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Published: 20th January 2020

Interplay Toy Fair 2020

Wire PR

Interplay UK Ltd is looking forward to a year with predicted growth fuelled by exciting new product developments and new brand introductions taking the company into new categories. A strong business strategy increasing marketing activity, competitiveness and distribution combined with significant…

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Published: 20th January 2020

Get ready for blast off with Drone Home and Snap Ships at London Toy Fair 2020.

Wire PR

The race to the stars is on with two new launches from Interplay UK. With space programmes aiming to ramp up activity in the 2020s, kids play trends follow suit with new intergalactic themed toys and games! Drone Home The aliens aren’t invading, they are battling to leave! The first action game to…

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Published: 20th January 2020

Sustainable Play Blossoms at Interplay UK.

Wire PR

Sustainable play with reusable packaging is the talk of Toy Fair 2020. Interplay UK is launching cool new toys that are kinder to the environment and integrates packaging into play! For the first time, you can now plant the seed paper petals of your collectable toy to grow a beautiful plant! Go…

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Published: 20th January 2020

WowWee Spins The Tunes At UK Toy Fair 2020

Wire PR

Distributor Jazwares showcases new WowWee range. WowWee, in partnership with distributor, Jazwares, is announcing exciting new brands at UK Toy Fair. Using its extensive experience designing top selling, award-winning unique toys and games, there is significant development from WowWee in 2020.

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Published: 20th January 2020

Trends UK & Wind Designs at UK Toy Fair 2020

Wire PR

Trends UK and Wind Designs are looking forward to an exciting 2020 introducing new licensed ELAs and cool brands at UK Toy Fair. Visit us on these stands: Trends UK (H42) and Wind Designs (H52) Trends UK Electronic Learning Toys Trends UK is expanding their highly popular ELA range with…

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Published: 20th January 2020

Have a Blast With New NERF BUNKR Battle Zone System

Wire PR

Introduced at UK Toy Fair, the new NERF BUNKR battle zone system will take blaster play to the next level with innovative and unique NERF-branded inflatable obstacles suitable for both indoor and outdoor play.  The NERF BUNKR Competition Pack (£39.99srp) features four cool urban themed obstacles…

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Published: 15th January 2020

2020 – a new decade of gardening trends to look forward to!

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The new decade has just begun, and the garden trends for 2020 are already a hot topic as we look forward to seeing what the season has in store. Team HWPR has compiled the latest developments and trends in gardening for you and what to expect to see going forward! Easy gardening According to the…

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Published: 15th January 2020

Are you ready to go ‘Monte Carlo or Bust’ for Greenfingers?

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

If you have a team of willing participants and a weekend spare, then the Bust Rallies’ Monte Carlo or Bust banger rally could be the perfect adventure. What’s even better, the Greenfingers charity has been granted 10 places for this fabulous event, meaning even more FUNdraising opportunities for…

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Published: 15th January 2020

2020 – a new decade of gardening trends to look forward to!

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The new decade has just begun, and the garden trends for 2020 are already a hot topic as we look forward to seeing what the season has in store. Team HWPR has compiled the latest developments and trends in gardening for you and what to expect to see going forward! Easy gardening According to the…

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Published: 15th January 2020

Are you ready to go ‘Monte Carlo or Bust’ for Greenfingers?

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

If you have a team of willing participants and a weekend spare, then the Bust Rallies’ Monte Carlo or Bust banger rally could be the perfect adventure. What’s even better, the Greenfingers charity has been granted 10 places for this fabulous event, meaning even more FUNdraising opportunities for…

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Published: 15th January 2020

Design Your Own Wood-Fired Pizza Palace in 2020!

Catapult PR

Valoriani, the Italian pizza oven brand that is the Rolls Royce of its sector - and the brand adopted by celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow, Gary Barlow and James Martin, to name but a few – is throwing down the gauntlet to UK homeowners desiring a garden oven in 2020, inviting them to try to out-do

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Published: 14th January 2020

DLF Seeds reports strong pre-season orders for Neudorff’s natural gardening range

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

DLF Seeds, the exclusive new distributor for Neudorff, is reporting strong pre-season orders for the German natural gardening pioneer’s leading product portfolio.   Since striking the agreement in September, DLF Seeds, owner of the leading Johnsons Lawn Seed brand, says the Neudorff range �…

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Published: 14th January 2020

DLF Seeds reports strong pre-season orders for Neudorff’s natural gardening range

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

DLF Seeds, the exclusive new distributor for Neudorff, is reporting strong pre-season orders for the German natural gardening pioneer’s leading product portfolio.   Since striking the agreement in September, DLF Seeds, owner of the leading Johnsons Lawn Seed brand, says the Neudorff range �…

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Published: 6th January 2020

Veganuary 2020 just got easier!

Midnight Communications

This Veganuary is set to be easier than ever before with Sushi Daily’s colourful new vegan and vegetarian menu. Offering a fresh, handmade alternative to convenience food, Sushi Daily’s veggie sushi is the ideal solution for a healthy plant-based lunch or dinner. Whether it’s for improved…

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Published: 3rd January 2020

Slimline Christmas trees hold the key to driving sales in 2020 as retailers assess their festive season performance

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Retailers who are taking stock of their festive season trading performance are being offered a helping hand to boost Christmas tree sales during 2020 – and turn around the fortunes of sales areas that fell below expectations. With the festive season established as a key point in the calendar to…

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Published: 2nd January 2020

Shepherdess Fashions Her Future with Stunning New Tweed Range

Catapult PR

On-trend women wishing to support an up-and-coming and unique new designer, who has every chance of building one of Britain’s most iconic fashion brands of the future, have the opportunity to live the life behind their clothing, if they buy into her story as well as her designer range.   Alison…

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Published: 2nd January 2020

Primeur’s ECO Garden display stands set to revitalise sales of garden borders and stepping stones in 2020

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

In a year that has seen Primeur’s penetration of UK garden centres increase exponentially, the company has been busy working behind the scenes to develop its instore merchandising displays for the award-winning Eco Garden range. As the industry begins making preparations for the 2020 season, the…

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Published: 2nd January 2020

Primeur’s ECO Garden display stands set to revitalise sales of garden borders and stepping stones in 2020

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

In a year that has seen Primeur’s penetration of UK garden centres increase exponentially, the company has been busy working behind the scenes to develop its instore merchandising displays for the award-winning Eco Garden range. As the industry begins making preparations for the 2020 season, the…

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Published: 2nd January 2020

The 2020 Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk & Cycle Challenge has a new home

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The annual Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk and Cycle Challenge have become an integral part of the Garden Re-Leaf activities, and this year the event will be finding itself a new home within the heart of the Chilterns. The 2020 start point will be Chilton Garden centre, newly acquired by British…

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Published: 2nd January 2020

The 2020 Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk & Cycle Challenge has a new home

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The annual Garden Re-Leaf Day Sponsored Walk and Cycle Challenge have become an integral part of the Garden Re-Leaf activities, and this year the event will be finding itself a new home within the heart of the Chilterns. The 2020 start point will be Chilton Garden centre, newly acquired by British…

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Published: 23rd December 2019

TV Exposure Boosts Preston Firm’s Pizza Oven Sales

Catapult PR

Preston-based Valoriani UK, suppliers of Italy’s finest wood-fired and gas-fired pizza ovens, is enjoying the benefits of mass media TV exposure, with orders having spiked in the last six weeks due to various pieces of TV footage. A Valoriani Igloo 140 wood oven is currently featuring in a TV…

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Published: 20th December 2019

New Automated Pallet Debanders Raise Safety Levels at Britvic

Redbrick Communications

Britvic uploads almost 100,000 aluminium cans from pallets onto each of three new canning lines per hour at the company’s upgraded Rugby production site. Now the process of removing each pallet’s plastic retaining straps has been fully automated using vertical debanders manufactured by L.B.

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Published: 20th December 2019

Brighton’s leading luxury watch retailer wins Best New Store the Year

Chimera Communications

Key points New luxury store wins retail trade accoladeBrighton store ends year on a high Having opened its new relocated Brighton store only a mere matter of months ago, The Watches of Switzerland Group plc has now won the much-coveted Best New Store of the Year category in the WatchPro Awards 2019.

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Published: 19th December 2019

Carlton Hill Primary School raises £2,500 at its Christmas fete

Midnight Communications

Carlton Hill Primary School in Queen’s Park raised over £2,500 for school supplies at its annual Winter Fair this weekend. The school’s PTA welcomed around 350 children, parents and local community members to the fair held on Sunday 08 December. Guests enjoyed homemade festive treats and mulled…

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Published: 18th December 2019

Put your Best Foot Forward with Your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

Catapult PR

Pioneering and British flat shoe designer, Cocorose London - the inventor of the foldable shoe - is encouraging women to make good foot health, their New Year’s resolution and remember that their feet deserve as much love and care as the rest of their body. Getting into a good foot healthcare…

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Published: 18th December 2019

Last-Minute Gifts from Cocorose London

Catapult PR

Still looking for a last-minute gift for friends, family or the woman you love?  Well, the best things come in little packages or purses and foot-comfort genie Cocorose London has lots of gorgeous and super-comfy options that can still be delivered pre-Christmas. Under £50   The Barbican Gold…

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Published: 18th December 2019

The UK’s top winter beach walks named – just in time for a Christmas stroll

Midnight Communications

Best places to get moving in a Winter Wanderland  The UK’s best winter beach walks have been named just in time for a bracing festive stroll - with Robin Hood’s Bay in Yorkshire taking top spot. The list was put together by Boundless, the events and experiences club for public sector workers…

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Published: 17th December 2019

A look to Glee 2020: where the garden retail sector thrives

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The future is looking bright for garden retail. According to AMA Research’s 2017 Garden Market Analysis Report the UK Garden Products market* is currently valued at £5.7billion and is expected to benefit from a 2% annual increase until 2023. With technology, sustainability, ethical living, and…

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Published: 17th December 2019

A look to Glee 2020: where the garden retail sector thrives

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

The future is looking bright for garden retail. According to AMA Research’s 2017 Garden Market Analysis Report the UK Garden Products market* is currently valued at £5.7billion and is expected to benefit from a 2% annual increase until 2023. With technology, sustainability, ethical living, and…

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Published: 16th December 2019

Use Wamiz’s Checklist to See if it is Fair to Get a Pet This Christmas

Catapult PR

Wamiz, Europe’s number 1 website for pet lovers, has conducted research through its UK site – www.wamiz.co.uk - which shows 83% of the UK’s dog owners will buy a Christmas present for their pooch this Christmas, as will 74% of cat owners.   Meanwhile 70% of pet owners will rustle up a…

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Published: 13th December 2019

Ashford Borough Council announces £1m corporate property maintenance contract

Zest ST Ltd

Ashford Borough Council has appointed a Kent-based company to handle maintenance, servicing and repairs to its growing corporate property portfolio. The council has awarded a five year contract to property and building maintenance specialist DCB (Kent) Limited after a tender process which set a high…

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Published: 12th December 2019

Pics of Polling Station Pooches Back Up What Pet Survey Says

Catapult PR

The number of photos of dogs sitting outside polling stations this election day, comes as no surprise to Europe’s number one pet website Wamiz, fully reinforcing the findings of research conducted by its www.wamiz.co.uk team. The Wamiz survey found that 70% of UK pet owners will be cooking or…

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Published: 11th December 2019

Coachworks opens with a festive swing

Zest ST Ltd

Coachworks, an exciting urban design scheme in the heart of Ashford town centre, welcomed an estimated 1,000 visitors during its opening weekend, with a Christmas market helping to draw in the crowds.  The cluster of former industrial buildings owned by Ashford Borough Council have been…

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Published: 11th December 2019

2019 – a look back at the year’s gardening stories and trends

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

As we head towards the new year and decade, the team at HWPR look back at the stories and trends that dominated the garden industry in 2019. As the year began, concerns about the environment and sustainability were still high on the consumer agenda and the media storm caused by Blue Planet II had…

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Published: 10th December 2019

Primeur’s unbreakable recycled rubber range helps retailers to slash the cost of in-store wastage

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Primeur, the renowned innovator with a proven track record of bringing stylish, sustainable products to market, is helping retailers to slash the cost of wastage with a new generation of ‘virtually indestructible’ garden ranges that can endure punishing levels of wear and tear without suffering

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Published: 10th December 2019

Primeur’s unbreakable recycled rubber range helps retailers to slash the cost of in-store wastage

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Primeur, the renowned innovator with a proven track record of bringing stylish, sustainable products to market, is helping retailers to slash the cost of wastage with a new generation of ‘virtually indestructible’ garden ranges that can endure punishing levels of wear and tear without suffering

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Published: 10th December 2019

79% of pet owners will buy their pet a Christmas gift

Catapult PR

The best Christmas gifts for a pet are the presence and affection of its owner, however, a small present never hurt anyone right? After all, aren’t our loving companions part of the family? They should also be included in the celebration and what better way to do that than by involving them and

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Published: 9th December 2019

Splendour 2020 Goes on Sale for Christmas

Redbrick Communications

The first release of tickets has been put on sale for Splendour, one of the best festivals in the East Midlands, just in time for Christmas. With this year’s Splendour selling out in record time, now there is the chance to gift family, friends and loved ones with a festive Splendour Christmas…

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Published: 9th December 2019

A White Christmas is Still a Possibility (in your kitchen, at least)

Catapult PR

Still dreaming of a white Christmas in your kitchen? It may not be too late, if you act swiftly and resolve to be kind to the environment, as well as your purse or wallet, by shopping at www.theusedkitchencompany.com Rather than waiting weeks for stock to come in, you can shop with The Used Kitchen…

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Published: 6th December 2019

Christmas gifts from The School of Artisan Food

Redbrick Communications

The School of Artisan Food has served up a menu of Christmas gifts for the festive season that will whet the appetites of both the most committed foodies and enthusiastic beginners.   From baking and patisserie to cheese-making and butchery; pie-making to brewing, preserving and pickling to…

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Published: 5th December 2019

Glee at Spring Fair 2020: Find out more from Matthew Mein, Event Director

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

As the third annual ‘Glee at Spring Fair’ gets ever closer, the show’s Event Director, Matthew Mein, provides an update on what the industry can expect, and why garden retailers should make the event a ‘must attend’ part of their spring 2020 plans. Why Glee at Spring Fair – how does it…

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Published: 5th December 2019

Glee at Spring Fair 2020: Find out more from Matthew Mein, Event Director

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

As the third annual ‘Glee at Spring Fair’ gets ever closer, the show’s Event Director, Matthew Mein, provides an update on what the industry can expect, and why garden retailers should make the event a ‘must attend’ part of their spring 2020 plans. Why Glee at Spring Fair – how does it…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Celebrating 50 years of innovation – how Primeur’s Mighty Mats can help you make an entrance in the 2020 season

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Following an astonishing year of success in the garden retail industry, Primeur, the leading suppliers of eco-friendly and innovative garden products, is proud to present its extensive Mighty Mats doormat range, which its hope will drive further sales for garden centres in the new year. Primeur has…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Celebrating 50 years of innovation – how Primeur’s Mighty Mats can help you make an entrance in the 2020 season

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Following an astonishing year of success in the garden retail industry, Primeur, the leading suppliers of eco-friendly and innovative garden products, is proud to present its extensive Mighty Mats doormat range, which its hope will drive further sales for garden centres in the new year. Primeur has…

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Published: 4th December 2019

LifestyleGarden® reinforce commitment to tackle marine plastic waste

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Since Blue Planet II aired two years ago, sustainability, and in particular ocean plastic, has been brought to the forefront of consumers’ minds after the TV documentary highlighted the issues and struck a chord with all watching. The David Attenborough programme created a media storm across the…

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Published: 4th December 2019

LifestyleGarden® reinforce commitment to tackle marine plastic waste

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Since Blue Planet II aired two years ago, sustainability, and in particular ocean plastic, has been brought to the forefront of consumers’ minds after the TV documentary highlighted the issues and struck a chord with all watching. The David Attenborough programme created a media storm across the…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Millers Oils explains the importance of oil sampling for preventative maintenance

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

As an oil blender, Millers Oils formulates, blends and supplies products for many different applications across all sectors. Each batch of oil is QC tested to ensure it meets or exceeds requirements, allowing us to guarantee our oil is the high quality needed to support and enhance our customers�…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Millers Oils’ top tip for taking an oil sample from industrial equipment

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Frequent oil sampling is essential in maintaining the health and efficiency of industrial equipment. An oil sample can keep the industrial maintenance teams informed of both the condition of the oil and the machine components, allowing maintenance to be planned around production - saving both time…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Millers Oils dispels the myths: Synthetic oil usage in classic vehicles

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

In the Millers Oils classic vehicle range there are a number of different types of engine oils, including mineral, semi synthetic and fully synthetic blends. In the past there was concern around the use of synthetic oil in classic vehicles, however, modern technology has shown that this worry is…

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Published: 4th December 2019

Millers Oils dispels the myths: Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI)

Hornby Whitefoot PR Limited

Millers Oils reports that Low Speed Pre-Ignition or LSPI is one area that is often asked about. Here the company’s technical team outline what LSPI means, and how the issue of LSPI can be solved.  What is LSPI? Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) is more commonly known as ‘super knock’ and relates…

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