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On The Tools gets bold and runs 60km in a day for Movember

The team at On The Tools, the leading online construction based community in the UK, have braved the shave and one team member has completed a 60km run in a single day to support this year’s Movember campaign. The Movember campaign aims to tackle men’s health and reduce the number …

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ET Clay Products Ltd raise over £35,000 for charity

ET Clay Products Ltd, a brick supply company based in South Ockendon, Essex, has raised over £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support in celebration of their 25th anniversary. Eddie Turze, managing director said: “The care and support Macmillan provides to people living with cancer and their families is amazing, so it …

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NYEs announce “Proud to be local” charity shortlist

Three charities are hoping to be the recipients of £500 after being shortlisted in the latest round of NYEs Building Supplies campaign ‘Proud to be Local’. The builders’ merchant, which is based in Kingsfold, has announced the latest finalists to make it onto the shortlist in this round and is …

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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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