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ECB gearing up to help flood-affected clubs - aided by IOG regional pitch...
Dan Musson and the rest of the ECB's facilities and investment team are braced for a hectic start to 2016 providing practical support to the many clubs who have been hit by Storm Desmond, Eva, or i
Sport England's Flood relief fund expanded to help more communities recover
Sport England has increased its emergency flood relief fund to £400,000 to help people repair sports pitches and facilities destroyed by this winter's unprecedented rainfall.
Emergency Football Relief Fund
The Emergency Football Relief Fund has been established using funding from the Premier League, The FA and Government as a response to the recent storms that have affected the North of England.
Free weed, pest and disease control update events
The Amenity Forum is holding a series of free, half-day updating events across the UK in early 2016. These run from January through to April.
The IOG's response to the Government's Strategy for Sport
While the Government’s new strategy for sport – ‘Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation’ – does, indeed, mention groundsmanship and the need for well-maintained playing surfaces (and
It’s official - SALTEX 2015 is the UK’s largest turf management event
The IOG has revealed the independently audited attendance figures for SALTEX 2015.
Sports participation up by 245,000 according to latest Active People Survey
Sport England's latest Active People Survey reveals the number of people playing sport regularly has increased
Sport England offers tips on how to save under-threat facilities
Sports clubs at risk of having their playing fields or facilities sold off or closed should list them as an Asset of Community Value (ACV), according to guidance published by Sport England.
Frosts scoops Grand Award at BALI National Landscape Awards 2015
Nearly 900 UK landscape industry professionals gathered at Grosvenor House in central London last week to celebrate the winners of the BALI National Landscape Awards 2015 run in association with Ho
IOG plays supporting role at BTME 2016 Groundsman Conference
If you’re planning on visiting BTME in Harrogate from 19-21 January 2016 then make sure you visit the IOG stand (Q44) and sign up for sessions covering cricket, rugby and natural v synthetic sports