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Stay Safe with the New ProtecWork Garments from Snickers Workwear

Long working days and cheap uncomfortable clothing makes the new ProtecWork lightweight protective wear from Snickers Workwear the ideal alternative for men and women working in high-risk environments and inclement weather. They combine maximum practicality with the highest protection levels against a variety of hazards, with ergonomic designs for both …

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Supply chain issues hamper recovery for builders, says FMB

Nine in ten builders face rising costs, as supply chain disruptions and rising product demand are making it hard for Britain to get building. The latest State of Trade survey data from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), which represents small and medium-sized construction firms, paints a worrying picture that …

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Covers donates materials to create community nativity scene

Covers Timber & Builders Merchant in Southampton has donated materials to Shirley Warren Action Church to help it create a silhouette Nativity scene. The builders’ merchant, which is based on Empress Road, provided sheets of plywood to the church, which has built the life-size display on the grass in its …

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Covers employee raises £1,250 for charity with Christmas raffle

A member of staff from Covers Timber & Builders Merchant in Brighton has raised £1,250 for Cancer Research UK after organising a Christmas raffle.   Gareth Young, who works in the internal sales team at the company, organised the raffle in support of a close friend, who is sadly suffering …

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CCF welcomes Catherine Gibson as new managing director

CCF has announced Catherine Gibson as the new managing director of the company. Catherine joins CCF from Tool Hire, also part of the Travis Perkins plc Group, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having previously acted as Travis Perkins Tool Hire’s Managing Director. Catherine brings 16 years’ experience …

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National Timber Systems doubles joist capacity

National Timber Systems has invested in a new manufacturing system for its engineered joists, which will double its overall capacity. The production line, located at its Catterick site, has been dubbed the ‘Joist Super Centre’ after increasing the facility’s output from 250,000 metres per year to more than a million. …

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Landscaping, timber and joinery only bright spots in October merchant sales figures

The latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report shows that sales to builders by Britain’s builders’ merchants were largely flat in October 2020, though the performance varied widely by product sector. The Landscaping sector continued to perform well, remaining strong into October and recording an increase of 16.5% compared to …

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Community boost from Selco Builders Warehouse

A leading Bristol builders merchant has brought a £3,000 boost to the local community after moving to an enhanced new location in the city. Selco Builders Warehouse opened its 140,000 sq ft site on Cater Road in Bishopsworth on Monday, ending a 25 year stay at its branch in Bedminster. …

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BMF’s festive event raises £5K for mental health charities

The Builders Merchants Federation raised £5,000 for charity by encouraging members to don their best festive jumpers and join them for a virtual Christmas party last week. The funds raised will be shared equally between Mental Health UK and the Samaritans, the two charities the BMF has supported throughout the …

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Celebrating 10 years of support for East Grinstead Town Football Club

Southern Sheeting is celebrating ten years as a key local sponsor of East Grinstead Town Football Club and is looking forward to supporting the club in 2021. The business began helping the West Sussex club in the 2009/2010 season by making an annual donation which included sponsoring football kits for …

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