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Andy McIndoe honoured with Veitch Memorial Medal

Garden industry expert Andy McIndoe was recently presented the Veitch Memorial Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society, one of the highest accolades in the world of horticulture. 
27 February 2017

Jewson sponsors cyclist in Giro d’Italia challenge

Builders merchant, Jewson has joined forces with Polypipe and McCann to sponsor veteran cyclist Mick Ives as he gears up to ride 3,400km to raise money for charity. 
24 February 2017

Wilkinson Sword supports veteran charity

Garden tool firm Wilkinson Sword stepped in to help the Trafford Veterans Mess Charity when its portacabin was attacked by arsonists 
24 February 2017

Gardman appoints garden centre independents team director

Garden products supplier, Gardman appoints Scott McCabe as Director, Garden Centre Independents 
21 February 2017

New marketing director for Screwfix

Graham Smith has been promoted to marketing director at Kingfisher retailer Screwfix. 
16 February 2017

Lowe's long-timer to be awarded Global DIY Lifetime Award

Gregory M. Bridgeford is to received the fifth Global DIY Lifetime Award at this year's Global DIY Summit in Berlin. 
15 February 2017

New general manager for Global DIY Summit

Iñaki Maillard will be the new general manager for the Global DIY Summit, reporting directly to chairmen, co-founders and official moderators Ralf Rahmede and John Herbert. 
10 February 2017

Memorial planned for B&Q worker

A 37-year-old B&Q worker from Dundee is to be commemorated with a plaque at the store where he worked for 20 years. 
1 February 2017

GCA welcomes new inspectors

The Garden Centre Association has today announced its three new inspectors who will begin visiting member garden centres this spring. 
23 January 2017

Dunlop hires new area sales manager

Dunlop, specialist manufacturer of tiling, decorating and flooring products for the trade, has hired a new area sales manager (ASM) for the Midlands. 
16 January 2017

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