Hereford FC Rises Like A Phoenix

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Community, Events | Posted on 19-05-2016

Edgar (1) (2)Hereford FC Rises Like A Phoenix

Less than 12 months after being officially launched – following the sad demise of Hereford United in late 2014 – the early success of Hereford FC is clearly demonstrating that the people of Hereford have a huge thirst to support their local football club.

We quickly caught up with Chris Ammonds, Commercial and Office Manager at the club to talk about the team’s progress this season.
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“And the nominees are…” Building Better Communities Finalists Announced

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Building Better Communities, More | Posted on 16-05-2016

Following a two-week-long assessment process, with teams of judges meeting up and down the UK, we’re pleased to announce the finalists for Jewson Building Better Communities 2016.

With over 1,800 entries, in 11 regions across England, Scotland and Wales, it was no easy task to whittle down all of these deserving causes to a final shortlist.

47 different regional projects will be in with a chance to share a pot of £100,000 while twelve other projects are vying for the top prize of a £150,000 Saint-Gobain My Comfort transformation.
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How I built my…

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise | Posted on 26-04-2016

When he was just 21 years old, Warrington lad Ashley Terron went and won the WorldSkills bricklaying competition. Since then there’s been no stopping him and he’s risen through the ranks to become a Site Manager at Redrow Homes.

We sit down for a brew (or a water) to hear what he’s been up to and find out what makes him tick.

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BOB’s guide to looking the part

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 26-04-2016

When you’re off to a job, it goes without saying that you’ll be sorted for safety – with your hard-hat, high-vis and work boots in-hand. But what about all the other stuff you need to stay warm, safe, comfortable – not to mention, dashingly stylish?

Don’t fret because BOB, Jewson’s monthly newsletter, has put together this guide to looking, and feeling, the part on-site.

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How to hire an apprentice

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in How To Guides | Posted on 26-04-2016

 A lack of young, skilled workers is one of the biggest challenges the construction industry faces, according to a recent report by the CITB.

With that in mind, we all need to do our bit to help young people get a foot on the trade ladder. We’ve put together a handy step-by-step guide to help you understand what’s involved in hiring an apprentice.

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Win your own Australian Adventure!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Competitons | Posted on 04-04-2016

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Quest to give you the chance to win a holiday of a lifetime for two to Australia. Plus, whilst you’re down under, we’ll also give you some dingo dollars to make the most of your time!

Alongside the Australian Adventure, we also have 100 other prizes which can be won. This includes TVs, soundbars, driving experience days, golf lessons and Virgin experience days.
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Building Better Communities is back

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Building Better Communities | Posted on 30-03-2016

 

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Following the success of last year’s competition, we’re pleased to announce that our Building Better Communities competition is back – and this time it’s bigger than ever!

In a bid to boost community spirit and make our communities even better, we’re asking people up and down the country to nominate projects near them that could do with sprucing up – from a lick of paint for an old village hall, to a brand new home for a local sports team.

With a mammoth new £250,000 prize pot, we now need people to tell us about local building projects that deserve a helping hand.
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Bob’s Guide to Looking After Yourself

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 29-03-2016

 

Being a tradesperson can put a lot of strain on your joints and muscles, leaving you aching all over. It may sound a bit silly at first, but yoga is actually the perfect remedy for site-related soreness.

We’ve teamed up with personal trainer Sarah from SJLFitness to show you three simple poses, to do any time, to relieve the most common tradesperson twinges.

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