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15 most unusual dating sites for Valentine’s day

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Dating.  A veritable minefield and as Valentine’s day approaches on the horizon, you may be wishing you could find someone perfect for you.  Whoever you are. And whoever you are, there is probably a dating website which will suit you. We have trawled the internet for the best of the

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London Mayor’s Responsible Procurement Award

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Arena Flowers were excited about being shortlisted for the Mayor’s Responsible Procurement Awards in December 2010.  We had a great evening at City Hall and thought we’d take a moment to tell you about it. What are the Responsible Procurement Awards? The Responsible Procurement awards themselves are there to recognise contributions

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Top Tips for Making a Stop Motion / Viral Video

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A few weeks back, around the time of the World Cup, we (Flower HQ’s three marketing execs) thought we would have a shot at creating a fun short video, in the hope that it might get a few views on YouTube and drive some brand awareness.  That was the idea

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We’re Going Red for Heart – Are You?

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As you’ll know from our announcement earlier this year, we’ve been working very closely with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to get their branded charity flowers website off the ground. But our association with the nation’s heart health charity goes back to the early days of Arena Flowers, as we’ve

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The Race For Life – Charity at Flowers HQ

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A few months ago, Stan had posted a blog on how Arena Flowers is encouraging people to raise money for Cancer Research by sending out flyers for the Race For Life charity event along with all Cancer Research flower orders. Little did we know then, that we had an in-house

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Credit Crunch Wedding Flowers & the Zen of Recession-proofing Your Big Day

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With our Wedding Flowers hotline ringing off the hook, Judith up to her chin in raffia, and our drivers up at the crack of dawn for early morning Saturday deliveries, the wedding season is now truly upon us at Flowers HQ. With the bustles of brides visiting our wedding team

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Allergy Sufferer? No-se Problem With Our Top Tips & New Artificial Flowers!

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A quick ‘Pop Quiz’ for you: What do Jon Bon Jovi, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Steffi Graf, Jodie Foster and Tiger Woods (pictured, right) all have in common? Apart from probably having a few bob to their names, they are all reported to be famous hay fever sufferers and/or allergic

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8 Tips For A Credit Crunch Valentine’s Flower Delivery

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The big day is just round the corner and, given the “interesting” economic environment we find ourselves in, we thought we’d share a few top tips to help Valentine’s Day lovers get the most out of their money and avoid some obvious pitfalls. What does she actually want? A survey

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Cancer Research UK – Charity Flowers Fund-Raising Partnership Launches!

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As trialled a little while ago in our New Year’s resolutions post, I’m pleased to announce that we went live with a new website yesterday, in partnership with Cancer Research UK, the UK’s leading cancer research charity.  The website, the Cancer Research Flower Shop, allows flower lovers to send all

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