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23rd December  – Planting your Christmas tree for 2025

23rd December – Planting your Christmas tree for 2025

23rd December, 2013 by

As part of our annual felling and replanting season our forestry workers were hard at work on Friday replanting our Christmas tree plantations with little three year old trees. We’ll always plant more trees than we cut in a season and these tiddlers should be ready to cut some time next decade…..  

12th December – Our panels are like gold

12th December – Our panels are like gold

13th December, 2013 by

After the winds of last week most of the country has been hit with a shortage of panels, though we’ve managed to keep a healthy stock in to cover all our orders. The thought that finding a stockist with panels to sell at the moment is like finding a pot of gold at the end […]

6th December – Christmas Trees

6th December – Christmas Trees

6th December, 2013 by

Just a quick update to say we have felled another batch of Christmas trees this morning ready for the coming weekend so for the freshest trees possible come across to our Midgley site this weekend. For those wanting bigger trees ( over 2.4m tall) we still have some available so ring with your requirements and […]

6th December – Windy Days

6th December – Windy Days

6th December, 2013 by

Following the very windy night yesterday we hope everybody is safe and well, and dry to our east coast customers. Just a reminder that we are fully stocked at the moment with panels, posts and roofing felt to help with any repair jobs and are open as normal over the coming days. For shed customers […]

18th November – Abbey Dash

18th November – Abbey Dash

18th November, 2013 by

After about 3 months of training the sales-team at Midgley managed to complete the Leeds 10K ‘Abbey dash’ yesterday in the rather impressive time of 62minutes 30 seconds. Both head of Sales Mick Mountain and his trusty right hand man Phil Swift clocked the same time and we are sure they’ll have plenty of stories […]

15th November – Here comes the Big Chill

15th November – Here comes the Big Chill

15th November, 2013 by

— or at least if we are to believe the weather forecasters. We don’t know if we will just need an extra jumper next week or it really is the start of the next ice age but we do know that nothing warms you like a real  fire. All three sites have a wide range […]

5th November – Here comes Christmas

5th November – Here comes Christmas

5th November, 2013 by

Ok so not quite yet, however we have started cutting and preparing our biggest Christmas trees for the local Authorities. As you can imagine with some of our biggest trees over 40 feet tall it takes a special machine or two to fell and wrap these before they are loaded onto a wagon for transport […]

30th October – Our biggest ever planters

30th October – Our biggest ever planters

30th October, 2013 by

New to our Midgley site a range of old donkey carts that will make the most amazing planters or garden focal points. Each one has had a long working life in Bulgaria with a lifetime of stories to tell; if you want a unique planter for your garden or perhaps fancy a brave restoration project […]

24th October – New Range of Hand Carved Troughs

24th October – New Range of Hand Carved Troughs

24th October, 2013 by

Now in stock at the Midgley Branch these troughs make a unique focal point either planted up or as the basis for a water feature. They are all handcarved from a single piece of stone and each trough is a unique piece. As you may imagine they are very heavy but are all  priced to […]

16th October – If you go down to the woods today…….

16th October – If you go down to the woods today…….

16th October, 2013 by

It is always amazing to see the diversity of Birds and Insects we have in our local woodland. Chris our local Wildlife photographer has just sent us these pictures he’s taken over the past few weeks in our local woods. They show a juvenile buzzard, a crossbill and a wood wasp; if you are lucky […]

29th July – Playhouse Offer Ends Soon

29th July – Playhouse Offer Ends Soon

29th July, 2013 by

We are heading into the last couple of days of our playhouse special offers so order in July to book your fitting slot and save 10% on list price.

29th July – Cricketing Triumph

29th July – Cricketing Triumph

29th July, 2013 by

After nearly 60 years without a trophy West Bretton Cricket Club finally won the AJS Teamwear Cricket Cup on Sunday after winning a tight game at Frickley. A great result for the side resplendent in their cup shirts sponsored by the Fencing Centre and made all the more special by one of our Logistics team […]

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