Entries by Alison Bowcott-McGrath

Tree Planting

Middleton Shopping Centre is extremely environmentally conscious and is pleased to be contributing to the many projects taking place across the borough, by giving back to nature and undertaking the planting of trees in our local parks. Our Centre Manager, Marie Gribben, contacted the council with the proposal of planting a tree for every Christmas […]

One Great Day

During the Summer, Middleton Shopping Centre visitors ensured it was truly ‘One Great Day’ as they visited our Summer Space Camp. One Great Day is a UK wide annual fund-raising day held in shopping centres across the country, raising money and support for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and a local children’s charity. Middleton […]

Green Apple Award 2022

Middleton Shopping Centre has picked up the prestigious  Green Apple Award by The Green Organisation. The award was presented yesterday at a special ceremony in London. The centre’s achievement follows its commitment to reducing waste, maximising recycling and ensuring sustainability by implementing effective practices with the support of waste management partner Bagnall & Morris. Marie […]

The Poetry Project arrives at Middleton

Middleton Shopping Centre has teamed up with the Poetry Project with the display of one of their beautiful poems at the Happy to Chat bench. The Poetry Project is the brainchild of James McInerney who began it as a mental health awareness project in 2018. It is a free project that has been doing positive […]

Collaborative approach to training

Centre Managers Marie Gribben of Middleton Shopping Centre, and Kirsty Williams of Mill Gate Shopping Centre, agreed to a collaborative approach to conflict management training, hosting classes at both of their locations.  This innovative approach allowed for the majority of the Aston Services Group teams at both centres to attend a training session which provided […]