Tag Archives: Band of Builders

Band of Builders tops £1m of project delivery value

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Band of Builders (BoB) has delivered a milestone £1m worth of projects to help tradespeople battling illness or injury, making a life-changing difference to them and their families. The organisation, founded in 2016, has a 50,000-strong community of volunteers and supporters. Its 27th project takes the equivalent cost of labour …

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Big Red Construction joins forces with the Big Brew

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Huddersfield-based Big Red Construction has become the headline sponsor of this year’s Big Brew campaign. The campaign encourages construction industry workers and tradespeople to come together to support one another, and remove the taboo around mental health in the sector. Big Red Construction was only founded just over five years …

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Wavin teams up with Band of Builders

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Leading plumbing and drainage manufacturer Wavin has completed the first project in a new relationship with Band of Builders to support tradespeople in need. Band of Builders is a registered charity that provides support for members of the construction industry who are facing life-changing health issues. Since it was created …

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Band of Builders confirms first project in Northern Ireland

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Band of Builders has answered the call to adapt the home of a former bricklayer, Kevin McGowan who has been bed-bound for a decade due to a rare neurological disorder. McGowan, a 65-year-old father of six from Toomebridge, County Antrim, was told his life expectancy could be as little as …

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BoB launches free counselling service for tradespeople

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Band of Builders (BoB) is reaching out to tradespeople who are experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness, relationship issues, self-harm, feeling suicidal or any other trauma to encourage them to take the all-important first step of seeking help, which is tailored for those in the construction industry. Construction workers in crisis are …

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Band of Builders joins the BMF

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), are pleased to welcome the Band of Builders as their latest associate member. Band of Builders is a registered charity set up to help members of the UK construction industry battling illness or injury, through practical projects. Originally formed in 2016, BoB now has nearly …

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Tarmac Cement’s Blue Circle products support Band of Builders

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Tarmac Cement has supported Band of Builders’ latest project by providing sponsorship and Blue Circle packed cement products to help transform the home of a widow in Lennoxtown, Scotland. Band of Builders, a charity which reaches out to help fellow tradespeople in their hour of need, is carrying out work …

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Van Vault lends a secure hand

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Van Vault, the originators of in-vehicle storage, has announced its support for Band of Builders on their forthcoming Three Peak Challenge. As part of their dedication to supporting tradespeople and important causes, Van Vault is keen to support Band of Brothers charity, as it provides a crucial service in helping …

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Band of Builders gives new garden to motor neurone disease sufferer

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A kind-hearted group of tradesmen and women have given a fellow builder suffering from Motor Neurone Disease a “new chapter” by renovating his home and garden so he can spend precious time with his family. Electrician and general builder Jamie Thompson was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in October 2014, …

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Band of Builders gives a new garden

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Kind tradesmen and women from across the country are uniting to help transform the home and garden of a builder suffering from Motor Neurone Disease. Jamie Thompson was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in October 2014, aged 45, and told he had just three years to live. The 49-year-old has already …

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