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PUBLISHED: 13:44 26 March 2009 | UPDATED: 15:53 20 February 2013



A leader in stylish and design-led home appliances, De'Longhi is the headline sponsor of the Pallant House Gallery this year. Championing modern art, Pallant House Gallery in Chichester holds one of the best collections of 20th century British art...

Giveaway of the month

A leader in stylish and design-led home appliances, De'Longhi is the headline sponsor of the Pallant House Gallery this year. Championing modern art, Pallant House Gallery in Chichester holds one of the best collections of 20th century British art in the country.
To celebrate this partnership, De'Longhi and Pallant House Gallery would like to give away a premium De'Longhi PrimaDonna coffee machine, worth £1,000. The PrimaDonna Bean-to-Cup machine froths, grinds and cleans at the touch of a button for the perfect espresso, cappuccino or latte. The prize also includes a weekend family pass to Pallant House Gallery and dinner for two at the gallery restaurant, Field & Fork*. To enter, text COFFEE to 87233 before 31st April (texts cost 50p plus standard network rate).
* Dinner for two at Field & Fork to be taken up to the value of £100, Wed-Sat evenings, selected wines, booking subject to availability, transport not included. Family pass is two adults and four children (ages 15 and under)

Bespoke kitchen dressers

With homegrown vegetables and home cooking currently en vogue, so too are retro dressers and larder cupboards. Offering classic, made-to-measure furniture designs, everyone should know about bespoke kitchen maker John Lewis of Hungerford.

Its larder cupboard is big enough to store all your cooking ingredients in the same place. And designed with adjustable shelves, these elegant cupboards are also suitable for crockery, pans and even linen. Available in a choice of colours, you can save yourself £500 as it is currently only £995. Similarly, you can get this dresser base unit for only £595 (was £895). With its beautifully finished top, these units provide the ideal place to put everyday kitchen accessories like the bread bin.
Readers have the luxury of a 30 per cent discount on all John Lewis of Hungerford freestanding furniture until 30 April. To claim, please produce a copy of this offer when visiting one of its 10 showrooms. Call 01235 774 300 or visit for more details.

Colour my fence please

With six years and thousands of installations under its belt, Colourfence has revolutionised garden fencing. Providing a reliable low to no maintenance product made from high tensile steel it requires, it's easy to see why Colourfence is fast becoming one of the only practical replacements for treated softwood timber.
Its painted finish is specially designed not to chip, peel or flake. And the advanced steel properties ensure no warping or corrosion for decades. Available in a variety of colours it is also surprisingly easy on the eye for something that claims to be so ruthlessly efficient.
Prices start from £38 per linear meter but for readers, there is a special 10 per cent discount on all materials. Just quote BBAP09 before 28 April 09. Alternatively call 0845 230 6330.

Cooking al Fresco

Hoping for a hot summer this year, Paysan is hitting the ground running early with great offers on a large range of BBQ's, both charcoal and gas fuelled with the bonus of free delivery on orders over £100.

Take this Outback Spectrum 3 hooded BBQ for example; who wouldn't want one of these for the summer? Big enough to cook a feast for all your friends and a welcome change from using the oven if you fancy some al fresco cooking.

Paysan is offering readers the chance to purchase the Outback Spectrum 3 Hooded BBQ, including a free cover and propane gas regulator, for £299.99. Bargain. The offer is available while stock lasts. To claim visit or call 0844 800 8860.

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Need a reliable tradesperson or gardener in time for spring?

Simply text GARDENER, BUILDER, ELECTRICIAN, HANDYMAN, TILER, DECORATOR, LOCKSMITH or ROOFER followed by your postcode to 87233 to receive the names and telephone numbers of three recommended companies which cover your area. Texts cost £0.50, visit for terms and conditions.

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