Kerridge Commercial Systems partners with Reality Finance

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Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has partnered with Reality Finance, one of the UK’s leading independent asset finance companies, specialising in IT finance. KCS recognise that paying cash upfront for business assets can be expensive and put stress on a business’s cash flow. By spreading the cost of the purchase over …

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Southern Sheeting expands into the Midlands

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Southern Sheeting is expanding into the Midlands following an investment in a new distribution depot and customer service centre in Loughborough. The new hub, which will be branded as Southern Sheeting Midlands, opened on May 30 and can be found in the town’s Wymeswold Business Quarter. It stocks a vast …

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Arbor makes £4M sawmill investment

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Arbor Forest Products (Arbor) – the UK’s leading independent timber importer and processor – has invested £4m to install a new state-of-the-art sawmill planing line at its site in New Holland, North Lincolnshire. An integral part of Arbor’s long-term strategy, the new line features cutting-edge equipment that is the first …

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TG Lynes relaunches Helping Hands campaign

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Charities, community groups, clubs and sports teams in north London are being given the chance to win a share of a £15,000 prize pot, after TG Lynes re-launched its successful Helping Hands campaign. The overall winner will secure £10,000 worth of product and labour to benefit their building, while a …

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Toolstation renews football league sponsorships

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Toolstation has confirmed the renewal of its Western Football League sponsorship for the 2023/2024 season, providing funds to maintain and preserve grassroots football for local communities throughout South West England. The Western League sponsorship will be entering its eighteenth successive year in June since first launching in 2005. Toolstation’s eighteen-year …

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BMF supports global green initiative

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is supporting a global initiative, calling for a new approach to sustainability in the built environment. The BMF is one of over 80 leading industry bodies supporting the launch of Our Shared Understanding: a circular economy in the built environment, published today (Thursday 1 June), …

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City Plumbing launches national loyalty reward scheme

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City Plumbing has launched an industry-leading rewards scheme, empowering trade customers to benefit from stronger pricing and promotions, accrue points to turn purchases into exciting lifestyle benefits, and access educational added value content. My City Plumbing Rewards went nationwide on 1 June following a successful pilot scheme in Scotland. As …

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Samaritans move aided by Selco donation

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Newport & Gwent Samaritans is set to double its capacity to offer support to distressed people by moving to new premises with the support of a leading builders merchant. Selco Builders Warehouse, which has two branches in Cardiff, has provided hundreds of pounds worth of materials to help the Newport-based …

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Shortlist for BMF Supplier and Service Awards announced

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The Builders Merchants Federation has announced separate shortlists for two Awards that will be presented at its Annual Members Day Conference and Awards in September – the BMF Supplier Member Engagement Award 2023 and the BMF Service Member Engagement Award 2023. The finalists, who have been shortlisted from 378 BMF …

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Ride for Youth makes it to John O’Groats

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It took 10 days, and a massive amount of effort, energy, sweat, and possibly tears, but the  #RideForYouth   team made it the 1,004 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Congratulations to the entire team for smashing such an incredible challenge, and all in aid of two wonderful #youth charities – Unitas, Barnet …

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