Business is Booming!

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Business is booming! Despite predictions of doom and gloom from come of my competitors I can tell you that we are still very, very busy! Orders are coming in from all around the World and some of our old trade customers, released from the shackles of Wyevale ownership are coming back to buy from us…

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Missing Parcel

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In mid-July we sent a Trug to a lady in Greensboro, Maryland, USA which was to be a present for her Mother who had always wanted one of our Trugs. Last night Ashleigh contacted me and said that her Trug had not arrived and the tracking information said that it had been delivered to Lancaster…

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Stock Gaylard Oak Fair in Dorset

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Stock Gaylard Oak Fair near Sturminster Newton, Dorset is set to run again next week on the Bank Holiday Saturday and Sunday!! See you there?? Wonderful day out with all things wood and some good food and beer! Caleb, Neil and I will all be there once again

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Happy in Belgium

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I had a lovely e-mail from Marie in Teuvuren in Belgium to whom we sent a Trug on  Monday and which arrived yesterday.  Well done DPD!  Marie had telephoned and e-mailed concerning her order as she did not wish to use the website.  We managed everything without too much technology and she wrote “I just…

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Working Fish & Sausage Dinner

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Last night Andy and I were working until 10pm. Andy had already done a hard day’s work in his father-in-law’s garage, so, for some dinner I visited the new fish & chip shop – Willows Fish & Chips – based in the old pharmacy building in Gardner Street in Herstmonceux. The guy who runs it…

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Around the World!

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This week we have sent out Trugs all over the U.K., Belgium, The Netherlands and Sweden, in Europe: Ohio, Washington State and Virginia in the USA. More folk around the world enjoying using their Trugs!

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70th Birthday Gift

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Orders Flood In!

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My, my, the orders just keep flooding in! I will soon be advertising for more staff as well as the apprentice that we are already seeking. Need someone to help Luke make the South Down Contemporary Trugs (the ones our competitors think are ruining the Sussex Trug Industry but actually have kept it alive for…

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Wyevale Garden Centres' Demise

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Very often, when you read about a company closing down, you feel sad that something special has been lost for ever.  In the case of Wyevale Garden Centres I think the opposite is really the case as they did the Garden Industry no favours. Known for late payments to suppliers, not to mention driving hard…

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Stock Gaylard Oak Fair, Sturminster Newton, Dorset.

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Our next show is the Stock Gaylard Oak Fair near Sturminster Newton in Dorset. This is a lovely show focusing purely on wood and its uses. And the sky at night there on a clear evening is more than fantastic! A lovely show, run by lovely people in a lovely setting. See you there?

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