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We're supporting Pat and Marie Curie Cancer Care!
Sixty-nine-year-old Armitage's customer Pat Ainsworth is running her 18th London Marathon this Sunday, in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. Pat first ran the 26-mile event in 1995, which is when she "got the bug"! She says "if at around 18 miles - what I call 'the wall' - my spirits drop, I will think of all the good people who have made it...
Boost your BBQ skills with the Weber Grill Academy!
Come and get grilling on Tuesday, 12th May at Pennine for the famous Weber Grill Academy! Weber chefs will entertain you throughout this live, two-hour cooking show as they show you how easy it is to grill, roast and bake on the barbecue. Learn new skills, pick up inspirational recipes and prepare yourself for creative, mouthwatering...
Pledge a paw to support the RSPCA!
The first of April marked the start of National Pet Month, so Armitage’s Garden Centres has teamed up with our local RSPCA to launch an exciting appeal to support elderly animals in care! The appeal urges you to be part of paving a paw path through our Shelley centre. For just £3 or £5, you can sign your paw to pledge your support for care...
Grafted vegetable plants - new in at Armitage's!
Armitage’s is delighted to once again offer Suttons’ range of grafted vegetable plants this growing season! New to the range this year are the ‘Double Tomato’ plants – with two tomato varieties grafted onto one root stock, so you can enjoy a bountiful crop of two mouth-watering varieties from just one plant! Selected for their quality and...
Local school's honey is creating a buzz with our breakfast customers!
Honey produced at a local school has been causing a real buzz with our breakfast customers! Year 4 students at Ashbrow Junior & Infant School have been making honey as part of their 'Forest School' learning, and sent Armitage's a good supply to use in our breakfast porridge - and it's been proving very popular! The honey comes from bee...
Bird feeder amnesty for Ashbrow School!
Pupils at Ashbrow School are calling for your support... The new Year Two children are responsible for feeding the birds as part of their outdoor learning and would like you to trade in your old bird feeders at Armitage’s this weekend, where you’ll receive 50% off a new bird feeder! All the donated bird feeders will then be cleaned and...