Earlier this year, we launched our Building Better Communities campaign giving communities the chance to nominate local projects to win a share of £100,000. The winner, awarded the £50,000 ultimate prize, was the Penlee Lifeboat Station.
Chris Froome has been crowned the victor, signalling the end of the Tour de France for another year. But fear not cycling fans that was just the warm up, now it’s time for the main event. Just when you thought the excitement was over, we’re bringing you the news you’ve been waiting for: the Tour de Jewson is back!
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.
Natwest CricketForce 2015 is taking place on the 27th – 29th March. If you’re not sure what it’s all about, well, it’s a fantastic opportunity for cricket clubs from all over the UK to rejuvenate their club facilities ahead of the new season.
With the Cricket World Cup in full swing, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve launched a CricketForce scheme in Scotland. This is where Scottish cricket clubs will have the opportunity to gain £150 worth of funding to spend on improving their facilities.
After completing the Wigan 10km race last year, Jeff Farrell our Business Development Manager – Roofing in the North West, decided to grab his trainers and run it again, this time to raise money for Macmillan.
The Cromer branch of Jewson in Norfolk has donated materials to help create a giant advent calendar tree, as part of the town’s annual alternative Christmas tree countdown. Cromer town centre is becoming famous for its unusual churchyard Christmas trees, an event that is now in its third year.
Our Fulham and Battersea branches have partnered up to donate 125 blue 75-litre rhino tubs as stands for the Christmas Trees that have lined the Northcote Road in Battersea Park, as part of the local Christmas celebrations.