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All hands-on deck School’s Showpiece Pitch

Green services provider Glendale was part of a team working to restore a Birmingham park’s ‘hidden gem’ to its former glory, alongside 60 armed service personnel. An island at the centre of a lake in Brookvale Park, Birmingham, had eroded over...

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Tottenham Hotspur makes a choice

Tottenham Hotspur FC grounds manager Darren Baldwin has chosen a SISIS tractor mounted brush combination of a Zig Zag brush and Flexibcomb which have been fitted to a Twinplay frame for use on both the synthetic and natural surfaces at the club’s new training ground in Enfield. As grounds manager, Darren is responsible for both the training ground and stadium pitch at White Hart Lane, overseeing a team of over 20. Part of his day-to-day duties include the maintenance of both the one and a half outdoor and one 70 x 50 metre indoor synthetic pitches at the training ground, which are used 7-days-a-week. With...

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All hands-on deck

The new Wessex RMX-800 8M Tri-Deck Roller Mower has no  electric clutches and the wing control is independent. This means  with one wing lifted it can cut gradients from -30° to +30°, whilst the middle deck remains on level ground. There is...

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School’s Showpiece Pitch

The head groundsman at Durham School has found a way of getting its main rugby pitch fit and ready for cricket action in the brief gap between seasons. This year for the first time Barry Boustead used Evolution5, a coated, controlled release fertiliser...

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Hugh King & Co’s sand

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club has completed a six-year search for the perfect top-dressing in time for this year’s Senior Open Championship. The revered Welsh club, which started its quest due to dwindling local supplies, confirmed it has secured sand from one of the country’s leading sport sand suppliers based 441 miles away in Ayrshire, Scotland. The Washed Dune Sand, which is being supplied by Hugh King & Co, is the closest alternative to the sand used by the 123-year-old club to top-dress its smooth-running greens. According to Ian Kinley, course manager at Royal Porthcawl, the new sand...

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