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Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group celebrates its 25th anniversary

SELECT, the campaigning body for Scotland’s electrical sector professionals, has joined with other organisations across the country to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group. Since its inception in 1993, SEC Group has provided a strong lobbying voice to support the specialist engineering sector especially in …

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Kent Blaxill support Broke.Bike.Mountain Team with a skydive

At the end of July this year, the team of Broke.Bike.Mountain set off on an epic 8,000km journey across Europe with just their bikes! The team then consisted of Louis Blaxill, George Jones and Calum Craig, all aged 23 and who had just finished their studies and wanted to raise …

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Actis says Offsite homes could help address massive social housing shortfall

A massive decline in the number of homes built for social rent over the past decade, revealed in a government report this week, could be addressed in part by increasing focus on quicker-to-build offsite homes. That’s the message from offsite construction flag waver, insulation specialist Actis, which is on a …

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Roman scoops NHIC Award

International shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, have won the prestigious consumer safety award for compliance in bathroom products at the renowned NHIC Awards black tie ceremony. Roman won the prestigious NHIC Award for innovation and initiatives to promote consumer safety through compliance in bathroom products and installation. The award focussed …

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Three local charities make D.W. Nye’s shortlist for funding

 Three charities are hoping to be the recipients of £500 after being shortlisted in the latest round of D.W. Nye’s Proud to be Local campaign. After receiving nominations for causes across the county, the builders’ merchant, which is based in Kingsfold, has announced its shortlisted finalists and is calling out to …

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Stadium named the SR Timber Arena in sponsorship deal

SR Timber has agreed a sponsorship deal in which its local football team’s ground in Nottinghamshire will become the SR Timber Arena. Teversal Football Club Ladies Team will also carry SR Timber’s logo on its football shirts as part of the agreement for the club, which plays in the East …

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Carlisle photographer snaps up national manufacturing photography award for drainage pipe picture

A gifted amateur photographer from Carlisle has beaten off fierce competition to snap up an EEF National Manufacturing Photography Award, sponsored by Liberty House Group and in partnership with the GREAT Campaign. Steve McLellan, from Carlisle, was named Best Amateur Photographer in the Manufacturing Product category at the final of …

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Kammy, Cooking and Pub Quizzes – What’s on at Jewson Live 2018

From craft beer tasting to celebrity chefs, the latest products to pub quizzes, Jewson Live 2018 has it all for tradespeople. The UK’s biggest builders’ merchant show, which is free to attend, will return to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 13th December. Speakers at the event include …

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2018 Apprentice Decorator of the Year is Crowned

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final pitted seven regional winners against each other as they undertook a timed challenge: completing …

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Actis presents trophies to two LABC Building Excellence award winners

Insulation specialist Actis joined Dead Ringers comedian Jon Culshaw to present trophies to two of the winners at the annual LABC awards in London last week. A record-breaking 860 attendees watched as Actis specification manager Dan Anson-Hart, whose company is an LABC sponsor, presented awards to winners of the best …

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