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BMF Anniversary Dinner raises £6,000 for charity

A gala members’ dinner at the Belfry Hotel, the final celebration marking the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) Anniversary year, raised £6,000 to be shared between Variety, the Children’s Charity – the BMF’s charity of the year – and RAFA, the Royal Air Forces Association charity.  While the BMF has celebrated …

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Building Heroes at Kent Blaxill

Kent Blaxill are very proud to sponsor the Foundation course at Colchester Institute on behalf of the Building Heroes* Charity.  The team from Kent Blaxill were delighted to attend a celebration earlier this month to mark the 100th learner, which was held at Colchester Institute.  The Building Heroes Charity is …

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Travis Perkins fundraising effort tops £2 Million

Colleagues and customers of Travis Perkins Plumbing & Heating Division, are celebrating after their fundraising efforts saw a massive £2 million donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust. From running and raft races to golf days and gala dinners, the team took part in group and individual events across the country, …

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Final chance for one charity to win £500

Local builders’ merchant D.W. Nye is offering one final opportunity for a charity, school, or community group to secure £500 of funding this year. The fourth and final round of D.W. Nye’s ‘Proud to be Local’ campaign is now open for nominations. Members of the public, including charity staff, have …

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Charity receives £1,000 following Rudridge quiz night

Farnham-based groundwork and materials supplier Rudridge has raised £1,000 on behalf of the charity Macmillan Cancer Support, after another successful annual quiz night. Competitors came together at Silvermere Golf Club in Cobham, where the quiz teams – comprised of local businesses from all over the South East – vied for …

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Jewson joins community to build sensory garden

A Sunderland-based community group is celebrating the completion of its new sensory garden, which was built with the help of volunteers from across the region and builders’ merchant Jewson. Include ‘In’ Autism provides support and services for children, young people and adults with autism, and their families, across the North …

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Jack and Jill Pre-school is crowned D.W. Nye’s campaign winner

After hundreds of votes from the local community, the winner of builders’ merchant D.W. Nye’s Proud to be Local campaign is Jack and Jill Pre-school in Roffey, Horsham. In the third round of the competition this year, local people cast their votes for the charity of their choice via email, …

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Sporting Boost For Swansea Hospice

Customers and staff at a Swansea builders merchant have proved ‘great sports’ by raising more than £1,300 for a local hospice. Selco Builders Warehouse, based on Upper Fforest Way in Llansamlet, held a raffle in branch for two Christmas cracker sporting fixtures in the city in aid of Ty Olwen. …

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NBG partners raise £2,500 at charity Cricket match

National Buying Group (NBG) has raised £2,500 for Leamington Cricket Club’s junior team, at an annual charity event that took place last month. This year the partners dominated the cricket pitch, stealing the trophy from the team of suppliers, who had previously retained the winning title for the past three …

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20th annual Polypipe Regatta raises £11,000 for charity

Charities were the winners of this year’s Polypipe Regatta after the annual event raised a whopping £11,000 for good causes. Almost 50 boats took to the Port Solent to participate in the friendly competition, which celebrated its 20th year on September 5-6, as more than 400 members of the plumbing, heating …

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