As part of the BNF Healthy Eating week running from the 12th to 16th June 2017, The Grove Experience decided to dedicate their weekly team meeting to promoting the importance of eating a healthy well balanced diet.
We Provided a platter of delicious seasonal and exotic fruits for our team and trainees to enjoy. They were also encouraged to complete a food diary for one day during the week where all food and drink consumed was documented as well as all physical activity.
This was followed up by a discussion to see where changes could be made to improve their diets and lifestyles to make them healthier.
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The Team at the Grove Experience have great pleasure in announcing there partnership with St Wilfrid’s hospice in Eastbourne.
The Hospice has just opened a brand new Hair & Nail Salon at the new site in Eastbourne.
A number of the team from The Grove Experience are going to be working in the new salon on a volunteer basis, Each doing a couple of hours a week, giving much needed pampering to patents family and volunteers from the hospice.
Paul Mitchell The Product company which is well know for its philanthropic work around the world has supplied products to get the salon up and running. Paul Mitchell is celebrating its 35th birthday this year The Team at the Grove Experience has been working with the Paul Mitchell brand since the salon opened, Co Owners Gary & Giovanna have been working with Paul Mitchell for 25years.
Giovanna Said ” We are delighted to be working with the local hospice, It has been one of our chosen charities for the last couple of years and to be able to get hands on with our support has been very rewarding. With have a great relationship with the team at Paul Mitchell and when we approached them to help supply the salon they agreed straight way. That is one of the reasons we have enjoyed working with them for so long”.
To find out more about the Hospice, to donate some money to help with the running of the hospice please visit there website :http://www.stwhospice.org
It’s great,” said Gary. “There have been a lot of positive comments for it and our customers can’t wait to start using it. It’s the way forward, and we’re the first in Sussex to do it. As well as booking appointments they’ll be able to book into our salon events, view all our latest styles, read our blog, see the latest videos from Paul Mitchell, order their hair care products at discounted rates between hair appointments and even buy gift vouchers for friends and family!” The system will allow Gary to foster a thriving ‘offline’ and ‘online’ community of Grove Experience regulars and he believes this will grow.
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Always wanted to be a hairdresser?
Love the Hair & beauty industry?, Interested in trends and fashion?
Want to know what its really like to work in a salon without committing to a college course?
The Future Experience Group – ‘The Cutting Club’ at The Grove Experience hairdressers in Grove Road in Eastbourne could well be your answer..
The Future Experience is an after school club for 14 – 15 year olds who while still at school would like to develop some hairdressing experience. The club runs on a Tuesday between 4pm – 6pm and is open to anyone over the age of 14
(application forms are available from the salon or can be downloaded from our website).
The aim of the club which is free to join and free to attend, is to give year 11 pupils a taste of what the hair & beauty industry is about without having to commit to a full time job or college course.
The club run by Sophie Lilley at the Grove Experience salon covers all aspects of hairdressing, members will get to experience some cutting, perming, colouring, styling, hair-up, smoothing, extensions all at a basic intro level. This allows them to make informed decisions about their future careers while still at school.
The club starts out covering the basic skills working on each other then on to head blocks and then later bringing in models to work on.
For anyone who completes the full programme and stays up to finishing school, they would have a good ground knowledge of hairdressing, which would give them a great head start if they then choose hairdressing as a career. If they chose to apply to join our full time education NVQ level 2 programme they would be given first option on future positions within the company putting them at the front of the queue.
As a company we do not employ anyone out of college and we are not alone in this so this club gives any potential job applicant at any salon a great advantage when applying for what are now limited salon positions.
The Next intake for the Future Experience is September, applications are being taken now. Send your application in to the salon or pop in to see Sophie.
The Grove Experience
64 Grove Road