Archive / May, 2015

Johnstone's Trade Silicone Masonry Paint

New Advanced Masonry paint boosts Johnstone’s Stormshield range

Johnstone’s Trade has added a new advanced Silicone Masonry paint to its Stormshield range, which has been developed to provide its most durable and robust exterior protection yet. Johnstone’s Silicone Masonry binds with the mineral substrate to make it highly flexible. This means that it offers the ultimate resistance to harsh weather conditions and driving […]

Novus Property Solutions and DCH - Foxfield Community House

Novus breathes new life into community space

Novus Property Solutions has played a vital role in refurbishing a community space to create a central hub for the residents of a Plymouth housing association. The national property maintenance company, which has offices across the south west, worked closely with DCH to refresh Foxfield Community House. It now provides residents with a central place […]

Johnstone's Trade 125th Anniversary Vantastic Competition

Johnstone’s gears up for ‘vantastic’ promotion

Johnstone’s Trade has unveiled the biggest competition in its 125-year history, with 125 new vans up for grabs as part of a prize fund totalling more than £1.8 million! The spectacular competition is designed to celebrate the brand’s 125th anniversary, and gives decorators the unique opportunity to win one of 125 Fiat Doblo Cargo vans. The […]

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PPG’s fundraising efforts continue to sparkle

PPG Architectural Coatings’ fundraising for charity partner When You Wish Upon a Star has got off to a flying start in 2015. The company, which manufactures leading paint brands Johnstone’s and Leyland, recently handed over a cheque worth more than £12,000 to the charity, which grants wishes to children suffering from life threatening illness. The […]

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Decorating elite recognised by Johnstone’s Trade

Johnstone’s Trade continues to celebrate its 125th anniversary in style after hosting the spectacular 32nd annual Johnstone’s Painter of the Year event. The event, which was held at the Celtic Manor Hotel in south Wales, once again attracted hundreds of the country’s finest decorators all eager to discover who would be crowned Johnstone’s Painter of the Year […]


‘Skills rule, boys drool’: “Serious fun” at SLC as painting apprentices rise to “paste off” challenge

Two first year apprentices from West College Scotland (Clydebank) have set an event record as the fastest team to paste and hang three strips of wallpaper in a new skills competition launched this week (Tuesday, May 19th). Speedy contenders, Darren McLeod (20) and Richie Stewart (20) bagged poll position in the ‘3 length challenge’ at South […]


Cladding is covered with Crown Trade Protective Coatings

Crown Trade Fast Drying Cladding Finish enables decorators to offer clients an economical and effective way to refurbish and protect their buildings, at a masterstroke. From the Crown Trade Protective Coatings range, Fast Drying Cladding Finish has been specifically developed to adhere to pre-coated and weathered metal cladding and other external features that have become […]


Johnstone’s Painter of the Year awards set to sparkle

The forthcoming Johnstone’s Painter of the Year Awards is set to be the biggest and best yet as the brand marks its 125th anniversary in style.  With a record number of exceptionally high quality applications, the judges will have their work cut out to select the winners before all is revealed during the glitzy ceremony on […]

Sadolin - Sky Sports News HQ

Sadolin and Sandtex Trade pitch perfect with TV sponsorship deal

Crown Paints kicked off the New Year in style after teaming up with Sky Sports News HQ in a high impact sponsorship package. The UK paint manufacturer signed a deal to feature on the station’s popular 10pm bulletin from January 1, 2015. The sponsorship packaging started with the Crown Trade brand, using special ‘idents’ featuring […]

Glen Speight - Novus Property Solutions

Novus launches 2015 apprentice recruitment drive

Novus Property Solutions’ Apprentice of the Year, Glen Speight, is encouraging other young people to join the ranks of the leading property maintenance specialist. Glen, who is based at Novus’ East Midlands office, was recently named the company’s 2014 Apprentice of the Year and has wasted little time in becoming a vocal supporter of its […]