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December 2017

Centurion great christmas giveaway 19 December 2017

Every year, Centurion Europe run a week long ‘Great Christmas Giveaway’ campaign, offering customers the chance to win some great prizes and discounts during the run up to Christmas.The giveaway is communicated via email and word of mouth, and one ...


Tile Trader’s “Tiling for a Good Cause” winner announced  14 December 2017

Online retailer Tile Trader.co.uk has revealed that Complete Kidz, a community interest company in the West Midlands, has won its competition and bagged a bespoke tiling makeover worth £500 to transform its community centre.The retailer’s “Tiling ...


Chris Pateman appointed as HTA Chair 7 December 2017

The HTA has announced the appointment of Chris Pateman as the chair of the association. In this new role Chris will assist the HTA Board in coordinating the activities of the HTA Executive and their teams at Horticulture House, ensuring that the ...


Home Hardware shop manager receives Special Recognition Award 6 December 2017

Fiona Robson was presented with the accolade at the recent Home Hardware convention in recognition of the help and support she has given to The Islands Home Hardware on the Isles of ScillyMs Robson was presented with the award at the convention at ...


D.W. Nye launch festive gingerbread competition for charity 6 December 2017

Kingsfold based builders merchant D.W. Nye will be helping to raise funds on behalf of Horsham charity Born Free with their fun, Christmas inspired competition ‘Guess how many sweets are hidden inside the Gingerbread House’.The baked masonry ...


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re: The man who put the Q in B&Q visits latest store

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The old BQ that he built respected staff loyalty and rewarded those willing to learn extra to be able to advise customers. The new BQ cut ...

re: Builder wins Toolstation's prize draw pick-up

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re: Homeowners worry over-the-top smart security might attract burglars

AndyH
No Way,I call BS on that one. Burglars have always been detrerred by obvoius expensive alram systems, window marking and security lighting. ...

re: Kingfisher study reveals the home is more important to happiness than our jobs

B&Q bob
Ironic then that kingfisher has altered it's staffs Hours so we get to spend less time with our families in our homes than ever before. ...

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