Firstly we are delighted to announce we are finalists at the Taste of Kent Awards in the Kent Community Award category. This award is for businesses that have gone over and beyond in terms of community initiatives, customer service, workforce and volunteer welfare. The Award ceremony is being held on 12th May – once again fingers crossed!
Easter is just around the corner and we have selected a good range of products for your Easter celebrations. Plenty of chocolate eggs to choose from including Lindt Gold Bunnies, the Lindor Milk Chocolate Egg with assorted mini eggs, Baileys’ Egg, Turkish Delight, Malteser, Thorntons Dinosaur and Unicorn Eggs and bags of Cadbury’s Mini Eggs to name but a few. Of course, no Easter is complete without the traditional Hot Cross Buns supplied by Wilmshurst’s of Wingham, delicious toasted with lashings of butter as a tasty treat! The Spring cut flowers from Ashford based Southeast Flowers and potted plants from local supplier Alison, continue to be popular and make a lovely alternative and cheerful gift. We also have a selection of Easter greetings cards to choose from.
Colouring Pens and Pencils at the ready! This years Easter competition for the youngsters is to colour a pre-printed picture with copies available in store to collect now. The competition is available to children 16 and under subdivided into different age groups with a prize for the winners of each age group. We look forward to seeing and displaying many colourful entries. See in store for details.
On the 23rd April we celebrate England’s Patron Saint on St George’s Day. This date is synonymous with the start of the English asparagus season. This year we will be supplied once again by local farmer David Bradley of Selson Farm, Eastry. We take pride in supporting local suppliers and with produce direct from the farm, our customers get good value too. Make sure you get your fill of this fresh and tasty seasonal veg, traditionally only available until 21st June.
A reminder that opening hours on Good Friday (15th April) and Easter Monday (18th April) will be the same opening hours as Sundays, 9:00 to 10:30. We wish all our Customers, Volunteers and Staff a very Happy Easter.