Stewarts Garden Centre customers from Broomhill have been thanked for a £4,750 donation towards care at Lewis-Manning Hospice.
A garden centre whose origins can be traced back to 1742 is investing in management training in keeping with its current expansion.
The boss of one Dorset’s longest-established businesses says the acquisition of a new garden centre has had “an energising effect” throughout the whole company.
John Cook has been appointed as the new head chef at Stewarts Garden Centre Restaurant and Coffee Shop at Broomhill, near Wimborne.
A competition held in the December issue of 4Dorset has been won by David Reynolds, 30, from Friars Cliff in Christchurch.
Christchurch-based Stewarts Garden Centres has acquired Abbey Garden Centre at Titchfield in Hampshire.
Originally built in the mid-70s, Stewarts Garden Centre at Broomhill near Wimborne has gained planning approval for major redevelopment.