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Simon Acres takes Gamble on merchant training modules


Andy Gamble, former managing director of RGB, and recently retired with over 40 year’s builders merchanting under his belt, has joined forces with training provider Simon Acres Group on an online training programme for builders merchants. An Introduction to Builders Merchants by Andy Gamble is suitable for anyone considering a …

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Andy Gamble steps back from RGB

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Industry colleagues came together recently to mark Andy Gamble stepping back from full-time employment in the merchanting sector. Andy started in the sector as a management trainee over 40 years ago working for International Timber. He moved to the South West to join one of the leading family-owned merchants where …

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RGB’s 2021 charity calendar takes to the air

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Devon-based independent builders merchant RGB Building Supplies has published a ‘Love Where You Live’ charity calendar for 2021. The calendar, sales of which will raise funds for RGB’s chosen charities, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Devon Air Ambulance, features photographs which highlight the South West’s diverse history, wildlife and landscape. The 12 images were chosen from …

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Tools needed to help young people in Africa

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RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have once again joined forces with South West-based charity Amigos to invite customers and members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will go on to be used by young people in Africa. For the past 13 years Amigos has been providing …

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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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RGB exceeds Chiefs’ fundraising target

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As a member of the Exeter Chiefs Foundation XV programme, RGB Building Supplies had pledged to raise £1,500 in a year and is delighted to announce it’s exceeded that target. Thanks to customer donations from a company-wide breakfast morning, an auction for Exeter Chiefs match tickets and two members of …

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RGB’s Golf Day raises £3,900 for Ambulance Trust

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RGB Building Supplies’ annual golf day, held at Bovey Castle on Thursday 11th July, raised a fantastic £3,908 for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. The tournament was won by a team representing RGB’s Exeter-based kitchen and bathroom showroom The Room Works. The day, organised in …

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RGB employees take to the sky for Exeter Chiefs charity

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Two North Devon-based employees at RGB Building Supplies completed a charity skydive on Saturday 15th June and raised over £900 for the Exeter Chiefs Foundation. Kevin Furse, a Sales Assistant at RGB’s South Molton branch, and Jacob Jordan, an IT Support Technician at RGB’s Head Office in Barnstaple, were chosen …

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RGB opens Dawlish branch with week of celebrations

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RGB Building Supplies’ new Dawlish plumbing and heating branch was officially launched on Monday 14th January when its Chairman Colin Worth cut the ribbon to kick-start a week of celebrations. Throughout the week, RGB’s dedicated plumbing and heating branch was joined by leading industry names Strom, Joule, Maincor and Henrad, …

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RGB sponsorship helps Bodmin Beasts ‘build’ for the future

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The Bodmin branch of RGB Building Supplies is delighted to be the new sponsors of the Bodmin Beasts U11 football team. The builders merchant’s sponsorship will help to support the players and their families and a new kit displaying RGB’s logo has been issued to the team. Paul Greenough from …

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