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The Turfgrass Industry - 75 Years and Still Growing

26 October 2004

Over 200 representatives from across the turfgrass industry met up at Bingley to celebrate the STRI’s 75th anniversary.

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England Rugby League Prepare for Russian in Yorkshire

20 October 2004

In preparation for their trip to Russia the English Rugby League squad will have an acclimatisation session in Yorkshire.

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Harrod UK Launch Innovative Goal Design

18 October 2004

The UK’s leading sports equipment manufacturer, Harrod UK, has launched a new range of integral weighted football goals.

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RFU President Opens Broughton Park RFC

12 October 2004

RFU President Malcolm Phillips recently opened the new £2.5 million clubhouse and grounds at Broughton Park RFC

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Grimshaw Kinnear Shortlisted for Top Award

12 October 2004

Cheltenham-based specialist construction company Grimshaw Kinnear Ltd was a finalist for a top national accolade.

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New Appointment Strengthens Sales Team

11 October 2004

Grimshaw Kinnear has appointed Brendan Low as Sales Manager to develop the Company’s sport surfaces and equipment division "Kinnear Sports".

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Pupils are Head Over Heals with New Marley Sport

11 October 2004

Marley Floors Ltd has replaced the gymnasium floor at Larkmead Comprehensive School in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

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Green Light for Stratford City Development

08 October 2004

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has approved plans for the £3.5bn Stratford City development in east London.

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Sports Labs Merger with Mike Abbott Associates

06 October 2004

Sports Labs are pleased to announce that the consultancy practice of Michael Abbott Associates has been merged with that of Sports Labs with immediate effect.

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Real Madrid Go Back to School

05 October 2004

Real Madrid visit the latest Third Generation system from Desso DLW at Harrow School.

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Tarkett and Heydour, a Winning Team for Athens 2004!

04 October 2004

Praise for the Olympic Hockey Centre from the International Hockey Federation.

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British Team Return From Hugely Successful Paralympic Games

01 October 2004

The British team arrive back this week with an impressive medal haul from the Athens Games.

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Football Foundation Gets £45m Boost For Future

28 September 2004

The government has safeguarded the future of the Football Foundation with a £45m package to help fund its work in grassroots football over the next three years.

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Halmo Sports Ltd Constructs for "Wimbledon" Film

17 September 2004

Halmo Sports Ltd has constructed the clay court used in the filming of the new feature film "Wimbledon".

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Alan Ferguson Scoops Top Groundsman Prize Again

15 September 2004

Alan Ferguson, head groundsman of Ipswich Town Football Club, was named IOG Professional Football Groundsman of the Year for the fourth time at IOG SALTEX.

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FieldTurf Launches the FieldTurf Convertible System

15 September 2004

The FieldTurf Convertible System (FTCS) consists of sections of FieldTurf grass installed on plastic drainage tiles designed to be portable for use in stadiums anywhere.

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Football Ground Staff Honoured

09 September 2004

The FA has honoured groundsmen who keep grass roots football pitches in prime condition.

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Paralympic Chief Confident of More GB Athens Success

06 September 2004

Phil Lane, Chef de Mission of the British team for the 2004 Paralympic Games, is confident that there will be more GB success once the Paralympic Games open in Athens on September 17.

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Penzance LTC Goes for DD Grand Slam Plus

03 September 2004

Penzance LTC is the first club in the UK to install the latest tennis surface from Desso DLW Sports Systems.

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NPFA Chairman Takes Over as Director

02 September 2004

Mrs Alison Moore-Gwyn, Chairman of the National Playing Fields Association for the last four years, is to take over as Director.

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