October 2015

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New ‘Wham BamBox’ is one tough customer

If you want to box tougher than Tyson, more rugged than Rocky, then PlasticBoxShop has the answer. The latest addition to its huge line-up of plastic boxes for the home and business is the super tough Wham BamBox. Manufactured in Britain as part of the leading Wham brand of plastic housewares, this tough customer is made from a new and virtually indestructible material that will see it last a lifetime. PlasticBoxShop’s brand ambassador Jesse McClure, from hit TV show ‘Storage Hunters’ took that claim as a challenge, putting the Wham... Read More


Shirt sponsor cheers football club’s finance deal

No ‘war of the roses’ in this sporting cross-border partnership A vital refinancing deal for iconic Lancashire football club Accrington Stanley has been welcomed by its Yorkshire-based shirt sponsor PlasticBoxShop. A founder of the Football League, Accrington Stanley has made a good start to its latest campaign on the pitch, but its financial situation has been precarious for several years. Earlier this year it received a vital pre-season boost when PlasticBoxShop – the UK’s leading online retailer of plastic box storage solutions – became its new shirt sponsor as part... Read More


Savvy shoppers swap bags for ‘flexi trugs’

If new 5p charge makes you a wild thing, try the trugs Savvy shoppers are finding new and sustainable ways to avoid the 5p charge for disposable carrier bags introduced across England this month. Some ‘solutions’ could land shoppers in hot water, as supermarkets reported a sharp rise in thefts of their wire baskets and even shopping trolleys in the week after the charge was introduced. One Tesco store resorted to security tagging its baskets after a third were stolen in just a week! Thankfully there are better ways to... Read More

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Storage king kits out the kit man

A new shirt sponsorship deal brought a welcome bonus for Naz Ali, the exasperated Kit Man at iconic football club Accrington Stanley. As the new season started the League Two side announced its new shirt sponsor as PlasticBoxShop, the UK’s leading online retailer of plastic box storage solutions for the home, office or industry. Recently its brand ambassador Jesse McClure, star of hit US reality TV show ‘Storage Hunters’, visited Stanley’s Wham Stadium in answer to a plea for help from the club’s long-serving Kit Man. “Any Kit Man will... Read More

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This looks like a job for Jesse…

TV’s storage superhero helps clear up couple’s clutter With a busy two-year-old in the house, keeping things tidy is a constant challenge for Lancashire couple Ashley and Lesley Whittaker. But that challenge was met with a surprise visit from TV star and storage king Jesse McClure. Ash and Lesley, of Coppull, near Chorley, were among dozens of people who entered an online ‘Jesse Challenge’ to get some celebrity support with clearing up their clutter. And they were thrilled when the star of hit TV show ‘Storage Hunters’ turned up on... Read More


TV star meets fans at Teesside video shoot

American TV star Jesse McClure was a hit with Teesside locals when he visited Preston Park Museum and Grounds. Jesse, who stars in Storage Hunters and British spin-off Storage Hunters UK – the most viewed shows on UKTV’s Dave channel – is in the country to work as brand ambassador for North Yorkshire business PlasticBoxShop. He visited Preston Park, at Eaglescliffe, to film a promotional video for the company, founded by Yarm couple Gary and Lisa Lyons. It involved riding a Segtech balance board around a slalom course, but deliberately... Read More