PetQuip Awards 2023 winners announced

Last night’s PetQuip Awards hosted a record number of guests as the pet industry convened to recognise excellence and celebrate achievement. Held alongside and in association with PATS Telford, the PetQuip Awards cover Supplier, Retailer, Product, Export and Lifetime...

Yorkshire Garden Centre group donates from Kindness Pot to community groups and charities

A ‘Kindness Pot' set up by Yorkshire Garden Centre group has supported 22 local groups and donated over £1,000 in the last six months. The Yorkshire Garden Centres (YGC) initiative was established to support local causes nominated by team members at the group's four...

Retail crime: HTA calls on Home Secretary for urgent action

The HTA has joined forces with the BRC and other major retailers to call for action on the escalating crisis of retail crime. In 2022, the HTA estimated £16 million worth of garden centre turnover had been lost to retail crime over the last 12 months. Over 70% of...

Expansion work at Laylocks Garden Centre is underway

Work is underway at the expansion at Laylocks Garden Centre in Cotheridge near Worcester. The aim is to open the new development in March 2024.  Hannah Warr, a director at the centre, said: "We are excited. Everyone has been telling us they are excited by the new...

Dobbies teams up with The Tree Council for free children’s workshop

Dobbies is supporting the Tree Council seed gathering campaign with a special edition of its Little Seedlings Club workshop on Sunday 1 October. The free event will offer children aged 4-10 the chance to learn about "Super Seeds". It will discuss the vital role they...




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