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NYEs Proud to be Local initiative helps Horsham Scouts

1st Roffey Scout Group in Horsham has received £500 of funding to help replace its floor after winning a community fund campaign run by Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   Started by NYEs in 2018, the Proud to be Local initiative offers community groups, charities and good causes …

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Hafele opens second showroom of its design partner scheme

Häfele has announced the opening of a second showroom in its design partner scheme. The new showroom will benefit local tradespeople by showcasing a core range of Häfele products in store, as well as providing access to the company’s comprehensive range of over 25,000 products which will be available for …

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Builders Merchant opens 10th Branch following a £2m investment

James Burrell Builders Merchant has opened their 10th branch located in Rotherham and welcomed the local mayor, Cllr Jenny Andrews,  and the Mayoress, Jeanette Mallinder, to the new site for an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening of the new site follows a wave of investment for the family-owned company, …

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Van Vault lends a secure hand

Van Vault, the originators of in-vehicle storage, has announced its support for Band of Builders on their forthcoming Three Peak Challenge. As part of their dedication to supporting tradespeople and important causes, Van Vault is keen to support Band of Brothers charity, as it provides a crucial service in helping …

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BMI announces its Roofing Apprentice of the Year finalists

Twenty of the country’s best roofing apprentices are gearing up for the two-day final that will see two of them awarded the prestigious title of either pitched or flat roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019. Success in the competition identifies an apprentice as a stand-out individual and as someone …

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Pavestone tackles Rough Runner

Team Pavestone, consisting of staff, customers and landscapers, jointly threw their hearts and souls into a game-show inspired, 10 kilometre obstacle rough run, in order to raise awareness and charitable donations for the upcoming 2019 Pavestone Rally across Europe. The epic challenge took place in Oxfordshire on 19th May and …

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Headline charity for first ever Regatta London revealed as Mates in Mind

Mates in Mind has been announced as one of the three headline charities for Regatta London, the first ever mass- participation paddle sports event taking place on the iconic River Thames on 29 September 2019. The event is open to anyone with an interest in rowing, stand up paddle boarding, …

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Arbordeck Awards return with new Category

Last year, Arbor Forest Products crowned Newcastle-based hot-tub and Trex® decking specialists North Spas as the inaugural winner of its decking installer awards. Now, the awards are back, and this year the Arbordeck Awards will also be open to installers of Arbordeck softwood timber decking, with an expanded category list …

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Politics and Paralympics combined at BMF Conference second day

Industry focus was the main part of the second day of the Builders Merchants Federation conference in Dubrovnik last weekend (June 13 to 16 2019). The session opened with presentations from a national merchant, a major independent, and manufacturer, followed by the opportunity to attend two of four break-out sessions …

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Football legends join Rudridge for seven-a-side event

Groundworks and materials supplier Rudridge swapped high-vis jackets for football kits when they hosted their tenth annual seven-a-side sports event at Crystal Palace. Playing alongside Rudridge’s staff were a number of former football pros and international legends. Amongst them were Peter Beardsley, Paul Walsh, Lee Hendrie, John Salako, Nigel Winterburn …

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