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B&Q to teach practical DIY courses

Published: 20 November 2008
B&Q has joined forces with affordable housing scheme Home to give residents the chance to take practical courses in subjects like flooring and gardening.
B&Q to teach practical DIY courses
The superstore has joined the programme of educational and practical lessons available to people living at the 52,000 properties managed by Home throughout England and Scotland.

A spokesman for B&Q said the partnership would allow Home to benefit from the experience the firm, while they could give back to the community.

All of the courses are free to residents and B&Q also hope their involvement will help residents build their personal and practical skills.

Home has a turnover of £270m and will also offer its residents the opportunity to learn basics maths and English skills.

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