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IOG Industry Awards winners - the very best in UK groundsmanship
More than 640 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 Awards 2015 is a sell out
With 630 attendees, this year’s Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Industry Awards event is a sell-out!
Nottingham named as England's top sporting destination
Nottingham has been announced today as England’s official Home of Sport, following a national campaign by tourism board VisitEngland, in a bid to find England’s top sporting destination.
Launches, announcements and prizes at SALTEX 2015
From turfcare and specialist machinery to landscaping and playgrounds, more than 270 SALTEX 2015 exhibitors will bring together the latest products, equipment and expertise.
BBC TV highlights IOG life member in mobility scooter con
A mobility scooter scam that conned Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Life Member George Skirving out of a considerable amount of money will be revealed this month on national television.
Sports Industry Needs Pitch Grading Framework, IOG tells Government
The response by the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) to the Government consultation on its 'New Strategy for Sport' includes calls for the introduction of a national framework for grading natural
Record attendance for IOG Industry Awards 2015
This year’s prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Industry Awards event has broken all attendance records as more than 600 seats have been booked – more than ever before - four weeks out fr
Walter Goodyear receives long-service award
Ninety-eight-year-old IOG Life Member Walter Goodyear has received the Bert Bond award from Derbyshire County Council for his outstanding contribution to groundsmanship.
Pitch to Win results are in!
Throughout 2015 the IOG has been working alongside Briggs & Stratton, a global petrol engine manufacturer for lawnmowers and outdoor power equipment, to find amateur sports teams whose pitches
Support Kate’s fundraising walk
This month, IOG Board member and Turf Disease Centre agronomist Dr Kate Entwistle will be walking the 256 miles of the Pennine Way, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm, to raise awareness of and funding for