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Trade sector urged to ‘open the door’ to mental health

Employers in the trade sector are being urged to make changes in the workplace on this year’s World Mental Health Day, to create an environment that encourages an open door policy for employees to talk openly about how they feel The message comes from Boiler Guide and its founder, David …

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NYEs puts new roof over Guides in Horsham

Girlguiding Horsham has received £500 of funding to help renovate its hall roof after winning a community fund campaign run by locally based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   The girlguiding division has been part of the town for well over 100 years and was gifted a campsite over 60 …

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World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a day in which organisations across the world raise awareness about suicide prevention. With over 6,507 suicides registered in the UK last year alone, it is vital we open up this conversation.   In response to the latest report released by the Office of National …

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Buying group aids Merchant after tragic fire

Sirius Buying Group, major buying group of electrical appliance and kitchen retail solutions, offer its Approved Members improved margins and new opportunities to increase profitability through specially negotiated terms with its Approved Suppliers. With a promise to get ‘you ahead of the competition’, Sirius has a collective trade purchasing power …

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Actis helps build Community Shed to boost neighbourhood spirit

A new community building aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while making friends is being built in Aberdeenshire – with help from insulation specialist Actis. The timber frame construction in Aboyne is part of the growing Men’s Shed movement – although this one will be open …

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Selco Helps Give run-down Scout Campsite a Facelift

The Rammey Island Scout Campsite, in Waltham Abbey, has been significantly improved after Selco Builders Warehouse stepped in with £1,000 worth of materials for the renovation project. The campsite hut had been left untouched for 60 years and was in desperate need of attention. Thanks to Selco’s help, a number …

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The BMF and Variety help sporting star soar

A Bromsgrove schoolgirl’s dream to play powerchair football in the top-flight is now within reach, with support from members of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and one of Britain’s leading children’s charities. For the last two years, Summer Rice has been playing the sport, but the equipment she used was …

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Howarth Timber donates to DIY SOS Big Build in Scunthorpe

The Scunthorpe branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. The DIY SOS team transformed the home of Caroline Blanchard and her two children, Paige and Reece, following …

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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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Saniflo Kinedo cubicle provides solution for homeless shelter

A Saniflo Kinedo shower cubicle is providing showering facilities in a Bristol homeless shelter. The Kinedo Eden features in a Newspace Sleepover Pod, inspired by the work of ‘Help Bristol’s Homeless’ charity. The Saniflo Kinedo Eden was selected thanks to its ease and simplicity of installation. With no requirement for …

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