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Leading figures from across the DIY and garden industry were out in force on November 24 for the first-ever DIY Week Awards.
December 1, 2011 Read More

Quite simply the brightest handheld LED Light ever produced. With 1068 lumens of focusable light, the X21 is the choice when only the brightest light available will do.
November 11, 2011 Read More

Haven't seen John Lewis's new Christmas ad yet? Have a look below, and find out more about the retailer's festive campaign here.
November 11, 2011 Read More

TV presenter and star of Kirstie's Homemade Christmas, Kirstie Allsopp features in the films, offering tips on a DIY Christmas with everything from how to make your own Christmas decorations, to gift-wrapping i ideas.
November 2, 2011 Read More

Ironmongery Direct is launching its first-ever national TV and radio campaign, introducing the company's new strapline 'masters of our trade'. Take a look at the new TV ad below.
October 28, 2011 Read More

DIY Week ad manager Rachael Lyon jumped 13,500ft from a plane in aid of the Rainy Day Trust and here is the video footage to prove it. Well done Rach!!!
October 6, 2011 Read More

South-west superstore retailer Trago Mills has been fined almost £200,000 for illegally dumping and burning waste at two of its out-of-town stores in 2009.
October 4, 2011 Read More

Behind the scenes of the department store chain's newest TV commercial, launched to support its Never Knowingly Undersold price promise.
September 23, 2011 Read More

The DIYWeek.net team check out some of the highlights from this year's Glee exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.
September 22, 2011 Read More

A look at the damage done to high streets in and around London as a result of the mindless looting and violence several weeks ago
August 26, 2011 Read More

A more positive sight to see on the high street: this news report shows local residents taking part in the big clean up after riots and looting hit Clapham in South London.
August 26, 2011 Read More

Amateur footage of youths looting shops amid the chaos in Croydon last night.
August 9, 2011 Read More

Footage of the fire that raised family-run furniture store to the ground in third night of riots.
August 9, 2011 Read More

Seal Rite – The new sealant masking system from Everbuild Building Products is a dispenser and micro-fine foil masking tape which enables both tradesmen and DIYers to achieve a perfectly finished joint every time, without any level of skill, eliminating both mess and wastage.
July 27, 2011 Read More

The eye-catching commercial picked up three prestigious Cannes Lion awards - a Bronze in the Cyber Lions and 2 Silver awards in Film Craft for production design and cinematography.
July 1, 2011 Read More

To get more customers shopping with Tesco, the supermarket giant created a virtual store in a South Korean subway. Absolutely incredible!
June 29, 2011 Read More

Amateur video of the blaze that destroyed two thirds of the centre this morning.
June 29, 2011 Read More

Watch some of the highlights of this year's prestigious awards event.
June 7, 2011 Read More

Master Lock Excell Padlocks are the ultimate retail padlock!

To prove just how tough these padlocks are Master Lock Canada put the Excell laminated padlock to the test. Watch this advert to find out why Master Lock Excell is 'What Tough is today'
June 1, 2011 Read More

Check out the product demos of all the winners from the Product of the Year Awards 2011 earlier this month.
May 26, 2011 Read More
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