A PAINTER and decorator from Shiremoor is up for a national award after wining the regional round of the competition.
Robbie Dodds is now setting his sights on a national title after being named the Dulux ‘Most Trusted Decorator’ in the north east.
Robbie, who has been a decorator for the past 23 years and has run his own business Dodds R Decorators for the last 18, was nominated by one of his customers, Jacqueline Hanson.
She said: “Robbie has been our decorator for ten years and we wouldn’t use anyone else.
“His work is always perfect and he puts lots of effort into the preparation.
“We rely on his advice and expertise when it comes to picking colours and textures for our walls and his experience makes all the difference.
“In fact we already have more decorating work lined up for Robbie over the next year.”
Robbie will now go through to the final stage of the competition, where he will compete with nine other regional winners for the title of the UK’s ‘Most Trusted Decorator’ later this month.
Already he has received free Dulux Select Decorator membership in recognition of his achievement of being selected as one of the regional winners.
And he could yet walk away with the overall prize of free fuel for a year.
For more information on the award visit www.trusteddecorator.co.uk