Employees of Zest 4 Leisure, a leading trade supplier of quality timber garden products including furniture, arches, arbours and fencing, have collectively smashed their charity fundraising target for 2018.
Four employees working at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown are training for the Bournemouth Half Marathon in aid of Autism Wessex.
General manager Simon Hallam, customer services assistant team leader Pauline Oxford, admin assistant Ellie Trickett and customer service assistant Ruby Johnson are running the Bournemouth Half Marathon on Sunday October 7. They’ll be joined by Pauline’s daughter, Claire, and husband, David, making a total of a team of six.
Garden Re-Leaf Day is fast approaching! With just under three weeks until the garden retail industry comes together to kickstart the season and raise much needed funds for Greenfingers, the event organisers are urging interested parties to sign up now and take part before it’s too late!
Garden businesses across the country have been busy planning their own FUNdraising events for Garden Re-Leaf Day on Friday 16th March, and across the weekend. Longacres Garden Centre will be going the extra mile with over 40 people completing a sponsored walk which will start at their Shepperton store with a pit stop at their Chobham branch, before finishing at their Bagshotheadquarters – a total distance of 20 miles. A family fun day will also be held in store to welcome back the tireless walkers on Sunday 18th March which will include face painting, food and much more!
Greenfingers Charity is inviting their supporters to put their pedal power to the test this spring by taking on an inspiring new Cycle Challenge for Garden Re-Leaf Day.
The event, which takes place on Friday 16th March, will now feature a new Cycle Ride Challenge for bike enthusiasts.
The route will start in World's End Garden Centre, Wendover and take in the scenic Chiltern hills and idyllic countryside. There will be two routes available, 50 miles and 100 miles .