England’s home World Cup quest gets Selco backing

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Selco Builders Warehouse has joined the three England teams preparing for the Rugby League World Cup which kicks off next weekend. The builders merchant has become an official partner of England Rugby League and will see its branding feature on the playing shirts of the Men’s, Women’s and Wheelchair teams …

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Leyland SDM introduces Freebie Fridays

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Leyland SDM is offering tradespeople an instant prize whenever they spend £75 or more on Freebie Fridays while stocking up on materials for the job at hand, in addition to the chance to win £1,000 in cash. Freebie Fridays will run every Friday from October 7 to October 28. Gifts …

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IKO launches ‘Making Today Better’ campaign

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Leading UK waterproofing and insulation manufacturer, IKO has launched a ‘Making Today Better’ campaign as part of its long-term commitment to reducing its carbon impact and contributing to the creation of a better environment for future generations. Anthony Carlyle, managing director of IKO Group, said: “We are on a journey …

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Sika Everbuild completes 455th Roadshow

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Sika Everbuild has just completed its 455th Roadshow this year, racking up thousands of miles visiting local builders’ merchants all over the UK to give the nation’s tradespeople the chance to take a closer look at its high-performance range of products. It’s been the busiest year to date for the …

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TG Lynes backs Walthamstow junior football team

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TG Lynes has backed Walthamstow FC’s Under-14s. The youngsters will proudly wear the name of TG Lynes on their shirts for the 2022/23 season as they bid for glory in the Eastern Junior Alliance League. Richard Williams, club secretary, said: “We’re delighted to have a prestigious company on board in …

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Ibstock hosts Supply Chain Engagement Day

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Supply chain collaboration is helping Ibstock plc tackle the global challenge of decarbonisation. The company brought together a cross section of key suppliers to identify opportunities for accelerating change at its recent Supply Chain Engagement Day. Building on the success of the inaugural event held in 2021, the Supply Chain …

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Polypipe Building Products launches membership scheme

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Polypipe Building Products is launching a membership scheme to offer value to underfloor heating engineers. Polypipe Underfloor Heating’s Approved Engineer (AE) programme launches on October 5 and will give members access to expert advice and extra support on design and quotation – with direct contacts in the Polypipe team. There …

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Selco give staff £2.5m boost for cost of living crisis

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Selco Builders Warehouse has unveiled a £2.5m boost to its staff to help them deal with the ongoing cost of living crisis. The builders merchant, which has 73 branches across the UK, will give 96% of its 3,000-strong workforce a payment of £750 spread over five months. The scheme will …

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Southern Sheeting renews sponsorship with Ardingly FC

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East Grinstead-based Southern Sheeting has renewed its sponsorship of Ardingly Football Club for the second year running. The deal includes a £1,000 donation, which last year the club used to fund a defibrillator for their home pitch at Ardingly recreation ground, as well as putting it towards signing-on fees for …

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Jewson’s Woking branch joins sustainability drive

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The Jewson branch at Arthurs Bridge Wharf in Woking has become the national builders merchant’s latest site to head towards becoming carbon neutral. The renovation includes improved insulation, energy-saving LED lighting throughout the store, and air source heat pumps to create a comfortable temperature inside the branch. All the technology …

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