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Baxi Heating smashes its fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Colleagues at Baxi Heating, in both the UK and Ireland, baked, raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even held a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society.  They raised a total of £63,961.49, including 8,342.81 Euros for Alzheimer’s Ireland. In addition to raising money …

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Russell Roof Tiles supporting animal rescue charities

Roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles is generously supporting the work of two animal rescue charities local to its sites this festive season – Hillfield Animal Home and Dumfries & Galloway Canine Rescue. Employing 160 people at its three sites in Burton and Lochmaben, the roof tile manufacturer has donated …

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Quarter of a million raised at Lighthouse Construction Industry’s Charity lunch

Once again it was a capacity crowd at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in London on Friday 6th December on what turned out to be a record-breaking event for the Charity. A monumental quarter of a million pounds was raised through table sales, live and silent auctions, heads and tails, …

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Anderton step up to homeless challenge

Anderton Concrete, part of Ibstock plc, pledged its support to help combat the homelessness crisis by walking 10km all in support of the charity, Shelter. The walk, which took place on Wednesday the 11th of December, saw nine members of the Anderton Concrete team walk throughout Manchester city centre, with …

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Hair-growing challenge for charity

The team at W.Howard Group joined the global #Movember challenge in November to raise money for the fight against prostate cancer, depression and other male health issues. In all, 10 employees at the company pledged to hang up their razors and let their moustaches grow for a month, in return …

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Covers Gosport raises £910 for charity

A team of nine men from Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has raised £910 for charity following their participation in Movember. Lee Webb, Sean Taylor, Derek Baldwin, Dean Kidd, Shaun Hopgood, Stuart Spiers, George Crouch, Jamie Dent and Chris Collard, who all work at Covers Gosport, raised £455 after spending …

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Tackling poverty and teaching skills with Medite Smartply

The New Community Men’s Shed, a social enterprise established in May 2019 teaches joinery skills using SMARTPLY OSB to male refugees in Waterford, Ireland. Members are drawn from the Viking House Direct Provision Centre for refugees in Waterford and are encouraged to engage in team joinery activities to build not …

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Permaroof announces support for charity close to its heart

THE UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover Permaroof have announced Heart Link as its corporate charity after it provided lifesaving heart surgery to managing director Adrian Buttress’ granddaughter just days after she was born. River Mai Bishop was born on 7 July 2019; just eight days later she …

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Charities given Brett birthday bonus

There was a birthday bonus for charities across the country thanks to Brett Landscaping and several of its builder’s merchants partners. The independent manufacturer of high-quality paving products celebrated its 110th birthday this year and held a number of events to mark the milestone. These have included working with installers …

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Scott Parnell Witham raise thousands for charity

Three employees from Scott Parnell Witham – the civils and drainage supplies specialist – have raised £3,700 for the Alzheimer’s Society following a 27-mile marathon walk. Leah O’Sullivan, along with colleagues Helen Oberholzer and Amy Christie, and her dad John O’Sullivan and brother Jody O’Sullivan, took on the challenge. The …

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