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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.

Greenkeepers Sunburn & Cancer Risk

Greenkeepers Sunburn & Cancer Risk: A new survey of 154 greenkeepers has found that many do not use sufficient protection against sunburn and skin cancer. According to Occupational Medicine, two-thirds of the greenkeepers surveyed – all at Irish golf clubs – were more concerned about work-place injuries such as being hit by a stray ball […]

ISEKI Dealer Thrilled With Results

ISEKI Dealer Thrilled With Results: Llyn ATV in North Wales signed up with ISEKI in the late spring of 2018 after a review of what product lines they could add to their portfolio that would suit their customers’ needs for diesel mowers and small tractors. Will Owen the manager of Llyn ATVs commented “ the grass […]

Polaris Has It Covered

Polaris Has It Covered: Now is the perfect opportunity to make a great saving on a new Polaris Ranger Diesel. These robust and powerful Rangers boast Polaris Active Descent Control for smooth, controlled hill descents, automatically braking all four wheels (when switched to the appropriate setting) on steep inclines for greater safety. Handling and ease of […]

Industry Award For Edgbaston

Industry Award For Edgbaston: Warwickshire head groundsman Gary Barwell and his team at Edgbaston have been awarded two of the biggest grounds industry accolades by the Institute of Groundsmanship. The groundstaff, who received global recognition for their work in the summer on England’s Test match against India and throughout the 2018 domestic season, were named Professional Cricket Grounds Team […]

Students Boosted By EGO

Students Boosted By EGO: EGO, the cordless outdoor power tool specialist, has helped horticulture students put theory into practice at Bridgwater and Taunton College in Somerset. Sixty students from the college’s horticulture, green keeping, sports turf, countryside management and arboriculture courses attended. Apprentices and employers, who are undertaking the exciting new Apprenticeship Standard, were also invited […]

Allett’s Electric Evolution

Allett’s Electric Evolution: Allett powers into the new age of electric mowers with the C34 Evolution, large area, walk behind cylinder mower launched at Saltex 2018. The latest Lithium Ion system battery technology in the C34 Evolution drives the future of mowing systems for sports stadiums, training grounds and prestige lawns, without compromise and with all […]

Allett Launch Uplift 86

Allett Launch Uplift 86: Allett Mowers has launched the new Uplift 86 stadium rotary mower. The new mower is built on the experience of the previous model, coupled with the feedback of groundsmen. This is an altogether solidly built, tougher machine with its stainless steel fabricated cutter deck and three piece, full width, steel roller. Allett […]

SALTEX Success For Hayter & Toro

SALTEX Success For Hayter & Toro: Hayter, makers of high-quality mowers, and Toro, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment, saw another hugely successful year at SALTEX 2018. Following a fantastic response at the Show in 2017, the popular lawn care brands have returned to SALTEX to showcase new and exciting products for 2019, […]

Take A Break With Makita

Take A Break With Makita: The new Makita cordless coffee maker is expected to become the most prized possession of all construction trades and outdoor contractors.  The DCM501Z coffee maker is compatible with both CXT and LXT Makita Lithium-Ion batteries and features dedicated battery ports. Weighing just 2.2kg, with an 18V Makita battery, and complete […]

Bobcat Attachment Cleans Douro River Beaches

Bobcat Attachment Cleans Douro River Beaches: A new Bobcat SC200 Sand Cleaner attachment is being used to clean river beach areas in Portugal. The fluvial beaches are authorized for bathing and lie alongside the spectacular Douro River in the Gondomar Municipality to the east of the city of Porto. The SC200 sand cleaner provides a more […]