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Scott Parnell raises over £5,000 for charity

Two colleagues from Scott Parnell have helped raise over £5,000 for charity following a 55-mile bike ride. Steve Parnell and Rachael Adamson – both directors at the groundworks and civil engineering supply specialists – took on the Anderson Charity Bike Ride, a picturesque but challenging route around the pretty villages …

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MENTAL HEALTH AT THE FORE FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

One of the UK’s largest independent construction firms, has pledged its support to local Inverness-based charity, Mikeysline, which helps people experiencing mental health issues. Robertson is selling reusable water bottles to its employees, subcontractors and wider supply chain, with 100% of the money raised being donated to the Mikeysline charity. …

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Shipmates needed for Polypipe charity yacht regatta

Registrations for the 20th annual Polypipe Regatta are now open. The popular yacht race, hosted by Polypipe, returns to Portsmouth on Thursday 6th September, bringing together the building, construction and plumbing sectors to take part in some friendly competition and spectacular sights at Port Solent. The race will see around …

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Baxi Backs Vado rally driver

Baxi is sponsoring independent merchants PHS in this year’s VADO Rally. The annual event challenges members of the kitchen, bedroom and bathrooms industry to drive through Copenhagen, Namur, Amsterdam, Lüneburg and Malmo in a road-legal car worth under £500. Baxi has lent support to Aidan Forshaw, director of Plumbing and …

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Elliotts Raise £13,500 for Cervical Cancer Charity

Elliotts, the South’s leading independent supplier of building materials for the trade and public, has presented a cheque for £13,500 to Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. The amount was raised by Elliotts employees who took part in the Challenge Adventure Charities ‘Alsace Challenge’ – a 550-mile bike ride from Arras to …

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Ridgeons kits out team for 78 mile stadium walk

The St Ives branch of timber and builders’ merchants Ridgeons kitted out a group of fundraisers for a 78-mile charity walk around 13 London league football stadiums. Their walk (from 12th-14th April) was in aid of children’s cancer charity, CLIC Sargent. Luke Claxton, who started fundraising after the death of …

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New Challenge for Merchant Trainees to double CHUF Donation

Builder’s merchants, JT Dove, has been avid supporters of CHUF (Children’s Heart Unit Fund) for over five years now and the latest donation has pushed their donations over the £100,000 total mark. It has also opened up an amazing opportunity for four merchant trainees to put business practice into action …

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Marathon runner raises £28,000 for charity in memory of his dad

A man who lost his father to cancer has raised an incredible £28,000 in his memory for The Prostate Cancer Research Centre, surpassing his target amount of £26,000, after successfully completing the Virgin London Marathon for a second consecutive year. Aaron McSkimming, from AD Bly Construction, completed the colossal course …

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ForgeFix ScrewsArt™ portrait raises £501 for industry charity 

Thanks to its donation of a unique piece of artwork, ForgeFix has helped to raise over £500 for CRASH – the construction industry charity which supports homelessness and hospice charities by sourcing pro bono professional expertise, building materials and awarding cash grants donated by the construction and property industry. The …

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