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Showing news for July 2010.

Sea Air Spells Success for School Sunflower!

It was success for those Canterbury schools who participated in a sunflower competition as part of Basepoint’s “join us and grow” campaign with their sunflowers growing magnificently in the remaining few weeks. St Alphege Church of England Primary School continued the trend they began from the start by growing the tallest plant out of the schools participating in the Canterbury area, measuring over two metres high, reaching a grand height of 209cm.

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Longparish Primary School wins Basepoint Andover's

Well done to the gardening team (pictured) who nurtured their sunflowers, especially their winning sunflower who they named "sasha" and which grew to an impressive 170cm . They also had one with no head which they called the Headless chicken which they continued to nurture.

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Sunflower Competition Winners in Newhaven

The Gardening Club at Southdown Junior School in Newhaven are the excited winners of £250 worth of vouchers for books having grown the tallest sunflower this summer. Six local primary schools took part in the competition sponsored by Basepoint and Mrs Liz Allen’s gardening club nurtured their plant to 1metre 70cms high.

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Basepoint’s promotion for start-up companies helps Luton business to succeed

Start-up companies could inject an additional £120bn into the economy in the next 10 years, according to a recent report published by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), therefore, supporting start-up businesses is vital to the economy. Last year, Basepoint Business Centres Ltd offered six month’s free office rental to start-up companies, in an attempt to support entrepreneurs and SME’s. This promotion proved intrinsic to Luton based, Sajid Parkar, for the launch of The Take Two 2 for 1 Voucher and Travel Guide – a unique book which offers 2 for 1 deals at many of London’s hotspots.

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