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Selco colleagues put best foot forward to raise £8k

Twenty-five staff members from five of Selco Builders Warehouse’s south-east branches – Romford, Chelmsford, Enfield, Tottenham and Beckton – completed the marathon distance from Windsor to Henley. It was part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Thames Path Mighty Hike (July 20). The sore-footed team managed to raise more than £8,000 for …

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Howarth Timber expect to raise thousands with annual fundraiser

The Howarth Timber Group has revealed its aims to raise £5,000 for its charity of the year, Cancer Research UK, from its annual fundraising trek.  The yearly event, which has been going since 2013, will see almost 50 Howarth employees, customers and suppliers tackle a gruelling 20-mile walk around Ullswater; …

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Covers employee completes 26 mile walk for charity

An employee from Covers in Chichester has completed a 26 mile walk in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.   Georgina Silk, who is an E-Commerce Assistant at the timber and builders’ merchant’s Chichester depot, took on the Thames Path Mighty Hike to help raise funds for the charity, raising a …

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RGB’s Golf Day raises £3,900 for Ambulance Trust

RGB Building Supplies’ annual golf day, held at Bovey Castle on Thursday 11th July, raised a fantastic £3,908 for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. The tournament was won by a team representing RGB’s Exeter-based kitchen and bathroom showroom The Room Works. The day, organised in …

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WMI Simpsons Ltd help The IPG Orbit the Moon!

In honour of The IPG’s partnered charity, Missing People #findeverychild, The IPG’s quest, through the help of their members, was to collectively cycle the circumference of the moon – an impressive 10,921km! –  to raise funds to help the cause in bringing missing children home to their families or to …

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Worcester Bosch Raises over £33k for Prostate Cancer UK

Staff at Worcester Bosch have been giving donations and taking part in fundraising events, including the London half marathon and the Big Half in order to raise funds to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. Over the past 12 months, an amazing £33,100 has been raised for the charity. …

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Elliotts raise over £6,800 for local hospice

Elliotts, the South’s leading independent supplier of building materials for the trade and public, has raised over £6,800 for Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity. The money was raised by Elliotts employees, customers and suppliers via numerous fundraising activities including a golf day and the Challenge Adventure Charities ‘Annecy Challenge’ – a …

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Rainy Day Trust take a hike for Apprentices

The last month has seen a significant surge in the number of apprentices that have applied for help, according to Bryan Clover from the Rainy Day Trust.  He also said that the new partnership between Rainy Day Trust and Hikoki Power Tools UK is working well and because of their …

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Horsham primary school wins £500 towards playground project

Trafalgar Community Infant School in Horsham has received £500 funding after winning a local community fund campaign run by the Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   Proud to be Local, which was set up by NYEs in 2018, offers community groups, charities and causes the chance to receive …

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Häfele UK raises £29,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Staff at Häfele UK, the Rugby –based furniture fittings and architectural hardware specialist, have raised £29,520 for Macmillan Cancer Support as part of an ongoing fundraising drive. The company is aiming to donate a total amount of £50,000 to the charity. The money was raised over the course of the …

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