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RGB donate to help young people learn a trade

Cornwall-based Transferable Skills Training has been voted as the winner of RGB Building Supplies’ 30th Well Built Community Fund, and now has £1,000 to spend at its Launceston branch. The charity received the most votes following a public poll, where it was up against Perranarworthal-based Boot Up Outdoor Learning and …

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Tobermore joins Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Paving and Walling manufacturer Tobermore have raised £683.68 for people living with cancer by hosting an event as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World Biggest Coffee Morning. The event was held on Friday 27th September at Tobermore Head Office in Tobermore. Staff baked a range of tasty cakes and buns …

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Sussex Builders’ Merchant raises over £3,600 for charity

A team from NYEs Building Supplies in Horsham has raised £3,600 for charity after driving hundreds of miles across Europe in an old banger.   Setting out from Reims in northern France in full fancy dress, the team’s trip was in aid of three charities – The Rainy Day Trust, …

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Russell Roof Tiles steps it up for Charity

Volunteers from Russell Roof Tiles have put their best foot forward, walking 7,077 miles to raise an impressive £1,600 for the charity, Footprints Orphanage. The leading roof tile manufacturer, which has two sites in Burton and a further site in Lochmaben, has always been committed to supporting its local community …

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MP Moran heads to Cambridge

London-based builders merchant MP Moran took to the road last week, entering a team in the London to Cambridge Charity Cycle in aid of the Gaucher’s Association. Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive disease that is caused by a deficiency of a specific enzyme in the body. MP Moran aim …

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Elliotts to Cycle Across France for Local Children’s Hospice 

A team of 11 from Elliotts Builders Merchant, the south’s leading independent supplier of building products for the trade and public, is getting ready to tackle a 640-mile cycle ride across France to raise money for Naomi’s House and Jacksplace. Starting on 2nd October, Team Elliotts will cycle the gruelling ride from Ouistrehm to Mont Ventoux over 4 days. The team are hoping to …

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Chandlers and Cembrit triumph in 2019 Pavestone Rally

The team from Chandlers Building Supplies have won the 2019 Pavestone Rally and raised over £7,000, contributing to the £133,000 total amount raised for charity. In addition to their overall win, team Chandlers Cembrit, led by rally driving timber trading director at Chandlers Building Supplies, Trevor Mudd and Sam Hanks, …

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Pagabo launches new Mental Health Charity

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle head on the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources making support and advice as readily available as …

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Famous Faces Play Merchant’s Charity Football Tournament

Michael Kurn of TalkSport, Big Brother winner Jason Burrill, ITV presenter, Rob Lamarr, Ashley Buckenham of Celebrity Ghost Hunt, former professional footballer Kerry Mayo and Britain’s Got Talent singing sensation, Wayne Woodward, are among the well-known personalities taking to the pitch for Chandlers Building Supplies’ big footie tournament in Sussex. …

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Selco colleagues put best foot forward to raise £8k

Twenty-five staff members from five of Selco Builders Warehouse’s south-east branches – Romford, Chelmsford, Enfield, Tottenham and Beckton – completed the marathon distance from Windsor to Henley. It was part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Thames Path Mighty Hike (July 20). The sore-footed team managed to raise more than £8,000 for …

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