Welcome to B&Q’s Media Centre. Click here to see what’s new for Autumn Winter 2014

Welcome to B&Q’s Media Centre
Click here to see what’s new for Autumn Winter 2014

B&Q Press Office

Welcome to the B&Q media centre where you will find the latest news from the UK’s largest home improvement retailer.

We hope you will find what you’re looking for by exploring the site, if you need more help please do get in touch.

In the UK please contact the press office at Good Relations on 020 7861 2790 or email B&Q@goodrelations.co.uk. Please note, these contact details are for media enquiries only. For all customer related issues please contact customer services.

In the Republic of Ireland please call +353 01 6299495 or email BandQCustomerServices@b-and-q.co.uk.

For customer or non-media related questions please contact the customer services team on 0845 609 6688 or email BandQCustomerServices@b-and-q.co.uk.

Latest News

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B&Q unleashes the fun in Christmas campaign

On the 20th November, B&Q will launch a new Christmas campaign that puts the fun firmly back into Christmas advertising. This Christmas, B&Q is motivating consumers to decorate their home in a way that’s bigger, better and more fun than ever before, positioning the retailer as the one stop shop for all things Christmas: from »

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‘Drive-Thru’ Restaurant for Hedgehogs helps save autumn’s late generation of hoglets

30 million hedgehogs down to less than a million in UK- a 95% decrease in 50 years The late summer’s mild weather has led to a third litter of hoglets – they usually have two This later litter needs to fatten up in time for their winter hibernation To prepare our gardens for winter, B&Q »

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Force is Strong for BBC Children in Need at B&Q Mansfield Woodhouse

Visitors to the B&Q superstore at Mansfield Woodhouse were given an intergalactic welcome recently when a Star Wars Stormtrooper was placed on greeting duty. ‘Stormy the Stormtrooper’ was granted special leave of absence by Darth Vader who, obviously softening in his old age, had ordered Stormy to parade the DIY giant’s Woodhouse superstore on Old »

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Loyal B&Q employee, Andrewena Hughes, is celebrating 30 years’ service with the DIY-giant. The 61-year-old from Tranent East Lothian, who is a part time checkout operator in the retailer’s New Craighall Retail Park Edinburgh branch, began working for the company in 1984. Andrewena has experienced a number of roles within the store including checkout operator, »

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Latest CSR

Title: B&Q highly commended at national waste reycyling awards

UK’s biggest garden retailer, B&Q, has been highly commended at the National Waste Recycling Awards for its new polystyrene-free packaging for bedding plants.  In April, B&Q announced plans to replace all polystyrene trays, across its bedding plants range, with an innovative new concept. easyGrow™ with Teabag Technology™ is not only 100% recyclable but is also »

Title: Gardening Gets Greener: B&Q Removes peat & 15 million Polystyrene Trays

  Gardening Gets Greener: B&Q Removes peat & 15 million Polystyrene Trays   Introducing easyGrow™ with Teabag Technology™ from B&Q   From April 2014, B&Q will replace all polystyrene packaging across its range of bedding plants with an innovative new concept. Harnessing Teabag Technology™, easyGrow™ is 100% recyclable and between 95% to 99% peat-free, removing peat »

Title: Army of Grimsby B&Q Colleagues does its duty for National Poppy Appeal

  Army of Grimsby B&Q Colleagues does its duty for National Poppy Appeal Colleagues from B&Q in Grimsby are stepping up in an effort to support The Royal British Legion’s Centenary Poppy Campaign. The national initiative is encouraging the public to sow millions of seeds in gardens across Britain to commemorate the First World War, »

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