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Bradford garden centre staff to take part in treadmill challenge

With just over a week to go before their sponsored 18k walk, a group of charity walkers from a Bradford garden centre is keeping on track with the help of a weekend treadmill fundraiser.  This weekend, members of the team at Tong Garden Centre are coming together to show their support

Bradford garden centre introduces innovative planter

The team at one of West Yorkshire's largest garden centres has introduced an innovative gardening product that will prove timely for midsummer gardeners.  Wonderwall, a self-watering system of interlocking plant pots that are designed for vertical gardening, is now stocked at Tong Garden Centre, the award-winning retail and destination centre in

Bradford lawyer trusted with membership of prestigious association

A Partner at Bradford law firm LCF Law has been awarded with membership of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) – something only a handful of legal professionals have achieved in the North of England.    Ragan Montgomery has almost 20 years’ experience specialising in commercial disputes, property, landlord

Yorkshire driving school boss welcomes news learners can take motorway lessons

The owner of a West Yorkshire driving school – with more than 300 instructors nationwide – has welcomed news that learner divers will be able to take motorway lessons.  Following wide ranging consultation, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling made the announcement saying it would better prepare learners for independent driving.  However, the move,

Bradford garden centre staff pull on their walking boots for local charity

Employees from Tong Garden Centre are getting ready for an 18km walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of the year.  A team of 11 colleagues from the Bradford-based business are planning the charity walk around Lake Ullswater in the Lake District to raise money for The Cellar Trust, a

Bradford business wins five Garden Centre Association awards

The team at Tong Garden Centre are celebrating after winning five awards at the North East and North West regional Garden Centre Association (GCA) awards.  Tong collected awards in five out of nine categories for the North East region. It won Garden Centre of the Year in Destination Garden Centre Category,

Bradford Garden Centre awarded Small or Medium Enterprise of the Year

Directors and staff at a Bradford Garden Centre are celebrating after being crowned Small or Medium Enterprise of the Year at the seventh annual Bradford Means Business awards.  Tong Garden Centre, who beat stiff competition from ECSC Group and Approach PR, was rewarded for its strong financial performance, positive impact on

Bradford garden centre celebrates White Rose shortlist success for second year

Tong Garden Centre has reached the shortlist in the Outstanding Customer Service category of the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards for the second year running.  The leading independent garden centre, acquired in 2015 by Mark Farnsworth and Tom Megginson, is one of six finalists that includes prestigious businesses York Racecourse

Drive Dynamics bucks national trend by increasing number of driving instructors

A national driving school headquartered in West Yorkshire is bucking the trend by increasing the number of instructors on its books.  Thanks to a new business model and a recently launched electronic diary system, Drive Dynamics - based between Leeds and Bradford at Drighlington – has signed up 30 new affiliate

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