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Government has heard concerns of retail industry, says BRC

Government has heard concerns of retail industry, says BRC

The British Retail Consortium says today’s Autumn Statement by chancellor Jeremy Hunt shows that the “government has heard the concerns…
Garden centre staff selected to attend IGCA Congress in Amsterdam

Garden centre staff selected to attend IGCA Congress in Amsterdam

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) Trust recently selected two members to attend this year’s International Garden Centre Association Congress. Laura…
Will Armitage joins HTA as non-executive director

Will Armitage joins HTA as non-executive director

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced the appointment of Will Armitage as a non-executive director. Will is one of…
Spear and Jackson announces a new brand partnership

Spear and Jackson announces a new brand partnership

Garden tools company, Spear and Jackson, has announced its new collaboration with influencer and author, Huw Richards, from 25 March…
HTA announces departure of its director of policy and communications

HTA announces departure of its director of policy and communications

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced that James Clark, director of policy and communications, has decided to leave after…
HTA announces two key personnel changes

HTA announces two key personnel changes

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has announced two new appointments. Dave Denny has been promoted to the newly created role…
Colin Squire: A tribute to Peter Seabrook

Colin Squire: A tribute to Peter Seabrook

Colin Squire shares his thoughts on the sad passing of Peter Seabrook: “We were so sorry to hear of the…
HTA mourns the loss of “true champion” Peter Seabrook

HTA mourns the loss of “true champion” Peter Seabrook

Gardening writer and broadcaster Peter Seabrook passed away over the weekend at the age of 86. His family announced that…
HTA announces two new appointments for 2022

HTA announces two new appointments for 2022

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is increasing its team with two new hires to the newly created roles of technical…
GCA to welcome inclusion and diversity consultant at 2022 conference

GCA to welcome inclusion and diversity consultant at 2022 conference

Consultant, public speaker and author Linbert Spencer OBE will be presenting at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference in…
Southern Trident appoints new sustainability supply chain manager

Southern Trident appoints new sustainability supply chain manager

Southern Trident has announced the appointment of a new sustainability supply chain manager. Birago Amofa has joined the company to…
Dobbies strengthens leadership team

Dobbies strengthens leadership team

Dobbies has announced three senior appointments, strengthening its team as it continues to develop its platform for growth.  Richard Hodges…
Haskins Garden Centre promotes longstanding staff member to operations director

Haskins Garden Centre promotes longstanding staff member to operations director

Ben Harrison has been promoted to operations director of Haskins Garden Centres after 12 years with the family business. He…
Founder of Wildlife World steps down as managing director after 22 years

Founder of Wildlife World steps down as managing director after 22 years

Norman Sellers is stepping down as managing director of Wildlife World. He started the company from a small farm in…
New director announced for Langlands Garden Centres

New director announced for Langlands Garden Centres

Langlands Nurseries Ltd has announced the appointment of Daniel Lawton as director. Dan started his new role on the 1…
New northern sales manager for Toynamics UK & Ireland

New northern sales manager for Toynamics UK & Ireland

Toynamics UK & Ireland appoints Nick Rushton as area sales manager for the north. Nick’s role will focus on driving…
New non-executive directors at Squire’s Garden Centres announced

New non-executive directors at Squire’s Garden Centres announced

Squire’s Garden Centres has appointed two new non-executive directors. Rob Collins has held various roles within the John Lewis partnership…
Perrywood Garden Centre supporting local designer at RHS Hampton Court

Perrywood Garden Centre supporting local designer at RHS Hampton Court

Perrywood Garden Centre is supporting Suffolk based designer and author Lucy Hutchings with her edible allotment garden. The design that…
GIMA re-elects president

GIMA re-elects president

GIMA has announced the re-election of Simon McArdle of Westland Horticulture as GIMA president, following its AGM held virtually on…
Promotion for Haskins Garden Centre’s catering manager

Promotion for Haskins Garden Centre’s catering manager

Jason Froggatt, who first joined Haskins Garden Centres in 2003, has been promoted to group catering manager. Jason started his…
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