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JML adds two shopping channels to its portfolio

JML has purchased two Sky channels to boost its direct to consumer offering 
1 May 2007

Rumour mill puts US diy chains top of bid list for Focus DIY

North American retailers Home Depot and Lowes are believed to be likely bidders for troubled diy chain. 
30 April 2007

Cromford Garden Centre to close

Owner says financial pressures and difficulty in securing planning permission forced sale 
30 April 2007

Market growth brings cheer for Plasti-kote

Focus on colour in home and garden projects is a key contributor to market growth in the spray paint sector 
27 April 2007

Diy buyer at Home Hardware South West wins trip to Paris

Paul Andrews jets off to Paris Fashion Week catwalk shows 
27 April 2007

New appointment for Mister Blister

Manchester-based packaging specialist extends its customer service team 
27 April 2007

Home Hardware Southwest pays rebate to members

Loyalty and commitment rewarded, says chairman 
26 April 2007

Lister Locks moves ahead with expansion programme

Changes 'very well received,' says chief executive 
26 April 2007

More sponsors sign up for Industry Awards

Five sponsors including Lakeland, the BBC, and Tenax have announced their backing of the Industry Awards. 
26 April 2007

Instore delays results

Majority shareholder looks for buyer 
26 April 2007

UK homeowners seeking second property

Buy-to-let seen as good alternative to pension plans 
25 April 2007

Logan Homecare closes its doors

Internet and sheds force closure 
25 April 2007

Homebase puts environmental challenge to staff

Stores to compete to become 'Green Store Champion 2007' 
25 April 2007

Homebase launches first ever trade card

Trial to hit London and Midlands 
24 April 2007

Strong start to the year for Hozelock

Watering equipment market leader sees sales 'exceed expectations' 
24 April 2007

B&Q joins forces with high street retailers to cut carbon footprint

Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Sky front green campaign 
23 April 2007

Strong progress for Dobbies

Sales and store developments blossom 
23 April 2007

Glee reveals changes for 2007 exhibition

New publicity campaign to push 'Going Green' initiative 
20 April 2007

Rate rises now hitting customers, says BRC

Sales volume growth still healthy but slowing 
20 April 2007

Walker Greenbank posts turnover increase

A year of excellent progress with continued strong organic growth, says chairman 
18 April 2007
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re: Rosebourne completes purchase of Wyevale centre

Patricia Mills
Do you still have a cafe or restaurant, as I was going to brjng some elderly ladies for lunch and a browse around shops and garden centre. ...

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Stupid to respond to 7 year old story, expecting response! Never heard of Google?Staff will likely have moved on....