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Sheffield Half Marathon is one of the UK’s most popular half marathons and it’s easy to see why, it really is one of a kind! With a fantastic city centre start and finish, great urban scenery, transitioning into spectacular Peak District national park views, and some hugely enthusiastic supported-lined streets; it’s an awesome event, even incorporating a 'triple test', including...
Spear & Jackson is delighted to have been recognised once again in the 2021 Great British Growing Awards organised in conjunction with Grow Your Own Magazine and GIMA . The awards ceremony took place at GLEE and Spear & Jackson products came out on top in two categories. Best Garden Tool was won by the Spear & Jackson Razorsharp Heavy...
Spear & Jackson, has been supplying the Tools to Trust for more than 260 years and the company recently returned to Garden and Leisure Industry Trade Show, GLEE, for the first time since September 2019. The S&J team has been busy working on a range of exciting new products and projects that were previewed at the show. At the show...
Originally launched in 2013 the Kew Gardens Collection is Spear & Jackson’s premium range of garden hand tools and accessories , developed in collaboration with the world famous Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Each tool in the range has been developed to exacting standards, with high performance, durability and user-comfort firmly in mind. The resulting range of more than 100 tools...
As part of it’s expanding range of world-renowned hand tools, Eclipse Professional Tools has recently added W1 Mild Steel and W4 304 Stainless Steel Wormdrive Hose Clips to its existing range of work-holding and clamping solutions. These tool box essentials are designed to secure a hose over a fitting by clamping down to prevent the fluid in the hose from...
International Freight Costs - Unprecedented Challenges in 2021 Since October 2020, container freight costs have increased from approximately US$2,200 /feu (40ft) to around US$10,000/feu within a matter of 10-12 weeks. Industry professionals are forecasting further spot-rate increases in January 2021, with one UK forwarder confirming this week (early January), that rate quotes have now hit $13,000 per 40ft high-cube on...
What could be better than hearing that we have been voted the cream of the crop in the Great British Growing Awards? This year, more than ever before, people have been spending their time in the garden and on the allotment, and the gardening enthusiast readers of Grow Your Own Magazine have voted in their thousands to give the Gold...
We are very happy to announce that our Razorsharp Advantage Telescopic Ratchet Anvil Loppers have been voted one of the top products in the UK by industry magazine upgardener.co.uk . Their experts tested multiple models on their reach, manoeuvrability, quality of materials and cost. The Anvil Loppers were widely praised for their ratchet-and-gear system, super-sharp blades, handle-locking mechanism and the...
The Spear & Jackson Kew Gardens Collection The Spear & Jackson Kew Gardens Collection was first launched in 2013. Kew’s Horticultural team continues to work closely with Spear & Jackson on the development of the range and rigorous testing processes ensure the quality and performance that befits the brand. The result is a unique, range of premium garden hand tools...

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