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IOG Industry Awards celebrate the very best in UK groundsmanship
More than 600 of the UK’s and Europe’s leading groundscare experts from both the professional and volunteer sector, as well as dignitaries from the governing bodies of sport and influential sports
IOG Industry Research Reveals a 'Skills and Recruitment Time Bomb'
The footballing achievements of England’s Lionesses and the men’s one day cricket team may have inspired another generation of players this year's summer and with sports participation - by all ages
Sports Turf Operative Apprenticeships under review
The IOG is urging the turf care sector – especially training providers, employers and apprentices – to take part in the consultation exercise announced by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Tech
GaNTIP Programme reports another year of progress for grassroots football and...
New statistics show that the pitch improvement strategy instigated by the Premier League, The Football Association, the Government’s Football Foundation, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) a
David Carpenter is appointed IOG chair
As David Carpenter takes over as chair of the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG), he says his three-year tenure in the post will be a case of evolution not revolution.
SALTEX 2019 - Plan your trip!!
During the two-day event, from 30-31 October at the NEC Birmingham, more than 500 brands will be on show in three large halls containing a plethora of exhibitors.
Finalists announced for IOG Industry Awards 2019
The finalists have been announced for this year’s prestigious IOG Industry Awards which acknowledge the passion, dedication and challenges faced by grounds staff, volunteers and professionals acros
Luke Perry joins IOG as SALTEX & Events director
The IOG has appointed Luke Perry in the newly-created position of SALTEX & Events director, and he will be primarily responsible for the growth, development, management and delivery of the IOG’
FA Groundsperson of the Year Award Winners 2019
The Football Association's (FA) Groundsperson of the Year Awards is a nationwide competition for non-league football groundsman with 2018 representing the 17th time that these awards have taken pla
New app to help groundskeepers get plaudits for their pitch - now available!
The Premier League, The Football Association (FA) and the Government’s Football Foundation are ramping up efforts to improve the quality of grass pitches in England with the launch of the Football