As many of you will know The Stove Yard are a major sponsor of Ards RFC in Newtownards – you'll also see our showroom staff proudly wearing their Ards hoodies, for example. Not content with our sponsorship money, they now want blood too. Last night Director Richard Poulter, thought he'd wander down to the Club and have a nice relaxing evening watching the boys practice – but they had other ideas. Here's a snippet from the Ards' report on yesterday's proceedings..."Good to see some fresh faces down last night at touch, even with a delayed kick off it was a good game on a beautiful summer evening... the man if the match award has to go to club sponsor Ricky Poulter. 'Big Stove' has trimmed down in recent years back to his natural welterweight and it certainly meant the ‘Kiltonga Killer’ could get up to top speed last night. Poults was running in tries with the efficiency of a Scandinavian clean burn convection stove and like most of his top sellers he was simply too hot to touch."Man of the match, not bad for a man of a certain age and honestly, we didn't write this piece. You'll recognise Richard from a number of our videos.
With the current crippling energy prices many of us are going to have to rely more and more on our stoves and, if we haven't got a stove, our open fires. There's going to be a real temptation therefore to burn whatever we can lay our hands on rather than pay out for kiln dried or seasoned wood and smokeless coal. After all it's free fuel, isn't it? ...more
Please don’t. Instead, if you can, think seriously about installing one of the new breed of highly efficient, low emissions Ecodesign stoves. One of these will make your fuel go up to four times further than an open fire as well as save you serious money, both on the cost of your fuel, and also on how much you will need to use your gas or oil-fired central heating… read more
According to The Sun today we're heading for especially sunny weather during this coming extra long Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend and that's when the barbecue season will well and truly kick off. Eating al fresco with friends and family when the sun is shining is one of life's great pleasures and it's all the better when the food is good too. At The Stove Yard we're ready and waiting with some of the very best barbecues and grills for those of you who are planning to upgrade their old grill and who want to take their outdoor cooking to another level... read more