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News from 2014

Bagged rock salt – 3 for £10!

Bagged rock salt – 3 for £10!

18th December, 2014 by

The bookies have been slashing the odds on a White Christmas amid a flurry of bets on a white 2014 Christmas. Siberian weather with temperatures down to minus 12 are on the cards according to some reports. All very festive but unless you are planning to hibernate, it’s best to be prepared and so here […]

Festive Photography Competition – Best Dressed Christmas Tree

Festive Photography Competition – Best Dressed Christmas Tree

18th December, 2014 by

Everyone has their own idea what the perfect Christmas Tree looks like and of course here at Earnshaws we love our real trees. This Christmas we are going in search of the best decorated tree, so send us a photo of your tree in all its glory! The winner will receive a £25 gift voucher […]

The perfect stocking filler for your pony!

The perfect stocking filler for your pony!

12th December, 2014 by

Bagged Equine Shavings now in stock – back by popular demand. Loyalty Card price only £6.99 per bag! (normal price £7.99) Share and like our Facebook post to be entered into our FREE Competition Draw to win 5 bags of Equine Shavings including free local delivery within 10 miles of Midgley. Winner will be announced on […]

Pining for a Real Christmas Tree?

Pining for a Real Christmas Tree?

4th December, 2014 by

Earnshaws Fencing Centres have a superb range of Christmas trees this December including the Norway Spruce as well as the nation’s favourite – the Nordmann Fir. We have every shape and size – guaranteed to bring joy this festive season. Many trees are cut from our own woodland and we can supply schools, councils, pubs […]

The Art of the Real Fire – Earnshaws NEW Firewood Centre at Midgley

The Art of the Real Fire – Earnshaws NEW Firewood Centre at Midgley

3rd December, 2014 by

This year we have created a completely new Firewood Centre at Midgley, stocked with everything from kindling and firelighters, hardwood and softwood logs to solid fuels.  As always we have huge stocks on site, either loose or ready bagged. You are welcome to collect it personally or we have a delivery service for larger loads. […]

Autumn photograph competition winner

Autumn photograph competition winner

29th November, 2014 by

Visit our Facebook Page to see the winning entry and the runners up. This beautiful shot was taken near Loch Alvie by Ruth Watson.

Autumn Photo Competition – Enter Now!

Autumn Photo Competition – Enter Now!

11th November, 2014 by

One or two of our staff here at Earnshaws are dab hands with a camera. In fact Sue Elliott and Mark Pursglove are passionate photographers and that set us thinking about a competition for our customers. So to celebrate the extraordinary good weather and the beginning of autumn we are launching a Best Autumn Photograph competition! […]

Be Prepared With Earnshaws Fencing Centres

Be Prepared With Earnshaws Fencing Centres

6th November, 2014 by

As the trees reluctantly change colour and despite the unseasonal temperatures we are now focusing on our traditional winter specialities of firewood, solid fuels and bird care.  And just in case of a cold snap we have also stocked up on salt, snow shovels and gloves – ­after all its best to be prepared!

Plant theft is a growing trend!

Plant theft is a growing trend!

6th November, 2014 by

None of us like to think that people would stoop so low (ahem) to steal plants, but nothing is off limits to thieves in this day and age. In fact, such crimes have been commonplace for years! Read More Conservation group Plantlife brought this subject to media’s attention and they have appealed for walkers to […]

The Driest September on Record

The Driest September on Record

15th October, 2014 by

This September there was less than 23% of the average rainfall for the month, making it the driest on record. However it is welcome news that water levels are normal for the time of year. Thanks to the wet winter and August rainfall there is no fear of standpipes just yet! However whilst the August […]

A Special Year

A Special Year

13th October, 2014 by

Its been a special year for Midgley Centre Manager, Shaun Lindsay. Shortly after receiving his 25 Years Service Award he got married to Julie and went off to Agadir for a short “minimoon”. So congratulations to Mr and Mrs Lindsay!

Feed the Birds

Feed the Birds

13th October, 2014 by

Birds need our help more in winter than the warmer months. To encourage a regular stream of visitors to your garden we have a range of bird feeds, feeders, bird houses and bird tables in our Bird Care Ranges – but beware there may be more to feeding the birds than you thought. Here are […]

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