Tag Archives: Bradfords Building Supplies

Bradfords celebrates long-standing employee

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Bradfords Building Supplies has announced the retirement of Business Development Director Paul Carlisle after 45 years of service at the company, marking decades of dedication to the builders’ merchant trade. Carlisle’s first day at Bradfords was on 13 March 1978 as a trainee on the trade counter at its Ilminster …

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Mel Stride MP talks skills agenda with Bradfords

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Training and employee development were high on the agenda when Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Mel Stride MP visited Bradfords Building Supplies’ Moretonhampstead branch on Friday. The MP for Central Devon learned how the builder’s merchant continues to invest in and develop its people, having first started operating …

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Obituary: Peter Bradford

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It is with sadness that Bradfords Group has announced the death of Peter Stanley Bradford, widely known affectionately as Mr Peter,  on 13th January 2023. Peter had a school holiday job on the factory floor of Westlands. It was a time he would recollect fondly as the men working here …

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Bradfords puts the spotlight on energy efficiency

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Bradfords Building Supplies is hosting an event to offer advice and support to the local community on improving home energy efficiency. With rising energy prices and the need for rapid decarbonisation at the top of agendas as we move into winter, the event will provide opportunities for the local community …

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Bradfords renews partnership with Cornish Pirates

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Bradfords Building Supplies has renewed its partnership with the Cornish Pirates for the new rugby union season, as part of its ongoing support for regional sports. Last season’s inaugural Bradfords Community Cup saw some 250 school children participate in a festival of rugby at the Cornish Pirates’ ground in Penzance, …

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Bradfords takes the Fast Track on training

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Bradfords Building Supplies has ramped up its training activity for managers at all levels across the company, including intensive mentoring support for managers of the future. Limitless Leader is a new programme aimed at developing strong leadership practices – from the senior management team through to branch managers – and …

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Bradfords renews partnership with Exeter Chiefs

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Bradfords Building Supplies has extended its partnership with the Exeter Chiefs for the 2022/2023 season, including its under-8s tag rugby festival. As a Key Club Partner, Bradfords will continue its support of the Exeter Chiefs women’s team and its player sponsorship for Chiefs and England international, Henry Slade, as well …

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Bradfords ramps up grassroots sport support

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Bradfords Building Supplies is sponsoring a new Community Cup competition with the Cornish Pirates rugby team, while its existing partnership with the Exeter Chiefs continues for another season. The Bradfords Community Cup partnership with the Cornish Pirates will get underway on March 30, bringing together around 200 children from primary …

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Bradfords extends partnership with Somerset County Cricket Club

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Bradfords Building Supplies has extended its partnership with Somerset County Cricket Club for a further 12 months. Under the agreement, Bradfords will continue as the club’s official pathway partner, as well as becoming its official academy partner. The Somerset Academy provides an opportunity for talented young cricketers from across the …

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