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Forterra donation helps London PhD student purchase tools

ImperialCollegeAshraf 072 Ashraf Nayel PhD student at Imperial College London holding materials for his experiments

Building products manufacturer, Forterra, has donated £800 to Ashraf Nayel, a PhD student at Imperial College London to progress his research. Ashraf began his PhD in June 2021 under the supervision of Dr Christian Málaga-Chuquitaype and Dr Lorenzo Macorini in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to create a …

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Doosan Bobcat Donates $1 Million in Equipment for Turkiye Earthquake Relief and Recovery

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Doosan Bobcat will provide equipment worth around $1 million for relief and recovery activities in the earthquake-stricken areas of Turkiye. Construction equipment will be promptly delivered through Doosan Bobcat’s dealer network to be of practical help in lifesaving activities in affected areas and to help restore critical infrastructure such as …

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Toyota donation boosts flow of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

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Boxes of Hope, a humanitarian aid charity that was established to send food, clothing, medicine and other essential items to the people of Ukraine following the country’s invasion by Russia, has taken delivery of a vinyl-wrapped forklift truck donated free-of-charge by Toyota Material Handling (TMH) UK Ltd. The forklift – …

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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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