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Kilburn-based building and plumbing merchant raises awareness

MP Moran and Sons Ltd, has raised over £9,000 for The Gaucher’s Association by participating in a 60-mile bike ride from London to Cambridge. Operations director, Kevin Moran, along with colleagues from MP Moran and Sons’ five London-based branches, took to their saddles to raise vital funds for the charity …

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Selco break through new landmark for Macmillan

A charity partnership involving one of the UK’s most prominent builders merchants and Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating crashing through the £700,000 barrier. Staff, customers and suppliers of Selco Builders Warehouse have embarked on numerous fundraising projects for Macmillan since 2012. The sustained push to raise money has paid dividends …

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Tobermore makes £20,000 Christmas Donation to Barnado’s

In the true spirit of Christmas, paving and walling manufacturer Tobermore is delighted to support the work of Barnardo’s by making a donation of £20,000, in lieu of Christmas gifts this year. Barnardo’s protects, supports and nurtures the UK’s most vulnerable children. In 2018-2019 Barnardo’s directly supported more than 294,000 children, …

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Kent Blaxill supports Mary’s Meals again in 2019

Always keen to support worthy charities, the caring staff at Kent Blaxill builders’ merchants have gathered together a total of 16 backpacks for Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is an amazing charity that works in a very simple but effective way. It works to provide a daily meal in school, so …

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Superhero fun at Norbord, Inverness

Norbord recently celebrated the launch of their new safety campaign with a superhero-themed fun day for employees and their families at their Inverness site. The Stronger Together campaign highlights the company’s ongoing dedication to the maintenance of a safe and enjoyable working environment. Norbord holds the belief that this is …

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BMF & JCB to hold Charity Golf Day

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has joined with JCB to hold a Charity Golf Day to raise funds for the BMF’s 2020 Charity Partners, Mental Health UK and Samaritans. The event takes place on 30th April 2020 at the exclusive JCB Golf and Country Club in Rocester, Staffordshire.  Guests will …

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Dinner Dance raises thousands for charity

The NMBS Dinner Dance has played its part in fundraising for charitable causes, with an impressive amount being raised once again this year. More than 1,200 guests attended the Dinner Dance on 26th October 2019, coming together to raise thousands in donations for the CRASH charity. Many builders’ merchants and …

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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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