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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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CROWN PAINTS BRINGS COLOUR TO THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Crown Paints is sponsoring four grassroots football teams, providing them with brand new kits, following a social media competition. All four lucky football teams were selected at random from the hundreds of correct entries to the Crown’s Colourful Kits competition, which took place on the Crown Trade and Crown Decorating Centres social media channels. Each week for four weeks, Crown ...

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Macpherson celebrates 135 years

2019 is a big year: it’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, and it’s been 200 years since Queen Victoria was born. But more importantly for decorators, trade favourite Macpherson is celebrating its 135 year anniversary! And to celebrate we're running an exclusive trade decorator forum only giveaway where you could win 1 of 10 macpherson eclipse paint prizes.

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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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Crown Paints invites Jake Berry MP and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss MP to discuss innovation in the north 

Crown Paints recently welcomed MP for Rossendale and Darwen Jake Berry and chief secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss MP, to its UK headquarters in Darwen, Lancashire, to take a tour of the paint manufacturing facility and attend a Q&A session with Crown employees.

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