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Devon County Council volunteers transform Learn to Live courtyard

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RGB Building Supplies recently donated painting accessories to a team of volunteers who brightened up a courtyard belonging to Exeter-based Learn to Live 19-25, an organisation which supports young adults who have learning disabilities, physical difficulties or complex needs.

The group of volunteers, made up of apprentices from Devon County Council’s Leadership Support Team, asked the...

Free wood available from builders merchant

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RGB Building Supplies is offering excess wood to the local community and groups for free.

RGB’s branches have a number of damaged wooden pallets, that can be broken down, as well as off-cuts of wood which people are welcome to collect and use to complete projects.

Kevin Fenlon, CEO of RGB, commented:

“The wood is perfectly usable so instead of simply skipping it, we...

Builders merchant launches campaign in aid of air ambulance trusts

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RGB Building Supplies is delighted to launch its latest charity initiative to raise vital funds for Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Devon Air Ambulance.

The builders merchant has pledged to donate 25p to the charities from the sale of every promotional ‘bulk bag’, which are used to carry large quantities of aggregates, such as sand, crushed stone and gravel.

Stephanie Bray,...

Inbetweeners star brings back character for Devon builders merchant

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The Inbetweeners star James Buckley has revived his lovable character Jay Cartwright especially for RGB Building Supplies by voicing the builders merchant’s latest series of radio adverts.

In the adverts Jay is trying his hand as a tradesman and, in typical Jay fashion, there’s plenty of embellished bragging during conversations with his builder ‘fwends’. According to Jay, he got a...

Builders merchant open for business

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All branches of RGB Building Supplies are open for business and welcoming all customers.

Those visiting are being asked to respect and adhere to the strict social distancing and general hygiene guidelines that the builders merchant has put in place. These include customers being asked to use the hand-sanitising stations when they enter and leave the branches, make transactions as...

How to get a professional DIY finish during lockdown

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With people spending a larger amount of time than usual in their homes, taking on DIY tasks has proven an extremely popular way to keep busy and mentally active. RGB Building Supplies has therefore put together advice and top tips on how to tackle three of the most popular DIY jobs.

Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Exeter, commented:

“We all have things in our homes that we...

Construction suppliers work together to support North Devon District Hospital

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With companies across the region pulling together to support the wider community during the Covid-19 crisis, RGB Building Supplies is thanking product supplier RODO Ltd and Toolbank Exeter for helping it collect personal protective equipment. This has, in turn, been passed on to North Devon District Hospital to help the NHS staff working hard there.

The builders merchant was able to...

Do DIY safely while self-isolating

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Self-isolation has led to many people across the area looking for ways to keep busy – taking on DIY jobs has proved a popular option. To ensure projects are completed safely, RGB Building Supplies is offering top tips on how to take on jobs in the home.

Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Exeter, commented:

“Many of us are spending more time in our homes, so we’re now having the...

Exeter school voted as Community Fund winner

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Exeter’s Ladysmith Junior School has been voted as the latest winner of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund and now has £1,000 to spend on tools and building materials at RGB Exeter.

The school received the most votes following a public poll where it was up against Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society and the UK Wild Otter Trust in Umberleigh.

Ladysmith Junior School has...

Grand donation for expanding community hub

Authored by Sarah

A successful community hub has been handed a £1,000 donation to help it expand and open up its services to even more people.

St Jude’s Community Hub, based in Beaumont Road, Plymouth has been awarded the donation from Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions fund, which sees two regional worthy causes awarded up to £1,000 each month.

Ian Turner, who made the application...

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