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Covers Chichester to host free anti-theft tool marking events

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Chichester will be hosting a series of free anti-theft tool marking events during February and March. The company, which is based on Quarry Lane, is inviting local tradespeople to visit their depot to get their tools officially marked by Sussex Police to protect their …

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Häfele UK raises £29,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Staff at Häfele UK, the Rugby –based furniture fittings and architectural hardware specialist, have raised £29,520 for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of an ongoing fundraising drive. The company is aiming to donate a total amount of £50,000 to the charity. The money was raised over the course of the …

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Filplastic helps PC Building Supplies turn vision into reality

Racking specialist Filplastic has helped a renowned Hampshire builders’ merchant turn its vision of a new depot into reality. The East Yorkshire company delivered a £70,000 contract to help PC Building Supplies design and create a bespoke base as the “new flagship building” at the front of Hardley industrial estate. …

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Trailblazer entry: we need your details!

Thank you to all those of the Top 50 who have submitted their Trailblazers information so far! We have had an impressive number of responses so far, but we need the rest. Those who haven’t yet sent us their details simply follow this link and fill in the online form: http://www.buildersmerchantsjournal.net/trailblazers/   …

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Polypipe saddles up for sponsorship of fledgling female cycling team

Polypipe has signed on as principal sponsor of a new all-female competitive cycling academy. The Doncaster-based manufacturer of plastic above and below ground drainage and water management systems will continue its support of developing talented sportspeople by backing the new Racescene Female Development Academy (RFDA) for the 2019 race season. …

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Selco Announces £30m Investment

Selco Builders Warehouse, one of the UK’s leading builders merchants, is beating the Brexit blues by today announcing a £30 million investment in its thriving business. Turning the tide of economic doom and gloom surrounding the current political scene, Selco has announced plans to both expand the business and improve …

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Covers Chichester to host Portsmouth FC ‘Meet & Greet’

Covers in Chichester will be hosting a Portsmouth FC Players Meet and Greet session at its depot on Quarry Lane on Thursday 21st February.    From 1.30pm until 3.00pm visitors to the timber and builders’ merchant will have the chance to take their photograph with first team players Matt Clarke, …

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Bromsgrove MP Visits Selco

MP for Bromsgrove and Home Secretary, Sajid Javid was a special guest at the head office of Selco Builders Warehouse during his latest rounds of constituency visits. Mr Javid paid a visit to the Wythall headquarters of one of the UK’s fastest growing builders merchants. Gavin Slark and Howard Luft …

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Leading manufacturer puts full weight behind campaign to protect against tool theft.

Joining other industry/brand leaders, Van Vault the originators of in-vehicle secure storage is putting its full weight behind an innovative campaign to tackle tool van tool theft. Based in Loughborough independent plumber Peter Booth (@PBPlumber) launched a petition last year aiming to get the issue of van theft taken more …

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Lawrence lines up for BMF All-Industry Conference Forum 

Builders merchants trade association, the Builders Merchants Federation has confirmed the final speaker line up for its Industry Forum debate at this year’s All-Industry Conference. Neil Lawrence, Chief Operating Officer of Jewson, left, and Mark Vandecruys, Chairman of Belgium-based Fedrus International, will join David Young of Bradfords Building Supplies and …

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