Events, issues and ten years of the awards

Published:  24 January, 2012

The In the first issue of the new year, Builders' Merchants News looks at the events that took over the end of 2011 and celebrates ten years of the Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence.

Green goes DIY

February's issue will be all about Green-ness, with Ecobuild rapidly approaching, our special landscaping feature and our popular Green Guide.

Builders' Merchants News will be available from 21 January 2012.

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As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.