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Funding for Britain in Bloom – what are the alternatives to sponsorship?

Funding for Britain in Bloom – what are the alternatives to sponsorship?

​We understand that for many Britain in Bloom groups, charities and community improvement initiatives, commercial sponsorship is an important source of funding. However, although many groups seek sponsorship from industry (and it is a very effective way of raising money), there are other forms of fundraising that Britain in Bloom groups might like to consider alongside commercial sponsorship from local businesses.

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Other Recent News

How our self-watering planters have helped our customers

How our self-watering planters have helped our customers

The location, surroundings and size of projects may vary, but one thing unites all of the councils, Britain in Bloom groups and businesses that we supply self-watering containers to: their desire to improve the visual appearance of their area.

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Congratulations to Amberol customers at regional Britain in Bloom awards

Congratulations to Amberol customers at regional Britain in Bloom awards

With the regional Britain in Bloom awards season getting into full swing, we have been delighted to see so many Amberol customers being rewarded for their hard work. There’s too many to mention you all here, so here’s a little snapshot...

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What to do after you’ve received sponsorship money

What to do after you’ve received sponsorship money

More useful tips from our free guide to getting sponsorship for litter bins and self-watering planters.

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Seasonal Advice

Our handy hint

Be inventive – plants will grow in almost anything. Sinks, baths, even wellington boots can make quirky containers - although they may not provide ideal growing conditions.

Be kind to your plants in the warmer weather

Be kind to your plants in the warmer weather

We may all enjoy the warmer weather that spring and summer bring, but hot, dry summers can be testing for plants.

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Share your spring displays with us!

Share your spring displays with us!

Spring is one of our very favourite times of year here at Amberol. Sunny days and April showers provide great conditions for a whole range of plants to flourish, particularly if they are planted in a self-watering container, creating optimum conditions for growth.

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Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

It’s the time of year when our grit bins come into their own and so we were interested to read about Oldham Council’s recent initiative to name its gritter vehicle in an annual public vote. The competition has seen previous years’ vehicles named Freddie Salted and Gritney Spears.

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