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Selco gives backing to Swansea women’s group

A Swansea charity which helps create a brighter future for women in the city has been given a helping hand by a local builders merchant. Selco Builders Warehouse’s Swansea branch, based on Upper Fforest Way in Llansamlet,  has provided Growing Real Opportunities for Women (GROW) Cymru with sand and cement …

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Builders’ merchants unite to support those during COVID-19 crisis

Members of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) across the UK have joined forces to offer a united front in response to the COVOID-19 crisis. ‘Trades Against The Virus’ has been set-up to give tradespeople a recognised route to support vulnerable people in need, using the extensive merchant network to help …

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BMF prioritises member support with appeal to Government over COVID-19

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has advised the Government on the likely impact of coronavirus on the building materials supply chain and warned of the devastating impact if the pandemic shuts down the construction sector. The BMF will continue to express the concerns of the sector over the coming weeks …

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New Lakes Partners to help stockists sell more

Lakes is launching Lakes Partners – a mutually beneficial partnership programme that helps stockists sell more. Lakes Partners is built on a new Customer Commitment Charter, developed to drive awareness and demand for Lakes’ stockist partners, along with new service and support initiatives to help customers grow their business profitably …

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Robert Price Builders’ Merchants donates books and art supplies to schools

Two primary schools in South Wales have received a hamper of supplies for the new year after winning a Christmas competition with Robert Price Builders’ Merchants. Mount Street Infant School and Llanbedr Church in Wales School in Powys were chosen as the competition winners after submitting their festively heart-warming stories …

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Permaroof announces support for charity close to its heart

THE UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover Permaroof have announced Heart Link as its corporate charity after it provided lifesaving heart surgery to managing director Adrian Buttress’ granddaughter just days after she was born. River Mai Bishop was born on 7 July 2019; just eight days later she …

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New partnership to develop next generation of building trade

MKM Building Supplies Ltd, the UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant has joined forces with the John Whitgift Academy in Grimsby, to support the Academy’s new BTEC Level 2 Construction course launched earlier this year. The new partnership was the idea of Nigel Jackson, a newly appointed governor at the Academy …

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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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