Tag Archives: helping

NBG partner helps in fundraising for customers life-saving medical trial

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County Building Supplies is working to help raise £250,000 for one of its customers, Ashley who has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer and Liver Metastases. County Building Supplies has been a National Buying Group (NBG) Partner since the group was formed and has always prided itself on going above and …

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Kent Blaxill supports Mary’s Meals again in 2019

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Always keen to support worthy charities, the caring staff at Kent Blaxill builders’ merchants have gathered together a total of 16 backpacks for Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is an amazing charity that works in a very simple but effective way. It works to provide a daily meal in school, so …

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Kent Blaxill supports Colchester foodbank with Tony and Guy

Kent Blaxill and Toni Guy support Colchester Foodbank Dec 2019

Kent Blaxill has joined forces with Toni & Guy this Christmas to gather food and other essentials for the Colchester Foodbank. Monica Hartley, PA to directors at Kent Blaxill has teamed up with her daughter India Whyte, technical director at Toni & Guy and co-ordinated collections for the foodbank at …

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As leaders in the engineered wood panel industry, Norbord is renowned for providing products of the highest quality to the construction industry. Equally important is Norbord’s commitment to the health and safety of their staff, and this was recently demonstrated with the launch of their new safety campaign with a …

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Watch Band of Builders in action on latest project

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A 15 year-old boy with cystic fibrosis whose condition has left him housebound has a brand new space in which to be homeschooled and meet with friends, thanks to Band of Builders. A team of 22 tradespeople from around the country dedicated their time and skills to extend Kyle Sisson‘s …

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W. Howard Group support DIY SOS in Bolton

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When BBC One’s DIY SOS: The Big Build came to Bolton to help a family in need, they turned to the W.Howard Group for help. For two weeks in September, the DIY SOS team worked tirelessly at the home of the Taylor-Mann family in Bolton, who needed help to make …

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Wendy Smith from Frank Key Group clocks up 20 years long service


When Wendy Smith began her first job at Frank Key Group in Daybrook, Nottingham, Tony Blair was Prime Minister, the turn of the Millennium was just around the corner and Britney Spear’s ‘Baby One More Time’ was the year’s best selling single. Twenty years on Wendy, who started in the …

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Tackling poverty and teaching skills with Medite Smartply


The New Community Men’s Shed, a social enterprise established in May 2019 teaches joinery skills using SMARTPLY OSB to male refugees in Waterford, Ireland. Members are drawn from the Viking House Direct Provision Centre for refugees in Waterford and are encouraged to engage in team joinery activities to build not …

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CEMEX announces objective to expand volunteering commitments for 2020

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CEMEX has set a new target in connection with its volunteering commitments for 2020, aligned with the company’s vision of building a better future while contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Currently, 22% of CEMEX employees worldwide are performing diverse volunteering activities that directly contribute not only …

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