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Localtraders.com Launches UK Trade Awards 2014

uktalogoONE OF the UK’s leading tradesperson recommendation services, localtraders.com, has launched the UK Trade Awards 2014 in the search for the best local tradesperson or business.

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World Watching Paint Dry Championships Featured In The Sunday Express

Feature in The Sunday Express on the ‘World Watching Paint Dry Championships’.

World Watching Paint Dry Championship Entrant Interviewed On Heart FM

17th January 2012

Paul Bailey, an entrant in the World Watching Paint Dry Championships was interviewed on Heart West Country and Heart Wiltshire.

World Paint Watching Championships Contestant Interviewed On BBC Radio Wiltshire

16th January 2012

Paul Bailey, a contestant in the World Paint Watching Championships was interviewed on BBC Radio Wiltshire.

Interview on BBC Oxford

bbc radio oxford logo16th January 2012

Interview on BBC Oxford about the International Watching Paint Dry Championships.

Watching Paint Dry Championships Mentioned In The Sunday Sun

15th January 2012

World Watching Paint Dry Championships mentioned in Alan Ross’ column in The Sunday Sun.

Watching Paint Dry Championships Mentioned in The Sentinel

The Sentinel logo14th January 2012

Mention of the LocalTraders.com World Watching Paint Dry Championships in The Sentinel.

World Watching Paint Dry Championships Featured On BBC West Midlands Radio

11th January 2012

Interview on BBC Radio West Midlands on the ‘World Watching Paint Dry Championships.’

World Paint Watching Championships Featured On BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire

11th January 2012

Interview on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire about ‘World Paint Watching Championships’.

World Watching Paint Dry Championships Featured In Gizmodo

Article on Gizmodo.com about our ‘World Watching Paint Dry Championships.’

World Paint Watching Championships Featured In Digital Spy

Article on Digital Spy about the ‘World Watching Paint Dry Championships’.

International Article on Watching Paint Dry Championship in Metro

10th January 2012

Metro feature international take on Watching Paint Dry Championship.

Fence Factor Featured in Fencing News

3rd January 2012

Well known trades magazine, Fencing News, include coverage on Fence Factor competition.

SAfm interview on International Watching Paint Dry Championships

31st December 2011

Live radio interview about the International Watching Paint Dry Championships on South Africa fm.

Paint Dry Competition on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire

 

17th December 2011

Worldwide Watching Pint Dry Championships discussed live with Malcolm Boyden on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio.

Watch Paint Dry Championships Featured in Metro

 14th December 2011

First ever World Watching Paint Dry Championships featured in the Metro.

World Watching Paint Dry Championships Featured In The Huffington Post

14th December 2011

Feature on the ‘World Watching Paint Dry Championships’ in The Huffington Post.

Mail Online Coverage of Christmas Day Survey

13th December 2011

Mail Online story covers a survey where the average time taken to put children’s Christmas gifts together is polled.

Parent Pages Feature Christmas Poll

13th December 2011

Christmas poll story featured on Parent Pages website discusses how long parents spend putting gifts together on Christmas Day.

UK Parents Lounge Cover Survey

13th December 2011

Coverage on UK Parents Lounge website of a survey on how long parents spend building Christmas gifts.

Mirror Features Christmas Poll

12th December 2011

Mirror features survey on how long parents spend putting kids’ presents together on Christmas Day. Read article.

 

 

Marie Claire Coverage of Survey

marie claire logo25th November 2011

Coverage of a survey regarding women’s expectations of men for DIY in Marie Claire online.

Mention in Metro Newspaper

metro-logo25th November 2011

Mention of a survey of whether women favour men with DIY skills in Metro Newspaper online.

Daily Mail Coverage of DIY Story

Daily_Mail logo24th November 2011

Coverage of a survey done to find out how women feel about their partners’ DIY skills in the Daily Mail online.

Fence Factor Winner Mentioned in Metro

metro-logo19th November 2011

Coverage of the winner of Fence Factor 2011, Gary Harrison from Bury St Edmunds, in Metro online.

Alan Titchmarsh Show Features Fence Factor

Alan Titchmarsh Show logo20th October 2011

Fence Factor competition featured on ITV’s Alan Titchmarsh Show on episode covering fencing within the programme theme.

Fence Factor Coverage in East Kent Gazette

East Kent Gazette19th October 2011

Coverage of local Fence Factor finalist Jules Ealy in the East Kent Gazette online and in print, and winner Gary Harrison who won the title of Best Fence 2011.

Winner of Fence Factor Announced on XFM

XFM logo18th October 2011

Announced winner of the LocalTraders.com Fence Factor 2011 as Gary Harrison on XFM radio in London.

Live With Gabby Features Fence Factor Competition

Channel 517th October 2011

Fence Factor competition featured on Live With Gabby on Channel 5, including entries in the competition to find the Best Fence in the UK 2011.

Sittingbourne Messenger Mention of Fence Competition

sittingbourne_messenger17th October 2011

Mention of the LocalTraders.com competition to find the UK’s best fence in the Sittingbourne Messenger.

Nottingham Post Coverage of Fence Factor

Nottingham Post15th October 2011

Coverage of the LocalTraders.com Fence Factor competition to find the UK’s best fence 2011, including short listed entrant from Nottingham, Elijah Clay.

Northern Echo Covers Fence Factor Finalist

Northern Echo14th October 2011

Coverage of the Fence Factor competition and Stockton-upon-Tees finalist Ken Dale’s fence in the Northern Echo.

Mystery Guest and Interview on XFM Radio

XFM London logo14th October 2011

Featured as ‘Mystery Guest’ on XFM Radio Breakfast Show and interview about the Get Off The Fence competition.

Coverage of Fence Competition in East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglian Daily Times13th October 2011

Coverage of the short listed entrants in the Get Off The Fence Competition, including a local entry from Gary Harrison.

Metro Coverage of Fence Competition

metro logo12th October 2011

Coverage in Metro of the short listed entries to the Get Off The Fence Competition, both in print and online.

Get Off The Fence Coverage on BBC Radio Essex

BBC Essex22nd September 2011

Interview on BBC Radio Essex about the Get Off The Fence competition to find Britain’s best and worst fence including a feature with a reporter out in the field looking for some fences around the Essex area.

Mentioned on Signal One Breakfast Show

22nd September 2011

Featured on the Signal One Breakfast Show where the Get Off The Fence competition was chosen as the subject of the Headline Hits feature.

Interview on whohub.com

20th September 2011

Interview about LocalTraders.com added to whohub.com.

Get Off The Fence Competition On BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Wales8th September 2011

Interview on the Jamie and Louise show on BBC Radio Wales about the Get Off The Fence competition, appealing for entrants for the Best and Worst Fences from Wales.

Interview on Rock Radio

Rock Radio Logo1st September 2011

Interview on Manchester’s Rock Radio 106.1 about the Get Off The Fence competition to find Britain’s best and worst fences and inspire people to revamp their garden fencing or celebrate fantastic fences.

Get Off The Fence Coverage on BBC Radio Stoke

BBC Radio Stoke31st August 2011

Interview on BBC Radio Stoke about the Get Off The Fence competition to find Britain’s best and worst fences.

Get Off The Fence Competition on Talk Sport

Talk sport logo30th August 2011

Mention of The Sun coverage of the Get Off The Fence competition on the Hawksbee and Jacobs show on Talk Sport.

Daily Mail Coverage of Get Off The Fence Competition

Daily Mail logo30th August 2011

Coverage of the Get Off The Fence Competition on the Daily Mail website aiming to find the best fence in Britain and worse fence in Britain.

Coverage of Get Off The Fence Competition in The Sun

The Sun30th August 2011

Full page spread about the Get Off The Fence Competition in The Sun with photographs from entrants submitting photographs of their favourite or most hated fence and reasons why on our search for the best and worst fences in Britain.

Coverage in The Sun

The Sun logo23rd August 2011

Mentioned in The Sun as an alternative resource for finding a tradesperson for home improvement work instead of doing DIY.

Coverage in Builders Merchant Journal

BMJ logo22nd August 2011

Coverage of the Nail Technician job vacancy advertised on behalf of a LocalTraders.com customer in Builders Merchant Journal.

Roofing, Cladding & Insulation Magazine Coverage

roofing cladding and insulation magazine logo17th August 2011

Coverage of the Nail Technician job advertised on behalf of a LocalTraders.com customer in Roofing, Cladding & Insulation magazine.

Building.co.uk coverage

building.co.uk logo3rd August 2011

Coverage on Building.co.uk website of the advertised Nail Technician job posted for a LocalTraders.com customer.

Coverage on britishbuilder.co.uk

BritishBuilder.co.uk3rd August 2011

Coverage of the beauticians applying for the Nail Technician job advertised on behalf of a builder registered with LocalTraders.com at BritishBuilder.co.uk.

Coverage in The Sentinel

The Sentinel3rd August 2011

Mention in The Sentinel about the Nail Technician vacancy advertised on behalf of a LocalTraders.com customer.

Woman’s Own Case Study

Woman's Own magazine logo26th July 2011

Featured in Woman’s Own in a case study from a home owner who used localtraders.com to find a tradesperson to complete work at her property.

Coverage in New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald logo22nd July 2011

Mention of the metro coverage of the Nail Technician role advertised for a localtraders.com builder in Stoke in the New Zealand Herald.

Interview on Radio Stoke

BBC Radio Stoke20th July 2011

Featured on BBC Radio Stoke news and Tim Wedgwood’s drive time show for the Nail Technician job advertised for a localtraders.com member which received applications from beauticians instead of builders.

Mentioned on MSN Money

MSN Money18th July 2011

Mentioned as a good resource for finding a reliable tradesman you can trust on MSN Money.

Coverage in Metro

Metro18th July 2011

Mention of LocalTraders.com in Metro regarding job advertisement on behalf of localtraders.com customer.

Featured in Grand Designs Magazine

Grand-designs-logo1st July 2010

Featured in the July issue of Grand Designs Magazine as a ‘Web Watch’ resource for people looking for a local tradesperson to complete work in their home.

Coverage in Electrical Times

Electrical TimesJuly 2011

Coverage of the ‘Combat Cowboys’ Campaign in Electrical Times magazine.

Daily Mail Coverage of Builder’s Bum Competition

Daily Mail Logo25th June 2011

Featured in the Daily Mail and Mail Online with the announcement of Billy Clark as the winner of the Local Traders Best Builder’s Bum Competition.

Daily Star Coverage of Builder’s Bum Winner

Daily Star logo25th June 2011

Winner of the Local Traders Builder’s Bum Competition featured in the Daily Star.

Coverage in Essex Chronicle

Essex-Chronicle23rd June 2011

Coverage of Billy Clark being in the final for the LocalTraders.com Best Builder’s Bum competition.

Coverage in Chelmsford Weekly News

Chelmsford Weekly News23rd June 2011

Coverage of the LocalTraders.com Britain’s Best Builder’s Bum competition finalist, Billy Clark.

Mentioned on ITV’s This Morning

This Morning logo21st June 2011

Mentioned on This Morning on ITV with the Builders’ Bum competition finalists taking part in modelling and reviewing jeans.

Coverage on BBC Radio Essex

BBC Essex20th June 2011

Coverage of the final two in the Builders’ Bum Competition on BBC Radio Essex including an interview with finalist Billy Clark on the Dave Monk show.

Coverage in Essex Enquirer

Essex Enquirer logo17th June 2011

Coverage of the shortlisted finalist, Billy Clark, in the Builders’ Bum Competition in the Essex Enquirer.

Interview on BizGene

bizgene logo8th June 2011

Interview with the MD of localtraders.com about the start up and success of the company and service offered.

Blog Post on Smarta Website

31st May 2011

Guest blog post featuring the MD of localtraders.com and the success of the company.

Coverage in Door Industry Journal

27th April 2011

Advertisement in the Door Industry Journal about the advantages of using localtraders.com.

Sunday Mirror Website of the Week

Sunday Mirror logo22nd May 2011

Featured as the Sunday Mirror’s website of the week in the ‘webwatch’ section.

Interview on BBC Radio Stoke

BBC Radio Stoke logo17th May 2011

Interview on BBC Radio Stoke Breakfast Show about the success of localtraders.com to date and expansion into the International market with launches in Finland and Sweden.

Interview on BBC Radio 5 Live

10th May 2011

Featured in discussion about entrepreneurship taking place on BBC Radio 5 Live prior to the launch of the new series of The Apprentice on BBC.

The Sentinel Business Feature

9th May 2011

Staffordshire’s local newspaper, The Sentinel, features localtraders.com in the Business section.

Coverage in UK Construction Magazine

UK Construction magazine coverage27th April 2011

Coverage of results of a survey carried out by Localtraders.com in UK Construction Magazine.

Daily Star Coverage

Daily Star logo13th April 2011

Featured in the Daily Star promoting our Builder’s Bum competition.

Garden Centre Update Coverage

Garden Centre Update logo10th March 2011

Mentioned on Garden Centre Update website as an online resource for locating tradespeople when work on gardens is required.

Smarta Coverage

smarta logo3rd March 2011

60-second start-up profile published about localtraders.com.

Coverage in Professional Builder Magazine

Professional Builder Magazine CoverageMarch 2011

Coverage of Combat Cowboys Campaign in Professional Builder Magazine.

Sunday Times Coverage

27th February 2011

Recommended in the Sunday Times as a website for obtaining quotes from local tradesmen and craftsmen.

bdonline.co.uk Coverage

bdonline.co.uk logo18th February 2011

Mentioned on Building Design (bdonline.co.uk), the UK’s top website for architects’ news.

Express Coverage

Daily Express Logo17th February 2011

Mentioned in the Express in news story about the decline of paper advertising.

PR Web Press Release Published

PR Web logo10th December 2010 Press release published from localtraders.com survey completed to find out how homeowners locate tradespeople when they need to complete work on their properties.

Talk Sport Advertisement

Talk Sport logoRadio advertising campaign running on Talk Sport.

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