Pavestone rally 2023: Day One

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And they’re off! @pavestonerally @Variety the Children’s Charity @Rainy Day Trust @British Heart Foundation #pavestonerally2023 ###fundraising #rally #DayHighlights #thatsnotyyouricecream ♬ Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! – Vengaboys Spotted out and about – wonder where THIS car is going? @pavestonerally #pavestonerally2023 #fundraising #rally #toystory #woodyandbuzz ♬ You Got A Friend In Me …

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Federation of Master Builders say “builders could be overwhelmed” following RAAC crisis


The Federation of Master Builders has explained how Builders could be overwhelmed with repair work to schools, hospitals, theatres, and other unsafe public buildings due to failing RAAC panels. The government revealed 156 schools contained reinforced autoclave aerated concrete, RAAC, of which 104 required urgent action with 52 already repaired. …

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Selco charity golf day raises £11,000 for Cancer Research

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Selco Builders Warehouse’s Swansea branch has announced it has raised £11,000 for Cancer Research UK, in a charity golf day. Jason Delaney, deputy branch manager at Selco Swansea on Upper Forest Way organised the event, it saw 80 players attend – all with the aim of raising money for charity. …

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Russell Roof Tiles completes £1 million manufacturing upgrade

Russell Roof Tiles completes 1million manufacturing upgrade to its Lochmaben site

Russell Roof Tiles has announced it has officially completed its latest £1 million manufacturing upgrade, the investment is to improve the efficiency of the facility. The investment follows a £2 million utility plant investment at the site last year, which involved the firm’s first robotic packer helping to increase production …

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Construction output rises in August, but new orders fall

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UK construction companies saw a small increase in total business activity during August, with growth in the commercial and civil engineering segments helping to offset a slump in house building. That said, activity forecasts for the year ahead were the weakest since January, largely due to falling sales volumes across …

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Jewson reports growing demand for porcelain following social media trend

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Jewson has reported a growing demand for porcelain paving with some products selling 20% more in January-June this year compared to last year, correlating with the building material ranking as the fifth most popular garden material featured on Instagram in June. Jewson has seen a higher interest in larger sized porcelain, …

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Tradekart has partnered with Lawsons and City Plumbing

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Tradekart has announced it is partnering up with Lawsons and City Plumbing to provide efficiency and convince to tradespeople. The collaborations mark a significant step forward for both Lawsons and City Plumbing, offering professionals convenience and efficiency through the power of technology – tradespeople can access their ranges through the …

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Duftons Plumbing and Heating Supplies opens branch in Barnsley

Duftons Barnsley Branch Opening

Duftons Plumbing and Heating Supplies has announced it is expanding its operation and has its opened 11th UK branch in Barnsley, Yorkshire. The New Duftons branch is based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and has created four new jobs in the local area – to celebrate the opening, Duftons invited The …

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Band of Builders helps ten-year-old quad amputee

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Band of Builders announces it has helped Luke Mortimer who, after contracting meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia, lost his arms and legs. Mortimer thanked the team of volunteer tradespeople who have completed a project to make significant adaptations to his home in Embsay, North Yorkshire. Mortimer has also appeared on ITV’s …

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