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Huws Gray and John Barnes surprise customer

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Independent builders’ merchant, Huws Gray has given away a Grono pod worth £15,000 to one of their customers and football legend and competition ambassador John Barnes presented the prize to the winner. The competition has been open to all customers purchasing from any Huws Gray or Buildbase store throughout the …

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Selco launches competition for Grassroots rugby league clubs

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Selco Builders Warehouse, has launched a competition for Grassroots rugby league clubs to celebrate the Rugby League World Cup taking place this autumn. Amongst the prizes will be the chance for a team at the winning club to receive a training session from players from a competing nation and six …

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Geocel competes in the Premier League

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Sealants and adhesives brand Geocel is to promote its ecoSEAL and THE WORKS PRO products on pitchside advertising throughout the current football season, at both Premier League and EFL matches.  To launch this, Geocel will be hosting free-to-enter competitions on its Facebook page with the chance to win high-value prizes …

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Wolseley launched installer competition

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Plumbing and heating installers could win a share of £25,000 in cash, thanks to a new competition launched by plumber and heating specialist merchant  Wolseley   Running from 1st September to 31st October 2020, installers simply need to spend £100 ex VAT in a single transaction in branch or online to be …

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CMA investigates housebuilders for unfair practices

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into four national housebuilding firms, into whether they may have broken consumer protection laws and treated leasehold homeowners unfairly. The CMA has launched enforcement cases against Barratt Developments, Countryside Properties, Persimmon Homes and Taylor Wimpey. The CMA’s action relates to …

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Lead suppliers admit anti-competition arrangements

Two of the UK’s largest suppliers of rolled lead have admitted to taking part in anti-competitive arrangements and could face fines of more than £11 million. An investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation found that Associated Lead Mills Ltd and H.J Enthoven Ltd (trading as BLM British …

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Robert Price Builders’ Merchants donates books and art supplies to schools


Two primary schools in South Wales have received a hamper of supplies for the new year after winning a Christmas competition with Robert Price Builders’ Merchants. Mount Street Infant School and Llanbedr Church in Wales School in Powys were chosen as the competition winners after submitting their festively heart-warming stories …

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Aggregate Industries issues final call to enter world’s most prestigious green build competition

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As climate change continues to put sustainable construction at the top of the industry’s agenda, Aggregate Industries is issuing one last call to UK visionaries of sustainable design to submit their entries to the LafargeHolcim Awards. Giving winners the chance to share a sizable $2m pot of prize money, entries …

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Hot social media competition for heating and plumbing apprentices

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Wolseley and Ideal Boilers have launched a social media competition designed to give heating and plumbing apprentices a boost as they embark on their careers. With a prize package up for grabs every month until the end of December, the lucky winners will receive a full set of Axinite workwear, …

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Merchant crowns the dirtiest van in the nation

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Selco Builders Warehouse launched a nationwide search to find the filthiest trade vehicle on the road. The campaign was backed by Ruddy Muddy, a unique artist who makes incredible pieces of temporary art out of mud on vehicles. Selco was inundated with entries, from plumbers’ cars caked in mud to …

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