Dan Harris has finished his seasonal contract on a high after being named employee of the month! Dan, who worked as part of our Customer Services team, received this month’s accolade alongside gift vouchers after being nominated by colleagues for his dedication and enthusiasm. Retail Manager, Isobel Blackwell, said: “Dan’s a great all-rounder and a … Continue reading Dan’s the man!
DZG staff celebrated the end of our busy summer season with a friendly football match and party in the castle courtyard. A team of zoo keepers took on the shop staff in the after hours game, and were cheered on by the rest of the staff on the sidelines. And the customer services team reigned … Continue reading Friendly football rivalries
School’s back, so why not enjoy a quiet cuppa in one of our DZG 80th anniversary mugs…just like our newest office recruits, Receptionist Claire Phillpotts and Accounts Administrator Assistant Stephanie Williams. The mugs, available from the Safari Shop are priced £5.99 for the colourful winner of our children’s competition which we ran earlier this year, … Continue reading Cuppa time
Why not have a really wild start to the new school year by stocking up on DZG branded stationery. We’ve got a vast selection of colourful pens, highlighters, pencils, notepads and rubbers in the Safari Shop perfect for all school bags! Plus we’re still selling our limited edition 80th anniversary merchandise, including notepad and pens … Continue reading Take note…
Continuing our anniversary rebrand we’re kitting out staff in a new-look uniform. Our Customer Services team members are now sporting burgundy t-shirts and black zip-up jackets featuring the new zoo logo. While keepers’ green uniform tops are also changing to include the new zoo emblem, which features all the unique elements of DZG, including our … Continue reading Looking smart!
Visitors can show their support for DZG’s orangutans by purchasing one of our colourful appeal wristbands or pin badges. Every penny from the £2 silicone band or £3 enamel badge, will go towards our campaign to raise £800,000 for a new outdoor enclosure for our Bornean orangs. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: “Make a pledge … Continue reading Show your support!
Our special anniversary zoovenir mugs have arrived in stock and we reserved the first one for the talented young designer himself! Jenson Hodges, from Wolverhampton, was judged the winner of our children’s mug competition, after impressing judges with his colourful artwork, which features a variety of animals found on site, the 11th century Dudley Castle, … Continue reading Zoovenir mugs in stock!
We’ve judged our children’s mug competition and are delighted to reveal our fab new anniversary zoovenir! Congratulations go to 12 year-old JENSON HODGES from Wolverhampton who submitted this colourful design featuring a variety of animals found on site, the 11th century Dudley Castle and the iconic Tecton entrance. Retail Manager, Isobel Blackwell, said: “We received … Continue reading What a fab zoovenir!
Keep your keys safe in one place with an anniversary DZG keyring! The black and silver leather fob, featuring our celebratory 80th logo, is available in the Safari Shop, priced at just £2.99. Make sure you pick yours up the next time you’re on site! Other anniversary merchandise includes a bookmark, notepad, fridge magnet, pen … Continue reading Anniversary keyring
We’ve had some fab entries for our 80th anniversary mug competition and have extended the deadline, so there’s still time to get your submission in! We’re encouraging our young supporters to design a unique picture for a celebratory mug that we can make into a limited edition zoovenir to sell in the Safari Shop as … Continue reading Mug design deadline extended