Landform Consultants raises £2,200 for Greenfingers charity in Royal Parks half marathon

Landform Consultants staff and their families raised £2,200 for Greenfingers after successfully completing the Royal Parks half marathon.

The Landform Consultants team celebrate their run. Pic: Landform Consultants
The Landform Consultants team celebrate their run. Pic: Landform Consultants

The employees at Landform Consultants took part in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon in London to raise cash for Greenfingers, which creates gardens at children's hospices across the country.

The fastest person was landscape foreman Richard Lavelle who finished the race in one hour and 36 minutes.

Landform Consultants business development manager Susie Black said: "We all thoroughly enjoyed the day, the atmosphere was fantastic and it was a great experience. We are delighted to have raised £2,200 for Greenfingers as it's a charity close to our hearts."

Greenfingers joint chief executive Deborah Skillicorn added: "We're thrilled Landform Consultants has raised this money for Greenfingers. The money raised means we can continue to create children's hospice gardens."

 

Subscribe to Horticulture Week for more news, more in-depth features and more technical and market info.


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Read These Next

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Losing a valued member of staff can be a positive opportunity for change rather than a disaster, Alan Sargent suggests.

I will not be importing oaks this season. Will you?

I will not be importing oaks this season. Will you?

I find myself in a difficult situation. A few weeks ago I was fortunate to be present to hear details of imminent changes to regulations concerning Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) and oak trees. I heard details, asked questions and probed the implications of these changes. That may not sound like a difficult position to be in, yet I am uneasy.

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.


Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

HORTICULTURE WEEK Custodian Awards

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2018 winners.

Horticulture Jobs
More Horticulture Jobs

Products & Kit Resources