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100th candidate awarded Certificate in Water Conservation
The horticulture sector is now officially awash with water saving specialists, thanks to the success of an online course that has recently reached a major milestone.
Grassroots sports clubs may become exempt from corporation tax
The government is gearing up to launch a consultation that will determine whether corporation tax on grants and donations will be scrapped for grassroots sports clubs.
Parks Friends' movement launches 'Grassroots Action' manifesto
The National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces has launched its new national strategy, aimed at defending parks small and large across the UK.
Manchester City Academy takes on two women as sports turf apprentices
Two recruits at Manchester City FC's groundsteam are causing shockwaves in the industry, being the only two female apprentices of their kind amongst top-flight English football clubs.
Manchester City FC's apprentice grounds women enjoy the outdoor life
Two recruits at Manchester City FC groundsteam are causing shockwaves in the industry, being the only two female apprentices of their kind amongst top-flight English football clubs.
Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme plays its part in FA’s £8...
The pivotal role of the regional pitch advisors from the GMA-led Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme was highlighted when The Football Association (FA) announced its £8 million
Headingly pitch upgrade is paying off says head groundsman Ryan Golding
Spring can't come soon enough for Leeds Rhinos’ grounds staff after a “unique and challenging” winter.
3G rubber crumb - an inconvenient truth? - comment by GMA CEO Geoff Webb
A lot of press attention has recently been given (once again) to the subject of rubber crumb infill in 3G artificial pitches.
Register now for your FREE place at Yorkshire Branch educational ‘Field Day’
Yorkshire Branch members are organising an educational ‘Field Day’ at the University of Leeds’ Sports Park Weetwood on 10 March featuring ECB pitch onsultant Chris Wood and Henry Bechelet from ICL.
GMA CEO addresses Czech Branch conference
GMA CEO Geoff Webb addressed a recent GMA Czech Branch conference at the SK Slavia Praha Football Stadium in Prague.