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On the tiles

The Diary would have thought that stints at Bristol & West, IFonline and Future Mortgages would have taught Richard Hurst exactly what&#39s what when it comes to property development.

However, the former communications manager is no Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. The Diary hears he managed to pull his ceiling down when trying to remove “some ugly ceiling tiles”. Hurst says: “Half the ceiling came down but there was only one tile left so I thought I might as well pull it off. Then the rest came down.”

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