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September 2008

Avanti man joins Silverwood 30 September 2008
Alan Silverwood Ltd has announced the appointment of David Jarrett as their new sales agent for the South West of England, and the South and West of Wales.

Rochford appointment 29 September 2008
Rochford Gm has appointed Stewart Anderson as operations director.

Skies not the limit 29 September 2008
Adrenalin junkies from the PJH Group took to the skies recently in another fundraising event for the distributor's charity of the year, Clic Sargent.

Rolawn expands sales team 29 September 2008
Rolawn has appointed Anthony Lafferty to the position of regional sales manager for North West England and North Wales.

New chair for UK Rainwater Harvesting Association 10 September 2008
Mike Norton, technical director of Kingspan Pollution Control, has been appointed chairman of the UK Rainwater Harvesting Association.

Garden industry pioneer retires 1 September 2008
Paul Butler, one of the first in the trade to introduce natural stone into the UK, is to hang up his boots after 30 years' service.


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