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MJ Abbott wins Principal Award at 2014 BALI Awards
8 December 2014

MJ Abbott wins Principal Award at 2014 BALI Awards

Sports turf construction experts MJ Abbott Limited won the Principal Award in the Sports Grounds & Leisure Facilities category at the glittering awards ceremony for the BALI National Landscape Awards 2014 held on Friday 5th December at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane.

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MJ Abbott Mo Bros raise more than £1,000 in Movember
1 December 2014

MJ Abbott Mo Bros raise more than £1,000 in Movember

A select group of employees from MJ Abbott have been cultivating their facial hair all through November, to raise funds and awareness for men's health in support of the annual Movember initiative.

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Senior Open to return to Wales in 2017
28 November 2014

Senior Open to return to Wales in 2017

The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex will return to Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in 2017 following the huge success of Wales’s first Senior Major Championship this summer.

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MJ Abbott creates second butterfly bank for RSPB
17 November 2014

MJ Abbott creates second butterfly bank for RSPB

Following the success of the butterfly bank created last autumn for the RSPB at their Winterbourne Downs nature reserve near Salisbury, site manager Patrick Cashman called on specialist contractor MJ Abbott Limited once again when he wanted to create a second butterfly bank on the same site.

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MJ Abbott's London Irish project featured in STRI Bulletin
27 October 2014

MJ Abbott's London Irish project featured in STRI Bulletin

Leading specialist sports contractor MJ Abbott's project to construct new training facilities for London Irish Rugby Club at Sunbury-on-Thames in West London is featured in the October issue of the STRI Bulletin, the journal of the Sports Turf Research Institute.

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MJ Abbott orders JCB machines at excavator event
13 October 2014

MJ Abbott orders JCB machines at excavator event

Golf and sports construction specialists MJ Abbott Limited placed an order for two new JCB JS130LC excavators at the recent JCB excavator event held at JCB World Headquarters at Rocester in Staffordshire.

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Visit MJ Abbott at the British National Ploughing Championships
9 October 2014

Visit MJ Abbott at the British National Ploughing Championships

The final event in MJ Abbott's busy country show schedule for 2014 is the 64th annual British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival at Wootton St Lawrence near Basingstoke, Hampshire, on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th October.

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MJ Abbott wins BALI award for London Irish project
22 September 2014

MJ Abbott wins BALI award for London Irish project

Leading specialist sports contractor MJ Abbott Limited has won a BALI National Award in the Sports Grounds and Leisure Facilities category for its project to construct new training facilities for elite and community rugby for London Irish Rugby Club at Sunbury-on-Thames in West London.

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Newbury next in MJ Abbott's summer show season
18 September 2014

Newbury next in MJ Abbott's summer show season

The next show in MJ Abbott's busy country show schedule for 2014 is The Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground, which takes place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September and is one of the largest agricultural shows in the south of England.

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Ryder Cup quartet to tee up at ISPS HANDA Wales Open
17 September 2014

Ryder Cup quartet to tee up at ISPS HANDA Wales Open

Thomas Bjørn and Stephen Gallacher will complete a formidable quartet of Ryder Cup players teeing up at this week’s ISPS HANDA Wales Open. The duo join former World No 1 Lee Westwood and in-form Welshman Jamie Donaldson in a fitting final warm-up at Celtic Manor for the Ryder Cup which takes place next week.

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Romsey Show next in line for MJ Abbott's sales team
10 September 2014

Romsey Show next in line for MJ Abbott's sales team

Following a hectic August exhibiting at shows at Honiton, Dunster, Gillingham & Shaftesbury and Melplash, MJ Abbott's sales team are moving on next to the Romsey Show, which takes place on Saturday 13th September at the Broadlands Estate in Romsey, Hampshire.

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London Irish selected as an official Team Base for RWC 2015
27 August 2014

London Irish selected as an official Team Base for RWC 2015

Wales and Fiji have been assigned to use the training facilities at Hazelwood, the new home of London Irish Rugby Club, for their pool games for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015). Hazelwood will also host teams for the knock-out stages, which culminates in the final on October 31 2015 at Twickenham Stadium.

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Birchwood Park Golf Centre course upgrades completed
22 August 2014

Birchwood Park Golf Centre course upgrades completed

Golfers at Birchwood Park Golf Centre in Kent are benefiting from enhanced course conditions following an investment of £250,000 and three years of renovation by course manager Mark Bell and his team, writes Golf Business News.

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Two shows in busy week for MJ Abbott's sales team
18 August 2014

Two shows in busy week for MJ Abbott's sales team

Following a successful outing at Dunster Show last Friday, MJ Abbott's sales team have a busy week ahead, with Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show on Wednesday 20th August closely followed by the Melplash Show on Thursday 21st August.

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MJ Abbott's Jon Cox collects award at Wessex Truck Show
15 August 2014

MJ Abbott's Jon Cox collects award at Wessex Truck Show

MJ Abbott's LGV driver Jon Cox was very pleased to win second prize in the Best Company/Working class at the Wessex Truck Show held at Yeovil Showground over the weekend of 9th and 10th August 2014.

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Dunster next in MJ Abbott's busy summer show schedule
12 August 2014

Dunster next in MJ Abbott's busy summer show schedule

The next stop in MJ Abbott's busy summer schedule of agricultural and country shows is the Dunster Show, which this year takes place on Friday 15th August at Dunster Castle Lawns adjacent to the A39 near Minehead in West Somerset.

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Regular secondary treatments help maintain good drainage
8 August 2014

Regular secondary treatments help maintain good drainage

The importance of carrying out regular planned secondary drainage treatments on sports pitches, playing fields and golf courses has been highlighted by Nathan George, Contracts Manager with MJ Abbott Limited, one of the country’s leading sports turf and land drainage contractors, reports Golf Business News.

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Honiton kicks off busy show season for MJ Abbott
1 August 2014

Honiton kicks off busy show season for MJ Abbott

MJ Abbott's sales team start their annual pilgrimage to the south of England's agricultural and country shows next week. The first show in this year's schedule is Honiton Agricultural Show on Thursday 7th August.

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Langer seals record-breaking Senior Open victory
28 July 2014

Langer seals record-breaking Senior Open victory

Bernhard Langer completed a remarkable record-breaking wire-to-wire victory in The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex, carding a closing four under par round of 67 to win by a staggering 13 shots from Colin Montgomerie at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club, reports the website of The European Tour.

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A proud week for greenkeeping at The Open
23 July 2014

A proud week for greenkeeping at The Open

Last week a mixture of experienced and youthful BIGGA members headed to The Open at Hoylake from a huge range of clubs far and wide – and dealt expertly with a number of challenges including an unprecedented two-tee start on Saturday, writes Golf Business News.

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