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HMG Paints Ltd win the Corporate Social Responsibility Award again

Family Business, HMG Paints Ltd win the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 10th annual British Coatings Federation Awards evening. This is the second time HMG have taken home this award since the CSR Award’s inaugural year in 2017. Held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, the evening saw a record number of entries for each award category ...

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Bell Group Chairman awarded OBE at Buckingham Palace

They say that an investiture will be one of the most proud and memorable moments of anyone’s life and Bell Group Chairman and Founder, George Bell, would most definitely agree. On Tuesday 19th November 2019, George attended Buckingham Palace for his investiture ceremony and was awarded his OBE by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William.

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Leeds College of Building Students Win Three Medals at WorldSkills UK Live

Leeds College of Building students have been named among the best in UK trades after winning two silver and one bronze medal at WorldSkills UK Live.  Taking place from 21 – 23 November at the NEC, Birmingham, WorldSkills UK LIVE is the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers events. At its heart are the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions showcasing 70 different skills across industries including Digital, Technology, Engineering, Construction, and Hospitality.

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Crown Paints answers the call to help rural communities

Crown Paints has helped to breathe new life into hundreds of rural phone boxes as part of a nationwide scheme to provide local communities with access to vital emergency medical equipment. As part of the ‘Minutes Matter’ scheme launched by BT and the Community HeartBeat Trust, life-saving defibrillators have been installed in local phone boxes which were first refurbished with free paint donated by members of the British Coatings Federation (BCF).  To date Crown has supplied undercoat and red paint via its nationwide network of Crown Decorating Centres to renovate 130 phone boxes, which have each been equipped with a defibrillator to provide urgent treatment following a cardiac arrest. This equates to almost a quarter of all paint donations made under the Minutes Matter scheme so far.

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Des Cass named as Grand Winner in Dulux Select Decorators Awards 2019

The Grand Winner of the 2019 Dulux Select Decorators Awards has been announced as Des Cass. The Dulux Select Decorators Awards 2019 were held on Tuesday 26th November during the National Painting and Decorating Show celebrating Select Decorators around the UK.

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