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Turf News is the perfect place for professionals working within the UK’s vibrant turf industry – keeping you up-to-date with topical news, latest market developments and much more across all areas of the industry.


Huxley Golf was commissioned by Merchiston Castle School near Edinburgh to strengthen its on-campus golf facilities with a comprehensive all-weather practice zone. The leading independent boys’ school is known for its high level sporting programme and has its own Golf Academy at the nearby Kings Acre Golf Course. Led by PGA Professional Alan Murdoch, Merchiston […]

Storm-tec weathers it with Polaris

Storm-tec has been appointed an authorised Polaris dealer for the Republic of Ireland. The Wexford-based dealership has built an exceptional reputation supplying clients in the marine industry, including the Irish Coast Guard, Community Rescue Service, the Rivers Agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Northern Ireland Fire Service. With a policy of working only with premium […]


Fast-growing facilities management provider Vertas Group Limited’s grounds division has invested in the adaptable Toro T4240 high-output mower to deliver a “professional service” for its customers. Vertas provide services to schools and businesses in Suffolk and across East Anglia and its grounds team, which primarily maintains sports fields for schools, football and rugby clubs, decided […]

Jonathan Pendry to join Bernhard and Company as the newly appointed Director of Agronomy

Bernhard and Company is pleased to announce that Jonathan Pendry, world leading agronomist and turf consultant, will be joining the company this October as Director of Agronomy. The company is already renowned in the industry for its ability to offer full service turf care solutions to its global customer base. Jonathan’s agronomic know-how and considerable […]

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 […]

Luxury Carts Arabia Appointed New Ransomes Jacobsen Distributor for UEA

Ipswich, Suffolk (04 November 2016) Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of turf maintenance equipment, has appointed a new distributor to strengthen its position in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East. Saudi Arabia-based Luxury Carts Arabia has been appointed to market and distribute the company’s turf care products together with E-Z-GO golf cars in […]

Next Generation in Pop-up Irrigation Systems

The next generation of pop-up irrigation has arrived with the launch of SIS Hydrobox. SIS Pitches launch their latest development in irrigation technology the SIS Hydrobox at Saltex on November 2nd. SIS Hydrobox, designed for groundsmen by groundsmen, is the simple way to manage pop-up irrigation systems and has been designed for quick and easy […]

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 […]