Wyevale Garden Centres drops Santa scouts

For the past six years 100 scouts had dressed up as elves and run the Christmas grotto at Blooms Garden Centre between Coventry and Rugby but this year owner Wyevale Garden Centres is subcontracting all grottos via head office, meaning the Scouts no longer have the fundraising job.

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