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Dulux celebrates its 90th birthday with charity book charting how its innovations have transformed the decorating industry

Dulux is celebrating ninety years of driving innovation in the decorating trade with a glossy, coffee table book that charts the evolution of domestic decorating and interior design over the decades. All proceeds from the sale of Dulux 90 will go directly to three chosen charities - The Outward Bound Trust, Rainy Day Trust and Old English Sheepdog Rescue & Welfare

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Team of Dulux Select Decorators redecorates the short-break facility at White Lodge that supports disabled children and young people

 A team of Dulux Select Decorators has played an instrumental role in helping a charity that supports children and adults with disabilities in Surrey to repaint its respite facility.  Jason Webb of A J W Painting Contractors Ltd, a member of the Dulux Select Decorator scheme, volunteered to redecorate areas of White Lodge in Chertsey, which offers crucial support to over 2,500 disabled people, their families and carers

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AkzoNobel inspires new generation of schoolchildren to follow a career in science

AkzoNobel is helping to inspire a new generation of local schoolchildren to pursue a career in science-based industries - through an initiative spearheaded by a group of its undergraduates. The eight undergraduates from the Research & Development (R&D) department at the company’s Slough head office, showcased the rich and varied opportunities available in the STEM sector to students at nearby Langley Grammar School.

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Northern Power House Export Champion

Teal & Mackrill Ltd, UK manufacturer of the Coo-Var and Teamac brands are extremely proud to announce Caroline Renwick has recently been selected to be a Northern Power House Export Champion for 2021/22 with the Department for International Trade (DIT) 

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AkzoNobel launches fresh £50,000 fund for colleagues to help their local communities

AkzoNobel is helping colleagues make a difference in their local communities with the launch of a fresh £50,000 in its True Colour Community Fund. The initiative began last year where food banks, hospices, homeless shelters and children’s wellbeing groups were among the grassroots initiatives that benefited from the donations.

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HMG Paints picks up two awards at the Family Business of the Year Awards

Manchester based family business, HMG Paints Ltd accept ‘Essence of Family Business’ Award as well as the inaugural ‘Next Generation Ambassador Award’ for 4th generation family member, Rebecca Falder at the annual Family Business United (FBU), Family Business of the Year Awards evening. The live ‘virtual’ awards ceremony welcomed 96 family business finalists to view from the comfort of their own homes. HMG not only accepted two awards during the ceremony but also came runners up in the Manufacturing and North and Northern Ireland categories which HMG previously won in 2017 where they came home with a hattrick of awards including the Supreme Champion Family Business of the Year Award.

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