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Trade Decorator FESTIVAL – the virtual industry gathering returns!

Following the success of The Trade Decorator Festival 2020, our unique virtual event is set to return to your screens from the 15th – 26th February. The Trade Decorator FESTIVAL – the first event of its kind for the industry, gives you face to face access with manufacturers in a virtual world and is returning with a two week packed itinerary of events for you to check out what’s new in the Painting & Decorating Sector. 

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An Interview with Band of Builders

This live interview will explore the great work that the Band of Builders, a charitable organisation that helps tradespeople in need, have been doing recently. We will hear how Chris Joy, father-of-four and suffering from a rare neurological disorder got his freedom back thanks to band of builders, and the experiences of John Regan, a decorator who volunteered on a project to build a sensory garden at the Rocklands Special School. As well as their experiences, they will share more information about the charity, how you can get involved and discuss the hardship fund that has been recently launched to help Tradespeople affected by the Coronavirus Crisis.

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National charity Band of Builders has launched a brand new hardship fund to help tradesmen and women affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The charity, which carries out projects and adaptations to help UK tradespeople and their families affected by illness or disability, has launched the fund to help UK tradespeople and their families left in financial difficulties thanks to COVID. BoB, as the charity is affectionately known in the construction world, has committed to match every £1 donated by the public all the way up to £10,000, creating an overall fund of £20,000. The cash will then be used to award grants of between £250 and £500 to tradespeople who have been left in financial difficulties thanks to COVID.

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Tradesmen and women tackle three peaks challenge to raise cash for builders’ charity 

A group of 17 tradesmen and women braved thunderstorms and has tackled the famous Three Peaks Challenge to help raise more than £12,000 for a national builders’ charity. 

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Band of Builders, the organisation that helps tradesmen and women in their hour of need, has become a registered charity. The organisation was granted charity status after assessment by the ...

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