Tag Archives: Donation

Selco supports staff at Croydon Fire Station

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Selco Builders Warehouse’s South Croydon branch has donated more than £750 worth of building materials for a well-being garden at Croydon Fire Station. The new-look garden will include benches, plants and eating areas to support the mental health of staff who deal with traumatic incidents. Research by Mind found that …

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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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Covers Chichester donates materials to outdoor wellbeing centre

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Covers Timber & Builders Merchant in Chichester has donated materials to local outdoor education and wellbeing centre Tuppenny Barn to help create a new sensory garden. Tuppenny Barn, which is located in Southbourne, cultivates and harvests organic produce to promote the benefits of growing, cooking and eating healthy food. As …

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New partnership to develop next generation of building trade


MKM Building Supplies Ltd, the UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant has joined forces with the John Whitgift Academy in Grimsby, to support the Academy’s new BTEC Level 2 Construction course launched earlier this year. The new partnership was the idea of Nigel Jackson, a newly appointed governor at the Academy …

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RGB donate to help young people learn a trade

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Cornwall-based Transferable Skills Training has been voted as the winner of RGB Building Supplies’ 30th Well Built Community Fund, and now has £1,000 to spend at its Launceston branch. The charity received the most votes following a public poll, where it was up against Perranarworthal-based Boot Up Outdoor Learning and …

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NYEs puts new roof over Guides in Horsham


Girlguiding Horsham has received £500 of funding to help renovate its hall roof after winning a community fund campaign run by locally based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   The girlguiding division has been part of the town for well over 100 years and was gifted a campsite over 60 …

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Norbord weaves magic with donation

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Inverness-based wood panel manufacturer Norbord has plaid a blinder by assisting in the creation of an innovative weavers’ display. The company is supporting Prickly Thistle, a local tartan weaving start-up, by donating locally manufactured wood panelling to assist in the creation of an innovative display housed within a pop-up mill. …

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Worcester Bosch Raises over £33k for Prostate Cancer UK


Staff at Worcester Bosch have been giving donations and taking part in fundraising events, including the London half marathon and the Big Half in order to raise funds to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. Over the past 12 months, an amazing £33,100 has been raised for the charity. …

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Actis helps build Community Shed to boost neighbourhood spirit

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A new community building aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while making friends is being built in Aberdeenshire – with help from insulation specialist Actis. The timber frame construction in Aboyne is part of the growing Men’s Shed movement – although this one will be open …

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Howarth Timber donates to DIY SOS Big Build in Scunthorpe

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The Scunthorpe branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. The DIY SOS team transformed the home of Caroline Blanchard and her two children, Paige and Reece, following …

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