Gabbie Cooney has been appointed as centre maintenance and development manager by the Garden Centre Group (formerly Wyevale Garden Centres). She will head up the maintenance side of the business. Cooney has spent the past 11 years working for pub chain JD Wetherspoon in both the operation and property fields. Her most recent role was estates manager, a position she held from inception eight years ago. From 1994 to 1998, she worked in the direct-mail team at Harrods.
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