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Rainy Day Trust boss comments on coronavirus

Bryan Clover, ceo of industry charity the Rainy Day Trust, has issued the following statement on the outbreak of coronavirus in China and its impact on the UK’s home improvement sector: He commented: “One of the consequences of the shutdown of a lot of China’s manufacturing sector is the supply …

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Rainy Day Trust Christmas auction launches on December 1

Bryan Clover, ceo of industry charity The Rainy Day Trust, put out an appeal earlier this month for businesses in the home improvement industry to donate lots for a special 12 Days of Christmas auction – and following a great response, the auction is ready to launch on Sunday December …

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Home Hardware raises £1,300 for charities

Members, suppliers and staff at Home Hardware’s Convention Trade Show, held on November 15 at The Woolacombe Bay Hotel in Dorset, raised £1,300 for charities. A total of £300 was raised for Children in Need in a draw held on the appeal day and £1,000 was raised for The Rainy-Day …

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Rainy Day Trust launches Christmas Appeal

Every Christmas, industry charity the Rainy Day Trust (RDT) sends a small hamper or food voucher to its most vulnerable beneficiaries. They also receive a hand-written Christmas card. RDT ceo Bryan Clover said: ‘It can be a difficult time for many, so a hamper with a few luxury items can …

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Home Hardware trade show raises £350 for charities

A prize draw held at Home Hardware Southwest’s Autumn Trade Show on September 17 at NAEC Stoneleigh in Warwickshire raised £350 to be split equally between charities Cancer Research and Rainy Day Trust. Home Hardware Southwest said it would like to thank all members, suppliers and staff who generously contributed …

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New home for Rainy Day Trust

The Rainy Day Trust has movd from the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham to new offices in Stoke Prior near Bromsgrove, maintaining its links to the West Midlands. The industry charity said: ‘Since 2015 we have quadrupled the number of people that we help every year and aim to grow further …

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Bryan Clover of Rainy Day Trust’s hiking marathon raises £3,500 for industry charity

Bryan Clover, ceo of Rainy Day Trust (RDT), successfully completed a non-stop 24-hour hiking marathon on June 21 to raise funds for the industry charity’s apprenticeship support programme. He trekked a total of 85.4km (53.4 miles) along The Ridgeway [an ancient trackway described as Britain’s oldest road that extends from …

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Bryan Clover of Rainy Day Trust starts 24-hour hike for charity

Bryan Clover, ceo of Rainy Day Trust, is undertaking a non-stop 24-hour hiking marathon today (Friday June 21) to raise funds for the industry charity’s apprenticeship programme. He is aiming to cover between 50 and 60 miles of The Ridgeway [an ancient trackway described as Britain’s oldest road that extends …

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Rainy Day Trust boss Bryan Clover takes a hike for charity

Rainy Day Trust ceo Bryan Clover is embarking on a hiking marathon next month to raise funds for the industry charity’s apprenticeship programme. He said: “On June 21, I will be undertaking a non-stop 24-hour hike, aiming to cover between 100km of The Ridgeway [an ancient trackway described as Britain’s …

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Vivid Arts wins best display stand at Home Hardware show

A total of 135 exhibitors attended Home Hardware Southwest’s Spring Trade Show, held on March 5 at Westpoint Arena in Exeter, During the event, a contest for Best Display Stand was held, judged by an independent panel. Vivid Arts was the winner, earning the company’s south-west sales agent Nigel Trevelyan-Thomas …

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