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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019 Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019 28 March 2019 to 31 March 2019 The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators, held at The NEC in Birmingham. Read Events
5 reasons why wool is wonderful 5 reasons why wool is wonderful 16 March 2019 I have a British wool carpet from Alternative Flooring on my stairs - the Spotty in Damson from the Quirky B range - it lifts my spirits every time I open the front door and see it. It has been there for nearly 10 years and it still looks as good as the day it was fitted. Read Blog
International Women’s Day: Kristina’s daily inspiration International Women’s Day: Kristina’s daily inspiration 7 March 2019 My father was always an entrepreneur and owned his own business. I saw the good times and the bad, but what inspired me most was the freedom of decision making and the rewards that owning your own business can achieve. Read Blog
Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum 1 March 2019 The World Economic Forum has highlighted some shocking facts recently, explaining how our culture of fast fashion harms the environment. Read Blog
British wool: helping you sleep better and longer British wool: helping you sleep better and longer 12 February 2019 British Wool talks to Pauline Beijen, joint owner of Devon Duvets, to find out how British wool promotes better sleep. Read Blog
Wool carpets help prevent pet odours Wool carpets help prevent pet odours 25 January 2019 Research carried out by New Zealand based AgResearch has demonstrated that wool carpets help to prevent pet odours. Microorganisms living on dogs produce a range of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which we perceive as a ‘typical dog smell’. The trial carried out by AgResearch has demonstrated the ability of wool carpets to reduce the level of detectable dog smell related to VOCs in the environment. Read Press Release
How we plan to #ChampionWool in 2019 How we plan to #ChampionWool in 2019 17 January 2019 Graham Clark, Head of Marketing at British Wool, explains some of this year’s plans. Read Blog
Textile art – one of Pinterest’s top trends for 2019 Textile art – one of Pinterest’s top trends for 2019 2 January 2019 If you’re thinking about New Year interiors projects, have a browse through Pinterest’s 100 top trends for 2019. Lots of inspiration for home decor, hobbies, interests and style. Read Press Release
British Wool supports young talent in industry competition British Wool supports young talent in industry competition 20 November 2018 British Wool is sponsoring Bradford Textile Society’s 2018/2019 Design Competition, supporting emerging industry talent throughout the UK. The competition has been running for over 100 years and is one of the largest and most highly regarded textile design competitions in the UK. Textile and design students from across the country are invited to enter, showcasing their most creative and innovative approaches to modern textile design. Read Press Release
British wool – new thinking, new products, new applications British wool – new thinking, new products, new applications 14 November 2018 Fast fashion, plastics, synthetic micro-fibres - the current news agenda is full of stories explaining the negative impact our buying habits have on our environment and planet. So there’s no better time to challenge the norm and consider how we can use natural fibres more widely. This month we talk to Caroline Hodgson about her plans to use woven British wool in wall panels and installations for the built environment. Read Blog

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