If you're a tradesperson in the Lancashire area, then the BBC needs you! DIY SOS, BBC One’s popular property renovation show, will head to Blackburn with Darwen later this year to take on an ambitious build to benefit a local charity.

City Electrical Factors Limited (CEF) in Wigan hosted an event last week and traders flocked to check out the latest products from suppliers.

Professional tradespeople wanting to leave their mark where there’s an element of painting to be completed on the job can turn to new Crown Contract Super Covertex paint to create the right impression.


A new website aiming to promote women working in the trade industries is launching at the start of September. 

NAPIT unveil plans for EXPO On the Road that promises to deliver more technical knowhow at even more venues.


SELECT’s Toolbox Talks - the practical and popular events for disseminating the latest technological information to the widest possible number of trade professionals - are going from strength to strength as the venues and dates are announced for 2016.

For many years now, health and safety has become an increasing priority in the electrical trade.