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Morpeth litter heroes highlight town’s plight

Groups of local litter-pickers have cleaned up Morpeth’s act by collecting bags of rubbish, with support from MKM Building Supplies.

Joinery on the Quest for future expansion after record year

Ensuring the level of service matches its craftsmanship has helped Quest Joinery almost double its business in the last year.

Crown Paints invites MPs to discuss innovation in the north

Crown Paints recently welcomed MP for Rossendale and Darwen Jake Berry and Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss MP, to its headquarters in Lancashire.

SIG Roofing supports the future generation

SIG Roofing is supporting 11 apprentices through the Re:allies Framework, an initiative which helps people find training and employment in their local communities.

Graham’s Trade Saver: Take two

Graham Plumber’s Merchant has launched its second edition of Trade Saver - a quarterly brochure outlining the fixed prices of the company’s most popular lines.

Plumbase launches benefits portal for account holders

Plumbase has launched a rewards scheme to support plumbing professionals visiting their trade counters across the UK or buying their trade supplies online.

Scott Parnell secures first accreditation with Constructionline

Scott Parnell has secured its first accreditation with procurement and supply chain management service Constructionline.

VELUX Active recognised for smart home innovation

Roof window manufacturer VELUX® has been awarded Best Services Product at this year’s Housebuilder Product Awards for its smart home technology product, VELUX ACTIVE.

BHETA’s Toolstation ‘Meet the Buyer’ day another big success

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association’s recent ‘Meet the Buyer’ day was a big success.

Run raises vital charity cash

Staff from Tudor Griffiths have beaten their ambitious fundraising target thanks to generous donations.

New production line adds capacity to W.Howard

A new production line has been installed at Polyco in Wales.

Fibo becomes sole supplier of wall panels to T Patton

Fibo UK is now sole supplier of wall panels to plumbing and heating merchant T Patton.

CRASH helps refurbish Recovery Hub and housing for homeless people

CRASH Charity helped Spitalfields Crypt Trust completely refurbish its Recovery Hub, as well as renovate several living spaces at its supported housing accommodation.

Timber doors supplier sponsors the planting of 100 trees at local primary school

XL Joinery has partnered with Carbon Footprint to sponsor the planting of 100 trees at a Bradford school, creating wildlife habitats and encouraging biodiversity.

Britain’s most successful Paralympic athlete to speak at BMF All-Industry Conference

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, Britain’s best known Paralympic athlete, joins the line-up of speakers from the worlds of business, politics and sport at the BMF All Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June.

Schneider Electric joins the BMF

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management has joined the Builders Merchants Federation.

Aggregate Industries opens new Sheffield concrete plant

Aggregate Industries has opened a new high-capacity ready-mix concrete plant on the outskirts of Sheffield.

Another chance for worthy causes to win £500

There will be another chance for charities, community groups and worthy causes to benefit from £500 cash courtesy of NYEs Building Supplies.

Marley Alutec fundraises for Keech Hospice Care

Staff from Marley Alutec took part in a week full of activities to raise money for local chosen charity, Keech Hospice Care.

Grafton acquires Polvo

Grafton Group has conditionally agreed to acquire Polvo, a Dutch company, for €131 million (£113 million).

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