Jobs at risk as garden centre looks to shed £985k of stock in closing down sale
The closure of a long-standing garden centre near Uttoxeter will put seventeen workers' jobs at risk.
Home and Garden managing director David White has announced the firm's branch at Doveleys Garden Centre will close by the end of 2016. Doveleys, in Denstone, has been a well-known vendor for garden stock for Uttoxeter customers since it opened nearly 17 years ago.
Around three years ago, site owner MJ Barrett leased the premises to Home and Garden. Mr White said he had 'thrown everything, including the kitchen sink' at the centre in his attempts to make it profitable. However, he said... read more
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