Travis Perkins raises £7,000 for Macmillan Cancer support

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Travis Perkins has announced it has raised £7,000 in a mix netball Tournament for Macmillan Cancer support. It explained that the tournament took place at Kings High School in Warwick and was organised by Travis Perkins hire category manager Annabel Hiatt, the tournament saw 12 teams play against each other …

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Lords Group adds Alloway Timber

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Builders merchant group Lords, has continued its expansion with the purchase of Alloway Timber for £2.25 million.  Operating from five sites in Mitcham, Cheam, Byfleet, Kingston and Putney, the family-run merchant specialises in timber and general building supplies and will take the Group’s Lords Builders Merchant network to 17 locations in …

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Selco launches its “Growing Grassroots” campaign with Rugby Football League

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Selco Builders Warehouse has launched its “Growing Grassroots” campaign in conjunction with the Rugby Football League, of which it is an official partner. Any grassroots rugby league club can enter the competition and will have the chance of winning a prize of £2,000 worth of building materials, a visit to …

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Leyland SDM helps a primary school in Fulham

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Leyland SDM announces it has helped a Fulham primary school with a summer spruce-up ahead of the pupils’ return to school. It provided a team of volunteers to spend a week carrying out work at All Saints C of E Primary School in Fulham during the summer holidays, as well …

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Searchland research reveals rural areas have the most new homes

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Searchland, a development site sourcing specialists, has revealed the area where the greatest degree of new housing stock is being created. The researched showed that South Derbyshire leads the way in new houses built. Across the area, properties built in the past 10 years make up 17% of overall housing …

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JPS launches building materials hub for housing associations in Newcastle

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Jewson Partnership Solutions announces it has launched a new one-stop-shop building and maintenance hub for housing providers in Newcastle City Centre, to help navigate the demands and challenges of supplying safe and quality social housing to local residents. The AVAIL Housing Hub will combine the benefits of Jewson Partnership Solutions …

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Chief Economist to speak at BMF Annual Conference

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The Builders Merchant Federation announces that James Sproule, chief economist of Handelsbanken UK, has been confirmed to speak at the BMF Members’ Annual Conference on 21 September. Sproule is an adviser to a wide range of the bank’s clients, as well as being an integral part of the bank’s broader …

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Grant UK and Bath Rugby extend Kick the Carbon campaign into local schools

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Grant UK has announced that it will be delivering a Grassroots Community Sustainability Programme to ten local primary schools, in partnership with Bath Rugby. The Programme will build upon the Kick the Carbon campaign that Grant UK and Bath Rugby launched last year, raising awareness about sustainability and educating local …

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Covers’ convoy arrives in Ukraine


Covers has announced that its convoy has arrived at its destination in Lviv and the vital aid was handed over to humanitarian organisation Stay Safe UA. The convoy contained three crane lorries, loaded with a forklift, tracked recovery vehicle, a Bobcat loader for rubble clearance and a container of donated …

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EDAF Building Supplies joins H&B

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h&b has announced EDAF Building Supplies has joined its Development Group, marking a significant milestone in the company’s development. EDAF Building Supplies, who operate out of Llanysul in Dyfed, is a provider of a comprehensive range of products, including timber, insulation and roofing materials. EDAF will now benefit from a …

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