Bridgedale Donates 500 Pairs of Socks to Charity

Technical outdoor socks and accessories specialist, Bridgedale, has donated 500 pairs of its walking socks to a Gateshead charity, who provides a variety of educational programmes through outdoor activities for disadvantaged people of all ages and community groups in the area. Read More

Maier Sports teams up with Walks Around Britain

Fitting and trousers specialist Maier Sports is teaming up with Walks Around Britain for TV series, season 4.  Filming starts this month, ready for broadcast in September.

An established brand in Germany, Maier Sports recently launched in the UK and their perfect fit promise is proving to be a big hit with the UK retailer and consumer alike.

Now into their fourth TV series, Walks Around Britain with writer and journalist Andrew White at the helm is the ‘go to’ source for advice and information on local, easily accessible walks whether you are a regular or looking for new ideas. Season 4 will feature fourteen walks all two to eight miles long from up and down the country, as well as one or two familiar faces.

Andrew commented: “We are delighted to be working with a Maier Sports who share our philosophy on walking and the outdoors as well as having fantastic  gear.”

Linda Torstensson of  Maier Sports’ agent Hej International added: “We’ve known Andrew for a number of years and are really looking forward to working with him and his team on this next series.”

GP Batteries gives away 1 Million Free Battery Chargers

World-leading battery manufacturer encourages consumers to convert to eco-friendly rechargeable batteries

World-leading battery manufacturer GP Batteries is giving away 1 million free battery chargers in a bid to encourage consumers to ditch disposable batteries, which are harmful to the environment, and switch to more eco-friendly rechargeable batteries.

As part of the campaign, GP Batteries will be giving away its PowerBank Charger U4111, PB420 Charger and USB Charger – U211 battery charger models free with qualifying purchases of its ReCyko+ and ReCyko+ Pro rechargeable batteries. The batteries, which can last up to 25 years not only help to save the environment, but save consumers money in the long term. Read More

Sigg Announce new Head of Sales for UK and Eire

Sigg Switzerland Bottles AG has announced the appointment of Stuart Theobald to the position of Head of Sales, UK and Eire. Stuart joins Sigg from Leatherman Tools where he was Sales Manager EMEA.

Speaking recently, Stuart said: “I am really pleased to be joining the team at Sigg, it’s a brand with an unrivalled heritage and great product recognition from consumers, but it’s safe to say that Sigg has lost its way slightly in recent years, but I am here to change that. Read More

Two Company Recognition Awards for Osprey

Osprey Europe has recently been recognised in two separate company awards. In May 2017 it was listed in the London Stock Exchange 1000 Companies to inspire Britain report. Hot on the heels of that award in June the company featured 144th in the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. Read More