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The DIY retailer's latest spring/summer marketing campaign features a series of home improvement scenarios aimed at instilling a sense of personal achievement.
March 29, 2012 Read More

Paul Butchers from Cadbury Garden & Leisure raised £1,000 for Greenfingers after getting his chest and back waxed as part of the first ever national Garden Re-Leaf Day.
March 15, 2012 Read More

Centrepoint patron the Duke of Cambridge recorded a good luck message for Homebase's Andrew Carnie and his team as they embarked on a race to the South Pole to raise £250,000 for the homeless charity.
February 23, 2012 Read More

Staff were given the chance to rub shoulders with World famous darts player Simon 'The Wizard' Whitlock, who offered a darts master class to anyone brave enough to take him on.
January 30, 2012 Read More

Footage taken the morning after the blaze shows the scale of the damage done to the garden and pet centre in Greater Manchester.
January 30, 2012 Read More

The DIY giant has launched a TV and online campaign to support its longest-ever winter sale on kitchens and bathrooms.
January 11, 2012 Read More

Leading figures from across the DIY and garden industry were out in force on November 24 for the first-ever DIY Week Awards.
December 1, 2011 Read More

Quite simply the brightest handheld LED Light ever produced. With 1068 lumens of focusable light, the X21 is the choice when only the brightest light available will do.
November 11, 2011 Read More

Haven't seen John Lewis's new Christmas ad yet? Have a look below, and find out more about the retailer's festive campaign here.
November 11, 2011 Read More

TV presenter and star of Kirstie's Homemade Christmas, Kirstie Allsopp features in the films, offering tips on a DIY Christmas with everything from how to make your own Christmas decorations, to gift-wrapping i ideas.
November 2, 2011 Read More

Ironmongery Direct is launching its first-ever national TV and radio campaign, introducing the company's new strapline 'masters of our trade'. Take a look at the new TV ad below.
October 28, 2011 Read More

DIY Week ad manager Rachael Lyon jumped 13,500ft from a plane in aid of the Rainy Day Trust and here is the video footage to prove it. Well done Rach!!!
October 6, 2011 Read More

South-west superstore retailer Trago Mills has been fined almost £200,000 for illegally dumping and burning waste at two of its out-of-town stores in 2009.
October 4, 2011 Read More

Behind the scenes of the department store chain's newest TV commercial, launched to support its Never Knowingly Undersold price promise.
September 23, 2011 Read More

The DIYWeek.net team check out some of the highlights from this year's Glee exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.
September 22, 2011 Read More

A look at the damage done to high streets in and around London as a result of the mindless looting and violence several weeks ago
August 26, 2011 Read More

A more positive sight to see on the high street: this news report shows local residents taking part in the big clean up after riots and looting hit Clapham in South London.
August 26, 2011 Read More

Amateur footage of youths looting shops amid the chaos in Croydon last night.
August 9, 2011 Read More

Footage of the fire that raised family-run furniture store to the ground in third night of riots.
August 9, 2011 Read More

Seal Rite – The new sealant masking system from Everbuild Building Products is a dispenser and micro-fine foil masking tape which enables both tradesmen and DIYers to achieve a perfectly finished joint every time, without any level of skill, eliminating both mess and wastage.
July 27, 2011 Read More
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