Tag Archives: Christmas

MKM steps into Christmas giving campaign

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Builders merchant group MKM supported the the Cash for Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ campaign for the 13th consecutive year in the run-up to Christmas 2022. The initiative ensures that disadvantaged children and young people nationwide will have something to open on Christmas Day.  This year, MKM’s Central Support in Hull organised …

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Travis Perkins partners with Northampton Saints

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Travis Perkins’ and Northampton Saints’ Christmas Toy Collection returns for its ninth year. Ahead of Christmas, Travis Perkins has teamed up with Northampton Saints and the Northampton Saints Foundation to share donations from the club’s supporters and Travis Perkins’ colleagues and customers to support families in need, and young people …

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Buildbase and Reconomy partner up to help the homeless this Christmas


Buildbase and Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced resource management and recycling services, have worked together to support homeless charities this Christmas by donating over 90,000 vending machine drinks. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic safe working restrictions, vending machines have not been operational in Buildbase branches and they had …

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Mid-Sussex Timber delivers Christmas Tree for East Grinstead

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One of the most synonymous Christmas symbols and a point of great excitement for many is the Christmas decorations going up in their local town. In East Grinstead, it was no different, as the Christmas tree was once again delivered to East Grinstead town centre. For over 35 years Mid-Sussex …

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Joy for Baxi competition winners


To celebrate its new range, Baxi 800, the UK boiler manufacturer ran a competition giving people a chance to win their moment of joy. The competition launched on Twitter with the hashtag #MomentOfJoy, asking for the public to share what they would consider a moment of joy. With hundreds of …

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Thompson & Parkes Stourport get in the Christmas spirit

Thompson & Parkes Stourport will be holding a free Santa Meet and Greet day for children on Saturday 14th December from 9am to 5pm. Stourport’s manager, Nikki Shipton, said: “Time has flown since we opened in September and business has been good, so we wanted to say thank you to …

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Draper Tools advent calendar raises £3,000 for 100-year-old charity

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Family-run tool firm, Draper Tools, launched its first-ever tool advent calendar earlier this year, with 24 doors of tools to open in the countdown to Christmas. With Christmas being the season of goodwill, Draper has been donating £1 from the sale of every calendar to its 2019 charity partner, Care …

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BLANCO UK sponsors St Albans Rudolph Run

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St Albans based kitchen sink and tap manufacturer, BLANCO UK, is the headline sponsor at Rennie Grove’s 2019 Rudolph Run (previously known as the Jingle Bell Jog) which takes place on 1st December. The event is made up of a 1.5k Fun Run and the longer 5k Rudolph Run, and …

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Kent Blaxill collect food for Colchester Foodbank

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 The generous staff at Kent Blaxill have collected ten boxes of food for the Foodbank this Christmas. The Colchester builders’ merchant has also donated the essential timber supplies to enable the construction of the floor of a new storage shed which was donated by Leeds Building Society Foundation. This timber …

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The most common Christmas household disasters, according to new FMB research

Almost 90 per cent of builders have been called out to fix leaking roofs, nearly half have been asked to fix burst pipes and a third have been asked to repair a broken boiler during the winter months, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The …

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