The Covasettes


Manchester indie band The Covasettes have taken the title of the Local Music Live 2018 favourite, winning the opportunity to perform at the Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS) later in the year. This year’s Local Music Live has been the biggest one yet, with 600 acts submitting over a thousand songs during the two […]

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Celebrating our Best Ever Trade Day Bonanza

Our third annual Trade Day Bonanza was our biggest and best event to date, with over 1,000 people streaming through the doors of the Leeds United Conference Centre to meet suppliers and make the most of the unbeatable deals on offer.. Visitors enjoyed a complimentary breakfast before meeting 72 of the building industry’s leading suppliers […]

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Feliicia playing guitar on the beach

Listen out for Local Music Live Favourite Feliicia’s New Single

Six months ago, we helped launched Local Music Live – a UK-wide search to find the next big thing in live music. Now, the Local Music Live judges’ favourite Feliicia Eliza has officially released her new single, ‘Head Over Heels’, which is being played across local radio stations in the Local Music Live network. After […]

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We are just a few short weeks away from our third annual Trade Day Bonanza and the final preparations are well underway. The Trade Day will take place on 10th November at the Leeds United Conference Centre at Elland Road, and is set to attract over 1,000 people – with hundreds already registered. And with […]

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Sportsman's Dinner

Our Star-Studded Sportsman’s Dinner

We are hosting a star-studded Sportsman’s Dinner to support our 2017 charity partner, Cancer Research UK. The dinner will bring together over 200 of our suppliers, manufacturers, staff and guests at the Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert on 28th September for a fantastic night of fundraising and entertainment. Nick Howarth will be on hand to […]

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Howarth at Home showroom York

Howarth at Home showroom launches in York

Homeowners and tradespeople looking for inspiration in York can now visit the brand new Howarth at Home showroom at our York branch. The launch of the new showroom takes place on 8th and 9th September and gives visitors the chance to view Howarth’s impressive range of kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. As well as browsing the […]

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Pavestone Rally

All Geared Up for the Pavestone Rally

We’re taking part in the 1,299-mile Pavestone Rally in September to raise funds for the Rainy Day Trust and the Teenage Cancer Trust. Teams entering the rally must buy a ‘banger’ for no more than £500 and take it on a four-day trip from Dover to Monte Carlo, passing through 10 different countries on the […]

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LML finalists

Local Music Live: Ones to Watch

We recently announced that we had chosen Manchester-based singer Feliicia Eliza as our favourite act in the Local Music Live Initiative. However, it wasn’t an easy decision, as the quality of the artists was so high that choosing one favourite took lots of deliberation. That’s why we have decided to highlight some of the other […]

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Our award-winning Trade Day Bonanza is back for its third year, complete with our trademark host of deals and competitions and – brand new for 2017 – a ‘golden ticket’ giveaway worth £15,000! The trade day takes place on Friday 10th November, 2017 at the Leeds United Conference Centre at Elland Road and we’re giving […]

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Feliicia Eliza

Feliicia Eliza is the Next Big Thing in Local Music

After weeks of searching, we have concluded our UK-wide quest to find the next big thing in live music, naming Feliicia Eliza as our favourite act. See Feliciia’s artist profile. Feliicia was first spotted by our Manchester branch, and was then chosen by our expert panel which worked with Local Music Live, an initiative aimed at putting […]

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