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Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Editor-in-Chief across the BMJ portfolio.

Wolseley sponsors Gas Safe App

Specialist merchant Wolseley is enabling all registered Gas Safe engineers to use Gas App free of charge instead of paying the £25 subscription charge, as part of a new sponsorship package. Available on the App Store and Play Store, Gas App UK currently has over 40,000 members and contains a …

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BMF announces sustainable conference theme

Builders merchants trade association the BMF has announced the theme for its 2020 BMF Members Conference in September. Sustaining Excellence will see the environment and sustainability as key topics within the business conference sessions, with particular focus on Building a Sustainable Britain, which will also be reflected in the BMF’s …

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Covers Brighton donates materials to Patcham Memorial Hall Wildlife Garden

The Brighton branch of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated materials to Patcham Memorial Hall to help complete its front garden transformation project. The materials included a generous amount of sawn carcassing and shingle, turning the garden’s raised front patio area from blank crazy paving into a wildflower patch …

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National Timber Group doubles in Grangemouth

National Timber Group has doubled the size of its Grangemouth site. The group’s processing plant in Forth Valley now totals six acres and becomes the main production site in Scotland. The expansion includes the construction a 21,500sq ft storage facility, enabling the company to increase the level of stock it …

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Keston gets ideal rebrand

Keston Boilers has launched a fresh new corporate identity that includes the words “By Ideal Boilers”, showing that the company is part of Ideal Boilers. The rebrand will initially be rolled out through social media and the Keston website and be used wider from March 2020, coinciding with a new …

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Ideal launches first rewards programme

Bathroom distributor Ideal Bathrooms has launched its first rewards programme for merchants and bathroom retailers. With a variety of prizes to be won all year around, from Apple Watches and weekend getaways to Amazon vouchers, 2020 Rewards gives Ideal customers the chance to win a host of prizes every time …

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Turner joins IBC

The IBC Buying Group is continuing its expansion with the recruitment of Vince Turner in the newly created role of marketing manager. Turner has a long history of working in the housebuilding and construction industry, having previously held senior marketing positions at companies such as Taylor Wimpey, Enfield Safety and …

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Dormole invests in Harrison & Clough

Forgefix owner, Dormole Ltd has taken a majority stake in Harrison & Clough (H&C), the fixings and fasteners wholesaler based in Keighley. Michael Brown, managing director of Forgefix who led the discussions with H&C said: “We have long been admirers of H&C who have developed several market leading brands such …

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Obituary: John Twallin

John Twallin, who died on December 14, was the driving force behind the creation and growth of the tools and hardware distributor Toolbank, and of its parent company, the Dormole group. Twallin (or JT as he was affectionately known) was effectively born into the tool trade: he was a direct …

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It’s all gone a bit Stormzy

Fiona Russell-Horne

Here comes the rain again, Falling on my head like a memory Falling on my head like a new emotion. I want to walk in the open wind   The problem with the naming of storms is that some names are more, well, stormy, than others. Take Storm Ivan, for …

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