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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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Forterra’s support for construction charity CRASH tops £19k in 2019

Building products manufacturer Forterra has raised a grand total of £16,283 in funds and donated almost £3,000 in products this year for homelessness construction projects in partnership with CRASH Charity, of which Forterra has been an industry Patron for the past two years. CRASH is the construction industry’s charity that …

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Builders Warehouse gives charities £20k supplies boost

Charities and hospices across England and Wales have received almost £20,000 worth of food and supplies, thanks to a generous pre-Christmas giveaway by a leading builders merchant. All 67 branches of Selco Builders Warehouse surprised local good causes with food bundles and gifts as the countdown to the festive season …

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£7,500 raised at Russell Roof Tiles charity quiz

Russell Roof Tiles’ annual Big Quiz returned to Burton recently, raising an impressive £7,500 for local charities and community causes. 40 teams of four, which included customers, friends, family, staff and suppliers from across the UK, joined the leading roof tile manufacturer for an evening of competitive quizzing, a nail-biting …

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