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Dulux Academy Win “On The Tools Training Excellence Award” again

Dulux Academy has been announced as the winner of the On The Tools Training Excellence Award for the second year running.  The home of painting and decorating excellence, which celebrated its third birthday earlier this year, was recognised for the prestigious award at a ceremony on Friday 15th November.

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HMG Paints are beaming with pride after winning Business of the Year

Manchester based HMG Paints Ltd take home the prestigious Manchester Evening News (M.E.N), Business of the Year Award in the £10m - £25m turnover category at this years’ M.E.N Business Awards ceremony.

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SkillBuild champion Sandie soars six years on

The 2019 SkillBuild UK National Final will take place at the NEC in Birmingham in just one week. As we prepare to see who will cross the finishing line victorious, we take a look back at former SkillBuild champion, Sandie Webster from Gainsborough. Sandie, 36, competed in the Painting and Decorating category in 2013 and was the first female National ...

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GRAB YOUR P&D TICKET NOW!

With just four weeks to go until the National Painting and Decorating Show opens its doors for two very busy days ‘it’s looking like this year’s event will be the best yet’, says exhibition organiser Terry Dullaway. Now in its 25th year the P&D Show has become a permanent fixture in the decorating professional’s calendar. “The range of products on ...

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Crown reveals its new seasonal colour trends

Crown Paints has launched its new collection of colour trends for the 2019 autumn and winter season, helping to inspire new ideas in interior design for decorators. Created to empower professional decorators, designers and consumers to embrace different colour palettes and painting techniques, the new colour trend collection has been devised by Crown’s expert panel of colour consultants and specialists. Each of the individual schemes has been given a distinct and inspirational identity, with hero shades, complementary tones and style suggestions included so they can be easily adapted to suit a variety of projects and different personal tastes.

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