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Squire’s financial results encouraging despite a challenging year

The Directors of Squire’s Garden Centres are pleased to report that they have just filed their annual accounts at Companies House for the year ending 31 July 2020. The accounting period spanned pre-pandemic, the first lockdown and subsequent high ...
13 April 2021 0 Comments

Sheffield hand tool company honours 38 years of service

Martin Newsome, Steve Owens, Neal Statham and Malc Sellars celebrate the milestone of a collective total of 172 years working life at Newsome ToolsNewsome Tools’ sales & marketing manager, Malc Sellars has retired after 38 years of loyal service....
13 April 2021 1 Comments People News

Homebase partners with Next to launch garden centres

Homebase is set to bring the best of its gardening products to a selection of Next stores. This is part of a trial across the country between the two well-loved British brands.Six Homebase garden centres will open in Next stores in Shoreham, Ipswich,...
12 April 2021 0 Comments

Lords Builders Merchants announce the acquisition of Condell Ltd

Lords Builders Merchants has accquired the majority shareholding in Condell Ltd. Condells currently operates from two branches – Sutton (South London), Horsham (West Sussex) and has a strong on-line presence. The company was founded in 2006 by Ruth ...
9 April 2021 0 Comments

Online tropical plant retailer launches first store for ‘millennial gardeners’

An online store selling hundreds of exotic houseplants has opened its first retail space in response to a growing trend for indoor gardening across the UK. Grow Tropicals will specialise in exotic and rare tropical plants and indoor gardening ...
8 April 2021 0 Comments

Warm weather and easing of restrictions drives footfall up, but Easter hit by cold Monday

Footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +8.5% last week from the week before, but was fuelled primarily by the warm weather at the beginning of the week.The increase in activity in high streets and retail parks was of a similar magnitude (+9% ...
7 April 2021 0 Comments

The future is green - installers must seek confidence in legislation not short term schemes, says Griff Thomas from GTEC

Following the announcement that the Green Homes Grant would close to new applications on 31st March, Griff Thomas from GTEC has urged heating installers look beyond government consumer initiatives and keep faith in renewable technology as the future ...
6 April 2021 0 Comments

Enhanced visibility and safety with Snickers Workwear Hi-Vis

A Superior Range of Hi Vis Protective Wear – for all kinds of light conditions.Snickers Workwear takes personal wellbeing at work very ...
13 April 2021
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