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Envirostik Adhesives Success in Exhibiting at STS 2004

18 January 2005

Envirostik Adhesives has generated great interest in its new adhesive system for seam jointing of Third Generation carpets.

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Sports Labs on the Move

18 January 2005

Sports Labs have announced that they have moved to new premises.

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£17.3m Lottery Funding for a More Active Nation

18 January 2005

Thirty-five communities across England are to receive a £17.3 million cash injection of Lottery funding to increase grassroots participation in sport and physical activity.

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Kenny Dalglish Puts Kestrel 3G to The Test at The Akademy

12 January 2005

Kestrel has scored a spectacular goal in the third generation artificial grass market after footballing legend Kenny Dalglish agreed to endorse its Kestrel 3G product.

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Real's Training Centre to be Equipped with Six Artificial Grass Pitches

12 January 2005

In conjunction with its Spanish partner Opsa, Desso DLW Sports Systems will build all ten football pitches of the planned training centre for Real Madrid.

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UEFA Accreditation for Labosport’s UK Laboratory

07 January 2005

Labosport’s UK laboratory has recently been accredited by UEFA for the testing of artificial turf surfaces in the laboratory and on site.

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Jowell Reveals £431 Million Injection For Sport

15 December 2004

The 2004 Spending Review will bring a massive £431 million from central government for sport over the period 2005 to 2008.

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Lottery £17.4m For Sport is a Christmas Cracker

15 December 2004

Christmas has come early for the sporting life of schools and communities across England through a £17.4 million announcement of lottery cash.

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Lotto Millions For New and Improved Scottish Sport Facilities

15 December 2004

The Big Lottery Fund has announced over £4 million to create community sport facilities for the 21st century in Scotland.

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History Made at Chelmsford Hockey Club

09 December 2004

Sunday 5 December was a unique day for the English Hockey League, as two clubs have both their men’s and women’s teams in the EHL Premier league.

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Major Award for London 2012 Plans

03 December 2004

London 2012's plans for a new Olympic Park in east London have received a top award at the 2004 London Planning Awards.

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BonaGrass Continues Sponsorship

02 December 2004

Bonar Yarns & Fabrics Ltd are proud to announce a new sponsorship deal with Scottish ladies’ hockey team BonaGrass Grove.

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The FA Appoints Barwick as Chief Executive

26 November 2004

The FA has appointed Brian Barwick as its new Chief Executive.

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TigerTurf Scores Hat Trick at Opening of Westway Wonder Pitch

25 November 2004

TigerTurf scored a success at the grand opening of its unique Challenger pitch at Westway Sports Centre on 19 October 2004.

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Spade Oak & TigerTurf Team Up to Provide Schools with Premier Sports Pitches

25 November 2004

South Gloucestershire Council has received £1.8 million funding through NOF’s PE & Sport programme to construct multi-use pitches at four local schools.

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Summit Structures Manufacturer Obtains ISO 9001:2000 Certification

24 November 2004

Summit Structures is pleased to announce that Summit buildings are now produced at an ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturing facility.

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Heydour Clinch Deal for Full-Sized Synthetic Rugby Pitch

17 November 2004

Heydour Ltd will construct of one of the first full-sized synthetic rugby pitches in the UK.

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London Submits Final 2012 Plans

15 November 2004

London has sent its final bid dossier to the International Olympic Committee as the race to host the Games in 2012 enters the finishing straight.

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UEFA Approval for Artificial Grass Surfaces

11 November 2004

UEFA has approved the use of synthetic turf for competition matches from 2005/06.

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Images of London 2012

11 November 2004

The London 2012 Olympic bid committee has released a series of artist’s impressions of the £300m main stadium.

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