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Industry news presented by SAPCA and our media partners.

 

 

 

Bonar Yarns Launch New Website

04 May 2004

Today marks the official launch of the new look website from Bonar Yarns & Fabrics Ltd.

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Skating to Success!

28 April 2004

Throughout the country, skateparks are becoming one of the most requested sports facilities for young people.

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Blakedown Score Goals at Wembley

27 April 2004

Blakedown Sport and Play have won another contract with Goals Soccer Centres – the UK’s leading provider of 5-a-side football facilities.

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ERDC's Sports Surfacing Division is Winning

26 April 2004

The ERDC Group Ltd. has recently been awarded five separate contracts for their Sports Surfacing division, with a total value of over £800k.

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Aquatrax Demonstration at Hampden Park

22 April 2004

Replay Maintenance puts its new athletics track cleaning machine through its paces.

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Arts Minister Defends Olympics Funding

22 April 2004

A 1½ hour debate on the Olympic Bid took place in Westminster Hall on 30 March.

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SAPCA Gains Accreditation for Export Promotion

22 April 2004

SAPCA has been awarded Accredited Trade Organisation status by UK Trade & Investment.

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FieldTurf Talks with Tarkett Group

08 April 2004

FieldTurf Inc and Tarkett Sports are poised for a historic announcement.

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Hampden Park Draws Record Attendance for SAPCA!

08 April 2004

SAPCA’s 2004 exhibition programme got off to a flying start in Glasgow on 1 April

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£20m Investment for Community Sports Clubs

07 April 2004

Sport England has announced that it has committed more than £20 million to around 330 community sports club projects throughout England.

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Garside Sands Launches New Brand

06 April 2004

Following a successful 2003, Garside Sands has underlined its position as the one-stop shop for sport sand requirements.

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New Sales Manager for Garside Sands

02 April 2004

Garside Sands has appointed John Holmes as Sales Manager for Construction Sands.

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GT Group to Launch New Look at Hampden Park

29 March 2004

The GT Group has chosen SAPCA’s Hampden Park exhibition on Thursday 1 April to launch its new identity.

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Aquatrax the new Track Cleaning Machine from Replay Maintenance

24 March 2004

AQUATRAX the new athletics track cleaning machine operated by Charles Lawrence’s Replay Maintenance Division can be seen in action at The SAPCA Exhibition at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Thursday 1st April and The Embankment Track, Peterborough on Tuesday 6th April 2004.

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Blakedown Sport and Play Sponsor Official Opening of Brunel University Sports Facilities

23 March 2004

Former England and Arsenal football Captain Tony Adams launched the new sports facility at Brunel University, the former student of Brunel helped celebrate the opening of the new £2.5m sports complex at the Uxbridge campus in West London.

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Crystal Palace Sports Centre - Major Reconstruction of Athletics Facilities Begins

17 March 2004

In February 2004, work began on the complete reconstruction of the athletics track and field event facilities at Crystal Palace, London’s premier athletics venue.

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Minister Hosts Skillsactive Launch in Scotland

15 March 2004

The Sector Skills Council for the Active Leisure and Learning sector, SkillsActive will today launch its programme of activity throughout Scotland.

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Maintaining High Quality at STRI

12 March 2004

Quality control is high on the agenda at STRI. Following a recent 5-yearly external assessment by the Pesticides Safety Directorate, STRI’s pathology laboratory has successfully maintained accreditation status for the testing of pesticides and herbicides.

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Artificial turf decision expected

12 March 2004

UEFA’s Executive Committee is expected to decide this summer whether UEFA competition matches can be played on artificial turf from the 2005/06 season.

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SAPCA Supports Successful Sports Colleges Conference

08 March 2004

Last week’s sixth annual Sports Colleges Conference was the biggest conference on physical education and school sport ever held in England.

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