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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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Selco Helps Give run-down Scout Campsite a Facelift

The Rammey Island Scout Campsite, in Waltham Abbey, has been significantly improved after Selco Builders Warehouse stepped in with £1,000 worth of materials for the renovation project. The campsite hut had been left untouched for 60 years and was in desperate need of attention. Thanks to Selco’s help, a number …

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The BMF and Variety help sporting star soar

A Bromsgrove schoolgirl’s dream to play powerchair football in the top-flight is now within reach, with support from members of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and one of Britain’s leading children’s charities. For the last two years, Summer Rice has been playing the sport, but the equipment she used was …

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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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NYEs Proud to be Local initiative helps Horsham Scouts

1st Roffey Scout Group in Horsham has received £500 of funding to help replace its floor after winning a community fund campaign run by Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   Started by NYEs in 2018, the Proud to be Local initiative offers community groups, charities and good causes …

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Saniflo Kinedo cubicle provides solution for homeless shelter

A Saniflo Kinedo shower cubicle is providing showering facilities in a Bristol homeless shelter. The Kinedo Eden features in a Newspace Sleepover Pod, inspired by the work of ‘Help Bristol’s Homeless’ charity. The Saniflo Kinedo Eden was selected thanks to its ease and simplicity of installation. With no requirement for …

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Celebrating action taken across the construction sector

On Friday 5 April 2019, Mates in Mind announced the Highly Commended and Winners of their 2019 Impact Awards. This was the second year that the awards have taken place, hosted as part of the British Safety Council’s prestigious the 2019 International Safety Awards gala dinner held at Grosvenor House …

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Almost Final Call for Trailblazers

With only a couple of weeks left for all Trailblazers information to be collected, it’s time to ask: Have YOU submitted yours? We have reached halfway with the number of responses so far but with time running out we need to make sure everyone has told us everything to make …

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Trailblazers needs YOU!

The BMJ Trailblazers will be published in April, which means there is a limited time to gather all the most up-to-date and relevant information from the industry’s Top 50 merchants. Thank you to all those who have already filled in the Trailblazers online form and for those who haven’t, just …

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Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders to transform mental health

Mates in Mind believes business leaders are in a good position to address mental health in the workplace, but encourages them to consider that delivering meaningful change to their workforces should be effectively aligned to their business priorities. Mates in Mind were encouraged by the level of engagement driven by …

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