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TG Group opens new showroom in Northwich image
TG Group opens new showroom in Northwich
17 September, 2020
The team at Tudor Griffiths Group’s branch in Manchester Road has unveiled an expansive indoor display area that features over 40 different patios.
Nearly half of Brits plan on redecorating their home, survey image
Nearly half of Brits plan on redecorating their home, survey
Two out of every five (42%) UK households are planning on decorating their homes as lockdown lifts, according to a survey by Dulux Decorator Centre.
TTF launches free Due Diligence Toolkit for importing and exporting timber image
TTF launches free Due Diligence Toolkit for importing and exporting timber
A free toolkit aims to help timber companies better understand, conduct and report Due Diligence under the EU/UK Timber Regulation.
BMF All Industry Conference comes home for 2021 image
BMF All Industry Conference comes home for 2021
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is bringing the 2021 All Industry Conference home, with a patriotic dual centre event in Yorkshire taking place from 17-20 June.
Covers donates £50,000 to support charities image
Covers donates £50,000 to support charities
Covers Timber and Builders Merchants has donated £50,000 to five charities across the South East to support those struggling during the pandemic.
Golden Tile crowns Monarch's day image
Golden Tile crowns Monarch's day
The BMI Redland team presented Monarch with a prize of £1,000 in Amazon vouchers.
Bathroom Manufacturers Association joins FIESTA image
Bathroom Manufacturers Association joins FIESTA
The BMA joins several other key trade associations and charities.
IBC goes eco with latest promotion from Sherwin-Williams image
IBC goes eco with latest promotion from Sherwin-Williams
Partnership brings sustainable construction products to independent merchants.
OnePlace evolution makes it even easier to order online with NMBS image
OnePlace evolution makes it even easier to order online with NMBS
The vision for NMBS OnePlace is for it to become the main trading platform for the exchange of all documentation linked to a purchase order.
Builders' merchant boosts hospice fundraising quest image
Builders' merchant boosts hospice fundraising quest
The Stirchley branch of Selco Builders Warehouse has stepped in to help with the works, providing materials including timber and internal doors.
Brits baffled by boilers as lockdown limits checks to avoid potential risks image
Brits baffled by boilers as lockdown limits checks to avoid potential risks
As Gas Safety Week begins (14 to 20 September), a survey commissioned by Worcester Bosch has revealed alarming truths among homeowners and tenants when it comes to boiler maintenance - something which has deteriorated during lockdown.
SNIPEF launches new logo and website image
SNIPEF launches new logo and website
The Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF ) says its new logo to capture the organisation’s vision and values as it unveils a new, mobile-friendly web presence.
SBS opens first Scottish branch image
SBS opens first Scottish branch
Smith Brothers' first ever Scottish branch in Glasgow takes the total number of locations for the business to 16 across the UK.
Merchants urged to uplift knowledge on Use Class 4 timber treatments image
Merchants urged to uplift knowledge on Use Class 4 timber treatments
Upcoming regulation change needs merchants to educate staff, says Timber Trade Federation.
Tobermore to create 95 jobs over the next four years image
Tobermore to create 95 jobs over the next four years
Paving manufacturer to also invest £30million in ambitious plans to rapidly grow its business.
Origin bounces back strongly post lockdown image
Origin bounces back strongly post lockdown
In July 2020 the manufacturer received 30% more orders than in the same time frame the previous year.
Covers continues sponsorship of Horsham FC youth team image
Covers continues sponsorship of Horsham FC youth team
The team has been supported by Covers for the last seven years as it has progressed through the age groups.
Stewart Milne Timber Systems’ waste material repurposed  image
Stewart Milne Timber Systems’ waste material repurposed
Timber offcuts transformed into equestrian and poultry bedding, garden mulch and soft playground flooring.
Alumasc board "cautiously optimistic" image
Alumasc board "cautiously optimistic"
Alumasc has announced its results for the year ended 30 June 2020.
Industry urged to have its say on recovery plan put forward by Scottish Construction Leadership Forum image
Industry urged to have its say on recovery plan put forward by Scottish Construction Leadership Forum
The plan sets out the pathway for joint action in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the construction sector.


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