Selco charity work hits new heights

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Customers, colleagues and suppliers at Selco Builders Warehouse are standing up to cancer to help raise more than £150,000 for its nominated charity in 2023. A packed year of fundraising activity from the builders merchant has seen Selco raise the mammoth total for its charity partner Cancer Research UK. Alison …

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Alsford wins National Supplier of the Year


Alsford, the South East independent timber and builder’s Merchant, has won the National Supplier of the Year award from Bewley Homes. The Pride of Bewley Awards were launched by Bewley Homes in 2022, to celebrate colleagues and suppliers who go above and beyond in delivering exceptional performance for the award-winning …

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Travis Perkins opens Snetterton branch

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Travis Perkins is opening a new branch in Snetterton at Ada Cole Avenue on December 4; its new branch is set to create 14 jobs and is 2.29 acres in size. Its Snetterton branch will also include a brand new Benchmarx kitchen display showroom offering customers a wide range of …

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BMF celebrates latest Zero Carbon Champions

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The BMF has revealed that Jewson and Richmonds PHM are the latest merchants to achieve recognition for their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint, and Danosa UK is the latest supplier member to do so. This brings the total number of Zero Carbon Business Champions, within the Construction Leadership Council’s …

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JPS secures £1 million contract with Housing Solutions  

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Jewson Partnership Solutions (JPS) has secured a new three-year contract worth £1m with Housing Solutions, a provider of affordable homes in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.  Delivering on the supply and storage of the building materials required to develop and maintain Housing Solutions’ portfolio, JPS will be supporting residents in properties ranging …

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Leyland SDM completes 15 mile walk and raises £6,000 for charity

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Colleagues at a leading decorating and DIY specialist raised more than £6,000 for charity by walking 15 miles across London. A team of more than 20 from Leyland SDM put their best foot forward to trek for seven hours from Mile End to Kingston upon Thames in aid of The …

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Beesley & Fildes makes £7m vehicle investment

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Independent, family-owned builders merchant Beesley & Fildes has continued to boost its environmental sustainability strategy, with a £7m investment in a new fleet of vehicles. The company  has purchased a total of 21 DAF trucks from Motus Commercials. All have been designed to lower emissions and comply with the Government’s …

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Selco supports charity’s children’s party

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Selco Builders Warehouse’s Tyseley branch donated £500 of art materials to KidsOut, a national charity that works with some of the 200,000 children who have left abusive homes to seek sanctuary in a refuge. The materials from Hobbycraft were used at KidsOut’s Christmas party recently, where there were craft activities …

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BMF CEO says Autumn statement “missed opportunity”

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BMF CEO, John Newcomb, has welcomed the announcement to make full expensing permanent but highlights that the government has missed several opportunities. These opportunities include: the chance to create new jobs and boost local growth; failing to support a national retrofit strategy which would have improved the energy efficiency of …

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MKM’s Kilburn receives Outstanding Contribution award

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David Kilburn, founder of MKM Building Supplies, has been recognised with the prestigious “Outstanding Contribution to Business” award at the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2023. The ceremony, which took place at Headingley Stadium, was attended by over 400 prominent business figures from the region, and hosted by BBC …

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