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Aico takes on Derwen College to Lapland Challenge

In support of the Derwen College Charity and the Agnes Hunt Village Project, Aico colleagues, both locally and across the UK, took part in the DC to Lapland Challenge. The Derwen College Charity was set up in support of the students at Derwen College with disabilities and learning difficulties. The …

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Covers donates more than £15,000 to hospices with festive fashion fun day

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has donated more than £15,000 to local hospices after taking part in Christmas Jumper Day. The staff at the company got into the festive spirit by wearing an array of seasonally inspired sweaters and jumpers in return for a £2.00 donation. Covers further bolstered funds …

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ERA donates £8,000 to Hope House children’s hospices

ERA, the Wolverhampton-based security expert, is donating £8,000 to Hope House Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices, and making it the company’s nominated charity for 2021, for the second year running. Hope House Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices supports families in Shropshire, Cheshire, Mid and North Wales who are either caring for a …

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Buildbase and Reconomy partner up to help the homeless this Christmas

Buildbase and Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced resource management and recycling services, have worked together to support homeless charities this Christmas by donating over 90,000 vending machine drinks. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic safe working restrictions, vending machines have not been operational in Buildbase branches and they had …

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Demelza children’s hospice wins Selco makeover prize

South-east children’s hospice Demelza Hospice Care for Children is planning a garden makeover after winning £500 to spend at Selco Builders Warehouse through the Selco Stars scheme. The charity, which operates in Kent, East Sussex and South East London, is planning to utilise its prize on building materials to revamp …

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RGB’s 2021 charity calendar takes to the air

Devon-based independent builders merchant RGB Building Supplies has published a ‘Love Where You Live’ charity calendar for 2021. The calendar, sales of which will raise funds for RGB’s chosen charities, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Devon Air Ambulance, features photographs which highlight the South West’s diverse history, wildlife and landscape. The 12 images were chosen from …

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Baby loss charity receives £1,000 donation from NYEs Building Supplies

A baby loss charity has received £1,000 funding after winning a local community fund campaign run by the Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies. Upon Butterfly Wings provides tiny clothing and knitted cribs to dress babies from as small as 12 weeks gestation. Gowns are handmade from preloved wedding …

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Simon Acres makes charity donation following KBB

Simon Acres Group donated £5,000 to three designated charities, following its successful first year at KBB Birmingham 2020. The company committed to not use any plastic for marketing merchandise for the duration of KBB, donating the money they would have spent, estimated to be £5,000, to wellness charities. Visitors to …

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Merchants’ help sought for former tri-athlete

A crowd-funding campaign in Sussex is seeking help from builders and plumbers merchants to convert the home of a member of the Mid Sussex Triathlon Club who has developed multiple sclerosis. Nick Cook, was a keen amateur triathlete and cyclist, competing successfully in local races as a founding member of …

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