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Fresh air plants for a clean New Year

January 8, 2016

Haskins Garden Centres are helping shoppers start the new-year afresh, by offering a range of healthy houseplants which naturally remove pollutants from the air. The home, school and office can be full of airborne pollutants, with carpets, mattresses, paint, household products, pets, and even people harbouring toxins – especially in the winter months, when windows…

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Haskins Helps Dorset Wildlife Trust

November 30, 2015

During November, Haskins had the pleasure of working with the Dorset Wildlife Trust. Jack Bedford, a Wildlife Skills Volunteer at the Urban Wildlife Centre in Corfe Mullen, contacted Haskins for some help. Jack is tasked to help make the Centre “a great example of nature friendly gardening” and needed some ideas and resources to make…

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Cardiac Patient Raises funds for Community Defibrillators

November 23, 2015

Former cardiac patient Greg Smithers who had previously suffered a heart attack and underwent Cardiac Surgery; has been fundraising  for the Sussex Heart Charity since 2008. This year he decided to do something different and approached the Sussex Heart Charity to organise sponsored walk from Ferring to Littlehampton in August 2015. This first event was…

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Garden Centre Teams Gain Management Qualification

November 3, 2015

Haskins staff achieve Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management as part of Haskins on-going commitment to training and development. Personnel from across the four Haskins Garden Centres and Head Office have gained their Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management. The eleven members of staff, who have all previously completed their Level 2 Certificate in Leadership…

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GCA Awards Haskins Roundstone as Best Destination Garden Centre

August 3, 2015

The annual Garden Centres Association awards for the South Thames region presented the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre near Worthing as the Best Destination Garden Centre for the second year running.  The Haskins team who attended a presentation in Southampton also returned with an additional 15 merit certificates for categories including catering, outdoor living, disabled facilities…

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Ewan’s Design Wins Pizza Prize

June 18, 2015

Ewan Flowers, 11 from Bury near Arundel was announced winner of the design a pizza competition held at the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre near Worthing.  His design entitled “The Real Italian Job” was chosen from entries from youngsters across the region. Ewan, who attends Rydon Community College, had never entered a competition so he was…

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Haskins Appoints New Board Members

June 10, 2015

With further expansion in its sights, Haskins Garden Centres Ltd has added two more board members to the existing team comprising of Chairman Warren Haskins, Chief Executive Julian Winfield and Buying Director Conna Powles.  Lisa Looker, who has been Director of Marketing  for 3 years and the recently appointed Finance Director Glenn Carroll join the…

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School Sunflower Growing Competition Launched

May 15, 2015

The Georgian Gardens Community Primary School in Rustington is celebrating the year of the Sunflower with high expectations. An inter-class competition to see who can grow the tallest Sunflower has commenced as seeds, supplied by the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre, are now planted within the schools gardens. Haskins’ General Manager Nick Joad presented the seeds…

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Mark Appointed Assistant Manager at Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre

April 28, 2015

A former pupil from Littlehampton Community School has been appointed as Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre’s Assistant General Manager. Mark Lephard, 38 from Worthing has joined the team of 150 staff at the garden centre following a managerial career at Sainsbury since 2008. His first job was with the Worthing Leisure centre where he gained his…

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