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Olympic wildflower turf grower wins special achievement award

Olympic wildflower turf grower wins special achievement award

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His crowning glory was growing the wildflower turf used for the Olympics opening ceremony and parts of the Athletes’ Village. The flower-strewn turf from Wildflower Turf Ltd in Hampshire was specially grown and included

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Hertfordshire Playing Fields rejuvenated through Fields in Trust £5k grant

Hertfordshire Playing Fields rejuvenated through Fields in Trust £5k grant

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Codicote Parish Council will put the money towards the new sports and community centre on the Playing Fields. The new centre is part of an ambitious and exciting project to increase participation and improve

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‘Horrendous’ weather condition challenges met by Speedcut and drainage inquiries on increase

‘Horrendous’ weather condition challenges met by Speedcut and drainage inquiries on increase

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“It’s certainly a question of dealing with jobs according to the weather patterns,” says contracts manager Kevin Smith. “The wet weather has been horrendous this year and we have completed jobs as and when

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Rigby Taylor follows in royal footsteps at Premier League seminar

Rigby Taylor follows in royal footsteps at Premier League seminar

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The seminar, which took place the day after the FA academy had been officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was attended by the majority of groundsmen from the Premiership and also

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Glasgowlife Awards UK’s largest maintenance contract

Glasgowlife Awards UK’s largest maintenance contract

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Awarded by Glasgowlife, which operates all of Glasgow City Council’s leisure facilities and employs some 3000 staff, the contract covers the regular maintenance of 66 synthetic turf pitches and three athletics tracks for three

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Replay continues to expand

Replay continues to expand

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This new role, created by Replay Maintenance to support and continue the rapid growth it has seen in the past few years, will see Nick being responsible for developing new clients for the company’s

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Flying the flag for UK excellence

Flying the flag for UK excellence

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Eleven external pitches, five of which have floodlighting and undersoil heating will play host to full-size and seven-a-side elite football and coaching for all age groups. A further full size 3G pitch is located

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WINSTON university and Ransomes Jacobsen sign exclusive supplier agreement

WINSTON university and Ransomes Jacobsen sign exclusive supplier agreement

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Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowers and turf maintenance equipment, has signed an exclusive agreement to supply WINSTONuniversity with a range of equipment to aid the teaching of greenkeeping and fine turf

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Hugely successful open days at Ransomes Jacobsen

Hugely successful open days at Ransomes Jacobsen

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The event took place on and around the company’s three-hole golf course, the RJ National, which after five years has matured superbly and offers a testing challenge of golf. It also provides an excellent

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