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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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Raffle Raises Funds For Children’s Hospice Garden Appeal

April 20, 2015

The Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre near Worthing supported the Green Fingers Charity’s appeal to help fund gardens for children’s hospices across the country.  A special raffle for an assortment of gardening goodies was arranged by staff at the centre.  The gardening kit included a wheelbarrow full of compost, gardening tools, and clothing items for the…

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Canine Partners Announced Haskins Garden Centre’s Charity of the Year

March 6, 2015

The Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre has continued its tradition of dedicating its fundraising wishing well and events throughout the year to a charity from the West Sussex region.  Members of Canine Partners, a charity that trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities, attended the centre’s announcement to say that they are this year’s chosen charity.…

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School Joins National Nest Box Week

February 4, 2015

The National Nest Box Week (14 to 21 February) organised by the  BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) will this year have the support of the Talbot House Preparatory School as the Haskins Garden Centre has donated a Camera Nest Box so pupils can follow the progress of any nesting birds. Haskins General Manager Matt Hill…

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