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In the News

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July 23, 2016
A Bedford truck in H. J. Bennett livery from the Heritage Fleet was set up as a UXB scene. Part of the recent 1940s experience event at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
May 31, 2016
The award winning and popular Isle of Wight Steam Railway at Havenstreet has unveiled a new exhibit for 2016 with the help of leading island family business H.J. Bennett.
September 18, 2015
This 2-page feature in the popular Style of Wight Magazine took a closer look at H.J. Bennett, the company’s proud history and more.
August 18, 2015
This news feature looks at the work of H.J. Bennett to return an old quarry site at The Lavender Farm to nature, creating a habitat for the Island's wildlife.
July 31, 2015
This full-page feature in the Isle of Wight County Press looked at the history of H.J. Bennett and its close ties to safeguarding the Island's environment, through the work to dredge Bembridge Harbour and returning an old quarry to nature.
July 28, 2015
Short text: Island Echo covered the work of H.J. Bennett in bringing the old Lavender Farm quarry back to nature with the help and support of the owners of the popular Lavender Farm on the outskirts of Newport.

Caring for the Island

“It is so nice to see a business that values its heritage and the Island. I will certainly be looking out for the grey lorries from now on.”
Mrs Sue Tolworthy