ELMO: British multinational pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has explained the benefits of having adopted Husqvarna Automower® technology to maintain the green spaces around its Global head office in Brentford over the past three years. GSK house in Brentford has relied on ELMO, a robotic lawnmower manufactured by Husqvarna and named by GSK staff, to work […]

Toro On Board At Chigwell GC

Toro On Board At Chigwell GC: Chigwell Golf Club in Essex has taken delivery of its second Toro fleet as it proves itself a winner in the eyes of its membership. For a golf club managed by its membership, investment in the course is central to achieving a happy collective says course manager Jeff Foulger: […]

Bobcat Expand Attachment Range

Bobcat Expand Attachment Range: Bobcat is a major player worldwide in the attachment market. For the company’s market-leading range of compact loaders, the attachment range has just been expanded with the launch of the new Bobcat Remote Control System. All Bobcat compact loaders are equipped with the quick-change Bob-Tach attachment mounting system, facilitating the quick […]

Transformation At Teesside GC

Transformation At Teesside GC: In the last 10 years Teesside Golf Club at Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees has undergone the biggest transformation of any club in the area, both on and off the course, which has been altered dramatically with the introduction of new tees, ponds and bunkers and the planting of more than 30,000 trees. The […]

ALS Purchase GroundPro MT200

ALS Purchase GroundPro MT200: Telford based sports contractor, ALS Contracts has taken delivery of a Maredo MT200 Flex-Verticutter to expand and update its range of scarifiers for estates, fairways and sports pitches. The tractor-mounted scarifier was launched by GroundPro, a trading division of Wiedenmann UK. It provides a rapid response to difficulties that may occur […]

INFINICUT Delivers At Chesterfield FC

INFINICUT Delivers At Chesterfield FC: Equipped with the TurfClean™ cassette and a duo of INFINICUT® mowers, Head Groundsman at Chesterfield Football Club Liam Reynolds is delivering a premier finish at the clubs Proact Stadium. Such is the standard of surface preparation and aesthetic quality that Liam was recently awarded runner-up in the National League Groundsman […]

Ecoline+ The Choice For Watford

Ecoline+ The Choice For Watford: Pitchmark’s Ecoline+ has become the line marking paint of choice for FA Premier League club Watford FC. The demand for using a premium paint at the Vicarage Road stadium led to trials last season, since when Pitchmark have been further developing Ecoline+. Watford FC became the first to use the […]

ROBOCUT To Launch At SALTEX

ROBOCUT To Launch At SALTEX: McConnel ROBOCUT’s have earned a reputation for performing in the toughest working environments. Now the company are set to expand the ROBOCUT range with the launch of the ROBOCUT RC28, a mower developed for fine turf applications where a light footprint and minimal surface disturbance is paramount. The ROBOCUT RC28 […]

Energy Purchase More Gators

Energy Purchase More Gators: Leading event equipment supply company Energy Generator Hire Limited, based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, has recently added a record beating 51 John Deere Gator 4×4 utility vehicles to its UK hire fleet, which now numbers in excess of 170 units. Supplied by Farol Limited of Milton Common near Thame in Oxfordshire and […]

JCB Diggers In Full Production

JCB Diggers In Full Production: JCB has made manufacturing history by going into full production with the construction industry’s first fully electric mini excavator – with more than 50 machines already delivered. The 19C-1E models – JCB’s first-ever electric diggers – are now coming off the assembly line at JCB Compact Products in Cheadle, Staffordshire, […]

RTC A Hit At St Mirren

RTC A Hit At St Mirren: To keep on top of the maintenance of a newly-laid 4G astro surface at their Ralston Training Complex, St Mirren FC have purchased an RTC unit from Charterhouse Turf Machinery. For the facility’s sole Groundsman, Alan Michie, it has improved both the efficiency and speed of regular surface brushing. […]

New Toro Fleet At Bradford GC

New Toro Fleet At Bradford GC: If success is a fresh pair of eyes, then The Bradford Golf Club in West Yorkshire has well and truly succeeded since the arrival of its first Toro fleet. Darrell Crowley re-joined the club as course manager in 2018, and one of his first big decisions was to choose […]

GreenMech’s New SURE-Trak

GreenMech’s New SURE-Trak: GreenMech’s new pivoting track extension system has proven itself to be a real game changer for Scotland’s South West Arb. With an increasing number of rail-side de-veg projects demanding work on steep embankments, the SURE-Trak’s ability to perform in even the most challenging of environments saw owner Stewart Ball taking delivery of […]

PRO 34R Works Wonders For Wolves

PRO 34R Works Wonders For Wolves: Seven new Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers have recently been purchased by Premier League outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, and deputy head groundsman Anthony Parker claims they have made a huge improvement to turf maintenance operations at both the Molineux Stadium and the Club’s Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground. Since […]

Syn-Pro Thrives At Beaumont

Syn-Pro Thrives At Beaumont: A range of Syn-Pro equipment by SISIS is helping to keep the synthetic surfaces in impeccable condition at De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, according to head groundsman Cameron Flitten. With the emergence of synthetic surfaces becoming more common over the years in a wide range of sports, the SISIS brand […]

Stock Up On Toro’s Titan Tines

Stock Up On Toro’s Titan Tines: Thanks to Reesink Turfcare’s 24-hour delivery service customers can have their stock of Toro Titan Tines replenished and their machines back up and running as quickly as possible. The titans of the tines industry and known as the turf professional’s secret weapon when it comes to achieving precise, concise […]

TYM Tractors’ Double Finance Deal

TYM Tractors’ Double Finance Deal: Reesink Turfcare is taking flexible finance to a new level for TYM Tractors offering not one, but two options to help customers get the tractor they need. Steven Haynes, TYM sales manager for TYM at Reesink, says: “Reesink’s motto is to offer customers more, and as such we’ve worked hard […]

KAR’s New Irrigation Rotor

KAR’s New Irrigation Rotor: KAR UK has unveiled the new Hunter ST-1700V Turf Rotor which offers unrivalled high-performance irrigation for synthetic surfaces. The ST range of Hunter irrigation products, which are expertly designed to cool and clean synthetic turf sports surfaces, have long been a market leader. Simple to specify, contractor-friendly to install, and easy […]

Mulching Head Success Story

Mulching Head Success Story: SW Landscapes in the South West and South Wales provide grounds maintenance services to small and large customers in both the public and private sectors including property management companies, retail parks, industrial estates, parish councils, housing associations, residential developments, schools and local authorities. The company is, like many, giving serious thought […]

INFINICUT Launch SM34 Rotary

INFINICUT Launch SM34 Rotary: At the first in a series of launch events, Groundsmen and Greenkeepers were invited to Tottenham Hotspur FC’s training facility to see the new INFINICUT® SM34 Rotary Mower. Using the very latest design technology, MTD design engineers have produced a machine that has unsurpassed rotary cut quality to ensure the best […]

Hinckley Finds Finance Value

Hinckley Finds Finance Value: Founded in 1894, Hinckley Golf Club is one of Leicestershire’s finest parkland courses and is now looking to build on its reputation as one of the ‘must play’ courses in the Midlands, after investing in a new John Deere course maintenance equipment fleet supplied by local dealer Farol Ltd. General manager John […]

Campey’s New Iceland Distributor

Campey’s New Iceland Distributor: Grastec ehf has been appointed as the new Campey Turf Care Systems distributor for Iceland. The Icelandic company has strong relationships throughout the country and will be offering the full range of Campey products, including Imants, Vredo, Air2G2, Dakota and the Campey™ own brand lines. Sport plays a significant part in […]

idverde Choose Reform Again

idverde Choose Reform Again: Supplied by the Ilminster based Loxston Groundcare dealership, national landscaping and groundscare services provider idverde has taken delivery of a second Reform Metrac. Their recent acquisition is a H7RX, to be used primarily for highway maintenance work. Simon Richard, the UK agent for the Reform specialist bank tractor range says, “the […]

SAS Institute Appreciate Ventrac

SAS Institute Appreciate Ventrac: The SAS Institute, based at Medmenham, near Marlow in Buckinghamshire, is the latest organisation to purchase a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and attachments. The leading global analytics company purchased the equipment from Aylesbury-based groundscare dealer, RT Machinery Ltd. The 110-acre Medmenham estate is an amalgamation of two previous sites; Whittington House, […]

Wassenaarse Choose Jacobsen

Wassenaarse Choose Jacobsen: Perfection is the minimum requirement at Wassenaarse Golf Groendael in The Netherlands, and a new fleet of Jacobsen mowers will be contributing towards impeccable greens and immaculate fairways. The exclusive nine-hole course is located between Wassenaar and The Hague and is known throughout The Netherlands for its fast greens and particular attention […]

Social Sensation Visits Ransomes

Social Sensation Visits Ransomes: After seeing Jimmy Broadhouse’s ‘Wembley pitch finish’ tweet, Ransomes Jacobsen invited ‘jimmythemower’ to their Ipswich factory to see how his famous Parkway 225 stripes were made. A little over two weeks ago Jimmy shot to social media fame when he posted a picture of a council pitch he cut in Bilbrook […]

Two New Campey Launches

Two New Campey Launches: Campey Turf Care Systems is set to introduce the Fleischmann Electric Five Deck Mower and Uni-Scratch to the American market at the Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) 2019 Summer Convention and Field Day. The three-day convention is being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attendees will have the chance to visit some of […]

Brighton Staff Vow To Clear Names

Brighton Staff Vow To Clear Names: Three groundsmen sacked by Brighton and Hove Albion (BHAFC) over the leaking of team sheets have said they are fighting to clear their name. Dean Massey, Ashley Smith and Jordan Woodsford were dismissed by the Premier League side last month. In a letter seen by the BBC, the trio was […]

New Grinders At Richmond GC

New Grinders At Richmond GC: The Richmond Golf Club are aiming to improve their cutting performance by relief grinding back to OEM specifications using their new Foley Company Grinders. Located six miles from central London, The Richmond Golf Club has a well-deserved reputation for its impressive 18-hole course which has undergone significant developments in recent […]

PRO 34R Tops Warwick Wish-List

PRO 34R Tops Warwick Wish-List: Duncan Toon, Grounds Manager for Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, says that when he heard rumours about the new Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower, he instantly added it to his wish-list. Warwick School, Warwick Junior School, King’s High School and Warwick Preparatory School are justly proud of their sporting success, including […]

Driving Force In Zero-Turn Mowers

Driving Force In Zero-Turn Mowers: For the professional operator, a machine that does the work in half the time of a conventional lawn tractor has to be a major consideration. This potential to increase productivity is one of the driving forces behind the growth in popularity of zero-turn mowers in the UK. The Zenith 60 […]

Royal Portrush Prepare With Toro

Royal Portrush Prepare With Toro: On 18-21 July 2019, The Open makes an historic return to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years and bringing golf’s oldest international Championship back again is Royal Portrush in County Antrim. As the club prepares to host the 148th event Toro is honoured to play a role […]

Toro Update At Sherborne GC

Toro Update At Sherborne GC: 2019 brings plenty to celebrate for Sherborne Golf Club. A 125-year anniversary, a Toro machinery fleet update and recognition for the club’s young greenkeeping talent. Sherborne Golf Club on the border of Dorset and Somerset has long been a Toro customer, a situation well illustrated by the Toro red shed. […]

Charterhouse Double At Beedles Lakes

Charterhouse Double At Beedles Lakes: A Rink DS800 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery is helping to make light work of topdressing the 27 greens of Leicestershire’s Beedles Lakes Golf Club. This, together with a Verti-Drain® 7316 are the latest tools in the armoury of Head Greenkeeper Sam Shuttlewood, who is delighted with the versatility he now […]

Bobcat: A Benchmark In Olive Harvesting

Bobcat: A Benchmark in Olive Harvesting: Six Bobcat T770 Track Loaders help Servicios Agrícolas La Pamparioma to complete its olive harvests. Beyond picking this valuable fruit, the company from Baena (Cordoba, Spain) uses its Bobcat machines for other tasks, such as earthmoving and maintaining plantations. According to Francisco Bujalance, Manager of Servicios Agrícolas La Pamparioma, […]

Ardent Place Loadall Order

Ardent Place Loadall Order: JCB has secured the biggest single order for Loadall telescopic handlers ever placed by a UK customer as part of a two-year deal worth more than £75 million. Ardent Hire Solutions, one of the country’s leading plant hire companies, and the UK’s largest telehandler hirer, has invested in a fleet of […]

Customers Praise AMS Robots

Customers Praise AMS Robots: AMS Robotics are the UK distributors of Belrobotics robot technology, they offer automated turf maintenance and ball management solutions for large green spaces such as golf driving ranges and sport facilities. Golf clubs and sport pitches across the UK have immensely benefitted from the AMS’s robot technology. Clients both old and […]

Campey’s New Uni-Scratch

Campey’s New Uni-Scratch: Campey Turf Care Systems’ latest innovation, the Campey Uni-Scratch, is the ideal solution for those looking for a professional and effective maintenance of natural and synthetic grass surface. The Campey Uni-Scratch can be used for organic matter removal on natural grass hybrid carpet pitches when carrying out annual renovations. Regularly maintaining synthetic […]

Edgbaston GC Extend Toro Link

Edgbaston GC Extend Toro Link: Having been at Edgbaston Golf Club for 31 years, course manager Eddie Mills knows more than anyone what’s best for the club, which is why he recently signed a second five-year agreement plan with Toro. Just one mile from the centre of Birmingham, the course provides golfers with 144 acres […]

Wentworth’s New John Deere Partnership

Wentworth’s New John Deere Partnership: Wentworth Club and John Deere Limited have announced a new, exclusive partnership for the supply of golf course maintenance equipment to the world famous West, East and Edinburgh Championship Courses at Virginia Water in Surrey, from spring 2019. Wentworth Club has been the host venue since 1984 for the PGA […]

Battery Power Vs Petrol Power

Battery Power Vs Petrol Power: There was a time when it seemed petrol powered outdoor tools would always reign supreme. Battery powered tools were regarded by professionals and serious gardeners as no competition. They couldn’t match the power and uninterrupted operation of their two-stroke counterparts. That time has passed. Today’s Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionised the […]

STIHL’s New Cordless Chainsaw

STIHL’s New Cordless Chainsaw: Ideal for forestry and agricultural work, STIHL has launched the new MSA 220 C-B, the most powerful cordless chainsaw in the STIHL range. Designed with a high chain speed, the powerful MSA 220 C-B makes quick work of any task and guarantees consistently high-quality cutting performance, regardless of the battery charge […]

Spider Showcased At Safety Expo

Spider Showcased At Safety Expo: Visitors to last week’s Safety & Health Expo at ExCeL London were fascinated by a large, yellow Spider, which took over stand SH1040 for three days. There was no panic however, it was not a terrifying, brightly coloured arachnid, but a Spider 2SGS remote controlled mower, which took pride of […]

Parkers Pitches’ New GKB Spreader

Parkers Pitches’ New GKB Spreader: Renowned for their sports turf management services based in Woolpit, Suffolk, Parkers Pitches has recently added a GKB Sandspreader SP100 to their range of impressive and efficient machinery, through GKB’s distributor Ernest Doe. Will Parker, Managing Director of Parkers Pitches explains the build quality and simplicity of the machine were […]

ISEKI Launch SF224 Mower

ISEKI Launch SF224 Mower: ISEKI UK & Ireland, distributors of ISEKI compact tractors and mowers are excited to announce the launch of a new out-front mower for the ISEKI range. Superior new features and market positioning offer this as a potential game changer for the brand to explore further avenues.  Managing Director, David Withers explained; […]

CEuk Celebrate 10 Years In Business

CEuk Celebrate 10 Years In Business: 10 years ago, CEuk’s small team of three friends attended APF with nothing more than a folding table, gazebo and a selection of pruning handsaws, fast forward to 2019 and the brand is now recognised as one of the main specialists in outdoor professional products. CE stands for Cutting […]

Case IH Rebrand Tractor Range

Case IH Rebrand Tractor Range: Case IH has decided to rebrand its award-winning 100-130hp tractors with CVXDrive transmission. The new name is Case IH Vestrum CVXDrive. “We chose the name Vestrum because it means ‘yours’ in Latin,” says Peter Friis, Case IH Marketing Director Europe. “This tractor is dedicated to our customers who need a powerful and […]

ISEKI SXG323 For Truro School

ISEKI SXG323 For Truro School: ISEKI UK & Ireland, distributors of ISEKI compact tractors and mowers alongside their local dealer Nigel Rafferty Groundcare based in Redruth, Cornwall recently sold an ISEKI SXG323 19hp High-tip to Truro School, a day & boarding school for Girls & Boys aged 3-18, to help maintain their grounds, formal gardens […]

Flexibrush Keeps Worm Casts Away

Flexibrush Keeps Worm Casts Away: Oswestry Golf Club head greenkeeper, Gary Barnfield, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm casts. Oswestry Golf Club is a mature parkland 18 hole course set in the glorious Shropshire countryside and Gary has been working at the club for an impressive 31 […]

Council Turns To Charterhouse

Council Turns To Charterhouse: A Verti-Quake® and Rink Topdresser have become the latest additions to the machinery fleet of Oldham Council. The redevelopment of a number of sports pitches has seen the purchase of machinery necessary to meet the maintenance specifications. For District Supervisor David Barlow, the latest investment compliments his existing stable of Redexim […]

Imants ShockWave The Solution

Imants ShockWave The Solution: Kyles Athletic Shinty Club has turned to the Imants ShockWave 100 from Campey Turf Care Systems to solve their drainage problems. The club is based on the west coast of Scotland in Auchenlochan, with their facility at the edge of the Kyles of Bute – a narrow sea channel. They are […]

Pellenc Welcome Two New Dealers

Pellenc Welcome Two New Dealers: Pellenc UK has welcomed Terra Firma and Greenlay to its ever-growing dealership network; both of which will be distributing the full range of Pellenc professional battery powered equipment. Terra Firma, part of Agrovista UK, is quickly developing into one of Scotland’s largest specialist suppliers to the amenity and local authority […]

Etesia Confirm New Dealer

Etesia Confirm New Dealer: David Dixons has been appointed as a new Etesia dealer and will be distributing the complete Etesia product range throughout the North East of England. Based in Hexham, Northumberland, David Dixons have been suppliers, service engineers and advisers to the arboriculture and horticulture industries in the North East of England for […]

SCAG Expand Debris Management Range

SCAG Expand Debris Management Range: The “V-Ride” range of Stand-On mowers from SCAG, supplied in the UK by STM has had a new addition: The Windstorm. This is, in fact, an addition to the SCAG Debris Management range, and is a 37HP stand-on driving unit based on the V-Ride 2 with front-mounted centrifugal blower with […]

Toro Extends Parts Range

Toro Extends Parts Range: Dedicated to bringing you more, Reesink Turfcare has extended its Toro Parts range with Toro Reels+ and EdgeSeries Reels+, and with this introduction comes multiple plus points for machinery maintenance.  With Toro Reels+ and EdgeSeries Reels+, everything you need for replacing your cylinders is included and comes pre-assembled. You get the […]

Leigh Expand Dennis Fleet

Leigh Expand Dennis Fleet: Keith Porter, head groundsman at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester, has expanded his fleet of Dennis mowers by purchasing four G860 cylinder mowers and four PRO 34R rotary mowers. Leigh Sports Village certainly lives up to its name by comprising of a main stadium pitch – a Desso Hybrid GrassMaster, […]

Beau Desert Invest In Toro

Beau Desert Invest In Toro: 660 feet above sea level and hidden among Staffordshire’s Cannock Forest, the unique location of Beau Desert Golf Club means the club has its own microclimate and a specific set of challenges when it comes to course maintenance. It’s for these reasons the club has signed its first lease deal […]

New TYM Mower At The Game Fair

New TYM Mower At The Game Fair: A new TYM mower with the capabilities of a tractor is set to change the way customers maintain their land and will be on TYM’s stand at The Game Fair in Hatfield in July. The innovative T194 is generating acclaim in the market because it means customers can […]

Corvus – The New UTV On The Block

Corvus – The New UTV On The Block: Corvus is a new name in 4×4 off-road utility vehicles and one to look out for when its UTV’s arrive on our shores. Europe’s first manufacturer of 4×4 Side by Side vehicles has the strongest pedigree and states an aim to offer technologically superior and highly capable, […]

Toro At Peterborough Golf Clubs

Toro At Peterborough Golf Clubs: The family-managed duo of golf courses, Thorpe Wood Golf Course and Orton Meadows Golf Course in Peterborough, continues its joint ambition to switch to Toro with the arrival of its latest fleet. Golf is in Simon Fitton’s blood. Not only is he a fourth-generation golf professional, he’s also the third […]

New Ventrac Package For CGM

New Ventrac Package For CGM: The CGM Group (East Anglia) Ltd is one of the latest landscape contractors to purchase a Ventrac package from Price Turfcare. Supplied by local dealer Ernest Doe & Sons, the package includes a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and Finishing deck. Managing director Tim Glover and his wife Julie started the […]

New Toro For Newlands Holidays

New Toro For Newlands Holidays: Newlands Holidays, a family-run caravan park, has recently invested in a Toro Groundsmaster 3500-D to help maintain its 23 acres of landscaped grounds and keep customers happy and coming back. Situated near the World Heritage village of Charmouth in Dorset and a short walk away from the stunning Jurassic Coast, […]

New Importer For Energreen Units

New Importer For Energreen Units: Stuart Taylor International is delighted to announce the official appointment of UK importers for the renowned Energreen remote controlled power units, previously marketed in the UK under the McConnel brand. The range consists of four different machines the RoboECO, RoboGREEN evo, RoboMAX and RoboPower. These models have been developed to offer customers different […]

TM1000 Tackles Golf Course Thatch

TM1000 Tackles Golf Course Thatch: Normanby Hall Golf Club Head greenkeeper Michael Burgin has reported hugely successful results from using the SISIS TM1000 tractor mounted heavy duty scarifier to combat high levels of thatch on the greens. This delightful golf course in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, adjoins the picturesque Normanby Hall country park and is set […]

PRO 34R The Ultimate Rotary

PRO 34R The Ultimate Rotary: After a long-term search for the ultimate rotary mower, Shrewsbury School grounds manager, Andy Richards, believes that he has finally found the mower he has been looking for in the Dennis PRO 34R. Shrewsbury School has a world-class reputation for all-round excellence. As well as boasting fantastic academic results the […]

E. Corr Put The Boot In Elsenham

E. Corr Put The Boot In Elsenham: E. Corr Plant Hire, the Hertfordshire based hirer of a wide range of plant, skips and associated machinery have purchased an X-BOOT footwear cleaning module from Trime UK. The X-BOOT is an on-site footwear wash system. It recycles 100% of the water used, enabling a site to utilise […]

Royal Cinque Invest In Otterbine

Royal Cinque Invest In Otterbine: Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club has recently invested in two Otterbine High Volume aerators to improve the water quality of its reservoir and help prevent stagnant smelling water and the build up of weeds. The club in Deal, Kent has a 13,000m3 reservoir, the water from which is used to […]

Toro A Hit At Radley College

Toro A Hit At Radley College: Four years ago, Radley College welcomed a new Toro fleet of Groundsmaster and Reelmaster mowers to the independent boys’ school in Oxfordshire. As the facilities continue to grow we hear how Toro has performed during its tenure. There’s a lot of pressure on Radley College’s grounds team. Not only […]

Bobcat Launch Remote Control System

Bobcat Launch Remote Control System: Bobcat is launching a new Remote Control System for Bobcat compact loaders. This system allows operators to leave their seat in the cab and control their Bobcat loader remotely. It is compatible with Bobcat skid-steer, compact track and all wheel steer loader models equipped with the company’s Selectable Joystick Controls. […]

Fleet Launch Eco Friendly Marker

Fleet Launch Eco Friendly Marker: Fleet Line Markers Ltd recently unveiled its latest development – the COG Aline Marker – at the Innovations event held at Malvern RFC. The event attracted a large array of guests from line marking industry leaders to the smaller clubs, all eager to assess the benefits and capabilities of Fleet’s latest […]

Blaney’s New Superhuman Helper

Blaney’s New Superhuman Helper: Blaney Motor are excited to launch a new mini loader – the BIONIC  S1 035.  The new Blaney BIONIC though small in size offers massive capabilities for many tasks involved in landscaping and greenkeeping.  This new superhuman helper can lift six times that of a man and 12 times what is […]

Toro The Choice At Bridgnorth

Toro The Choice At Bridgnorth: Bridgnorth Golf Club in Shropshire recently signed their fourth renewal agreement with Toro despite competitive offers from other brands because “nothing matched up” says head greenkeeper, Martin Jones. When it came to the end of the club’s third renewal agreement with Toro, Martin chose to consider all the options to […]

Allett Launch Electric Mower

Allett Launch Electric Mower: Allett Mowers invited industry leaders to Twickenham Rugby Stadium on May 14th to showcase the new Allett C34E battery powered mower and hold informal talks on sustainability. Attendance at the venue represented football, rugby, cricket, Royal Households, Oxford and Cambridge University colleges and dealers. Austin Jarrett, Allett’s Managing Director, gave a […]

GreenMech Launch Evo 165

GreenMech Launch Evo 165: The ARB Show provided the launch platform for GreenMech to introduce their much-anticipated revolutionary new woodchipper series, the EVO 165. Capitalising on GreenMech’s engineering prowess, this new range has been designed in direct response to industry demands to deliver more aggressive torque, more powerful bite and more throughput.    The EVO […]

New Machines For Merlin GC

New Machines For Merlin GC: One of the latest golf clubs in the west country to realise the versatility of Ventrac equipment is Merlin Golf Course on the north Cornish coast. Situated on high ground close to Mawgan Porth and only a short drive from Newquay, this heathland course enjoys stunning views towards the Atlantic […]

Fynn Valley Upgrade With Jacobsen

Fynn Valley Upgrade With Jacobsen: Fynn Valley Golf Club has purchased a fleet of five new Jacobsen mowers, four E-Z-GO RXV golf buggies and a Cushman Truckster XD from Bartram Mowers as part of their continued improvement of the club. The family owned & run Ipswich based golf club has undergone an ambitious and forward-thinking […]

ECHO’s New 58V Hedgetrimmer

ECHO’s New 58V Hedgetrimmer: ECHO’s new HT-58V2AH offers petrol performance from a battery powered hedgetrimmer. The 58V hedgetrimmer has the same professional build quality as ECHO’s petrol models and is both powerful and tough. The power the Lithium-ion battery powered motor produces is equal to a petrol model’s output.  No effort is required to get […]

Graden CSI Key At Bransford GC

Graden CSI Key At Bransford GC: With changes in pesticide legislation having an ever-deepening effect on Sportsturf quality, the drive for turf managers to shift their nutritional and mechanical maintenance to a proactive approach has never been more important. Graham Wallace, Golf Course Manager at the Bank House Hotel’s Bransford Golf Club, is doing just […]

Big Plans For TinyLineMarker

Big Plans For TinyLineMarker: The extraordinary levels of savings in time, resources and therefore money forecast by the investment in Rigby Taylor’s robotic TinyLineMarker (TLM) line marking machine will not only see Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council’s Street Scene team achieve a return on investment measured in months, but the new-found efficiencies will also enable the […]

INFINICUT Key For Duncan Toon

INFINICUT Key For Duncan Toon: As part of an on-going investment programme, Warwick Independent Schools Foundation have purchased two Cub Cadet INFINICUT® mowers, as well as a selection of TMSystem™ cassettes.  In a very short time Grounds Manager Duncan Toon says the vast improvement in the condition of the natural grass surfaces is down to […]

Sprayer Unveils Green Credentials

Sprayer Unveils Green Credentials: As part of a drive towards developing environmentally friendly and sustainable products Cambridgeshire based manufacturer Techneat Engineering offer the Acuspray, a pedestrian sprayer, aimed at the professional grounds-person and keen gardener. “It’s a major step forward in design technology and one we are justifiably proud of “says Techneat’s Technical Support Manager […]

Husqvarna Extend Battery Range

Husqvarna Extend Battery Range: Husqvarna — one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park and garden products — extends its range of battery lawnmowers with the Husqvarna LC 353iVX, a new battery walk-behind designed for demanding domestic use in medium to larger lawns. The mower is equipped with Husqvarna Connect which offers Bluetooth connectivity […]

Next Gen Husqvarna Riders

Next Gen Husqvarna Riders: Husqvarna — one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park and garden products — launches two new semi-professional out-front mowers built on a new chassis with a new and innovative X-Change drive in-drive out attachment frame. The Husqvarna R 419TsX AWD and the Husqvarna R 420TsX AWD are both Bluetooth® […]

Pellenc Chosen By idverde

Pellenc Chosen By idverde: Europe’s largest provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape construction projects, idverde, has purchased 20 Pellenc ULiB 1500 batteries and 20 Pellenc Excelion 2000 brushcutters all fitted with City Cut heads. The new range of Pellenc equipment has been purchased by the company’s department in the London Borough of Bromley and […]

GreenMech Chippers Deliver Reliability

GreenMech Chippers Deliver Reliability: A fleet of GreenMech woodchippers have been fundamental in the successful delivery of large-scale utility arb contracts for South Wales Arborists. Running both tracked and road tow models, Director Stuart Michael and his arb teams are well-equipped to deal with all tree, shrub and woodland projects which ensure the safe management […]

John O’Conner Trusts In Toro

John O’Conner Trusts In Toro: As one of the UK’s most successful and reputable grounds maintenance companies, John O’Conner Grounds Maintenance knows that having the best groundscare equipment is vital, which is why they put their trust in Toro to provide their clients with the high-quality service they expect. Having recently won the Toro sponsored […]

How To Choose A Waterer

How To Choose A Waterer: Plants and trees can be expensive to replace, and keeping them healthy is the passion and expertise of SCH Supplies. As manufacturers of waterers, no one understands the importance of adequate hydration better. SCH manufacture essential plant saving watering units, with capacities from 50 to 2000 litres. These watering units […]

400 Mile Mower Journey

400 Mile Mower Journey: Five former students who drove a Ransomes Matador mower non-stop from Edinburgh to London’s Hyde Park back in 1959, were reunited recently to commemorate their epic journey. The University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield hosted a celebratory lunch and tour of the current Engineering faculty to celebrate their remarkable achievement. Back in […]

Bruntsfield Links’ New Toro Fleet

Bruntsfield Links’ New Toro Fleet: A £1.2 million investment in the 18-hole course at one of the world’s oldest golf clubs, Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society in Edinburgh, has concluded with the arrival of a brand new Toro fleet of machinery to safeguard the investment. As course manager Neil Hogg says, you don’t create something of […]

Ipswich GC Purchase Terra Rake

Ipswich GC Purchase Terra Rake: Graham Brumpton, Course Manager at Ipswich Golf Club, has a sizeable list of duties earmarked for his new 2.3 m Wiedenmann Terra Rake. “In all honesty we’ve wanted this machine since the day it was released. We purchased a rival machine literally weeks before the Terra Rake launch and had […]

The Worker Is King: GKB Renovator

The Worker Is King: GKB Renovator: Encountering problems with a compacted synthetic or hybrid turf pitch? Is the compacted infill layer responsible for reduced water permeability? GKB Machines, the company behind sustainable, reliable and robust maintenance machinery for natural, synthetic and hybrid turf are able to provide you with the solution thanks to the GKB […]

The Worker Is King: GKB Infiller

The Worker Is King: GKB Infiller: Are you looking for a way to infill in the construction of your sports field? Or do you have other material such as cork that you want to apply accurately? GKB Machines, the company behind sustainable, reliable and robust maintenance machinery for natural, synthetic and hybrid turf are able […]

Toro Key At Royal Cinque Ports

Toro Key At Royal Cinque Ports: Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club course manager James Bledge is on a mission to make the club a “bucket list destination”, choosing to invest in the complete Toro Total Solutions package to help it get there. Regarded as one of the finest links courses in England, Royal Cinque Ports […]

SISIS Key At Beaumont Park

SISIS Key At Beaumont Park: Cameron Flitten, head groundsman at De Montfort University at Beaumont Park in Leicester, believes that most of his maintenance programme can be achieved by using just two key pieces of SISIS equipment – the Multitiner and the Quadraplay. Head groundsman Cameron Flitten has a number of strings to his bow […]

Toro Hits The Mark At Altcar

Toro Hits The Mark At Altcar: The UK’s premier facility for small arms marksmanship training, Altcar Training Camp in Merseyside, recently invested in a Toro Groundsmaster 7210 and LT-F3000 triple flail mower for their sports and residential grounds maintenance. With a football and rugby pitch, general-purpose field and residential green areas, having robust and high-performance […]

Council Invests In Third Toro Machine

Council Invests In Third Toro Machine: East Devon District Council has recently invested in a third Toro Groundsmaster 360 after its previous two models purchased in 2015, have proved to be a huge success with the Council’s groundscare department. Dan Haydon, from the groundscare department, says that there were a lot of boxes for these […]

PRO 34R A Hit At Beaumont

PRO 34R A Hit At Beaumont: The new Dennis PRO 34R rotary mower is significantly improving the vast array of pitches at De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, says head groundsman Cameron Flitten. Beaumont Park in Leicester has recently benefitted from a multi-million pound investment and has been transformed into an outstanding venue which boasts […]

Reesink Secure Core Solutions Rights

Reesink Secure Core Solutions Rights: Reesink Turfcare has secured the UK distribution rights for Core Solutions, a core collecting blade attachment from US-based Nordic Plow. Designed for both golf courses and sports surfaces, this product fits perfectly onto all brands and models of aeration equipment and bunker rakes, such as, but not exclusively, the Toro […]

Kverneland Announce New Franchises

Kverneland Announce New Franchises: Leading Cornwall and Devon agricultural machinery dealership, Vincent Tractors & Plant, has been appointed as a Kverneland dealer for Cornwall and South Devon. This means that its branches at Fraddon and Smithaleigh (Plympton) now have Kverneland-trained engineers and an extensive stock of parts and machines, meaning that it is able to […]

ECHO’s New 58V Battery Trimmer

ECHO’s New 58V Battery Trimmer: The new ECHO DST-58V2AH 58 Volt battery trimmer is small, lightweight and yet packs the power of a petrol trimmer to take on the toughest jobs. No longer is there a need to store petrol, mix two-stroke and fill a tank. Simply charge and go with a powerful trimmer built […]

Technical Features On New SCAG Ride-Ons

Technical Features On New SCAG Ride-Ons: Major technical features have been introduced with the latest SCAG Ride-Ons, including the introduction of the “Tiger Eye” control panel. This is noticeably superior to the previous ones. The sales literature shows an eleven-point list of the features: Real-time monitoring of the following systems (model dependent) : Hourmeter Volt […]

Make Light Work Of Big Spaces

Make Light Work Of Big Spaces: Versatile and strong, the STIGA Tornado robust side discharge tractors can handle a variety of terrain, from private playing fields, paddocks, vineyards, orchards to undulating lawns in any season. With hydrostatic transmission as standard and powered by Briggs & Stratton or Kawasaki high performance engines these mowers provide superior […]

Meet Mowing Challenges Head On

Meet Mowing Challenges Head On: The unique 50:50 articulated steering makes the Park Pro Front cut mowers agile, perfect for large complex areas where manoeuvrability is tight around rocks, trees, corners and confined spaces.  4-wheel drive, power steering, electric height of cut and a range of other professional features come as standard.  The RAC Quick […]

New Mower Engineered For Slopes

New Mower Engineered For Slopes: For more than 50 years, AS Motor have been working continuously on new technologies and the consistent further development of their extensive range of mowers. The AS 1040 Yak ride-on flail mower from AS-Motor Germany GmbH & Co. is a major innovation for ride-on mowers and is a recent addition […]

TYM Impresses At Elland Road

TYM Impresses At Elland Road: Elland Road, home of Leeds United Football Club, has been using TYM at its training grounds since 2017 and has now chosen the tractor brand for the stadium too.  And the reason for that is TYM has proven to provide high-quality performance and deliver the results required across both surfaces […]

Bancroft Amenities’ New Combiseeder

Bancroft Amenities’ New Combiseeder: Bancroft Amenities Ltd a well-established specialist sportsground contracting company based in Greater Manchester have recently added a GKB Combiseeder to their large fleet of modern and innovative contracting machinery. Bancroft Amenities Ltd a well-established specialist sportsground contracting company based in Greater Manchester have recently added a GKB Combiseeder to their large […]

Parkers Pitches’ New Verti-Quake

Parkers Pitches’ New Verti-Quake: Suffolk based sports-turf contractors Parkers Pitches are now well equipped to deal with even the most heavily compacted of surfaces, thanks to the purchase of a Verti-Quake® 2516 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery. The investment made in October 2018 by owner Will Parker, compliments his existing Verti-Drain® 7316, and sees them prepared […]

Keep It Sharp With Toro Blades

Keep It Sharp With Toro Blades: Switch out the old and bring in the new. With grass growth fast and furious make sure you and your machines are ready for high season with Toro’s rotary blades and guarantee a beautiful finish. Too often, we talk about how important it is to have a good quality […]

Trime UK Launch X-DUST FIGHTER

Trime UK Launch X-DUST FIGHTER: Following on from the successful launch of the environmentally sound, X-SPLASH and X-BOOT site cleaning systems, Trime UK have completed the development of another water-centred product – the X-DUST FIGHTER. The X-DUST FIGHTER is designed to provide workers with safe protection from airborne contaminates in concentrated areas, helping to deliver […]

Toro Fleet At Man City

Toro Fleet At Man City: Manchester City’s Football Academy in the heart of East Manchester has chosen Toro again as it updates its fleet. The supply of six Reelmaster 3575-D lightweight mowers continues a relationship with Cheshire Turf Machinery and Toro which spans 20 years. For use across the 80 acres of grounds adjacent to […]

Honda’s 5 Year Warranty

Honda’s 5 Year Warranty: Honda has added to the appeal of its Miimo robotic lawn mower range by extending the warranty period from two to five years. Plus, up until 31 July 2019 Honda is running a summer savings offer of £400 off all three Miimos in the line-up, meaning you can own a Miimo […]

GKB Ideal For Artificial Maintenance

GKB Ideal For Artificial Maintenance: Launching his dedicated artificial sports turf maintenance business this month, Sports and Courts Maintenance Ltd, Jon Lawson was looking for something that would decompact and assist in the deep cleaning and rejuvenating of artificial sports turf and was impressed with the robustness of GKB’s Renovator and the size of the […]

Killeen Castle Invest In John Deere

Killeen Castle Invest In John Deere: Killeen Castle Golf Club in Co Meath, Ireland is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, as well as its recent investment in a state of the art golf course equipment fleet deal with John Deere and local dealer Dublin Grass Machinery worth in excess €500,000, with finance arranged through […]

Eliet Speeds Up Scarifying

Eliet Speeds Up Scarifying:Leading Belgian manufacturer Eliet have launched an innovative new machine, set to dramatically reduce the time landscapers and groundsmen spend undertaking scarifying operations and disposing of thatch and moss. The NEW C550ZR Collector brings a new standard in turf maintenance, collecting moss and thatch into narrow rows for easier disposal, resulting in […]

Golf Club Signs Toro Agreement

Golf Club Signs Toro Agreement: It’s a full fleet update for East Berkshire Golf Club as it signs its third five-year agreement with Toro and Reesink Turfcare. And it was an easy decision to make with “Toro leading the market” according to course manager, Derrick Johnstone. “When the time came to renew our agreement plan, […]

Don’t Be Fooled By Voltage Claims

Don’t Be Fooled By Voltage Claims: It is a common misconception that the higher the voltage – the better the machine; but it couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to performance. Les Malin, Managing Director of Etesia UK, who distribute Pellenc battery-powered equipment explains why this is the case. Groundscare professionals could […]

Reesink Key For Brookfield Groundcare

Reesink Key For Brookfield Groundcare: Cambridge based groundscare company Brookfield Groundcare has recently invested in a Toro LT3340 triple cylinder mower because of the “excellent back up service provided by Reesink Turfcare” says company owner, Danny Wright. With 15 years in the business maintaining everything from small gardens to huge country estates for private and […]

VAT-Free Deal From Etesia UK

VAT-Free Deal From Etesia UK: Etesia UK has announced that from 1st April until the 30th June 2019, it will be running a VAT-free offer on several of its ride-on mowers, and offering up to £1000 off the price of other models. The VAT-free offer applies to the Bahia and Hydro 80 ride-on mowers. If […]

Time Of Change At Woking GC

Time Of Change At Woking GC: It’s been a time of change for Woking Golf Club in Surrey culminating in the recent signing of a machinery agreement plan with Toro and Reesink Turfcare. It all started a couple of years ago and has seen the appointment of Andy Ewence as course manager, major works to […]

ECHO Launch First Mower

ECHO Launch First Mower: ECHO has built an enviable reputation for producing quality outdoor power tools, both professional and domestic. Until now, only a lawnmower has been missing from the range but that has been rectified with the introduction of a new 58V battery powered mower. Part of ECHO’s new 58V range, the LM-58V4AH offers […]

New Terra Spike For Premier Pitches

New Terra Spike For Premier Pitches: Specialist sports turf contractor, Premier Pitches, has added a Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi8 HD to its list of machinery, specifically for work at renovation time. Director, Jonathan Woolfall, of the Sheffield firm which won The IOG Contractor of the Year in both 2016 & 2017, said: “A lot of […]

Save Time With The Husqvarna Automower

Save Time With The Husqvarna Automower: The Husqvarna Automower 500 Series is a range of robotic mowers specifically developed for the needs of commercial customers. The mowers allow grassed areas to be maintained efficiently and to a consistently high standard whilst enabling the redeployment of resources onto more labour intensive tasks. The range produces no […]

Cub Cadet Launch XR Robotic Mowers

Cub Cadet Launch XR Robotic Mowers: Leading lawnmower manufacturer Cub Cadet has launched a ground-breaking new range of robotic mowers, the XR Enduro Series. Built with innovation and convenience in mind, the new robots – XR1, XR2 and XR3 – mow up to 10 percent faster than similar models on the market due to the […]

New Home For Toro At Royal Norwich

New Home For Toro At Royal Norwich: The state-of-the-art greenkeeping facilities and workshop at Royal Norwich are complete, meaning Toro now has a home at the new site to work and live. Only the second all air-conditioned facility in the country, the building was reclaimed from an old refrigeration warehouse and now houses a team […]

Second Toro Signing At Trentham

Second Signing For Toro At Trentham: North Staffordshire’s  Trentham GC  has opted for Toro yet again, signing a second five-year agreement plan with UK distributor Reesink Turfcare.  Within six years the club has gone from owning no Toro equipment to being a Toro ‘Total Solutions’ customer boasting a full fleet of Toro machines and Toro Lynx […]

STIHL Launches BR 800 C-E Blower

STIHL Launches BR 800 C-E Blower: STIHL’s new BR 800 C-E is the latest addition to its range of innovative and high-performance blowers, ideal for professional landscapers and local authorities. Producing a high-performance blowing force of 41N, the 80cc STIHL 4-MIX® engine runs on a fuel-oil mix just like a 2-stroke model and offers the […]

Etesia Hydro 80 A Great Performer

Etesia Hydro 80 A Great Performer: Inverallan Landscapes managing director, John Maxwell, has reported a number of benefits from using the Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP ride-on mower. Established in 1998, Inverallan Landscapes is a family run business based in Stirling. Over the past 21 years the company has specialised in grounds maintenance contracting and has […]

John Deere’s Milestone Machine

John Deere’s Milestone Machine: John Deere recently hit a manufacturing milestone with the completion of the five millionth unit of riding lawn equipment built at the company’s Power Products factory in Greeneville, Tennessee. Originally founded as a small, satellite factory, Power Products is now the highest volume facility for John Deere and is responsible for […]

Doosan Launch New Mini-Excavators

Doosan Launch New Mini-Excavators: Doosan is launching new versions of the company’s very successful DX62R-3 and DX63-3 6 tonne and DX85R-3 8 tonne mini-excavators that meet Stage V engine emission regulations. The new Stage V DX85R-3 8 tonne reduced tail swing (RTS) excavator from Doosan is powered by the Yanmar 4TNV98C Common Rail direct injection […]

Kubota Unveils New RTV-X1110

Kubota Unveils New RTV-X1110: The importance of a reliable machine with the power to deliver, is paramount for the demanding tasks in the ground keeping industry. Kubota are well known for their range of groundcare machinery, which are built for premium efficiency, comfort and versatility.  For demanding everyday tasks in the turf care sector, machines need to be […]

Vincent’s Dig Dag Returns

Vincent’s Dig Dag Returns: West Country Kubota dealership, Vincent Tractors & Plant has announced that it’s popular Dig Day will return for a fourth year.  This year the event is being held on Wednesday 3rd April at the Ashbury Hotel, Fowley Cross, near Okehampton between 12noon and 6:30pm.  The annual event allows visitors to put […]

Verti-Clean Ideal For Synthetics

Verti-Clean Ideal For Synthetics: When it comes to cleaning an artificial surface, many turf managers have found the little and often approach to be the most effective. Most material that will end up on the surface is natural debris and detritus, which if left will invariably get trodden on and broken down into the surface. […]

GKB Ticks Boxes For Artificial Turf

GKB Ticks Boxes For Artificial Turf: Launching his dedicated artificial sports turf maintenance business this month, Sports and Courts Maintenance Ltd, Jon Lawson was looking for something that would decompact and assist in the deep cleaning and rejuvenating of artificial sports turf and was impressed with the robustness of GKB’s Renovator and the size of […]

Campey’s New Electric Mower

Campey’s New Electric Mower: Campey Turf Care Systems is giving turf professionals a green solution to mowing with the introduction of the Fleischmann Electric 5 Deck mower. The mower has five 2.20 metre cutting decks with six spindles per deck, giving a 10-metre overall cutting width. The mower features a braked steering rear axle and […]

Makita Pruning Shears A Success At New Hall

Makita Pruning Shears A Success At New Hall: On the serene, undulating grounds of New Hall Vineyard in Essex, Makita’s new cordless 36V LXT backpack pruning shears are making light work of the annual seasonal prune.  Spur pruning is an essential requirement carried out on the estate by a team of professional stewards who are […]

New Countax C40 Launched

New Countax C40 Launched: Effortless mowing of large areas of lawn are all in a day’s work for the new Countax C40. Property owners with around an acre of lawn to cut will find this new garden tractor fits the bill perfectly with its full Countax specification. British weather conditions are not the kindest for […]

John Deere Key At Dumbarnie Links

John Deere Key At Dumbarnie Links: A brand new 18-hole golf course development on the south coast of Fife is coming, with Dumbarnie Links set to be open for play by spring 2020. The 165ha development reflects the historical location of a links course and sports club at Dumbarnie dating back to the 1830s. Luke […]