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‘The Bigger Picture’: Horticulture and Landscape Conference Welcomes Industry Expert Speakers

Hadlow College welcomed a series of industry experts to speak at its annual Horticulture and Landscape Conference on the 2nd March, entitled ‘The Bigger Picture’, which covered a broad range of topics, touching upon such pertinent issues as the role of cutting-edge technology in commercial horticulture and post-Brexit food security.

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Meet Tyler Brabham, ABC Apprentice of the Month!

Posted on 18th April 2017 in Apprenticeships, Horticulture

Tyler Brabham, 20, studying for a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Greenkeeping from Lydd Golf Club is the worthy winner of the latest ABC apprentice of the month award.

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Grove Farm – Day-Ticket Fishing

Posted on 29th March 2017 in Fisheries Management

Grove Farm open to the public during 2017 for fishing.

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Thousands Attend Hadlow College Lambing Weekend for Ewe-nique Opportunity to Welcome in the Spring

This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before

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Visit the newborn lambs at Hadlow College’s Lambing Weekend 2017!

Posted on 20th February 2017 in

On 11th and 12th March 2017, visitors to Hadlow College will be able to visit our lambing ewes and their newborn lambs. There will be lots of other fun-filled activities to enjoy for all the family!

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The Hadlow Group Responds to the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy

Posted on 14th February 2017 in General

The recent publication of the UK government’s much-vaunted Industrial Strategy Green Paper, setting out plans to adapt the economy for a post-Brexit era, sees a welcome focus on overhauling technical education – with a pledge to help young people develop the skills for the high-paid, high-skilled jobs of the future.

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Hadlow College Launches Commercial Horticulture Bursary Initiative to Help Safeguard Food Production

Posted on 31st January 2017 in Horticulture

Hadlow College is offering three bursaries worth 80% of tuition fees for the first year of the undergraduate BSc (Hons) programme for entry in either 2017 or 2018.

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Hadlow College Partner with Leading Arborist Trainer, Kingswood, to Offer Industry Short Courses

Posted on 26th January 2017 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Hadlow College are proud to announce they have partnered with Kingswood Training, a market-leading Lantra-approved training provider, to offer a range of short and legislative chainsaw and arborist courses.

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Hadlow Group Named Top Public Sector Company at The Institute for Turnaround Awards

Posted on 30th November 2016 in General

The Hadlow Group is delighted to announce that it was named Top Public Sector Company at The Institute for Turnaround Awards, held on 24th November at London’s Landmark Hotel.

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The Hadlow Group Announces Joint Venture with Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School

Posted on 30th November 2016 in General, Events

As part of The Hadlow Group’s continuing commitment to delivering first class training and education across Kent, it has begun a joint venture with Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery School in The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells.

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Olympic Council for Tokyo Delegates Visit Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre

Posted on 16th November 2016 in Equine Management

On the 8th November 2016, the Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Centre, run in partnership with Hadlow College, hosted delegates from Setagaya Council on behalf of the Olympic Organising Committee for Tokyo, as part of the planning for the games in 2020.

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Hadlow Student Achieves Second Place in 2016 Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards

Posted on 7th November 2016 in

Hadlow College is proud to announce that one of our students, Vince DeMarzo, took second place in the highly coveted 2016 Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards.

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Hadlow College Students and Staff Volunteer for BBC’s DIY SOS:Big Build Great Ormond Street Project

Posted on 7th November 2016 in Garden Design

Staff and students from Hadlow College volunteered in an amazing project over the summer, involving Great Ormond Street Hospital and the BBC TV series: DIY SOS: The Big Build.

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Relocation for Hadlow College Farm Shop

Posted on 7th October 2016 in General

Hadlow College Farm Shop will soon be moving from its current premises on the A26 to a new location, only a stone’s throw away, on Ashes Lane.

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Huge success for Hadlow College students at Crowborough ploughing match!

Posted on 6th October 2016 in

On the 5th October, the Hadlow College engineering team attended Crowborough and District Ploughing match and we are delighted to hear that two of our students won prizes!

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Hadlow College is First Organisation in UK to Offer New Golf Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship

Posted on 5th October 2016 in Apprenticeships, Horticulture

Hadlow College is delighted to announce that they are the first centre in the UK to have been awarded approval to offer the newly developed 0143 Golf Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship.

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Hadlow College’s 2016 Study Tour to the Mankwe Wildlife Reserve, South Africa

Posted on 30th September 2016 in Animal Management

In June, the Faculty of Animal Management based at Hadlow College ran their annual international study tour to the Mankwe Wildlife Reserve in South Africa for students studying on one of the 5 different degree programmes run by the department.

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2016 Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship and Pepper Champion Announced

Posted on 30th September 2016 in Horticulture

This year’s prestigious Thanet Earth Discovery Fellowship was awarded to Nathaniel Oliver and the 2016 Pepper Champion award was given to Clare Hogan, both 2nd year BSc (Hons) Commercial Horticulture students.

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Installation of Two Green Living Walls Completed at Hadlow College

Posted on 28th September 2016 in Horticulture

Two Green Living Walls have been installed at Hadlow College – in both exterior and interior locations. The walls, installed by Scotscape, a Surrey-based leading supplier of living walls, green roofs, irrigation and landscape construction services, are located on the side of the Elgar building and in the Maplesden Noakes reception area.

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Hadlow Student Selected as Finalist for Prestigious British Florist Association Industry Award

Posted on 19th September 2016 in Floristry

We are delighted to announce that one of our students has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious British Florist Association Industry Award in the ‘Florist Newcomer of the Year’ category. Hadlow College is also a shortlisted finalist for the ‘Training Provider of the Year’ award and one of our tutors, Caroline Miller, is nominated for ‘Floristry Tutor of the Year’.

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Princess Christian’s Farm Students Help to Flush Away Poverty

Posted on 7th September 2016 in General

Our students at Princess Christian’s Farm held a fundraising event to raise money for Toilet Twinning, a scheme which funds the work of leading relief charity Tearfund and their global partners to provide people in the poorest communities on the planet with a decent toilet, clean water and hygiene education.

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Fisheries department starts renovation of Bourne Hatchery

Posted on 26th August 2016 in

Bourne Hatchery, Hadlow College’s Fisheries Department fish house, is having a large scale overhaul!

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GCSE Exam Results Days 2016

Posted on 9th August 2016 in General

GCSE English – 10am to 2pm Thursday 11th August GCSE Maths – 9.30 to 2 pm Thursday 25 August

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Young and Disabled Anglers to Benefit From £5K Grant to Fishing 4 Schools Project at Grove Farm

Posted on 4th August 2016 in

We're delighted to announce that the College and the Countryside Alliance Foundation's Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) project have received a £5,000 grant from the Angling Trust to improve facilities for disabled fishers and train young instructors at our Grove Farm Fishery.

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Hadlow College Horticulture Students Work With Charlton Athletic’s Memorial Garden

Posted on 1st August 2016 in Horticulture, Sport & Outdoor Activities

During the renovation of Charlton Athletic's training ground at Sparrows Lane, Hadlow College students carefully moved and replanted a memorial garden.

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A Big Catch for Charity

Posted on 19th July 2016 in Fisheries Management

On the 15th June, our Extended Diploma in Fish Management Year 1 students organised a charity fishing match at Claygate Lakes, Marden, for the entire cohort of Further Education students from Fisheries: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 (year 2), as part of their Angling Unit.

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Do You Have a Perfect Pooch for Our Top Students to Trim This Summer?

Posted on 18th July 2016 in General

The award-winning grooming salon at Hadlow College is looking for certain breeds of dogs to enable our students, under expert guidance from some of the UK's top groomers, to hone their skills and groom them to breed standards.

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Hadlow Group Ends Kent County Show on a High

The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.

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Hadlow Celebrates Bumper Haul of Prizes at South of England Show

Posted on 14th June 2016 in

Our ED2 Agriculture students had a great result in the sheep classes at this year’s South of England show, as they walked away with some top prizes for their pedigree Lleyns.

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Event date 29th April 2017 at 10:00am
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Event date 6th May 2017 at 10:00am
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