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Rudridge planning 50km walk in memory of colleague

A team of staff from the materials and groundworks supplier Rudridge will be walking up to 50km in memory of a much missed colleague.   Tony Marshall, who worked at the company’s Farnham branch for many years, suffered a fatal stroke in 2016. The company is now hoping to raise …

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Covers Brighton helps raise £35,000 for charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Brighton has helped charity supporters from Newick RFC in East Sussex raise £35,000 for Cancer Research during a special rugby match.   The event, which was called Newick RFC Kicks Cancer into Touch, was organised after the club’s chairman, Wayne Thomas, was recently diagnosed …

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Fantastic plastic bag charity boost from Selco

A builders merchant has reduced the amount of plastic bags it uses by a quarter – and has raised £5,000 for charity in the process. Selco Builders Warehouse, part of the Grafton Group, has seen the number of single-use plastic bags sold across its 66 branches reduce dramatically, from 120,000 …

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NYEs offer another chance for worthy causes to win £500

There will be another chance for charities, community groups and worthy causes to benefit from £500 cash courtesy of NYEs Building Supplies in Kingsfold.   During April and May, NYEs is calling out for groups and charitable endeavours in the community to be put forward for the chance to benefit …

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Primaflow F&P in double marathon effort for Make-A-Wish UK

As part of Primaflow F&P’s fundraising campaign for Make-A-Wish UK, the company’s Executive PA Dani Wright is set to take on two endurance races.   Wright’s challenge kicks off with the 26.2-mile London Marathon on 28th April, and continues just two weeks later with the Dukeries Ultra Marathon – a …

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Tudor Griffiths helps Jack take up charity rally challenge

Staff from builders merchant group Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere have given up their free time to help a colleague prepare for a mammoth charity rally challenge. Jack Thomas, a member of the building maintenance team, will be taking part in the Banger Bust Up Rally in aid of Cancer …

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Rolawn raised £420 for Garden Re-Leaf

Rolawn, the home of Britain’s finest turf, have been hard at work fundraising for the Greenfingers Charity Garden Re-Leaf day. This year staff took part in a range of activities to mark the event and generate funds for the charity. Strongest staff member competitions were entered, lotteries were drawn, raffles …

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Covers Chichester put best feet forward for charity

  The team at Covers Timber and Builders Merchants in Chichester donned an array of silly socks to raise funds for local charity Aldingbourne Trust.   A colourful collection of socks featuring everything from spots and stripes to more intricate patterns were on display for Wear Silly Sock Day, which …

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Three local charities in public vote for £500 funding

Three charities are hoping to be the recipients of £500 after being shortlisted in the latest round of D.W. Nye’s Proud to be Local campaign.   After receiving nominations for causes across the county, the builders’ merchant, which is based in Kingsfold, has announced its shortlisted finalists and is calling …

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