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Monday 26 February, 2007

Firestone Diamonds

Holding(s) in Company

Firestone Diamonds PLC
26 February 2007


TR-1:               notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing         Firestone Diamonds plc
shares to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                    X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification        Gartmore Investment Management Limited
obligation:
                                                                   Gartmore Investment Limited

                                                                 Gartmore Fund Managers Limited

                                                                    Gartmore Global Partners

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):           Gartmore Fund Managers Limited

                                                                   Gartmore Investment Limited

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold                 21/02/2007
is crossed or reached:

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                          26/02/2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                             Below 10%

8. Notified details:




A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of      Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(i)
shares             the Triggering
                   transaction
 if possible using Number of    Number of   Number of   Number of voting rights % of voting rights
the ISIN CODE      Shares       Voting      shares
                                Rights      Direct      Direct      Indirect    Direct         Indirect

                   4,994,195    4,994,195   5,019,195   5,019,195               9.002%
GB0003915336


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument                           Period/ Date              that may be acquired if    rights
                                                               the instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.



Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights

5,019,195                                          9.002%








9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are
effectively held, if applicable:

Fund Managing Co     Number of Ordinary   Percentage of Issued UK Registered Owner  Beneficial Owner
                     Shares held          Capital
Gartmore Fund        2,452,423            4.398%               HSBC Global Custody  Gartmore Fund
Managers Limited                                               Nominee UK Ltd       Managers Ltd A/C
                                                                                    Gartmore UK & Irish
                                                                                    Smaller Companies
                                                                                    Strategy Fund
Gartmore Investment  770,431              1.382%               BNY GIL CLT A/C NOMS Gartmore Smaller
Limited                                                        LTD A/C LST          Companies Trust plc


Gartmore Investment  1,512,507            2.713%               Nortrust Nominees    Strathclyde Pension
Limited                                                        Limited              Fund


Gartmore Investment  283,834              0.509%               BNY GIL CLT A/C NOMS Gartmore Growth
Limited                                                        LTD A/C NWSC         Opportunities plc




Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:                            Philip Kenny
15. Contact telephone number:                0208 834 1028



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