Tag Archives: Charity

Civils professional prepares for London Marathon

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Dave Rudd. National Sales Director for Keyline Civils Specialist, is due to complete the 26-mile run on October 2. Rudd signed up for the London Marathon to fundraise for the company’s charity partner, Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK). “I’m full of anticipation and can’t wait to get stuck into the challenge,” …

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RRT’s Golf Day raises £5,000 for local charities

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Leading pitched roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) hosted another successful annual Golf Day to raise vital funds to reach the goal of £50,000 for their charity initiative, Give 4 Good. Close to the manufacturers’ Burton-on-Trent site, the Golf Day tournament took place at Horsley Lodge Golf Club, Ilkeston …

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Ibstock raises over £170,000 for Shelter

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Brick manufacturer Ibstock plc, has raised an impressive £170,000 over the last three years to support its charity partner Shelter. Colleagues across multiple Ibstock sites have undertaken a series of fundraising activities, including team sleep outs and cycle-a-thons covering over 2000km. All funds have been matched by the business to …

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Travis Perkins raises £55,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

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Travis Perkins has raised £55,000 through the hire of its cement mixers over the last 12 months. The initiative is part of Travis Perkins’ wider support for Macmillan Cancer Support. Since the launch of their partnership in 2015, Travis Perkins and Benchmarx have raised over £4 million for Macmillan. For …

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Covers aims to raise £30,000 for local hospices

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Covers Timber & Builders Merchants is aiming to raise £30,000 for hospices across the south of England during the company’s annual Help for Hospices week. Between September 12-16, Covers’ 14 depots will be fundraising for 11 hospices that provide vital care and support to people in the communities where they …

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Russell Roof Tiles hosts charity Firewalk event

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Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) held its first ever Firewalk event raising an astonishing £7,500 and counting for its charity initiative, Give 4 Good. The fundraising event, which took place on August 20-21, was the first charity Firewalk event held at the Nicolson Way site to help raise money for local …

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TG Lynes continues to support local children’s charity

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Antonios Drosinos, a warehouse and trade counter operative at Enfield-based TG Lynes, will make a daring 13,000 ft tandem skydive in Peterborough on August 28. The 47-year-old, has already raised £515 for TG Lynes’ nominated charity of the year, Noah’s Ark, and is hoping that figure will pass the £600 …

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St John Ambulance Cymru wins materials boost

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St John Ambulance Cymru has won £500 worth of materials from Selco Builders Warehouse through the builders merchant’s newly-launched Community Heroes campaign. St John Ambulance Cymru has over 1,500 active volunteers across Wales who give hundreds of hours every week to support local events, ensuring there is first aid for …

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Covers donates £4,500 to homeless charity

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The Chichester depot of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated £4,500 to Stonepillow, helping the local charity replace flooring in its hostel. Formed in 1989, the charity supports and empowers homeless people across West Sussex by offering a complete recovery journey that focuses on improving health and wellbeing. It …

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Russell Roof Tiles hosts charity golf tournament

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Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) is hosting its hugely successful Ryder Cup-style charity golf tournament. The tournament will be held on September 8 at Horsley Lodge Golf Club, Ilkeston in Derbyshire to raise money for RRT’s Give 4 Good initiative. This charity campaign aims to raise a huge £50,000 this year …

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