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MKM signs up to CO2nstruct Zero initiative

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MKM is one of the latest businesses to pledge support to the Construction Leadership Council’s CO2nstruct Zero initiative as a Business Champion. CO2nstruct Zero brings together businesses from across and beyond the construction sector to deliver the change needed to reduce carbon use in construction. It is underpinned by nine …

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St John Ambulance Cymru wins materials boost

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St John Ambulance Cymru has won £500 worth of materials from Selco Builders Warehouse through the builders merchant’s newly-launched Community Heroes campaign. St John Ambulance Cymru has over 1,500 active volunteers across Wales who give hundreds of hours every week to support local events, ensuring there is first aid for …

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Worcester Bosch Sales & Marketing Director retires

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Leading heating brand Worcester Bosch has announced that Sales & Marketing Director Steve Lister is taking early retirement after holding the position for nearly 20 years. Lister first entered the heating industry back in 1977 as an apprentice Heating Engineer for Scottish Gas. Ever since, he has plied his trade …

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Bradfords takes the Fast Track on training

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Bradfords Building Supplies has ramped up its training activity for managers at all levels across the company, including intensive mentoring support for managers of the future. Limitless Leader is a new programme aimed at developing strong leadership practices – from the senior management team through to branch managers – and …

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Covers donates £4,500 to homeless charity

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The Chichester depot of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated £4,500 to Stonepillow, helping the local charity replace flooring in its hostel. Formed in 1989, the charity supports and empowers homeless people across West Sussex by offering a complete recovery journey that focuses on improving health and wellbeing. It …

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Wythenshawe Amateurs secure Selco’s backing

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Wythenshawe Amateurs, which has 60 teams playing at junior and senior level and across men’s and women’s football, will be backed by Selco Builders Warehouse for the 2022-23 campaign. The club’s home ground will be re-named the Selco Builders Warehouse Community Stadium for the new season. Selco has 73 branches …

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Russell Roof Tiles hosts charity golf tournament

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Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) is hosting its hugely successful Ryder Cup-style charity golf tournament. The tournament will be held on September 8 at Horsley Lodge Golf Club, Ilkeston in Derbyshire to raise money for RRT’s Give 4 Good initiative. This charity campaign aims to raise a huge £50,000 this year …

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Obituary: Ken Forbes

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It is with great sadness that Nicholls & Clarke has announced the death of Ken Forbes, who peacefully passed away at his home on July 28. Forbes joined Nicholls & Clarke in 1956 at the age of 18 as an accounts clerk and worked his way through the business, spending …

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CEMEX switches to paperless delivery

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A new move to a paperless delivery system for its UK readymix business will eliminate the need for global building materials supplier CEMEX to print 120,000 readymix delivery dockets annually – saving 13 trees every year. This is the latest of the company’s efforts to enhance the sustainability of its …

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Carron Bathrooms partners with KB Bathroom Distribution

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Carron Bathrooms Ltd. has partnered with KB Bathroom Distribution. Following collaborative discussions with its long-term Distribution partner FBS, it was agreed that the addition of KB would complement and enhance its existing routes to the Scottish market. The partnership will allow rapid delivery of Carron baths to even more Independent …

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