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Archive / September, 2016

PPG Golf Masters 2015 Winner Steve McLaren

PPG GOLF MASTERS FINALISTS PREPARING TO TEE OFF IN STYLE

Thirteen decorators are primed and ready play in this year’s renowned PPG Golf Masters final in Valderrama in October.   PPG Architectural Coatings UK and Ireland, which manufactures leading paint brands Johnstone’s Trade and Leyland Trade, has run the invitational competition for the last eight years, with more than 700 decorators taking part this year […]

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Top apprentices ready to contest national title

THE names have been revealed of the talented apprentices who’ll battle it out to be crowned best painter and decorator in the country. The annual Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition promotes emerging talent by acting as a showcase for skills. Heats are held throughout the UK and eight students have now emerged […]

New HQ for proud Stoke business

New HQ for proud Stoke business

Novus Property Solutions has marked six decades of business in Stoke-on-Trent with the opening of its brand new headquarters at Five Towns House.   The national maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor first moved to Stoke in the forties and has occupied purpose-built facilities in Fenton since 1957, but the company’s growth in the last […]

Novus apprentices - Luke Mulliner James Riley  Reece Jones

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR APPRENTICE AWARD

Three of the country’s most promising young tradespeople have been shortlisted to win the Novus Property Solutions Apprentice of the Year award.   The award-winning maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor has a long history of developing successful painters, decorators, builders and managers, and three of its current crop of apprentices have been singled out […]

Prestige Oval Angle

NEW PRESTIGE OVAL ANGLE SYNTHETIC BRUSH FROM HAMILTON

Hamilton, the leading professional decorating sundries company, has added the new Oval Angle Synthetic brush to its popular Prestige range.   Suitable for use with both solvent and water-based paints, the Prestige Oval Angle Synthetic brush is a blend of synthetic filaments which give a superior finish and are excellent for cutting in.   Compatible […]

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JOHNSTONE’S OPENS 200TH DECORATING CENTRE

Johnstone’s Decorating Centres is celebrating its milestone 200th store, as it continues to strengthen its position within the UK and Ireland.   The 200th store, which was officially opened this September, is a refurbished bank situated on the main street in Hillingdon, perfectly located to serve west London. It brings the total number of Johnstone’s […]

JOHNSTONE’S SCHEME LIGHTS UP RESIDENTS’ HOMES

Johnstone’s Trade’s decorating allowance scheme has helped more than 650 North West Leicestershire District Council residents create brighter interiors for their homes in the past three years.   The council started using the scheme in December 2013, and in doing so gave its residents unprecedented opportunity to access quality products to help them settle into […]

ORKLA’S ACQUISITION OF HARRIS COMPLETED

Orkla’s purchase of L.G. Harris & Co. Limited (‘Harris’) has now been completed.  Harris is a leading supplier of DIY painting tools in the UK, and with this acquisition Orkla House Care has doubled the size of its operations. The agreement to purchase Harris was announced in May this year.  The assessment of the agreement […]