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1.4m more children could play sports weekly, if grass pitches were improved
Latest report from the Grounds Management Association (GMA) reveals need for more investment, volunteers and resources to kick-start and boost grassroots sport participation post lockdown
Government pledges to invest in physical activity and 'end smoking'...
The government will promote physical activity as part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill-health.
Projects using sport to combat knife crime secure government funding
A total of 49 projects which are using sport and physical activity to tackle serious violence and knife crime this summer will share £400,000 worth of government funding.
GMA Industry Awards celebrate the very best in UK groundsmanship
More than 650 of the UK’s and Europe’s leading groundscare experts from both the professional and volunteer sector, as well as dignitaries from the governing bodies of sport and influential sports
Finalists announced for GMA Industry Awards 2018
“Quality of entries has been exceptional”
The finalists have been announced for this year’s prestigious Grounds Management Association (GMA) Industry Awards 2018.
Take a first look around the new Emerald Stand at Emerald Headingley Stadium
The redevelopment of Emerald Headingley Stadium is the most exciting and highly anticipated improvement in over a century.
Works begin on new Parklife Football Hub in Gunnersbury Park which will create...
Community sport in Middlesex has been given a major boost as construction works have now started on a new multi-million pound Parklife Football Hub in Gunnersbury Park.
Watering The Pitch Key to Thrilling Edgbaston Test, Reveals Groundsman
As the players from the Indian and English camp drew praise for an exciting first Test, the real heroes were the ground staff at Edgbaston, who, battling an ongoing heatwave, managed to prepare a w
Groundsmen look to heavens hoping nature saves them from the sewer
The intense heat has made pitch preparation problematic, and some drastic solutions were found in the summer of 1976.
6 reasons to make a nomination for the GMA Industry Awards
Most people want to win an award. Just the fact of being nominated by your boss, your peers or your team can bring a huge number of benefits to those involved. And in these challenging times, any l