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How to Give Bad News

Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry looks at how to give bad news to people in the workplace. Giving bad news can be hard on everyone. It needs...

in Consultancy - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Tractors for all seasons

Experience the versatility of John Deere’s 1026R and 2026R - these premium models really are the Swiss Army knives of the compact utility tractor world,...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - 3 weeks ago

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Passing down the skills

It’s had a long innings and moved a few times over the years but Holywood Cricket Club sure excels in the sport. Chris McCullough speaks to main groundsman...

in Cricket - on 31/7/20

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Sentosa - world's best

Pitchcare were keen to get an insight into ‘The World’s Best Golf Club’; an accolade Sentosa Golf Club won at the World Golf Awards last year. Kerry...

in Golf - on 23/7/20

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Do You Put People Off?

Training Instructor and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry looks at how our interpersonal skills, or lack of, might be putting people off. Our off-putting...

in Consultancy - on 22/7/20

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Grounds maintenance input

In this article, Daniel Ratling, BSc Hons. PCert TSC, Head Groundsman at Whitgift School in London, considers plant-soil interactions and how we turf managers...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 20/7/20

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Mental health issues

“You cannot put 30kg of fertiliser in a 20kg bag. Sooner or later it is going to spill out. I just did not know how much of a mess it was going to make.”...

in Football - on 7/7/20

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Putting Things Off - Pt 1

Are you deadline-driven? Event-orientated? A sensation-seeking procrastinator? In Part 1 of this two-part article, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank...

in Consultancy - on 9/6/20

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Covid-19 - our industry

On Friday, I emailed some of our sports turf industry professionals in all sectors, to gain an oversite on their thoughts of Covid-19 at this present...

in Industry News - on 23/3/20

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FIFA - U17 World Cup

The recent FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil was the eighteenth edition of the competition. For the restructured FIFA pitch team, led by their Pitch Management...

in Football - on 22/3/20

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COVID-19 guidance

The organisations involved in running and maintaining golf clubs – BIGGA, the PGA and GCMA – have issued advice on how to deal with the public health...

in Industry News - on 16/3/20

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Saddleworth Golf Club

On the edge of the northern extremes of the Peak District, Saddleworth Golf Club in Lancashire is an 18-hole, par 71, 6196 yards parkland/moorland course....

in Golf - on 14/3/20

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St Bede’s College

St Bede’s’ partnership with its grounds team stretches back forty years and is still going strong. Greg Rhodes reports.

in Training & Education - on 13/3/20

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Artificial Maintenance

The post construction period of an artificial pitch is generally a time when all club members can get stuck into enjoying a brand-new playing surface....

in Football - on 12/3/20

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All by myself at Meridian

Meridian Sports & Social Club is a community-focused sports club based in Charlton, South-East London. The site lies just a stone’s throw across the...

in Football - on 10/3/20

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Crawford’s a cracker!

Just a few miles down the road from Belfast, Clandeboye Golf Club boasts two 18-hole courses situated in the idyllic surroundings of Lady Dufferin’s...

in Golf - on 10/3/20

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The real horror story

Why would anyone replace a key sustainable component of our living environment with a coal and oil-derived product, one of only limited life span and almost...

in Synthetics - on 5/3/20