News from November 2015

Date: 27th November 2015

If you’re planning on visiting BTME in Harrogate from 19-21 January 2016 then make sure you visit the GMA stand (Q44) and sign up for sessions covering cricket, rugby and natural v synthetic sports

Date: 25th November 2015

James Allen, Head of Policy at the Sport & Recreation Alliance, sifts through the detail of the Spending Review and what it means for the sport and recreation sector.

Date: 25th November 2015

Richard Butler, chairman of the Voluntary Initiative, has undertaken the training to become a certificated sprayer operator ahead of the ending of Grandfather Rights which expire on 26th November.

Date: 25th November 2015

A national Football Association (FA) grassroots scheme, in which Sheffield is leading the way nationally, is set to take a further step forward.

Date: 24th November 2015

A report commissioned by The London Playing Fields Foundation shows how playing fields make a major contribution to cost savings to local and central government.  The Fields of Dreams impact report

Date: 18th November 2015

SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Exhibition) celebrated its 70th anniversary in style as the UK’s largest turf care event proved to be an unprecedented success at its new NEC Birmingham home -

Date: 12th November 2015

So-called grandfather rights for older sprayer workers end in two weeks' time, meaning anyone applying an authorised pesticide will need to hold a certificate of competence, the industry's Voluntar

Date: 9th November 2015

The Football Association, Rugby Football Union and England & Wales Cricket Board have written to the Prime Minister as part of a last-ditch attempt to convince the Government not to take an axe

Date: 9th November 2015

Jessica Ennis-Hill has been crowned Sunday Times & Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year in association with Vitality for a second time.

Date: 6th November 2015

Believed to be the largest commemorative emblem of its kind ever applied to sportsturf, the huge display is the brainchild of Rob Bradshaw, 2014 Grassroots Sports Ground Team of the Year in the GMA