In This Issue
Gardman fire destroys the stock and the building - drone video and company statement
Man arrested on suspicion of arson after Gardman warehouse fire
Worst garden centre trading week in Bestsellers history - but how are centres trading in the aftermath?
Nicholas Marshall is still Chief Executive, maintain Dobbies
Plant sales take a hit because of the bad weather
Five new Greenfingers Charity Ambassadors appointed
Woodlodge improve efficiencies with upgraded warehouse facilities
Hozelock have a bee in their bonnet about helping Britain’s bees
12-hour Charity “Plantathon” at Squire’s in Woking
Record-breaking fundraising for Thrive at Europlants
Haskins Garden Centre visits residents at Great Oaks care home to donate houseplants
Smart Garden announces winners of the Sales Manager of the Year Award
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Snow shovels can't save disappointing garden product sales
Snow causes growing media sales to drift down to November levels
Wyevale Nurseries staff celebrate two award wins
GIMA Day Conference: Don’t miss out!
Young Gardeners of the Year hopefuls unveil design
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Has Nicholas Marshall left Dobbies?
Scotts appoint Mark Portman as UK & Ireland General Manager as it's confirmed that Sheila Hill has left the company
Snow wreaks havoc for garden centre stores
Bestsellers Top 50 charts every week
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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
Pugh’s Garden Village Wenvoe opens its doors to the new Orange Tree Café Restaurant
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Nicholas Marshall is still Chief Executive, maintain Dobbies

Dobbies have told GTN Xtra this week that Nicholas Marshall is still chief executive of the garden centre group following rumours that he'd left the company..


A spokesperson for the company said the position remained the same as a statement issued on  the 12th January (see below).

"Dobbies announced a reshuffle of some of its senior leadership positions. Graeme Jenkins is the new chief operating officer, in addition to his present role as chief financial officer. He replaces Lorrie Robertson, who has left the company.

"Marcus Eyles, currently head of online and horticulture, will take the role of purchasing director, replacing Andrew West, who has also left the company for personal travel-related reasons.

"Nicholas Marshall remains chief executive."

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