News from May 2016

Date: 31st May 2016

Groundsmanship is one of the few remaining industries where it is possible to be promoted into management positions without any kind of training or experience in managing aspects, which are ‘nontur

Date: 31st May 2016

The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, is a new national student-led sports turf challenge - an academic test of turf management knowledge for student competitors who are enrolled at UK col

Date: 31st May 2016

Entries are now open for nominations for this year’s Industry Awards (visit for the easy to nominate process) which this year are being spon

Date: 31st May 2016

In an exclusive agreement, GMA members can enjoy periods of free and discounted membership of Prospect, the trade union that advises, defends and supports members with problems at work.

Date: 31st May 2016

Leicester City FC’s head groundsman, John Ledwidge, recently facilitated an GMA Young Board of Directors’ ‘Schools into Stadia’ educational day at the club’s King Power Stadium, where he helped the

Date: 31st May 2016

The GMA, together with BIGGA and the STRI will be supporting Turf Maintenance LIVE at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School playing fields, Twickenham on 1-2 June from 10am to 3pm, where eight of th

Date: 25th May 2016

Are you in charge of the pitch maintenance at your club? If so read on to find details of a free workshop at Wycombe Wanderers to support you at your club.

Date: 20th May 2016

Sport England, the Government agency that invests in grassroots sport, is tripling the money it spends on encouraging people who do no exercise to take up sport.

Date: 10th May 2016

A plaque was unveiled in Stoke Row to commemorate a cricketing stalwart. 

Les Clark, who died in May last year, spent 27 years as groundsman for Peppard/Stoke Row Cricket Club.