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New B&Q viral campaign recreates famous scenes from classic horror films, including Psycho and The Shining, complete with screaming leading ladies.
April 27, 2011 Read More

This major brand campaign for 2011 is featured on all major TV stations including ITV, C4, Five and multi channel , including prime time slots during GMTV. These adverts support Evo-Stik’s latest innovations in sealant technology with; Anti-Germ, 1 Hour Shower and White For Life:
April 12, 2011 Read More

Hilarious new TV ad demonstrates just what can go wrong when people tackle DIY at home. Set to hit screens tonight.
March 25, 2011 Read More


Tony Bollom of Briwax shows DIYWeek.net online sales manager Chris Carnevale and reporter Rachel Hunter some amazing magic tricks on our stand at Totally Shows 2011.
March 10, 2011 Read More

Andy Culhane, Sales Director at Master Lock UK, shows DIYWeek.net around the Master Lock stand at Totally Show 2011.
March 10, 2011 Read More

Malcolm Pinkerton presents Verdict Research's predictions for the DIY and garden industry over the next three years
March 10, 2011 Read More

Fiona Hodge and Rachel Hunter from DIY Week take a look around Totally 2011 and bring you some highlights from the show.
March 10, 2011 Read More

Staff across 330 B&Q stores took part in a dance routine on Saturday, March 5 at 11.30am to raise money for Comic Relief.
March 7, 2011 Read More

Everbuild Building Products are pleased to announce the launch of an exceptionally exciting new tape: JAFFA TAPE. This remarkable tape, which is being introduced at the Totally DIY exhibition, is not only thicker, stronger and more waterproof than other Gaffa tapes on the market; it also has the most amazing adhesive quality.
March 4, 2011 Read More

Stapeley Water Gardens' resident robin is a regular attraction, offering tuneful entertainment for staff and shoppers alike.
March 3, 2011 Read More

British comedian lined up to host the prestigious awards lunch at the Park Lane Hotel in London.
February 3, 2011 Read More

£1m ad campaign continues with 'It's got our name on it' strapline and focuses solely on new catalogue for the first time.
February 1, 2011 Read More

Dubbed 'My last day at B&Q', this video shows CCTV cameras rolling as an employee causes chaos in the stockroom
January 27, 2011 Read More

Bathroom retailer's new Eureka! campaign using CGI animation to 'bring products to life'.
January 5, 2011 Read More

Santa arrives at Chessington Garden Centre - check out his dancing!!
December 17, 2010 Read More

A bit of DIY in Dunfermline, Scotland, resulted in a mini avalanche, as two men set about clearing the ice from their guttering. One to watch with the sound up!
December 10, 2010 Read More

Youtube is awash with people's versions of the 'snowman takedown'. This garden centre's entry is worthy of a place on diyweek.net - but who are you? If you are responsible for this great bit of footage, let us know.
December 8, 2010 Read More

With our screens currently awash with festive ads, B&Q showcases a series of outakes from last year's Christmas commercials.
December 1, 2010 Read More

Guests at this year's glittering black-tie industry event enjoyed a drinks reception, three-course meal and entertainment from comedian Steve Furst before finding out who had been named Britain's Best Retailers. Check out our video montage of the celebrations at the Deansgate Hilton Hotel in Manchester.
November 22, 2010 Read More
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