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Actis helps build Community Shed to boost neighbourhood spirit

A new community building aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while making friends is being built in Aberdeenshire – with help from insulation specialist Actis. The timber frame construction in Aboyne is part of the growing Men’s Shed movement – although this one will be open …

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Howarth Timber donates to DIY SOS Big Build in Scunthorpe

The Scunthorpe branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. The DIY SOS team transformed the home of Caroline Blanchard and her two children, Paige and Reece, following …

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SR Timber supports skills with donation to construction college

In a bid to support the next generation of construction workers and roofing contractors, SR Timber has donated a range of timber products totalling more than £6,000 in value to its local college. The North Nottinghamshire-based company – which is a leading importer of timber products and the UK’s largest importer …

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Covers Alresford donates materials to Sun Hill Junior School

Covers Alresford has donated materials to Sun Hill Junior School to help convert a previously unusable area of space into a picnic terrace. The timber and builders’ merchant, which is based on Prospect Road, delivered items to the school, including artificial grass, helping it to create a new all-year-round useable …

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Covers Chichester donates wheelbarrows to animal charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated four wheelbarrows to the Cat & Rabbit Rescue Centre in Siddlesham. The company, which is based on Quarry Lane, delivered the much needed items to the charity, which will use the wheelbarrows to distribute and carry supplies to the animals at the centre. …

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Scott Parnell donates hampers to local primary school

Homefield Church of England Primary School in Great Yarmouth has received a donation of hampers from groundworks and civil engineering supplier, Scott Parnell. The business, which delivers to companies across Norfolk, didn’t hesitate to help after one of its drivers, Mark Simpkins, whose mum, Pat, works at the school as …

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Polypipe donates bear necessities

Polypipe, the UK’s leading plastic piping manufacturer, has helped three rare Asian bears to discover the joy of play and exercise their grey matter in their new UK home. The Doncaster-based firm, part of the FTSE 250-listed Polypipe Group, donated plastic toys and puzzle feeders to the trio of Ussuri …

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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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BMF goes the extra mile to fund coach for local special needs school

A crazy four-day car rally across six countries is one of the fun activities members of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) took part in, to fundraise for John Flamsteed Community School’s brand new minibus. The BMF funded the minibus – officially known as a Variety Sunshine Coach – in support …

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Covers donates £5,000 to Portsmouth FC Academy following charity match

Covers Timber and Builders Merchants has donated £5,000 to Portsmouth FC Academy following a charity match, which saw Covers FC teams take on former football legends from Portsmouth FC. Three teams made up of the company’s staff, which has depots on Norway Road in Portsmouth, and Gunners Way in Gosport, …

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