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Industry winners in the spotlight

The 31st annual Premier Trophy Awards, hosted by the Painting and Decorating Association took place recently The Plaisterers’ Hall, London....

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New manager boost for Hamilton

Orkla House Care UK, the supplier of painting, decorating and cleaning products including the Hamilton tools brand has appointed Sarah...

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Apprentice Decorator wins Crown Gold

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition...

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Multi-skilled decorator Highly Commended by Screwfix

Multi-skilled tradeswoman, Christina Valentine from Epsom has been awarded Highly Commended in a prestigious national competition to find the very...

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Screwfix Britain’s Top Tradesperson – P&D regional finalists

Six professional painters and decorators from across the UK are in with a chance to win in this year’s Screwfix...

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Decorator Designs Own Winning Wallpaper

Barrie Thompson, a professional decorator based in North London won the 2017 Dulux Academy Design and Decorating Challenge. Run in...

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Johnstone’s Painter Of The Year Winners Revealed

Johnstone’s Trade has named its 35th Painter of the Year winner at an awards evening held earlier this month. This...

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Crown helps salute Hull City volunteers

Crown Paints has helped celebrate the work of more than 2,500 volunteers who helped make Hull UK City of Culture...

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Wallpapering champions

Four apprentices are on a roll after being crowned the nation’s top wallpaper hangers. Mitchell Scott and Adam Knowles, both...

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New face at Hamilton

Hamilton, the professional decorating sundries company, has appointed Justin Hopley as Area Sales Manager for London and the South East....

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Young Painter at EuroSkills

There may be high hopes for our football teams in Euro 2016 this summer but for Jordan Jeffers, a self-employed...

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Appreciating Apprentices

With National Apprenticeship Week just having finished we spoke to one decorator who believes strongly that taking on apprentices has...

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Brush with success

Sophie Walters, the runner-up of Dulux Decorator Centre’s esteemed Student Decorator of the Year competition 2015, is continuing her brush...

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Steve Brushes up for Marathon

Steve Edwards, managing director of professional decorating sundries company, Hamilton, will be running the London Marathon on April 24th, 2016...

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Star Apprentice

A young painter from Stoke-on-Trent is preparing to follow his father into the decorating business after being named Apprentice of...

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Dulux Picks a Master

Dulux Trade has announced a winner in its Masters Series Competition which was launched to recognise outstanding decorating work. This...

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Joel Is Johnstone’s Young Painter Of The Year

Joel Mortlock has been named the Johnstone’s Young Painter of the Year after a tense final at the National Painting...

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Purdy supports more diversity

One of the largest employers in the UK – the construction industry has been making significant progress in the last...

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Pro Décor Cycle Challenge

A team of 10 from Stoke-on-Trent-based Dunlop Pro Décor are taking part in an epic coast-to-coast cycle challenge to raise...

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Brazil Beckons for young decorator

Curtis Baker is gearing up to make the journey of a lifetime – heading off to Brazil to represent his...

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DDC Student Decorator Winner

Jordan Jeffers, a painting and decorating student from Southern Regional College – Newry, has painted his way to victory in...

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