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Shock closure for two Home Hardware stores 4-Aug-2015
Two sister hardware stores in the West Country have abruptly closed their doors for the last time this week.

RDT charity shoot attracts top retailers and leading suppliers 4-Aug-2015
The Rainy Day Trust celebrated another successful charity shoot on Thursday, July 2 at the Royal Berkshire Shooting School.

Homebase announces departure of two directors 4-Aug-2015
Retail operations director Graham Heald and marketing director Jo Kenrick will leave the retail business in coming months.

Armstead Trade paint offers footballer Bullard for a day 4-Aug-2015
Armstead Trade paint has recruited former footballer - and decorator - Jimmy Bullard for a competition that will see one decorating firm win the chance to sign him for a day.

DIY indies rack up seventh quarter of growth - just 3-Aug-2015
DIY independents managed only 1.0% year-on-year sales growth in the second quarter of this year - but the figure nevertheless means that the sector enjoyed its seventh consecutive quarter of growth.

RGB opens new Decorating Centre in Barnstaple 3-Aug-2015
Mayor of Barnstaple Councillor Valerie Elkins has officially opened RGB Building Supplies' new Decorating Centre at its Barnstaple branch.

Child abuse images hardware shop owner guilty 3-Aug-2015
A jury has found a Liverpool hardware shop owner guilty of downloading images of child sex abuse.

What More commits to Living Wage 3-Aug-2015
British manufacturer What More UK has given employees an immediate pay rise - ahead of the introduction of a compulsory National Living Wage in April 2016.

Friends of the Earth takes legal steps over UK pesticide use 3-Aug-2015
Friends of the Earth has taken the first formal legal steps over the Government's decision to permit the use of bee-harming pesticides in England despite a Europe-wide ban.

Westland acquires William Sinclair 31-Jul-2015
Westland Horticulture has acquired William Sinclair and has immediately taken the business out of administration.

Homebase 'normal price' claim was misleading 29-Jul-2015
Homebase has been taken to task by the ad watchdog for failing to prove that a product had previously sold at the 'normal price' stated.

Ruxley Rose garden centre finalists revealed 29-Jul-2015
The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has announced the names of the finalist garden centres in its re-vamped Ruxley Rose competition.

Carl Kammerling sponsors young electrician in WorldSkills competition 29-Jul-2015
Hand tools and security supplier Carl Kammerling International is supporting Team UK in the WorldSkills competition 2015 in São Paulo.

Birds and bees push gnomes out of the garden 28-Jul-2015
Hot tubs, built-in barbecues and bee houses are in but wind chimes, windmills and white plastic patio furniture are out.

Hardware shop owner denies child sex images charge 27-Jul-2015
The owner of a Liverpool hardware shop has told a jury that he did not download hundreds of images of child sex abuse.

Chocolate bathrooms melt awards judges' hearts 27-Jul-2015 has been shortlisted for PR Week's Best Use of a Small Budget Award for a campaign created around chocolate bathrooms.

Wantage hardware shop expands with new decor outlet 27-Jul-2015
An Oxfordshire hardware independent is significantly growing its decor offer by expanding into the shop next door.

Garden centres celebrate more GCA regional wins 27-Jul-2015
More garden centres across the country have been celebrating following the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) further announcements of its regional award winners.

GCA South Thames winners revealed 24-Jul-2015
The winners of the Garden Centre Association's (GCA) South Thames regional awards were revealed during a presentation on Wednesday, July 22 at Haskins Garden Centre.

B&Q's Q2 sales uplift boosted by outdoor products 23-Jul-2015
Kingfisher's Q2 results released today reveal a 2.6% increase at B&Q, while Screwfix storms ahead, up 28.3%, boosted by the opening of 11 new trade counters during the period.

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