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LG Harris buys Lynwood brand

LG Harris has announced an agreement to acquire the Lynwood decorating sundries brand for an undisclosed sum. 
5 July 2010

Scottish firm snapped up by Nespoli

Lightning Paint Rollers has been bought up by the giant Nespoli Group, who are expanding their UK interests. 
28 November 2008

90% of paint strippers could be banned by Brussels proposals

A possible European Commission led ban on the use of dichloromethane would affect 90% of all paint strippers currently on the market, according to a Scottish MEP. 
19 November 2008

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re: DIY shop flouts council order to continue to trade 'illegally'

Send in the VAT inspectors & their HMRC colleagues. Obviously one who flouts the law and believes he's immune to the laws that apply to ...

re: B&Q thief stashed items in a bin in his trolley

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re: Police appeal for witnesses after DIY shop theft

Rob Adams
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re: 250 sign up to hear the latest from Bunnings at BHETA forum

Paul Grinsell, DIY Director, BHETA
Jim -Bunnings acquisition of Homebase is probably one of the most exciting things that's happened in the industry in years. It's here and ...

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