Barkers DBS
Telephone 01366 382 525

Staff Profiles

Sarah Clifton

Shop Manager

As one of the bubbliest members of the team here at Barkers DBS, Sarah is known as a boastful baker and enjoys regular trips to the theatre. Her friendly manner makes her an approachable manager who staff can rely on. She is responsible for ensuring our everyday business operations run as smoothly as possible so that every customer can receive the quality service they deserve here at Barkers DBS.

Glynis Robinson

Deputy Shop Manager

As Deputy Shop Manager Glynis can be found right at the heart of the shop, ensuring every member of her team is dedicated to meeting every customers need. As a keen gardener and decorator herself, Glynis has the expertise and product knowledge to assist any customer in selecting the appropriate tools to turn their garden into a space they can be proud of.

Hannah Claydon

Shop Assistant

Hannah has been a valued member of the Barkers DBS team for nearly 10 years. She enjoys listening to music, scouting and meeting new people – just one of the reasons why she takes pride in being able to work for a family run business where she can connect with the local community and be at hand to help solve any DIY problem.

Andrew Bunn

Shop Assistant

Andrew has recently become a full time member of our team having increased his part time hours. He is responsible for day-to-day maintenance and has taken great pride in producing an amazing flower display on The Green, which many people have commented on. In addition to his gardening and DIY talents within work hours, Andrew also takes an interest in these areas during his own time making him the perfect man to rely on if you require further advice on any of your home projects.

Ian Foster

Shop Assistant

Ian is responsible for the stock control here at Barkers DBS, as a result of this role Ian is considered the ‘go to’ man when it comes to the whereabouts of any product our customers may be on the hunt for. From delivery times to simply which shelf a product is positioned, Ian can be relied on to answer any query quickly and efficiently ensuring our customers are never left in the dark. Outside of work his interests all relate to the outdoors, he enjoys shooting, regular walks and cycling trips in the countryside.

Charlotte Harnwell


Charlotte is the newest member of the team having joined as a Saturday girl is and now a trainee on the apprenticeship program. Eager to understand all aspects of the business she is learning something new every day. When not at work she can be found socialising with friends and family or doing research in personal retail therapy.

Jemma Bruen

Administrative Support

As one of our newest members of the team here at Barkers DBS, Jemma is responsible for taking care of everything behind the scenes ensuring that the business runs smoothly day-to-day. She enjoys spending quality time with her young family and if she can spare a quiet moment to herself there’s nothing more she enjoys then getting lost in a good book.

Louis Barker


Having started as a Saturday boy aged 11, Louis has seen the evolution of the business over the majority of its existence. Now responsible for the strategic direction of the business Louis is determined to ensure that it stays relevant to the needs of its customers.