News from January 2018

Date: 30th January 2018

Taking place on Thursday 22 February at the home of the 2017 British Masters, Close House Golf Club, the Conference will be led by industry experts, including Grounds Management Association Regiona

Date: 26th January 2018

Key steps towards the installation of the world-first dividing retractable pitch at Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium are now taking place at the Premier League club.

Date: 24th January 2018

The special committee will assess "potential failures and conflicts of interest" over a nine-month term.

Date: 24th January 2018

The prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year (ASOY) has been won by Nathan Hume, Contracts Manager and Ecologist for national grounds maintenance experts, SH Goss Ltd.

Date: 22nd January 2018

Grassroots sport in the UK has received a cash injection of £125m, as a result of the voluntary code of conduct on the broadcasting of major sporting events.

Date: 19th January 2018

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

Date: 17th January 2018

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has paid a fitting tribute to former club groundsman John Harriss, this week.

Date: 15th January 2018

Junior football clubs in Bristol have been landed with a hefty bill after vandals in a car turned their pitches into a “mud bath”.

Date: 11th January 2018

The first NFL game to be hosted at Tottenham Hotspurs’ new stadium will be the Seattle Seahawks against the Oakland Raiders on 14 October.

Date: 9th January 2018

We have all been there: working in grounds and contemplating starting a qualification is a daunting thought.