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BLEC Host Press Update Event

BLEC Host Press Update Event: Three years on since the announcement was made that BLEC was to become a division of the Redexim Group, the press were recently invited to an update event at BLEC dealer Acorn Tractors in Derby. Hosted by Division Manager Curtis Allen, they heard in more detail how the new and […]

TS Industrie Introduce Panther 56DS

TS Industrie Introduce Panther 56DS: When purchasing a shredder it is important to source a machine that can process a diversity of green waste material as shredding very rarely involves wood alone. Besides mainly branches in winter, in autumn a lot of leafy and wet green waste needs to be cleared, in spring you have […]

Turf Matters Scoop TOCA Awards

Turf Matters Scoop TOCA Awards: Turf Matters won the top award, and a clutch of other prizes, at the prestigious TOCA International Awards ceremony, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this month. “A Star in Any Language”, written by Turf Matters Editor Scott MacCallum, on Ryder Cup preparation, picked up the award for Best Writing […]

Kubota Establish Innovation Centres

Kubota Establish Innovation Centres: Kubota Corporation (Headquarters: Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan; President and Representative Director: Masatoshi Kimata; hereinafter referred to as “Kubota”) is establishing Innovation Centers in Japan and Europe as organs for the creation of new business ventures, products, and services in Kubota’s fields of business including agriculture and construction. Working together with external partners, […]

A Tribute To Eddie Seaward

A Tribute To Eddie Seaward: There are some people who leave a mark. Eddie Seaward was definitely one of those people. He was the man in charge of the All England courts at Wimbledon from 1990, until the London Olympics in 2012 – fittingly taking his final bow as Andy Murray was taking the applause […]

Ground Staff Furious Over Criticism

Ground Staff Furious Over Criticism: It was a remark by Mark Ramprakash, England’s former batting coach, after the recent Test series defeat by West Indies which pushed one first-class groundsman over the edge. Ramprakash had just been asked why his batters had underperformed so woefully, and responded by assigning a chunk of the blame to […]

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 […]

New Court Almost Ready

New Court Almost Ready: Often called the world’s best tennis tournament, Wimbledon will be unveiling a new Court No.1 this year and the preparations are in their final stages. The famously skilled groundsmen at the All England Lawn Tennis Club have tweeted pictures of the lines being painted onto court No.1 with the brand new […]

JCB Secure Nixon Hire Order

JCB Secure Nixon Hire Order: JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost £14 million. North East based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls which will join the fleet at its depots across […]

Trime Products At Balmoral Show

Trime Products At Balmoral Show: Dungannon’s Glendun Plant Sales are ready to display two examples from the Trime UK range of lighting and dust suppression equipment. Glendun Plant will showcase the Trime products alongside their expanding scope of supply at the Balmoral Show, which is Northern Ireland’s largest agricultural event. The show is set for […]