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Kent Blaxill supports Colchester foodbank with Tony and Guy

Kent Blaxill has joined forces with Toni & Guy this Christmas to gather food and other essentials for the Colchester Foodbank. Monica Hartley, PA to directors at Kent Blaxill has teamed up with her daughter India Whyte, technical director at Toni & Guy and co-ordinated collections for the foodbank at …

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As leaders in the engineered wood panel industry, Norbord is renowned for providing products of the highest quality to the construction industry. Equally important is Norbord’s commitment to the health and safety of their staff, and this was recently demonstrated with the launch of their new safety campaign with a …

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Woodwork project up and running with thanks to Thompson and Parkes Stourport

A local school’s woodworking project has benefitted from a donation of tools and accessories from Stourport business Thompson & Parkes. Realising that some of their woodworking equipment was reaching the end of its life, Oak Class from Astley C.E. Primary School wrote letters to Thompson & Parkes in Stourport asking …

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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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RGB supports women’s refuge with Community Fund

West Cornwall Women’s Aid has been voted as the latest recipient of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund and now has £1,000 to spend at an RGB branch. The charity received the most votes following a public poll, where it was up against Path Torbay and Crediton Methodist Church. …

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Reisser relic rewarded

Reisser was delighted to present a loyal customer with brand new equipment on Monday, following a recent picture posted on Instagram which caught the brand’s attention.  The image, depicting an extremely worn out and battered-looking Reisser Steel screw Case, was captioned by its owner Kevin Sharkey as having been on …

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Covers Brighton helps create food bank

A team of volunteers from the Brighton depot of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has helped transform an old council building into a food bank – The Community Fridge.   The team from Covers spent time helping to refurbish the building, which is based at Forest Row, including tidying and …

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NYEs Proud to be Local initiative helps Horsham Scouts

1st Roffey Scout Group in Horsham has received £500 of funding to help replace its floor after winning a community fund campaign run by Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   Started by NYEs in 2018, the Proud to be Local initiative offers community groups, charities and good causes …

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Jewson helps build new Community at Heyford Park

Builders’ merchant Jewson is working with Dorchester Living to support the construction of over 700 new homes at a former US Air Base in Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire. Heyford Park, which is set within 1,231 acres of Oxfordshire countryside, was once the largest airfield in Europe. Home to 15,000 American servicemen …

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Elliotts sponsors New Eastleigh Football Club Community Facility

Elliotts Builders Merchant has sponsored the new community changing room at Eastleigh Football Club. Materials including timber, MDF and paint were donated by Elliotts Builders Merchant in Southampton to help the football club provide a new changing space for their walking football, PAN disability and ladies football teams. “We are …

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