TRADESMAN across the area are called to enter this year’s Britain’s Top Tradesman competition.

Screwfix’s St Helens store is launching its annual competition to find and recognise the brilliant builders, electricians, handymen and plumbers that keep the UK’s homes and businesses in top condition.

As well as transforming their business, this year’s overall national winner will also win the keys to a brand new £28,000 Toyota van with all the gadgets and livery they need.

The Britain’s Top Tradesman Award is given to those who can prove they excel in their business and the deadline is September 14 for people to put themselves forward for October’s regional finals, with the eventual winners going into November's national final.

John Mewett, marketing director at Screwfix, comments: “We run this competition to reward quality tradesmen and to celebrate their success.”

To enter you can go into the Screwfix store in St Helens, or go to