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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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Rembrand Timber: Freefoam’s excellent advice and support helps us grow

Rembrand Timber is Scotland’s largest independent timber distribution company and also operates in the North of England. The company says that its sales of PVC roofline have grown rapidly thanks to Freefoam Building Products. All Rembrand’s 18 branches now sell the full range of Freefoam’s roofline, rainwater and interior products. …

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Selco to open branch in Orpington

2020 has got off to a flying start for Selco Builders Warehouse after the fast-growing builders merchant opened its latest branch. Orpington is the home of Selco’s 68th UK store, with the ribbon officially cut on Wednesday. To mark the opening, the 2018 world darts champion Rob Cross was in …

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Everton’s Gomes joins County Building Supplies for customer charity campaign

Premier League football Andre Gomes and the Hereford branch of County Building Supplies are two supporters of a charity campaign to help a young plasterer who has been diagnosed with cancer. Just after Ashley Rumsey’s second son was born less than five month ago, he was diagnosed with stage four …

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College refresh: catching up with City College Norwich

In 2018, City College Norwich won a £10,000 upgrade for its plumbing and heating facilities, courtesy of the College Refresh Scheme from Graham Plumbers’ Merchant. One year on, and vital refurbishment work has been completed, which has helped to enhance the quality of training for students and create an environment …

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Thompson & Parkes Stourport get in the Christmas spirit

Thompson & Parkes Stourport will be holding a free Santa Meet and Greet day for children on Saturday 14th December from 9am to 5pm. Stourport’s manager, Nikki Shipton, said: “Time has flown since we opened in September and business has been good, so we wanted to say thank you to …

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SterlingOSB Zero star of Bradford’s store

The new Sherborne branch of Bradfords Building Supplies has designed its interiors to produce a concept store which features SterlingOSB Zero. The Bradfords’ team wanted to create visuals that would showcase 250 years of Bradford’s heritage in this flagship development; for this SterlingOSB Zero was the ideal choice. Not only …

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BMF hosts European merchant trip to share best practice 

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) led a fact-finding visit for its counterpart trade bodies in Belgium, Spain, Portugal and several merchants from the Iberian peninsula as part of an initiative to promote wider understanding and best practice between builders merchants across Europe during BMF CEO, John Newcomb’s term as President …

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Hertfordshire-based Ebberns are celebrating 35 years

Hertfordshire-based Ebberns Ltd, a plumbing, heating and bathroom merchant and proud member of The IPG, is celebrating a strong 35 years in business. The company was first established as a plumbing and heating trade counter in 1983 by Chris Garroway and it was originally based in Ebberns Road. The trade …

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NBG attracts growing specialist merchant

National Buying Group (NBG) continues its successful progress in recruiting new merchant partners with leading Scottish Timber specialist Rowan Timber becoming the latest company to join the UK’s premier buying group for independent merchants. Rowan is a specialist, significant and independently owned merchant supplying timber, sheet and joinery services to …

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