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Howarth Timber expect to raise thousands with annual fundraiser

The Howarth Timber Group has revealed its aims to raise £5,000 for its charity of the year, Cancer Research UK, from its annual fundraising trek.  The yearly event, which has been going since 2013, will see almost 50 Howarth employees, customers and suppliers tackle a gruelling 20-mile walk around Ullswater; …

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On The Tools receive £1million in funding to launch agency

Construction social media publisher, On The Tools, has received 1million pounds in funding from a private investor to launch a new social media and publishing agency called Electric House. Electric House will combine the services of a social media and marketing agency model with an online community-first media publisher. The …

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Covers employee completes 26 mile walk for charity

An employee from Covers in Chichester has completed a 26 mile walk in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.   Georgina Silk, who is an E-Commerce Assistant at the timber and builders’ merchant’s Chichester depot, took on the Thames Path Mighty Hike to help raise funds for the charity, raising a …

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Trio Celebrate 60 Years Service at Russell Roof Tiles

Three long-serving staff members at leading roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles have been recognised for achieving a combined 60 years of service, as part of an ongoing employee recognition scheme. Colin Stevenson has worked for Russell Roof Tiles for 30 years, while Andrew Jackson and Douglas Campbell have both …

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AVS Fencing and Landscaping Supplies joins the BMF

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) are delighted to welcome their newest merchant member – AVS Fencing and Landscaping Supplies. AVS is the leading supplier of fencing, decking and landscaping materials in the south east and east of England. Formed in 1993 it currently operates from 10 locations and has over …

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Viessmann scores a hat trick at Huddersfield Town

Viessmann has extended its sponsorship of Huddersfield Town Football Club for the 2019/20 season. As official heating partner and global partner to the club for the third year running, and team sheet sponsor for four years, the maker of award-winning environmentally-friendly heating systems will continue as team sheet sponsor and …

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The IPG opens new flagship stores

The IPG have united with three of their members, namely Newline Plumbing & Heating Supplies, Plumb Inn, and Gas & Plumb Bits to launch their newfound flagship stores across the UK, this Summer. With the group expanding in size and success, The IPG has turned its sights to launching the …

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Ideal Bathrooms invests in its digital offering

Helping retailers and merchants to flourish, Ideal Bathrooms has created an innovative platform to enrich bathroom retailers’ digital experience, which is designed to support customers by enabling them to save valuable time and money. Ideal Bathrooms’ Trade Offers website will allow customers to take advantage of unique offers and purchase …

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RGB’s Golf Day raises £3,900 for Ambulance Trust

RGB Building Supplies’ annual golf day, held at Bovey Castle on Thursday 11th July, raised a fantastic £3,908 for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. The tournament was won by a team representing RGB’s Exeter-based kitchen and bathroom showroom The Room Works. The day, organised in …

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Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme. The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards as well as the Best Apprenticeship Programme …

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