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Pasquill gets into the ‘Trussmas’ spirit

A 23-foot tall Christmas tree made entirely of roof trusses has been unveiled at Pasquill’s Inverness branch.

Dry January will support construction industry charity

The Chief Executive at the Rainy Day Trust is losing the booze in January to raise money for his own charity and one that honours his late daughter.

Merchant supports food bank at busiest time of year

Generous staff at Kent Blaxill have donated ten boxes of food and some vital timber supplies to a local food bank.

The weight is over

Staff at a roofing supplier can once again indulge in mince pies and Christmas treats after they shed the pounds for local charities.

The most common Christmas household disasters

Leaky roofs and burst pipes are the most common problems that builders are called out to fix during the winter months, according to new research.

Tradespeople to the rescue at Christmas

A quarter of tradespeople who participated in a recent survey said they had been called out to work on Christmas day.

SIG Roofing raffle raises charity cash

A festive raffle has launched in aid of charity Parkinson’s UK.

Workplace wellbeing – is it working?

Employee wellbeing is being compromised by SME owners’ lack of understanding, but a new report explains how this can be rectified.

Winning streak for Jewsons campaign

An online campaign by Jewsons to show its support for young people has won its creator three awards.

Dashing through the snow

A festive philanthropist has completed a charity run dressed as Santa.

“Innovative” app wins big

Worcester Bosch is celebrating a double triumph having seen its app land two major accolades.

Marshalls acquires Edenhall

Marshalls has announced that it has bought Edenhall Holdings, in a strategic move to boost its growth in the new build housing market.

TIMco announces partnership with Fantom Hardware

TIMco has become the UK’s exclusive supplier to merchants and retailers for Fantom Hardware, creator of the award-winning Fantom Doorstop.

Weak mortar causes crumbling homes

New homes have been built using sub-standard mortar, meaning housebuilders have been forced to carry out remedial work.

Supplier spreads Christmas cheer

Christmas hampers donated to a primary school by a local supplier have helped raise £1,700.

Warning signs as construction output flat-lines

Rising costs and continued uncertainty over Brexit are to blame for the drop in construction output, according to the Federation of Master Builders.

Christmas crime hotspots: Empty retail buildings and construction sites

Thefts and burglaries are expected to surge during the festive period, with empty construction sites and retail buildings at particular risk.

E-learning course will develop merchants’ expertise

Merchants can now learn about Saniflo’s products and how to install them online.

VELUX to sponsor BMF Burns Supper

The Builders Merchants Federation has announced that VELUX will be the headline sponsor of the 2019 Burns Supper, the BMF’s most popular and prestigious annual event in Scotland attended by more than 300 people.

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