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Toolstation continues support for Macmillan Cancer Support

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16 colleagues from Toolstation’s Support Centre are walking a total of 992 miles with their furry friends throughout the month of May to help raise money for its charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support. The sixteen participants have a target of 62 miles per person to complete the dog walk challenge …

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Toolstation employee raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support

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Toolstation colleague Fiona Staples will be participating in Macmillan Cancer Support’s Brave the Shave campaign to help raise money for people whose lives have been affected by cancer. Staples, who currently works in the Contact Centre at Toolstation’s Head Office in Bridgwater, will be shaving her head in front of …

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Toolstation raises over £750,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

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Toolstation has raised over £750,000 for its designated charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support, in 2022. Since launching the charity partnership in 2020, Toolstation has raised over £1,500,000 for Macmillan, to help fund vital physical, financial, and emotional support for the millions of people living with cancer across the UK. With …

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Toolstation celebrates 20th anniversary

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Toolstation is celebrating its 20th year since opening for business in 2003. To kick start the celebrations Toolstation has headed back to Bristol Whiteladies Road where it all began, with the landmark store being the first to open within the business. Earlier this week store colleagues and customers were surprised …

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Crystal-Direct chosen to supply Toolstation for the first time

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Crystal-Direct, one of the UKs leading manufacturers of PVCu windows and doors has announced a supply agreement with Toolstation. This will be the first time that Toolstation has offered windows to its customers via their website across a newly created ‘department’ dedicated to hosting almost 200 window options. The range …

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Travis Perkins sees demand slide begin

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Travis Perkins, the UK’s biggest builders merchant, delivered a resilient third quarter trading performance with total sales growth of 10.7%* and like-for-like sales growth of 7.4%. The Merchanting businesses saw total sales growth of 11.5%* with trading performance remaining consistent throughout the quarter.  Travis Perkins General Merchant, saw some slowing of …

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Toolstation helps fund new youth hub in Redditch


Toolstation has completed its latest tie-up with the Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) social enterprise, helping fund the repurposing of vacant units in Redditch town centre into a Youth Hub. Wise Youth Centre, which is based at Market Walk, Redditch, officially opened its doors to members of the community on August …

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Toolstation launches Everyday Great Value campaign

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Toolstation has launched its Everyday Great Value campaign on the app, in-store and online. The new campaign, which launched on August 1, was established to help customers save money on trade-quality products during a challenging period of rising costs. Every two weeks, Toolstation will highlight a selection of 10 to …

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Travis Perkins sales rise for half-year

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Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has this morning (August 2) reported a good first half performance which saw sales rise 10.3% to £2.53bn, driven by operational and strategic delivery. The merchanting division, with a rise in revenue of 13.3% to £2.15bn, and adjusted operating profit growth of 9.0% , was …

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Toolstation launches mental health podcast

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Toolstation and On the Tools have joined forces for a series of podcasts created to support tradespeople’s mental health. Mental Health Under Construction, the bi-weekly six-part show, is hosted by mental health specialist and member of We Are Hummingbird, Ryan Ridgeway. Ridgeway is joined by guests from the trades, mental …

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