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Jewson joins community to build sensory garden

A Sunderland-based community group is celebrating the completion of its new sensory garden, which was built with the help of volunteers from across the region and builders’ merchant Jewson. Include ‘In’ Autism provides support and services for children, young people and adults with autism, and their families, across the North …

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Jack and Jill Pre-school is crowned D.W. Nye’s campaign winner

After hundreds of votes from the local community, the winner of builders’ merchant D.W. Nye’s Proud to be Local campaign is Jack and Jill Pre-school in Roffey, Horsham. In the third round of the competition this year, local people cast their votes for the charity of their choice via email, …

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Sporting Boost For Swansea Hospice

Customers and staff at a Swansea builders merchant have proved ‘great sports’ by raising more than £1,300 for a local hospice. Selco Builders Warehouse, based on Upper Fforest Way in Llansamlet, held a raffle in branch for two Christmas cracker sporting fixtures in the city in aid of Ty Olwen. …

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NBG partners raise £2,500 at charity Cricket match

National Buying Group (NBG) has raised £2,500 for Leamington Cricket Club’s junior team, at an annual charity event that took place last month. This year the partners dominated the cricket pitch, stealing the trophy from the team of suppliers, who had previously retained the winning title for the past three …

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20th annual Polypipe Regatta raises £11,000 for charity

Charities were the winners of this year’s Polypipe Regatta after the annual event raised a whopping £11,000 for good causes. Almost 50 boats took to the Port Solent to participate in the friendly competition, which celebrated its 20th year on September 5-6, as more than 400 members of the plumbing, heating …

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

As part of builders’ merchant D.W. Nye’s ‘Proud to be Local’ campaign, three Horsham-based good causes have made it onto the shortlist of nominees, placing them one step closer to securing £500 of funding for their valuable work. Over the course of the year, D.W. Nye is giving away a …

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Visqueen provides Radon protection for local community centre

The development of a local community centre and all-weather football pitches at Mossedge Village, in Linwood, Scotland has welcomed the donation of Visqueen Radon Membrane from the company in conjunction with Grayson Building Products. The development is the result of a campaign by a team of six local women, first …

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Band of Builders gives a new garden

Kind tradesmen and women from across the country are uniting to help transform the home and garden of a builder suffering from Motor Neurone Disease. Jamie Thompson was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in October 2014, aged 45, and told he had just three years to live. The 49-year-old has already …

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hub South West’s first Summer Charity Golf Event raises £14,171 for Shelter Scotland

hub South West Scotland, the construction and infrastructure-focused partnership, has raised £14,171 on behalf of Shelter Scotland as a result of its first, highly successful Summer Charity Golf Event held at East Kilbride Golf Club earlier this summer. Supported by its Tier 1 Contractors Graham’s, Kier Construction, Morrison Construction and …

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Covers’ Help for Hospices aiming to raise £30,000 for charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchant will once again be hosting its hugely successful charity initiative ‘Covers’ Help for Hospices’ in September, and aiming to raise £30,000 on behalf of local charities. Now in its fourth year, the charity campaign supports 13 hospices across the South East. From Monday 10th September until …

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