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Essex electrician has roundabout signs rejected

Posted: Thursday, June 22nd, 2023  

A sparkie’s bid to sponsor signs on two roundabouts has been refused by planning chiefs who described them as “clutter” 

 


 

Barbie caused a ‘worldwide’ shortage of pink paint

Posted: Monday, June 5th, 2023  

Barbie needed so much fluorescent pink paint that it caused a worldwide supply shortage for an entire company 

 


 

Builders find body of man murdered in the 1960s and buried in back garden

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2023  

A woman who bought a South London house was left horrified after builders discovered the body of a man murdered in the 1960s and buried in her garden 14 months after she moved in 

 


 

'Government insulation scheme ruined my home'

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2023  

A home-owner said his flat has been ruined by black mould caused by a government "green" insulation schem 

 


 

Builder celebrates lottery win by buying his coworkers bacon butties

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2023  

A builder from Milford Haven who won big on the lottery celebrated his victory by treating all his workmates to a round of bacon rolls 

 


 

Creepy ‘goblin’ terrifies builders after being discovered in abandoned warehouse

Posted: Wednesday, May 10th, 2023  

A bizarre creature like a "goblin foetus" was recently found by horrified builders at an abandoned warehouse 

 


 

New-build homes are turning lives into a nightmare

Posted: Wednesday, May 10th, 2023  

Residents have been left fuming after complaining about new-build homes that have turned their lives into a nightmare 

 


 

Dancing Thornbury builders go viral on TikTok

Posted: Wednesday, May 10th, 2023  

Dancing Thornbury builders go viral on TikTok 

 


 

How much are France’s striking energy workers costing the government?

Posted: Tuesday, May 9th, 2023  

In "a beautiful image" amid the power struggle, French electricians are cutting power to the rich and giving it to the poor 

 


 

I’m a female construction worker – men refuse to believe I’m a joiner

Posted: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023  

A female construction worker has surprised fellow workers by revealing her evening look 

 


 

Texas landscaper killed by swarm of bees while suspended from tree

Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2023  

A Texas landscaper died after being attacked by a giant swarm of bees as he hung suspended from a tree 

 


 

Disabled North London bricklayer 'can't park at post office' because McDonald's delivery drivers are always in his space

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2023  

A furious North Londoner says he can’t park at his local post office due to delivery drivers taking up all the space 

 


 

Mystery as landscapers find car filled with bags of concrete buried in backyard of Facebook engineer's $15m Silicon Valley mansion

Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2023  

Police in Silicon Valley are working to unravel a potential murder mystery after a wealthy couple performing renovations on their yard unwittingly dug up a car 

 


 

Man woke up to find his dog had chewed his toe 'to the bone'

Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2023  

A retired builder has told how he woke up in horror to find that his pet puppy had chewed his big toe 'to the bone 

 


 

Being a plumber, electrician and gardener is the best way to stop AI taking your job

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2023  

If you want to avoid artificial intelligence taking over your job in the future, learn a trade 

 


 

Builder says he’ll lose £3,000 over Ulez which ‘tradesmen can’t afford’

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2023  

A builder created huge debate after claiming London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone could cost tradesmen thousands of pounds 

 


 

Pensioner and dying husband in dire straits after paying builder £66,000

Posted: Tuesday, April 18th, 2023  

A pensioner and her dying husband paid out more than £65,000 to a builder who left them with nothing but a half-built extension 

 


 

Family left £10,000 out of pocket after builders left extension half finished

Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2023  

A “financially comfortable” family whose home was allegedly ruined by builders have said they've been forced to rely on foodbanks 

 


 

Man who played in the Champions League for Man Utd in 2003 is now a builder and trained plumber

Posted: Saturday, April 15th, 2023  

On March 18, 2003 Lee Roche was thrown in at the deep end - handed his Champions League debut against Deportivo La Coruna in a 2-0 defeat 

 


 

Cowboy builder conned family out of £60k and left home in ruins

Posted: Friday, April 14th, 2023  

A cowboy builder allegedly conned a family out of £60,000 and left their home in ruins 

 


 

Lewis Capaldi can't find any builders for 'hell hole' £1.6m home Ed Sheeran helped buy

Posted: Tuesday, April 11th, 2023  

Singer Lewis Capaldi admitted he can't find any builders to take on the renovation of his £1.6 million farmhouse that his friend Ed Sheeran helped to find 

 


 

Homeowner prosecuted after wall collapse injures builder

Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2023  

A Derbyshire property owner has been prosecuted after a builder sustained life-changing injuries when a wall collapsed on top of him 

 


 

Man pulls knife on builders after entering site illegally

Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2023  

A man threatened construction workers with a knife after entering a building site illegally outside Reid's Pharmacy on New Street on Saturday afternoon 

 


 

More cash-strapped Britons are attempting risky DIY tasks at home

Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2023  

Cash-strapped Britons are tackling dangerous gas and electrical DIY jobs after watching online tutorials, a survey has found 

 


 

Leeds-based Romanian joiner wins right to appeal against Citu sacking

Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2023  

A Romanian joiner who was told by his boss a foreigner could not lead British workers has been allowed to appeal against his employment tribunal loss 

 


 

Fix Radio tries to get UK filthiest site radio into Tate gallery

Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2023  

The Bald Builders declare Britain’s Filthiest Builders Radio a work of art 

 


 

The Bald Builders crown the UK's filthiest site radio

Posted: Friday, March 24th, 2023  

After searching for weeks, the Bald Builders have found Britain's Filthiest Builders Radio 

 


 

Apprentice tradie is brutally pranked by older workmates in initiation ritual

Posted: Monday, March 20th, 2023  

A carpentry apprentice has been praised for laughing off an initiation prank by older workmates under the guise of a 'flexibility test', 

 


 

Demolition workers destroy new Banksy artwork

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2023  

Demolition workers have torn down a building containing a new artwork by Banksy 

 


 

Inside the £3million mansion builder Kevin won in a £50 raffle

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2023  

A builder who has spent years on construction sites has won a stunning £3million townhouse in a raffle 

 


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