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sports pitches prepped

Sports pitches prepped post lockdown

The Grounds Management Association (GMA), the leading not-for-profit membership body for grounds professionals and volunteers, shares a list of top tips for community grounds staff on getting local sports pitches prepped and ready for grassroots sport to fully resume after Covid-19 lockdown. Lockdown, and the ensuing challenges created by it, have left many community pitches …

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INFINICUT® FX pedestrian mower delivers on bowls maintenance contract

Richard Peel Groundcare have taken delivery of an INFINICUT® FX pedestrian mower, complete with an UltraGroomer™ cassette from the TMSystem™ range, to help them deliver on a brand-new bowls maintenance contract. Undertaking pitch maintenance and renovations for football clubs at all levels, Richard Peel prides himself on using ‘industry leading machinery to deliver the best …

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Community grass pitches

Community grass pitches need improvement suggest GMA report

1.4m more children could play sports weekly, if community grass pitches were improved suggests the latest report from the Grounds Management Association (GMA), which reveals need for more investment, volunteers and resources to kick-start and boost grassroots sport participation post lockdown.  The report by the not-for-profit membership organisation for the grounds sector released today (13 …

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Blec Multi-Seeder

Overseeding transforms golf club thanks to BLEC Multi-Seeder

A BLEC Multi-Seeder has improved both the speed and accuracy of overseeding at Scotland’s Kelso Golf Club. With just Head Greenkeeper James Balmbro and an apprentice to maintain the 18-hole parkland course, the Multi-Seeder has improved the efficiency of their greens seeding programme, with a noticeable improvement in results.  Situated within the confines of Kelso …

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Topdressing on greens

Topdressing on greens

A Rink DS800 from Charterhouse Turf Machinery has dramatically improved the efficiency and results of topdressing on greens at Arbroath Golf Links. A task that used to take the team approximately 24 man-hours to manage the 18 greens can now be completed by Head greenkeeper, Alistair Wylie in just six, since the club took delivery …

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