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Rawtenstall apprentice on the road to success in Screwfix national final

Megan Talbot has battled her way through to the final of the Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition.  The stage is set! Megan Talbot, 19, a trainee Painter and Decorator from Rawtenstall, is amongst just 10 finalists selected in this year’s Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition. She will now battle it out at the national final, competing for the chance to be crowned ...

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tesa sponsors Young Painter of the Year South West final

tesa®, recognised throughout the painting and decorating sector for the quality of its Precision® range of masking tapes, has sponsored a prestigious industry award. The South West final of Johnstone’s Trade Young Painter of the Year was held recently at Bournemouth & Poole College, where Matthew Hall from Isle of Wight College was declared the regional winner and Rebekah Holden ...

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Crown Decorating Centres makes a triple donation to community projects

Three Crown Decorating Centres in Exeter, Blackburn and Cambridge have all done their bit to help their communities by donating paint and sundries to various community projects and charities in their local areas. Kingsway Meadow Centre, located in West Teignmouth in Devon, in an area made up largely of social housing, provides a number of activities for the whole community, ...

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Festool Roadshow the UK the chance to preview Sawstop Technology live in action.

This June Festool will be bringing its new Festool table saw with SawStop technology to Festool Roadshow.  Touring the UK and Ireland from 12th to the 26th June 2019, the Festool Roadshow will offer a unique opportunity for visitors to see demonstrations of the new table saw with SawStop technology live in action. This will be the first time ever ...

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Painter of the Year Winners revealed 

The winners of Johnstone’s 36th annual Painter of the Year Awards have been revealed at a prestigious ceremony, with the top prize being awarded for the restoration of a Victorian shopping arcade in Cardiff. The event, which took place on Saturday 11th May in Manchester, saw 21 finalists compete across four categories – Commercial & Leisure, Accommodation, Residential and Restoration ...

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