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DARTFORD BRANCH TO LEND A HELPING HAND TO FREE LOCAL FESTIVAL

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be a sponsor for this year’s Dartford Festival, which is taking place at the town’s Central Park on the 14th and 15th July. The Mayor of Dartford, a customer of our Dartford branch, introduced us to the event last year, and we’re really excited to be able to give back to the local community in the form of this fantastic free fest...

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WE’RE SET TO INSPIRE IN ASHTON WITH NEW HOWARTH AT HOME SHOWROOM

Home improvers in Ashton-under-Lyne will soon have some inspiration on their doorstep thanks to the launch of our new Howarth At Home kitchen and bathroom showroom. Our new showroom will officially open on Saturday 9th June and will be the only combined Howarth At Home kitchen and bathroom showroom in the country. We’ve planned a full day of celebrations to mark the occasion, so as well as...

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW AREA MANAGERS

We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our management structure with the addition of four area managers. Responsible for setting a forward-thinking merchanting strategy across the full branch network, the new area managers will engage with individual branches on group-wide initiatives and improvements. Two of the area managers, Gary Ford and Geoff Cosslett, have been with Howarth T...

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A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW APPOINTMENTS

We recently welcomed two new members of the team: Paul Bullivant, our new commercial director, and marketing manager Gavin Knowles. Paul has over 31 years’ experience in the builders and plumbers merchant industry, and for the last eight years has held commercial and marketing director roles with Jackson Building Centres and Plumbase. He will head the category management, marketing and ext...

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LOCAL MUSIC LIVE IS BACK, BIGGER AND BETTER

We're once again backing Local Music Live, the UK-wide search to find the next big thing in live music. This year, our award-winning talent search will be even bigger and better, with more time for artists to submit their work, and with our favourite artist set to take centre stage at the prestigious Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAs) in October.   Local artists and bands ca...

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GET STUCK INTO OUR MONTH OF FUNDRAISING BREAKFASTS

After a bumper fundraising year in 2017, we’re running a month-long series of charity breakfast mornings at our branches. Join us in our branches to fill up on bacon butties, meet our suppliers, and have the chance to win exclusive prizes, all with the aim of raising money for our charity partner, Cancer Research UK. Once again, we’re raising money for Cancer Research UK throughout 2...

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INTRODUCING OUR EXPANDED CLADDING COLLECTION

We recently launched our expanded cladding solutions collection with a dedicated brochure to help our customers understand the advantages of timber cladding. The brochure, which is available to download here, showcases our range of ArborClad specialist traditional and thermally treated external cladding products.  ArborClad specialises in creating traditional and bespoke timber c...

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NEW YEAR, NEW KITCHEN?

Our Bury St Edmunds and Barrowford branches have the ideal solution for customers whose kitchens are looking tired after Christmas, with new Howarth At Home showrooms launching this month. The new Bury St Edmunds showroom launches on 13th January 2018, with Barrowford’s Howarth At Home showroom to be declared officially open on 20th January. Both branches have planned a full day of ce...

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SYMPHONY AWARDS ARE MUSIC TO OUR EARS

This year has been one to remember for Howarth At Home, with a host of new showrooms launched across the UK. Our showroom teams have worked hard to introduce the Howarth At Home kitchen, bedroom and bathroom ranges to our new and existing customers – and now their efforts have been recognised by Symphony. Sue Crewe and her team at the Corby branch are celebrating after receiving the &lsquo...

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JUST THE TICKET: OUR THIRD TRADE DAY BONANZA

Over 1,000 people streamed through the doors of the Leeds United Conference Centre on Friday 10th November for our third annual Trade Day Bonanza – the biggest and best event to date. This year, 72 of the building industry’s leading suppliers including Pavestone, Velux, Makita and Siniat showcased the latest products and never-to-be-repeated deals to attendees. And we gave away its b...

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