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Blood bikes will fly with latest £6,000 donation

Lifesaving charity, Shropshire.Staffordshire.Cheshire Blood Bikes, has received a £6,000 donation from Russell Roof Tiles.

Charity poker night raises thousands

Scott Parnell as raised £3,500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust during a charity poker night.

Stunning art from Selco rubbish

They say one man’s rubbish is another man’s treasure – and that is certainly the case for the artist who repurposes Selco’s rubbish.

CRS Building Supplies joins BMF as tenth branch opens

CRS Building Supplies is set for a further year of expansion with their tenth branch opening in Bridgewater this month.

SR Timber’s first community event raises £1,230

A community charity event organised by SR Timber has raised £1,229.88 for the British Heart Foundation.

Grafton exceeds analysts’ expectations

The latest trading update from the Grafton Group show an increase in revenue of 8.7% last year, ahead of analysts’ predictions.

Construction output rises despite Brexit uncertainty, says FMB

The government must not be complacent about the damage a ‘no deal’ Brexit would cause, amid positive signs of growth in the UK construction industry, says the Federation of Master Builders.

BMF training receives CPD accreditation

The Builders Merchants Federation is gaining independent accreditation for its training courses through the globally recognised CPD Certification Service.

“Challenging market conditions” cause SIG revenue crash

A difficult construction landscape has led SIG’s revenues to drop in the last year. 

Celebrate the young talent in your business

Nominations are now open for the Midlands G4C Awards, rewarding outstanding young talent in construction.

Plumbworld completes MBO from Grafton Group

Online Home Retail Limited, which trades as Plumbworld, has just completed a successful management buyout from the Grafton Group.

OX Tools UK joins the BMF

OX Tools UK is the latest supplier to join the Builders Merchants Federation.

Covers to continue sponsorship of Alresford Rugby Club

Covers Timber and Builders Merchant has agreed to continue its sponsorship of Alresford Rugby Club for 2018/2019.

Counter-terrorism chief to speak at BMF All-Industry Conference

A former Commander at New Scotland Yard is to speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s All-Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June.

BMF and MPs unite to support SME housebuilders

The interests of smaller housebuilders are not recognised at Westminster, and that must improve if housing targets are to be met, according to the Builders Merchants Federation.

Merchant gives cash boost to schoolboy’s ambitious Lego project

Charitable D.W. Nye has helped a 14-year-old complete a Lego replica of his school, plus awarded £500 to a Scout group.

Care home to create its very own Orient Express

A Portsmouth care home will be hoping to get its residents ‘all aboard’ for its new project - with the help of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants.

Hand tool manufacturers to benefit from new partnership

The Federation of British Hand Tool Manufacturers has joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association.

Cromar wins innovation prize

Leadax, a product by Cromar Building Supplies, has been awarded the Veluwse innovation prize of 2018.

Champion of ethical business honoured with OBE

The Group Managing Director of Marshall’s has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list.

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