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Viessmann video highlights unsung trade heroes

Created by heating systems manufacturer Viessmann the heart-warming 3 minute film showcases the charitable efforts of a number of skilled heating engineers who give up their time for free on evenings and weekends, sometimes travelling long distances, to work on community projects. In the video, they are interviewed while installing a new …

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XL Joinery tackles Yorkshire Three Peaks

Employees from XL Joinery, the  supplier of doors and associated products,  took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, raising a total of £1,025 for children’s charity, Buttercup Children’s Trust. Seven employees from the finance, operations and marketing departments, as well as three additional family members and friends, took on the …

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NYEs Building Supplies raises £794 for charity

Kingsfold-based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies has raised £794 for the charity Rainy Day Trust during a family fun day at its depot.   The event, named ‘Have a NYEs day’, was held to celebrate the company’s recent rebrand and completion of its new 1000m2 warehouse. Attended by more than …

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Scott Parnell to support Anderson Charity Bike Ride

Five members of staff from Scott Parnell, specialists in civils and drainage supplies, will be taking part in a 55-mile charity bike ride to raise funds for the National Autistic Society.   Rachael Adamson, Joe Folan, Jenny Burton, Alan Sweap and Mark Simpkins, who all work at Scott Parnell’s Witham …

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Elliotts raise over £6,800 for local hospice

Elliotts, the South’s leading independent supplier of building materials for the trade and public, has raised over £6,800 for Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity. The money was raised by Elliotts employees, customers and suppliers via numerous fundraising activities including a golf day and the Challenge Adventure Charities ‘Annecy Challenge’ – a …

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Rudridge planning 50km walk in memory of colleague

A team of staff from the materials and groundworks supplier Rudridge will be walking up to 50km in memory of a much missed colleague.   Tony Marshall, who worked at the company’s Farnham branch for many years, suffered a fatal stroke in 2016. The company is now hoping to raise …

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Covers Brighton helps raise £35,000 for charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Brighton has helped charity supporters from Newick RFC in East Sussex raise £35,000 for Cancer Research during a special rugby match.   The event, which was called Newick RFC Kicks Cancer into Touch, was organised after the club’s chairman, Wayne Thomas, was recently diagnosed …

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Fantastic plastic bag charity boost from Selco

A builders merchant has reduced the amount of plastic bags it uses by a quarter – and has raised £5,000 for charity in the process. Selco Builders Warehouse, part of the Grafton Group, has seen the number of single-use plastic bags sold across its 66 branches reduce dramatically, from 120,000 …

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NYEs offer another chance for worthy causes to win £500

There will be another chance for charities, community groups and worthy causes to benefit from £500 cash courtesy of NYEs Building Supplies in Kingsfold.   During April and May, NYEs is calling out for groups and charitable endeavours in the community to be put forward for the chance to benefit …

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