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Latest news from Haskins West End

“Bring A Bride” Urges Garden Centre Bosses Promoting Charity Record Breaking Challenge

April 28, 2015

If you can get to the Haskins Garden Centre at West End Southampton on the afternoon of Sunday 10th May, preferably wearing, or with someone in a wedding dress, you could join the challenge to beat the current record of the most people wearing wedding dresses in one place.  The local Countess of Mountbatten Hospice…

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New Managerial Team Appointed At Haskins West End Garden Centre

March 24, 2015

The 140 full and part time staff at the Haskins West End Garden Centre near Eastleigh have a new management team. The recently promoted General Manager Peter Callaway is now supported by the former restaurant general manager Ben Harrison, who has been promoted to Assistant General Manager of the Centre.  Ben’s role as boss of…

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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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Peter Promoted To Haskins Garden Centre Boss

February 2, 2015

The Haskins Garden Centre at West End, Southampton has a new General Manager. Peter Callaway from Hedge End, who joined the business in 2011 as Assistant Manager, has been promoted to General Manager of the team of 140 full and part time retail and catering staff. Prior to joining Haskins, Peter held management roles with…

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Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening Fundraises For Hospice

December 8, 2014

The annual Haskins Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening at West End raised over £350 for the  Countess Of Mountbatten Hospice.  Hundreds of children and their parents visited Santa in his grotto, and all of the  proceeds from the tickets was donated to the good cause. The Festive visitors also enjoyed activities including face painting, storytelling,…

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Christmas Display Challenges Home Décor Styles

November 11, 2014

Can you really decorate a home for Christmas without the use of tinsel? With different styles of home décor trends to inspire visitors at the four Haskins Garden Centres there is no need for every Christmas to look the same. New this year  are  key Christmas trends based on classic movies The Great Gatsby,  It’s…

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Barista of the year competition

October 1, 2014

At Haskins, we love a good cup of coffee. That’s why we’re proud to announce the results of our Barista of the Year competition for 2014. Congratulations to all our winners…

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Bulb Markets Offer Advice For Brighter Spring Gardens

September 12, 2014

Kevin Holmes in the Haskins Bulb market Gardening requires patience, especially when it comes to planting bulbs in the Autumn ready for a display of fabulous bright colours in the spring. To encourage local gardeners to plan ahead for next year, the teams at the four Haskins Garden Centres have created a Bulb Market section…

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Centre Staff Become Dementia Friends

September 12, 2014

Ruth Crosland (2nd left) with  Haskins team members (from left) Kevin Dorning, Liz Welch, Joolz Walford, Angie Mannwith. Over 40 staff at the Haskins Garden Centres have become Dementia Friend after attending sessions presented by Ruth Crosland, a volunteer Dementia friends champion from Alzheimer’s Society.  The team members, who now as Dementia Friends can wear…

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