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Jewson Partnership Races Forward

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Sponsorship | Posted on 21-07-2015

As fans of the British Superbike Championship (BSB) will know, last year Jewson Tool Hire set the wheels in motion on a sponsorship deal with Team Milwaukee Yamaha.

The championship, which is now well underway, has already seen Josh Brookes race to second place in the overall standings.

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Landscaping Trade Guides

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in How To Guides | Posted on 09-07-2015

Our landscaping trade guides are full of industry tips to help you do the best job for your customer. If you’d like to learn more about introducing sustainability to your landscaping projects, call or visit one of our specialist landscaping centres. Visit Jewson.co.uk to find the one nearest you.

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Jewson Heads to CIH for Housing Update

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Events | Posted on 06-07-2015

Last week, the Jewson team and I attended the 2015 Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) event in Manchester.

One of the key themes at the event this year was regeneration, with CIH publishing a Regeneration Revival report detailing the UK’s current ways of working, key barriers to renewing our approach to regeneration, and predictions for the future.

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Communities Receive A ‘Jewson Lot More’ In UK Competition

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Building Better Communities | Posted on 02-07-2015

The projects have been nominated, the judging is over and the votes are in, and we can now reveal the official winners of our Building Better Communities competition.

Earlier this year, we launched the Building Better Communities competition in a bid to boost community spirit up and down the country. We asked you to enter the projects that are close to your communities’ hearts, but that are in need of a little TLC. With a chance of winning a share of £100,000 for building supplies and labour costs, you responded in your thousands.

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Should Have Called In The Professionals…

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Community | Posted on 26-06-2015

According to a recent survey by Towergate Insurance, more than a quarter of people in the UK (28 per cent) are using YouTube for DIY tutorials. Of these YouTubers, more than one in five (22 per cent) end up calling in the experts to fix the disaster – with each of these jobs reportedly costing the DIYer £5,000 to repair.

We’ve searched high and low for the best (or worst) DIY disasters and here are some of our favourites.

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Businesses Back WWF-UK’S Call For Low-carbon Britain

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News, Sustainability | Posted on 24-06-2015

We are one of 80 top UK businesses, co-ordinated by WWF-UK, asking the Prime Minister to build a low-carbon economy.

In an open letter to the Prime Minister published in the Financial Times early this month, we call on the government to take action to combat climate change. WWF-UK is leading calls for a new approach to governance that places low-carbon growth and the responsible management of natural capital at the heart of economic policy.

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Jewson, just the job for Street League!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Careers | Posted on 08-06-2015

We’ve recently teamed up with Street League, the national charity which uses football to tackle youth unemployment. We’ve pledged to support the charity by providing work placements for up to 100 young people from Street League Academies across Scotland over the next 12 months. The partnership was officially launched at an event in Glasgow on Friday.

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Builders tans: a guide

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Health & Safety | Posted on 05-05-2015

Skin cancer (malignant melanoma) is the fifth most common cancer in the UK [i]. With diagnosis rates rising faster than any of the current top ten cancers in the UK [ii], men, particularly those who work outdoors like builders and construction workers are at even greater risk of developing the disease.

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The inspiration starts here…with a visit to Grand Designs Live

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Events | Posted on 28-04-2015

Grand Designs Live, the UKs top contemporary home show, returns to ExCeL London from 2-10 May 2015. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, and based on the hugely popular Channel 4 series, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends. With areas dedicated to interiors, technology, kitchens, bathrooms, build and gardens, there’s something for every room in your home.

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