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    Merry Christmas To All

    We would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. thank you for your support over the last 12 months and we look forward to seeing you all again in the new year The garden will be closed from Christmas eve until the 3rd of January

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    New in The Pineapple Store

    Brand new to The Pineapple Store this month are two exciting brands for children: PigPog Kids and Little Jumbo. PigPog Kids offers clothing and toys in bold patterns and colours for pre-schoolers. Whilst Little Jumbo focuses on ‘big school’ kids with a lovely range of toys, games and gifts. Simply John is celebrating its first (and very […]

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    Spotlight on: FairPlay Clothing

    In June 2014, in an attempt to combine something I love doing, which is sewing, with something I’m passionate about: the world around me, FairPlay Clothing was created. My aim was, and still is, to offer fun, comfortable, handmade clothing for children using Fairtrade fabrics, locally bought fabric and haberdashery as well as recycled fabric. My daughter Mary loves […]

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    Horticulturist joins The Pineapple Store

    Colour Garden Plants, the name of the new business, will be stocking a carefully curated selection of Perennials, Herbs, Succulents, Bedding and Roses. Shrubs, Climbers and unusual plants will be added through the year. Amanda will be changing stock weekly, so encourages you to keep coming back for inspirational ideas on how to make the most of […]

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    The Pineapple Store opens for business

    The shop name is inspired by its location. The Medicine Garden was once the kitchen garden for the grand Coombe Estate across the road. Amongst the myriad fruit and vegetables grown were pineapples. In Victorian times, if you had the means to grow pineapples you were the equivalent of not just a millionaire but a billionaire, […]

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    Art gallery celebrates success

    The Art Shed is an art gallery co-operative of 15 local artists. From photography to sculpture, ceramics to glassware there’s art for all tastes and budgets. Recently, the co-operative has had great cause for celebration with two of its members showing work in high profile exhibitions. Read on to find out who. Photographer Sue Roche has had an image […]

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    Under The Cedar

    David is a historian, lecturer and writer. He has written a number of books and articles on the history of his home town of Cobham. The most recent Under The Cedar is a history of Pyports, home of the Lushington family. The book draws heavily upon descriptions of Cobham and its people found in the Lushington […]

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